• Blogs

    January 22, 2014

    Sofia Vergara and Buca di Beppo Launch "Meatballs 4 Niños" Campaign

    Who doesn't love Sofia Vergara? The voluptuous celebrity manages to meld the comedic timing of Lucille Ball with the accent of Desi Arnaz into the body of a goddess. Plus, the actress and model spends plenty of time in South Florida in a bikini. Now, Vergara is channeling her energies into helpi ... More >>

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    October 31, 2013

    October's Restaurant Openings and Closings in Broward and Palm Beach

    Another month, another set of restaurants comes and goes. Fortunately, this fall it seems as though we have more opening up and in the works than falling through the cracks. From healthy to hearty comfort fare, to Indian, Japanese, Italian, and everything in between, Broward and Palm Beach countie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2013

    September's Restaurant Openings and Closings in Broward and Palm Beach Counties

    Spring is supposed to be about a fresh start and new beginnings; fall is supposed to be the beginning of the end. Fortunately, dear South Florida, our seasons are completely in reverse. When the rest of the country is preparing to see its fall and winter slumps, we're preparing for the golden age ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2013

    Buca di Beppo Holds Hiring Fair for New Coral Springs Location

    Jobs, jobs, jobs, everyone needs a job. Need a job? Buca di Beppo has some. The Florida chain restaurant specializing in Southern Italian cuisine, is currently hiring staff through September 21 to fill its new location opening inside the Coral Square Mall. From cooks to dishwashers, hosts, servers, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2013

    Father's Day Foodie Gift Ideas For the South Florida Father

    As with most men, we at Clean Plate Charlie say the way to a dad's heart on Father's Day is through his stomach. Instead of cooking dear old dad his favorite food, why not treat him to something truly special? To help with ideas, we've gone ahead and whipped up a few gift suggestions for all the f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2012

    South Florida Food and Drink Events This Week: Holiday Fun and More

    If you're reading this now, it likely means you're running down the clock at work, sipping from a Thermos of spiked eggnog and counting the moments until sweet, holiday vacation time is yours. Those who are sticking around town this week will find there's not a whole lot going on. Clean Plate Charli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2012

    Christmas 2012 in a Restaurant: Fort Lauderdale, Broward Restaurants Open on Christmas

    Do piles of dirty dishes and being stuck in the kitchen for a good chunk of the day top your holiday wish list? No? Pass the buck by springing for Christmas dinner (or brunch) in a restaurant. Whether you're visiting from out of town and staying in hotel, don't celebrate Christmas, or are simply not ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2011

    National Lasagna Day Is Thursday

    Thick pasta layers drown in a pool of rich meat sauce while creamy ricotta and feathery Parmesan mingle about. Bubbly, gooey, chewy. Burnt, crisp edges crunch as herby tomato juices hope to run down chins amok... Mmhhh, lasagna. Am I making you hungry yet?

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2011

    $10 Off a $20 or More Purchase at Davie's Buca di Beppo

    flickr/vampirefanI would not know where to start.​A meal that serves three for $17? Count me in!At Buca di Beppo, there are no individual meals, unless you eat for three. Meals come in two portions: The small serves three, and the large serves six. Unlike frozen dinners, these meals really feed th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2008

    Buca's Bogus Bargain

    National chain restaurant Buca di Beppo, with 89 outlets nationwide (including one in Miami Lakes), is marking its 15th anniversary from now until August 10 by offering 15 of its original dishes “at classic pricing that recalls better days when gas was just $1.16 a gallon and movie tickets were a ... More >>

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    A Real Cowboy

    The search in suburbia for the reincarnation of John Wayne

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    May 29, 2003

    Hollywood Babylon

    Relax, don't do it. Let Trapped by Mormons try first.

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    May 17, 2001
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    June 22, 2000