Florida Culinary History Collection, 1911-2016

By Yvette Yurubi

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Collection Overview

Title: Florida Culinary History Collection, 1911-2016

ID: ASM0179

Extent: 5.0 Boxes

Languages: English, Spanish;Castilian

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Florida Culinary History Collection contains a wide range of materials related to Florida's rich history of food, its unique restaurants and dishes, and its domestic food production. Items within the collection include pamphlets, flyers, ephemera, periodicals, and other memoribilia originating from Florida.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Copyright to these materials lies with the University of Miami. They may not be reproduced, retransmitted, published, distributed, or broadcast without the permission of Special Collection. For information about obtaining copies or to request permission to publish any part of an interview, please contact Special Collections at asc.library@miami.edu.

Related Materials:

Florida Menu Collection

Florida Ephemera Collection

Florida Postcard Collection

Florida Promotional Materials Collection

Preferred Citation: Florida Culinary History collection, Special Collections, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida.

Processing Information: The collection was originally processed by Yvette Yurubi in 2013. New acquisitions are periodically added. All menus formerly kept in this collection have been moved to the Florida Menu Collection as of June 2016.


Box and Folder Listing


Series I: EphemeraAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Flyer: Jewish Museum of Food Exhibit, 2013Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Flyers: Robert is Here Fruit Stand and Farm and Frankie's Pizza, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Flyer: Growfest!, 2013Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Brochure: Delivery Wow Restaurant Ordering Guide, 2013Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Report: Fair Food Program Report, 2011-2013, 2014Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Flyer: Mai-Kai Restaurant, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Flyers: Dinners in Paradise and TeenasPride CSA, 2014Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Pamphlet: learn about Community Supported Agriculture, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Flyers: Toscana Divino, 2014Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Flyer: A Dinner in Paradise, 2014Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Calendar: Biltmore Hotel August Calendar of Events, 2014Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Booklet: Sobe WFF Presented by Food and Wine, Official Guide, 2015Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Clippings: The Miami Herald, Listin Diario, 1988, 1994Add to your cart.
Featuring articles entitled "Pare fat from feast and relish healthy day" (The Miami Herald, 1988) and "De El Salvador las populares 'pupusas' y lose 'tamales de elote'" (El Listin Diario, 1994)
Folder 14: Business Card: Pastel Guayaba Bakery, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Brochure: Lue Gim Gong Orange, 1911Add to your cart.
"Glen Saint Mary Nurseries Company. Glen Saint Mary, Florida,1911. Brochure, 8 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches unfolding to 8 1/2 x 13 inches, with original mailing envelope... Description, comparisons, and testimonials for the Lue Gim Gong Orange." -Oldimprints.com
Folder 16: Business Cards: Jamrock, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Brochure: Opa Locka, Florida, Old Scandia Smorgusbord Restaurant, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Flyers: Food Day, University of Miami, 2015Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Pass & Lanyard: South Beach Reunion, 2016Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Flyer: Clovermint Vegan Cafe & Market, 2016Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Program: Seed Food and Wine Festival, Miami Beach, 2016Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Bookmark: Trees that Feed, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Flyer: Jewish Deli Obituaries, 2016Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Guide: Centralfare Marketplace, 2016Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Guide: South Beach Wine and Food Festival, 2017Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Placemat: Sheraton British Colonial Hotel, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Newspaper: Cooking on the Cutting Edge, 1988Add to your cart.
Excerpt from Living Today that includes an article on the chefs, Cyrille Wendling (La Vieile Maison), Mark Militello (Max's Place), and Katsuo Sugiura (Grand Bay Hotel).
Folder 28: Flyer: "Prairie Flower, Wetumpka Fruit Co., Hastings, Florida", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Flyer: "Mustang Brand, California Vegetables", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Program and Ephemera: Hukilau, 2017Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Flyer: To the Moon Marketplace, 2017Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Business Card: Lost Kitchen, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Advertisements, 2017Add to your cart.
Farmer's Market First Aid Benefit advertisement. Food Day 2017 advertisement. Health Ade Kombucha advertisement. 2 Southwest Community Farmers Market advertisements. Seed Food &Wine Week Full Schedule. Wellness in the Schools pamphlet with recipies. Fruit & Spice Park pamphlet with schedule of events. Edible South Florida booklet.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Items in this box were donated by Gretchen Schmidt, 2015.
Folder 1: Sperry and Hutchinson stamps, certificates, and booklets, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Misc. Florida Matchbooks and Matchboxes, n.d.Add to your cart.
