Mango mavens converge at International Mango Festival
July 17th, 2013
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If you don't like mangoes, look away now.

This article includes a "mango" word count well in excess of what is normally reasonable.

It features mango culinary demonstrations, mango samplings, mango lectures, mango medics, a mango auction and even a mango summit.

That's because I attended the International Mango Festival, held in the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in Miami earlier this month.

It's an annual event, one that draws enthusiasts, like myself, and also mango "experts" who gather to talk, taste and slurp their way around this sweetest, drippiest of fruits.

Read Where can you find the "perfect mango"?

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  1. Shweta

    Whats wrong with you? You didn't mention Alphonso or any other Indian Mango variety?

    July 18, 2013 at 10:27 am | Reply
  2. Jillana Nadine Miller

    http://ovenhappy.net/2011/06/20/fruit-stand-sorbet-mango-lime-sorbet-topped-with-chili-powder/

    July 18, 2013 at 2:40 am | Reply
  3. Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫

    Mangoes rule. and only 99cent at the grocery store!

    July 17, 2013 at 12:44 pm | Reply
  4. AleeD®

    Mango Festival in Mi-jam-mi?! That's going on my calendar for next year!

    July 17, 2013 at 12:19 pm | Reply
    • RichardHead@AleeD

      Don't forget your pyammas.

      July 17, 2013 at 1:11 pm | Reply
      • AleeD®@RichardHead

        Hmm. A panty raid yesterday and pj reminders today. One might begin to think your attentions aren't so brotherly after all. ~_~

        July 17, 2013 at 2:16 pm | Reply

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