We have a thing for cocktails around here. Whether its a classic Manhattan or daiquiri or some interesting mix of something less conventional like mezcal, we're all about it as long as its made well. While South Florida has been a bit late to the cocktail game, we're making up for lost time with a ... More >>
Congratulations, you made it through yet another working week. You might as well give yourself a pat on the back to celebrate -- or better yet, a drink or three. Whether you are looking to gorge yourself on ribs or seafood, want to keep the New Year's celebrations going strong Japanese style, or ca ... More >>
Hollywood. City planners' dreams of a downtown drag offering wide sidewalks with plenty of shade and restaurants are a reality. Yet there's something strange afoot. Some nights, you can almost hear a pin drop on the opposite side of Young Circle. Despite a lengthy restaurant row, you never know wha ... More >>
For whatever reason, men tend to have a thing for good-looking women who work in beer bars. Maybe, it's memories -- hazy, of course -- of beer wenches at Oktoberfest. Maybe, it's pubescent recollection's of the St. Pauli Girl. Or it could just be a penchant for beautiful women and beer. Whatever ... More >>
It was a surprise to see Susan Arboleda of SusyPops' cake pops selling her wares at Gulfstream Park's SweetTooth Soiree Friday night. People paid anywhere from $40 and $80 and were promised all the sugary treats they could handle. However, we couldn't blame her. The amateur confectioner who aspires ... More >>
For West Broward craft beer and wine lovers, Bash Wine Cafe & Catering has been the long time go to for good beer, nice wine, and delicious home cooked food. That hasn't changed. The spot recently moved to a new location, slightly changed its name--it's now Bash American Bistro--and is curr ... More >>
Albie and Chris Manzo, the sons of Real Housewives of New Jersey matriarch Caroline Manzo have grown up -- sorta. The boys (can you call 20-something year old men boys?) have turned their strange idea into a fast-selling product. The idea? Get people to buy bottled water. Wait? What's so strange ab ... More >>
There are nearly a dozen taco options on Pinche Taqueria's concise Mexican-American menu. Despite our expectations for more true-to-form Mexican fare, stemming from Pinche's New York locations and their strict adherence to those traditions, Stephanie Lee, owner of the Wilton Manors outpost, told us ... More >>
Two local South Florida chefs are competing in a fiery battle to see who has the best grill skills in the Walmart Choice competition. The grill-off, sponsored by Kingsford charcoal and Coca-Cola, will have the executive chef and sous chef of Miami's Red Fish Grill battle it out in a head-to-head com ... More >>
It's the round-up time of the year. To kick off the a.m., we've culled the national stories on Clean Plate Charlie that got the most clicks for 2011. Read on for everything from the riveting to the ridiculous!
When Coca-Cola decided to team with the World Wildlife Fund to raise money for endangered polar bears, who would have thought there would be backlash?
Rep. Allen West's campaign submitted its quarterly report to the Federal Election Commission at the end of the week, and he scored a few grand from the political action committees of a few companies that think it's a good idea to keep West in office, including Bailout Bank of America and Hall ... More >>
Florida Department of CorrectionsManuel ValleSouth Florida cop killer Manuel Valle was executed by lethal injection inside the Florida State Prison at 7:14 p.m. today.Valle came within minutes of dying earlier in the day, before the U.S. Supreme Court halted the lethal injection for several h ... More >>
Gyorgy PappTuna "Filey Mignon" from DIGWhen it comes to clean eating, forget farm to table. How about table to farm?DIG in Delray Beach isn't just "doing it green," like its name symbolizes. With a truly forward-thinking concept, owners Chef Joey Giannuzzi and Robert Greenfield are do ... More >>
Coke Freestyle machines now in south Florida Coke Freestyle, the mythical machine that allows you to choose from over 100 different water and soda flavors, has arrived at select Broward Miami Subs locations. The machine is basically an extremely high tech version of a soda machine. An LCD ... More >>
Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution will be back on the air this Friday. The first episode of the series brought us pink slime and a busload of sugar. We thought we would check out what's been happening with Oliver since - both on his show and in the news.
Photo Courtesy of Jeff KaplanClick here for the first 101 cheesy, sexual innuendo jokes.Schoolyard humor aside, a micro-bottler from Pompano Beach wants you to enjoy his Mr. Q. Cumber -- a 90-calorie soda, flavored with cucumber extract. Owner of Global Beverage Enterprises, Jeff Kaplan, asks: Wh ... More >>
Bonsaichop via Wikimedia CommonsHarder, Better, Faster, Stronger Coca-ColaIn this week's head scratching celebrity/corporate moment of "synergy" Rolling Stone (via Hype Beast) is reporting that French duo Daft Punk is hooking up with Coca-Cola to launch a special edition release of Daft Punk-insp ... More >>
Coca-Cola: all your recipes belong to us!One of American culture's biggest mysteries is the Coca-Cola formula. Well it might not be a mystery any more.According to Yahoo, NPR's "This American Life" recently found a 1979 edition of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution which contained an article about ... More >>
This week, our favorite local virgin published her most vapid screed yet at Human Events, her "editorial home." Wondering why our nation's top "legal eagles" have yet to make a compelling case for the criminal prosecution of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, she draws on her lawyerly training to ... More >>
As the containers and costs mount, in South Florida and beyond, plastic is played out
It's the old diet doc versus the marketing gun in the great war of the tasty appetite suppressors