Chip Starnes, an American executive of Coral Springs-based Specialty Medical Supplies, is free and headed back to the States after being held hostage by his workers for the past week at the company's medical supply plant in Beijing, China. Starnes, 42, had been kept from leaving his office by disgr ... More >>
Chip Starnes, an American executive of Coral Springs-based Specialty Medical Supplies, has reportedly been held hostage by his workers for the past four days at the company's medical supply plant in Beijing, China. Starnes, 42, says around 80 workers have blocked off every exit in the plant in shif ... More >>
Are you addicted to Starbucks? We are too -- so much so that we're seriously afraid to find out what horrible detox we'd go through if we didn't have our daily allowance of caffeine and sugar.Recently looking at our bank statement, we were shocked to see all the Starbucks charges. At about fou ... More >>
We're pretty clumsy here at Clean Plate Charlie. We trip over things, walk into doors, and break things. Especially glasses. That's why we love Ikea, home of the six-piece wine glass set for two bucks.So we're adding the following to our list of things we can never accomplish (alongside climbing Mt. ... More >>
Dwyane Wade is officially switching shoe brands. Wade, who has been with Jordan Brand since 2010, is going to start endorsing Beijing-based footwear and apparel company Li-Ning. According to a source, Wade will be leaving Jordan Brand and joining up with Li-Ning, which is the number 2 brand in Chi ... More >>
In just about a year and a half, Clay Conley has opened two restaurants and picked up a James Beard nomination for best chef in the south. Most importantly, we picked his Peking Duck Tacos as number one of our 100 favorite dishes. We decided to sit down with the award winning chef to have a chat.Cle ... More >>
The casual, Beijing-style Chinese dining branded by Philippe Chow in Boca Raton this summer is slated to open at 450 E. Las Olas Blvd., in the former Jackson's Steakhouse building, confirms Philippe Chow CEO Stratis Morfogen. Morfogen said the company had been eyeing Fort Lauderdale for the ... More >>
Admittedly, I can't even suck on a ringlet of my own hair without convincing myself I'm developing a case of trichophagia. So when word came this week that scientists working at a university in Beijing were developing a method to create "large quantities of human-derived gelatin" for eh, human co ... More >>
Jamie DeRosa, a veteran of Wolfgang Puck Dining Group, Chef Allen's, and the Michelin-starred Fat Duck in England, is breaking onto the South Florida scene with a duo of new spots in Delray Beach, the Atlantic Ocean Club and Buddha Sky Bar. With experience in everything from gastropubs to molecul ... More >>
Miami the worst team in the NBA? Thats so last year.
"Don't think about dropping it, don't think about dropping it..." If you ever needed any proof that the recession is hitting the middle class the hardest, just take a spin around Coral Springs. The sleepy burg - once the ultimate destination for budding family units - is literally covered with the ... More >>
To the boxers who will square off in Red China, retired Olympian Nicholas Spanakos offers a cautionary tale
Christina Wan in Lauderdale, and other bulletins from China
China's most expensive film looks lovely but feels empty.
Stephen Chow's Kung Fu Hustle breaks all the rules
Performance artist Zhang Huan's canvas is his body
It may be a strip mall, but the eats are almost perfect
A game of geeks and freaks quietly comes to the subtropics
Follow your nose to the sophisticated Northern Chinese fare at Jasmine
In this Beijing, a Bicycle is never just a bicycle
Inept editing, gaping plot holes, and unintentional absurdity: What more does a movie need?
Broward County's drive-thru joints are diverse both in ethnicity and quality
This charming and modest film takes a look at the big screen's first foray into China
The authors of The Birth of Coffee appear in West Palm Beach