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Chocolate

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2014

    Wow! Cacao! From Bean to Bar Educational Talk and Tasting

    Chances are when you are hardcore jonesing for the sweet combo of theobromine phenethylamine and caffeine that chocolate provides, you haven't really thought about all that went into getting it from little cacao beans to neatly packaged chocolate bar at the checkout. Was it ethically sourced? Gro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2014

    Florida Senate Passes Medical Marijuana Bill: Three "Edibles" We Want to See Here

    While we're not exactly closer to legalizing weed in the state of Florida, earlier this week the Florida Senate passed a landmark bill that would allow for low-THC marijuana for medical purposes. The Charlotte's Web bill, which was sponsored by three Republicans, would make it legal for doctors to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2014

    DIY Easter: How to Make Your Own Hoffman's Fudge Eggs

    For whatever reason, Easter and candy are synonymous. Whether the son of God was known for his intense sweet-tooth, it has some sort of pagan significance, or it's just the commercialization of yet another holiday, we have no idea -- nor do we care. We're just glad to have yet another excuse to pi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2014

    Hoffman's Chocolate Hosting Easter Eggstravaganza This Weekend

    It's official: spring is here -- fortunately, the temperature is still relatively cool. Which means Easter is just around the corner. Whether you believe it was the resurrection of Christ or you don't even care, there are still plenty of reasons to celebrate the day -- the chief of which is chocol ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 13, 2014
  • Blogs

    February 10, 2014

    Valentine's Specials for That Special Someone: More Deals in Palm Beach and Broward Restaurants

    Yes, it seems like the holidays just passed, but now it's time to gear up for the next big consumerist holiday. Valentine's Day will be here in the coming days, and you better get ready to woo somebody. Whether your looking to show your longterm partner how much you care or you're just trying impr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2014

    12 DIY Valentine's Sweets for Your Sweetie From Pinterest

    Psst, Valentine's Day is just around the corner. For the procrastinators, CVS and Target quickly run out of sought after velvet heart boxes of treats, leaving nothing but bags of candy that scream I-love-you-but-I-just-don't-prepare. Butter up your sweetie pie with some homemade goodies from Pinte ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2014

    Valentine's Day To-Go: Five Best Chocolates in Broward and Palm Beach

    Valentine's Day can be tricky. A) It's expensive. B) It can be difficult to determine what is appropriate. Whether you've been with someone for years and you're on a budget or you've recently started seeing someone and you don't think it's time to let out your full-on romantic side, there's no re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2014

    JP's Chocolate Shoppe in Wilton Manors: Sweet Treats for All Diets

    Everyone loves chocolate. From stocking stuffers to Valentine's Day presents to sitting alone watching movies on the couch, there's no occasion that won't be enhanced -- or saved -- from a sweet little morsel of chocolate in your mouth. In terms of gifts, we'd much rather receive a box of confecti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2013

    Lay's Limited Edition Chocolate-Covered Chips, Get The Salty-Sweet While You Can

    From sea salt chocolate to salty caramel - salty-sweet is the new "it" flavor. And why not, it's amazing. It leaves no corner of the palate unpleased. If you've ever wondered why peanut butter and chocolate taste so good together, salty-sweet is why. If you have ever seen chocolate-covered bacon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2013

    Ten Deals to Try for Dine Out Lauderdale

    Everyone likes to get in on a good deal. Whether it's an end of season sale, a buy one get one, or an amazing discounted meal things feel better when you're saving some cash. Starting last week and running through November 7, Dine Out Lauderdale features over forty Broward County restaurants with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2013

    At Mustard Seed Bistro, Mother of Four Bakes Flavorful Cupcakes

    When the Boyds opened their quaint, French-inspired eatery Mustard Seed Bistro, they underestimated the potential of Lara's baking because it was her husband, Tim, who was at the culinary helm whipping up bison tenderloins or tomato risottos with mushrooms. But within the first year, Lara began to e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2013

