David Burke

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2013

    Chef Eric Grutka Wins Palm Beach Food and Wine Fest's Grand Chef Throw Down (Photos)

    Have you ever watched an episode of Iron Chef, Top Chef, Chopped, or one of the myriad of competitive cooking shows and thought to yourself damn I wish I could be there in person? If you missed the Palm Beach Food and Wine Fest's Grand Tasting last night, you missed your chance -- for this year, at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2013

    Buccan's Reception: A Showcase Of Talent With Chefs David Burke, Clay Conley and Todd English

    It was an evening of wine and passed hors d'oeuvres at Buccan in Palm Beach as the intro to the intriguingly named 'Last Supper' event for the Palm Beach Food and Wine Festival. At F&W festivals, even the smallest of events, in this case an hour-long reception before a major meal, can showcase the t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2013

    Palm Beach Wine and Food Festival Schedule Announced; Tickets Now on Sale

    Broward and Palm Beach counties seem to have food festivals, like, every other weekend. If it's not a beer fest, it's a wine fest or particular city, town, neighborhood, street, or whatever else. It's cultural events such as these that draw seasonal and year-round residents to this active little r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2013

    Ten Best Restaurants in Hollywood

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2013

    Your Year-Round Guide to South Florida's Best Food Events

    For more on South Florida's food scene, check out New Times' Taste guide, hitting newsstands Thursday, February 21. Sure, the South Beach Wine and Food Festival might be lighting up Miami-Dade this month -- but when it comes to the tricounty area, Broward and Palm Beach have way more street cred wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2012

    Palm Beach Food & Wine Festival 2012 Starts Friday: What's on the Schedule?

    If there is one thing that comes to mind when you think of Palm Beach it's luxury. And, well, Money. Obviously, the two go hand in hand. And what could be more luxurious than eating some expensive gourmet delicacies? If you ask us, not much.It should come as no surprise that the Palm Beach Food ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2012

    Palm Beach Food & Wine Festival 2012: LeCirque, Food Trucks, Celebrity Chefs

    The Palm Beach Food & Wine Festival is still months away, but after a conversation with event organizer, David Sabin, we're looking forward to the day tickets go on sale.The festival, scheduled for December 7 to 11, is already attracting quite a list of celebrity chefs scheduled to appear at the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2012

    Miami-Based Norwegian Cruise Line Goes Gourmet

    ​Norwegian Cruise Line casts its line for foodies, beefing up offerings for those who prefer burrata to buffets. Moderno Churrascaria is the newest offering for frugal foodniks, a Brazilian steakhouse with passadors who serve an unlimited rounds of beef, chicken and pork tableside for $20 a perso ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 23, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 2, 2012

    Broward Chefs at South Beach Wine and Food Festival 2012

    ​South Beach Wine and Food Festival 2012 is a few weeks away: the Nascar of foodie weekends. Though hot tickets are sold out, there's a slew of events with tickets available. Perhaps a local chef's attendance might convince you to splurge. Have a weigh-in on South Beach Wine and Food weekend? Shar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2012

    Market 17 Hires Lauren DeShields as Executive Chef

    ​Lauren DeShields has been hired as executive chef of Market 17 to replace Daniel Ramos who left in early August. She takes the helm this week at the Fort Lauderdale restaurant that is among the most stringent practitioners of the farm to table mantra of any in the area. Most recently, 27-year-old ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2012

    Cruise Ships to Accommodate Fatter Passengers

    ​The U.S. Coast Guard is the last to acknowledge that people on boats are fatter than they were in 1960. So while cruise ships nixed armrests and installed wider seats years ago, the U.S. Coast Guard has just gotten around to raising the Assumed Average Weight Per Person from 160 to 180 pounds las ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2011

    Chef-Driven Restaurant Slated for Boca From Charm City and El Jefe Luchador

    ​James Beard-nominated "Rising Star Chef of the Year" Michael Saperstein and partner Evan David signed a lease in Boca Raton this week to open a third restaurant by December 2011: a chef-driven, eclectic, small-plates restaurant that's "unlike anything we have in the area so far." Saperstein and D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2009

    Top Five South Beach Wine and Food Festival Events Worth Going To

    Courtesy of Melissa Horn for New York Magazine​Tickets went on sale Monday for the 2010 South Beach Wine and Food Festival, that annual event that keeps getting bigger, bigger, bigger. This year, there are nearly three-dozen events to attend, from wine seminars to a tribute dinner for chef Daniel ... More >>

  • Culture

    January 11, 2007

    Fame Became Her — and Us

    Marilyn Monroe, now starring at the Boca, is still raw material for artists and dreamers

  • Culture

    January 24, 2002

    TV or Not TV?

    That's no longer the question for visionary Stephen J. Cannell, who now lives the novel life