2 Thirsty Whale matchbooks; 1  Pacific Time matchbox; 1  South Beach Brasserie matchbox; 1 The Porcupine Grill matchbook; 1 George’s matchbox; 1 Bruzi: A California Trattoria matchbox; 1 Lincontro Ristorante matchbox; 1 The Capital Grille matchbox; 1 Paquitos Mexican Restaurant matchbook; 1 Bar Six matchbook; 1 Monty's matchbook
Item 1 & 2: White chef’s aprons with “The Cellar Club at the Biltmore Hotel” branded on it, n.d.Add to your cart.
Used for the Interactive Luncheon Series during the South Beach Wine & Food festival.
Item 3: White chef’s apron with “Campo Viejo presents Miami Spice Restaurant Month 2005” branded on it, 2005Add to your cart.
Item 4: Plastic disposable lobster bib, n.d.Add to your cart.
Item 5: Epicure market paper bag, n.d.Add to your cart.
Series II: PeriodicalsAdd to your cart.
Box 3: Edible South FloridaAdd to your cart.
Locally distributed magazine that is published by Katie Sullivan and edited by Gretchen Schmidt. It focuses on food in South Florida with articles on budding chefs, recommended restaurants, recipes, local events, Florida produce, and more.
Folder 1: Magazine: Edible South Florida, Number 3, Volume 4, Summer 2013Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Magazine: Edible South Florida, Number 4, Volume 4, Fall 2013Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Magazine: Edible South Florida, Number 1, Volume 5, Winter 2014Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Magazine: Edible South Florida, Number 2, Volume 5, Spring 2014Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Magazine: Edible South Florida, Number 3, Volume 5, Summer 2014Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Magazine: Edible South Florida, Number 4, Volume 5, Fall 2014Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Magazine: Edible South Florida, Number 1, Volume 6, Winter 2015Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Magazine: Edible South Florida, Number 2, Volume 6, Spring 2015Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Magazine: Edible South Florida, Number 3, Volume 6, Summer 2015Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Magazine: Edible South Florida, Number 4, Volume 6, Fall 2015Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Magazine: Edible South Florida, Number 1, Volume 7, Winter 2016Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Magazine: Edible South Florida, Number 2, Volume 7, Spring 2016Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Magazine: Edible South Florida, Number 3, Volume 7, Summer 2016Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Magazine: Edible South Florida, Number 4, Volume 7, Fall 2016Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Magazine: Edible South Florida, Number 1, Volume 8, Winter 2017Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Magazine: Edible South Florida, Number 2, Volume 8, Spring 2017Add to your cart.
Box 4: Other Local Florida Food MagazinesAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Magazine: Florida Food and Farm, Spring 2015Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Magazine: Florida Food and Farm, Summer 2015Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Magazine: Florida Food and Farm, Fall 2015Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Magazine: Florida Food and Farm, Winter 2016Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Magazine: Florida Food and Farm, Spring 2016Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Magazine: The Menu Guide, February 2013Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Magazine: Natural Awakenings, February 2015Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Magazine: Natural Awakenings, May 2015Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Magazine: Natural Awakenings, October 2015Add to your cart.
Series III: PostcardsAdd to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Item 1: Clearwater, FL - Business Center, n.d.Add to your cart.
Item 2: Clearwater Beach, FL - Clearwater Beach Hotel, 1944Add to your cart.
Item 3: Clearwater Beach, FL - The Pelican Restaurant, 1957Add to your cart.
Item 4: Madeira Beach, FL - The Yorktown, n.d.Add to your cart.
Item 5: Miami Beach, FL - Sonny's Italian Food, n.d.Add to your cart.
Item 6: Ormond Beach, FL - Snack Jack Restaurant, n.d.Add to your cart.
Item 7: Pinellas Park, FL - Country Villa Restaurant & Lounge, n.d.Add to your cart.
Item 8: St. Augustine, FL - Blue Bay Cafe, ca. 1940s-1950sAdd to your cart.
Item 9: St. Petersburg, FL - The Carleve Hotel, n.d.Add to your cart.
Item 10: St. Petersburg, FL - Colburn Guest Home, 1957Add to your cart.
Item 11: St. Petersburg, FL - Driftwood Cafeteria, n.d.Add to your cart.
Item 12: St. Petersburg, FL - Joe and Lee's Spaghetti Palace and Restaurant, n.d.Add to your cart.
Item 13: St. Petersburg, FL - Lexington Arms Apartments, 1940Add to your cart.
Item 14: St. Petersburg, FL - Louis Pappas' Restaurant and Cocktail Lounge, n.d.Add to your cart.
Item 15: St. Petersburg, FL - Lowe's CampAdd to your cart.
Item 16: St. Petersburg, FL - Moock's Tavern, n.d.Add to your cart.
Item 17: St. Petersburg, FL - Moock's Tavern, n.d.Add to your cart.
Item 18: St. Petersburg, FL - Motor Banking, n.d.Add to your cart.
Item 19: St. Petersburg, FL - Park View Motor Court, 1955Add to your cart.
Item 20: St. Petersburg, FL - Penguin Beach Club, n.d.Add to your cart.
Item 21: St. Petersburg, FL - Sand Dollar Restaurant and Lounge, n.d.Add to your cart.
Item 22: St. Petersburg, FL - Seaboard Railroad, n.d.Add to your cart.
Item 23: St. Petersburg, FL - Tamiami Hotel, n.d.Add to your cart.
Item 24: St. Petersburg, FL - Tiffany's Restaurant & Lounge, n.d.Add to your cart.
Item 25: St. Petersburg, FL - W & W Restaurant and Fountain, 1950Add to your cart.
Item 26: Tampashores, FL - The Olds Tavern, 1934Add to your cart.