    Krispy Kreme Launches Special Caramel and Chocolate Shop Doughnuts

    Just when swimsuit season is in full force, Krispy Kreme finds three ways to lead us into temptation. The doughnut shop turned obsession has just announced a new, limited-edition line of doughnuts that take a page from our favorite candy-store treats filled with chocolate, caramel, and other non-bi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2013

    Beer Float Recipes From Florida Brewers, Bartenders, and Beer Aficionados

    Can you remember the first time you had a root beer float? It was probably summer, and your mom decided to give you a special treat. Just one taste of that combo of carbonated, sugary-sweet soda with cold, creamy vanilla and you were hooked. No matter how old you are, it's still a damned good comb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2013

    Beef Jerky Milk Chocolate Bar? Amazing Flavors from Wild Ophelia

    Over the years, we've seen some pretty random things swirled into milk chocolate bars and dark chocolate chunks. What began with safe and acceptable pairings like fruit, nuts, candy and cookies has over the past decade graduated to bold new flavors. Now, you'll find chocolate loaded with bacon, spic ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 7, 2013
  • Blogs

    June 1, 2012

    South Florida's Best Cupcakes

    The cupcake craze has peaked, but that doesn't mean a sugar bomb topped with a thick layer of fat-laden frosting doesn't occasionally hit the spot. In anticipation of the New Times' annual Best Of issue premiering in June, Clean Plate Charlie has put together a list of some of the best cupcakes in B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2012

    Schakolad Chocolate Factory Offers Sweet Deals & Kiddie Classes

    Now that school's about to let out for the summer, you've got to figure out what to do with the kids.  Here's the problem: You want them to do something other than sit around playing Nintendo, but they don't want to be stuck in some FCAT prep course when the sun's out.  Clean Plate Charlie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2012

    By the Bar: How to Conduct a Chocolate Tasting

    ​It's my least favorite Hallmark holiday coming up, also known as Valentine's Day. It is, however, a fantastic excuse for decadence of all forms, particularly chocolate and booze. We'll start with chocolate, for which we'll turn to Chloe Doutre-Roussel, one of the world's chocolate experts and aut ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2011

    Cheesecake Factory Celebrates National (Duh!) Day

    ​Saturday, July 30, is National Cheesecake Day, and we don't mean photos of hot babes in thongs.  To celebrate one of mankind's most efficient and effective methods of ingesting excessive calories and cholesterol, thereby increasing the number of cardiologists who can afford to drive new Merc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2011

    Schakolad Offers Chocolate Classes for Kids

    ​Mamas shouldn't let their babies grow up to be cowboys, this is true. But chocolatiers?  That would be sweet.  If you have a budding chocolatier in your house, or you imagine you can control your little angel when he/she goes starts bouncing off the walls on a king-size sugar high, then ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2011

    Schakolad Chocolate Factory Field Trip Gives Kids a Chance to Dip Chocolates

    Send your kids on a Willy Wonka-like adventure. ​Schakolad Chocolate Factory in Davie is giving kids 6 to 15 a chance to try their hand at dipping chocolates.The chocolatiers on staff, Dafne Reich and Adriana Schaked, who we assume have dealt with gooey kids before, will provide a 50-minute progra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    Valentine's Day Special: Chocolate Dessert Menu at Bongo's Cuban Cafe at the Hard Rock

    photobucket, kreesteenex3 Chocolate-covered fruit.​So you think you've got everything planned out: Breakfast in bed (among other things), flower delivery with a sappy note attached, slippery satin undergarments, dinner reservations, and ummm... the same old boring box of chocolates that ev ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2011

    Jimmie's Candies Is A Sweet Paradise

    Laine Doss General Manager Rob Granado with Chocolate Dipped Strawberries​There's no doubt that people have a love affair with chocolate.  Chocolate is more than a candy - it can send a message of love of friendship, cheer you up when you've had a lousy day or just plain mak ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2011

