Fort Lauderdale has no dearth of restaurant options.
Want to throw on your fanciest LBD? Go for it.
Craving something fast and casual? Just take a drive down US1.
Desire dining al fresco? You're sure to find something on Las Olas.
Looking for a small laid-back place with inventive food, great ... More >>
It's totally cool that one of wildest eating and drinking days of the year has ties in religion, but Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, has those roots. The holiday, which is celebrated in the days leading up to Ash Wednesday, was created basically to gouge yourself in the rich, fatty, sinful foods that yo ... More >>
VooDoo BBQ & Grill is opening their first south Florida location in Pembroke Pines this Sunday, January 13 at Pembroke Lakes Square (151. N. Hiatus Road). This location is the first of 26 locations planned for Florida. The fast casual restaurant with a Cajun vibe features slow-cooked ribs, pulle ... More >>
Charolette and Ellis Moore moved to South Florida about eight years ago, when a new job tempted Ellis away from his native New Orleans. They intended to return to the Big Easy, then Hurricane Katrina hit, flooding vast swaths of the city.
"After that all of our plans changed," Ellis said.
Charolet ... More >>
How to Eat Crawfish - PSA from Loyola Motion Design on Vimeo."It's early in the season for crawfish," said Clif Smith of Crawfish Company of Central Florida. "We're very busy and could run a little short," he told Clean Plate Charlie in between taking orders for tomorrow's Mardi Gras festivities. De ... More >>
Join the crowd Saturday at Beerfest. Nothing much stands between the cornucopia of stout, ale, and lager selections at the New Times Original Beerfest and you but a few hours. Roughly 48-ish or so hours, to be exact, but still. In case it wasn't obvious, the Clean Plate Charlie crew is pretty fon ... More >>
Jeremy Vandel via Flickr Creative CommonsYou know what they say: Suck the heads. Chefs who dabble in the art of Cajun and Creole cooking know full well the power of the Holy Trinity. No, not that trio; rather, the otherworldly power of onion, celery, and bell pepper when melded together in a pot ... More >>
Mardi Gras is the annual celebration of beads, parades, costumes and drinking in New Orleans. Though Mardi Gras is celebrated for weeks, the main party is Fat Tuesday. If you haven't already planned your New Orleans getaway, you're probably too late to celebrate there. Luckily, th ... More >>
Photo by Misha Grosvenor"It's hand-grenade time!"It's that time of year again when thousands of drunk college students, fratdults (grown up frat boys), and creepy mustachioed men with fists full of beads and a penchant for buxom drunk girls take to the streets of New Orleans to celebrate Mardi Gr ... More >>
As a countdown to the Best of Broward Palm Beach 2011,
coming in June, Clean Plate Charlie is serving up a hundred of our favorite dishes in South Florida.
Send your own nominations to email@example.com.No. 99: Sauteed Gator Tail From Rosey BabyRosey Baby is one of South Fl ... More >>