Saint Patrick's Day is fast approaching, and if you've paid attention since you reached legal drinking age, you'll know that it is one of the dreaded 'amateur hours' of beer drinkers. The holiday, which occurs on the 17th of March, is a Christian feast day celebrating the patron saint of Ireland, ... More >>
They come and they go. West Palm Beach has been like a revolving door for restaurants in the past decade, and this is one city where you can truly say everything old is new again -- at least when it comes to the buildings they occupy. In the past several months, several new establishments have ope ... More >>
In downtown West Palm Beach, on a main street filled with dozens of restaurants and cuisine, a new gastropub-themed establishment has taken root. Known as J. Flynn's Irish gastropub, it's taken up space between the newly opened Oli's Fashion Cuisine and the soon-to-close Dr. Feelgoods club off Clema ... More >>
Downtown Fort Lauderdale is the home to the second Broward County Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery location. The restaurant is the newest addition to the celtic-themed chain which featured 36 varieties of beer on tap, 80 flat screen televisions, and, or course, Kilt Girls. See also: Tilted Kilt: New Brest ... More >>
When Arthur Guinness started brewing ales at the St. James' Gate Brewery in Dublin in the 1700's he knew he was on to a good thing. In fact, the father of Guinness was so sure of his ale, he signed a 9,000 year lease (for the now-frugal sum of £45 per year). Ten years later, Guinness was exporting ... More >>
Oh, Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery. You describe yourself as the "best looking sports bar you've ever seen", but we're guessing that you're not talking about your Irish pub theme or your wooden bar.
It can be hard to relate to Ireland's rolling green hills and blustery (and often impossibly charming) cliffside villages, but if there's one thing South Florida understands, it's how to raise a glass and toast to a damned good time. Perhaps that's why this hot, flat state is home to so many Emerald ... More >>
For a while now, the Himmarshee nightlife district in downtown Fort Lauderdale has been on the other side of its peak. With the loss of some of the busier spots like the Brick, and Las Olas having stolen some its thunder, the Himmarshee area has been in need of some assistance. Well, looky who ... More >>
Gordon Maybury Gordon Maybury keeps busy at the PGA Resort.Gordon Maybury has traveled the world as a chef, seeking to find a challenge large enough for his liking. A Dublin native, Maybury has worked at the tony Peninsula Hotel in New York and the Loews in South Beach and is now at the h ... More >>
Following the April 20 explosion of the Deepwater Horizion oil rig and subsequent spill, there were scattered protests around the country, a bunch of huffing and puffing on Capitol Hill, and a general sense of heartbreak as TV news viewers watched the first tar balls reach land in Alabama. But al ... More >>
Miss the old Herban? Sugar n Spice is just as nice
You could be he I figure I'm getting too fat, drunk, and impossibly snotty to hold this job much longer, so I hereby give readers a heads up. If you're planning to try to oust me from my oystershell- and hamhock-encrusted throne as Food Critic at Broward-Palm Beach New Times, there's a handy wiki h ... More >>
Oh Hell, Make it a Double.