The dining room of the Chef's Palette Cafe & Grill looks much like any high-end restaurant. A hostess stand sits at the entrance. Formal place settings, replete with bread plates, salad, and dinner forks on the left, crisp white triangular folded napkins in the middle, two knives to the right, desse ... More >>
In a serious case of if-you-build-it-they-will-come, more than 4,000 people turned out Saturday for the grand opening of the Funky Buddha Brewery -- the first commercial craft brewery in Broward County. Not only did they come; they drank almost all the beer. As 6 p.m. neared, hundreds inched close ... More >>
There are two important things to know about today's Riverwalk Burger Battle. First, is that this year's winner will be whichever burger induces what Renee Quinn, a consultant for battle organizer Riverwalk Trust, called "Burger Nirvana." Second, hopefully you already purchased your tickets, becau ... More >>
Last month a forwarded email about the Funky Food Club at Le Bistro piqued our interest. On a whim and a suggestion, we decided to check it out. Turns out funky couldn't have turned to be a more fitting title. The club focuses on presenting out of the box ingredients and presentations. Since the ini ... More >>
If your kid would rather whip up some souffle in the kitchen than play Guitar Hero, you're doing something right. Whole Foods Market thinks so too, which is why it's searching for the best parent and kid chefs in Broward county.The Whole Foods Market Healthy Entrée Challenge is open to famil ... More >>
Junior Achievement World Uncorked! II is just days away, but you can still nab general-admission tickets for the upscale fundraiser (sorry; VIP tickets have sold out) on Saturday at Broward College in Coconut Creek. Not sure what Uncorked! entails? A quick rundown of the event after the jump.
If you've always dreamed of going to culinary school (or know of a teen who spends more time in the kitchen than at the mall), the International Culinary School at the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale has two culinary scholarship competitions you should check out.The Art Institute's Best Teen Che ... More >>
You've got one more day to buy tickets for New Times' fourth annual Pairings event at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts.Click on the Pairings website to buy tickets online for $45 today, or pay $55 at the door tomorrow. Deep-pocketed readers can shell out $80 for VIP tickets that allow ... More >>
The Art Institute of Fort LauderdaleBefore arriving for lunch at the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale's culinary training restaurant, Chef's Palette, I admit there was an apprehensive thought or two that entered my mind. Not knowing what to expect from chefs-in-training, I wondered if I should I ... More >>
Got an interesting post or bit of news to share? Email it to Charlie and we'll include it in Eating Around the Blog-o-Sphere. Here's a little diatribe on why now, more than ever, it's important for journos to stick to the SPJ Code of Ethics.The Burger Beast braves the new Taco Bell cantina tac ... More >>
New Times is awarding $4,000 to local artists.
No satirical caricatures for a week!
Call it the state of the union. Call it paranoia. But young artists have serious stuff on their minds.
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Anita Giteck Drujon
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