    Valentine's Day Delights @ Texas de Brazil

    Milky Way Martini​It is that time of the year again when happy couples find an excuse to tell each other how much they care while the rest of us pretend that Valentine's Day is a conspiracy for the greeting card companies to make a killing. The good thing is that Texas de Brazil is offering somet ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2010

    Gluten-Free Halloween Candy

    Reese's are safe for Celiacs!As we've written in previous posts, people who can't eat gluten (AKA celiacs) are forced to carefully read every label to make sure to avoid gluten -- which seems to be in just about everything.Reading labels can make it difficult for gluten-free children come candy time ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2010

    The Lodge Gets Chocolate All Up in Your Beer

    ​Here's one for your sweet tooth: The Lodge in Boca Raton is hosting a chocolate pairing this Saturday featuring Dove Chocolates. It's OK, you can squeal like a schoolgirl now. The tasting party (hosted by Chocolatier Marisa) will throw down enough sweet, chocolaty treats to choke Augustus Gloop. ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 12, 2010
  • Blogs

    June 2, 2010

    DIY Chocolate

    flickr user: notfrancois​Nowadays you can design your own pizza, customize your own hamburger, build your own ice cream cone, and create your own pasta from a selection of noodles, sauces, and proteins. Wouldn't it be great if you could do the same with chocolate?  Uh, well, yes.  And, i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2010

    Summer Comes to Steak 954

    ​Happy Memorial Day!Today ushers in the unofficial start of summer, the time of year when it gets so hot that people start looking for any way to cool down. Well here's one way to make that happen: check out the new, summer exclusive ice cream sandwich at Steak 954.The frozen treat costs $15 and c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2009

    I'm Eating What?! Pocky

    Last week's experiment in trying to eat something delicious and exotic didn't work out exactly as I'd planned. It wasn't disgusting, but it was far from a treat that I'll find myself scouring the aisles in my local grocery store for. Before the sting of my moderate failure could truly set in, the bo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2009

    I'm Eating What?!

    An innocuous looking chocolate bar wrapped in silver foil and a paper Whole Foods bag sat on the table in front of me with a note reading "Try this for the food blog and don't open the bag until you've tasted the chocolate." I was confused as to how this would qualify for this blog, but it's hard t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2009

    Chocolate-Dipped Bottle Of Champagne

    Champagne and chocolates constitute the dynamic duo of no-brainers for Valentine's Day. Peterbrooke Chocolatier at 227 Aragon Ave. in Coral Gables has come up with a novel way to team the two: A chocolate-dipped champagne bottle. Now through February 14, customers can bring in their favorite bubbly ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2008
  • Foodstuffs

    May 12, 2005
  • Goods and Services

    May 12, 2005

    Best Value on Las Olas

    Free Buckets at Kilwin's Chocolate's

  • Nightlife

    May 13, 2004

    Best Martini

    Dakotah 624

  • Foodstuffs

    May 13, 2004

    Best Chocolate

    Hoffman's Chocolates

  • Foodstuffs

    May 15, 2003

    Best Chocolate

    The Chocolate Forest

  • Dining

    November 14, 2002

    Bullish on the Moose

    Chocolate Moose Café serves up live tunes with its caffeinated brews

  • Foodstuffs

    May 16, 2002

    Best Desserts

    Bistro Zenith

  • Dining

    June 21, 2001

    Foodstuff

    Richard Everett's

  • Dining

    April 19, 2001

    Foodstuff

    Angelo and Maxie's Generation 2 Steakhouse

  • Foodstuffs

    May 11, 2000

    Best Neighborhood Restaurant

    La Brochette Bistro

  • Foodstuffs

    May 11, 2000
  • Dining

    April 22, 1999
  • Foodstuffs

    March 11, 1999

    Best Chocolate

    Chocolates by Mr. Roberts

  • Dining

    October 15, 1998
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    June 4, 1998
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    March 26, 1998
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