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Food and Cooking

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    October 31, 2014

    Coppertop Brewery Company Coming to Boynton Beach

    Will South Florida be the next craft beer brewery mecca? With so many new breweries set to open in the coming months, it certainly feels that way. Especially after sampling some of the newest beers to his the local scene during the 17th annual New Times' Original Beerfest held October 25. One of ... More >>

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    October 30, 2014

    Ten Best Meals Under $15 in Broward and Palm Beach Counties

    Where can you get a good meal at an affordable price? It seems like a relatively straightforward question, but with so much to choose from, the final decision is a slow process of elimination. Sure, you can grab a slice and a soda for next to nothing. Or a burger at The Brass Ring Pub in North Palm ... More >>

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    October 30, 2014

    Honey Celebrates Grand Opening in Delray Beach Tonight

    The newest Sub-Culture Restaurant Group concept from the creators of Dada and Tryst, to Camelot to Kill Your Idol, is here. Welcome Honey, the newcomer to the downtown Delray Beach scene, which celebrates its grand opening Thursday, October 30. Partners Scott Frielich and Rodney Mayo launched the ... More >>

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    October 29, 2014

    Italian Lounge and Eatery DaVinci's of Boca Celebrates Ribbon Cutting November 5

    DaVinci's of Boca, a new family-owned Italian restaurant and lounge located at Town Center at Boca Raton, will be celebrating its official ribbon cutting on Wednesday, November 5. See Also: Madras Café Is Short on Service but Delivers Where It Counts: On Your Plate

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    October 29, 2014

    Fort Lauderdale Woman's Club Hosts Inaugural Pints in the Park

    There aren't too many people who can argue that drinking beer for a charitable cause is a great idea. Which is why the Fort Lauderdale Woman's Club has organized a special event that focuses on -- you guessed it -- nonprofits and craft brews. The Fort Lauderdale-based organization will host its ina ... More >>

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    October 28, 2014

    Boca's La Ferme Introduces New Craft Cocktail Menu

    "James is one of the most talented mixologists we have ever worked with," says La Ferme's owner Bobby Shapiro in his latest news release. "Owning Flex Mussels in Manhattan and a number of other restaurants over the years, we've worked with quite a few mixologists, and James' cocktails are well worth ... More >>

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    October 28, 2014

    Madras Café Is Short on Service but Delivers Where It Counts: On Your Plate

    A country of vast cultural dimension, tradition, and ethnic diversity -- and the fact that its people speak up to 17 languages and close to 1,000 dialects -- India is living proof variety is the spice of life. In no facet of Indian life is this more true that in its gastronomy, which offers a wide ... More >>

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    October 28, 2014

    Amaize: New Fast-Casual Arepa Eatery Coming to Doral

    There isn't much you can't put a fast-casual spin on these days, from burritos and burgers to salads and pizza. Now, the fast and easy concept is taking over another Latin favorite: the arepa. A new, one-of-a-kind eatery known as Amaize will open in Doral in November with a menu featuring customiz ... More >>

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    October 27, 2014

    Argyle Coffee Joins Growing Roasting Community in Fort Lauderdale

    Chain coffeehouses continue to be all the rage -- after all, when it comes to pleasing American palates, consistency seems to be the most important factor, and chains certainly offer that. But slowly, in the same way we've changed our attitudes toward "craft" and "artisanal" products, coffee is havi ... More >>

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    October 23, 2014

    Ten Best Pizza Restaurants in Palm Beach County

    Looking for good pizza is never an easy task. With so many styles to choose from, and personal preferences to consider, it's hard to find a favorite that meets all the basic requirements: perfect crust, just the right amount of cheese, a tasty sauce, and all the right toppings. More than any oth ... More >>

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    October 23, 2014
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    October 22, 2014

    Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show Starts Next Week: Five Places to Watch the Action

    Over the course of the next couple of weeks, yachts of all shapes and sizes will be descending upon the City of Fort Lauderdale like drunk dude-bros on Taco Bell at 4 a.m. Tickets to the show range from about $22 to $42 per person. And while getting in will give you up-close and personal access to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2014

    Temple Street Eatery Offers Asian Fusion That Is Anything but Traditional

    Alex Kuk grew up in a restaurant family. When other kids were out playing after school, Kuk was at work. While his friends celebrated holidays, he and his family were busy waiting on festive diners. "It's not your typical lifestyle," says Kuk. "Family time is creative. Dinner may be at midnight at ... More >>

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    October 21, 2014

    Jimmy John's Issues Noncompete Clause to Its Employees

    The lengths to which some companies go to protect their image can sometimes be, well, ridiculous at best. In the olden days, before chefs and foods became trendy and marketable, when mom-and-pop operations staked their claims and reputations on their family name, you found real quality control. Sinc ... More >>

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    October 20, 2014

    Mastino Wood Fired Italian Kitchen & Bar Opens Inside SoLita Delray Beach

    Nearly every corner of the country has its own style of pizza. There's Chicago deep-dish pies, New York thin-crust pizza, California-style slices, and Sicilian-style Detroit squares. Sadly, Florida is not on the list of places with their own special pizza variety. But South Florida still loves its ... More >>

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    October 17, 2014

    Florida Beer: Olde Southern Wit From Cask & Larder

    It's #FloridaBeerFriday. Every Friday, we take a look at a beer brewed in the Sunshine State, giving analysis to the burgeoning craft-beer movement of Florida. This week we've gone on the road to the home of Rollins College, Winter Park, to hit up a swank Southern gastropub serving up on site produ ... More >>

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    October 16, 2014

    Hoffman's Chocolates Now Open on Las Olas; More Locations on the Docket

    When it comes to desserts, there's one item that tends to elicit the strongest reactions. Most people love it, few stay away from it, but it's not very common to hear someone is so-so about chocolate. Fort Lauderdale chocolate lovers have a new reason to get excited: Palm Beach County's legendary ... More >>

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    October 16, 2014

    Del Frisco's Launches New Meat-Focused Menu

    When it comes to food conversations these days, it seems that the focus is always on incorporating more plant-based and vegan options. Obviously, it's healthier. But sometimes you just want to sink your teeth into a big ol' hunk of meat. While other eateries are slimming down, Del Frisco's Grille ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2014

    Ten Best New South Florida Restaurants in 2014, So Far

    Like your significant other, a bad cold, and that last five pounds you're always battling -- restaurants come and go. In South Florida, where the summer slump after tourist season can often be a kiss of death for many establishments, this is especially true. Each year, we wave goodbye to those that ... More >>

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    October 16, 2014
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    October 15, 2014

    Melt Crafted Grilled Cheese Coming Soon to Boynton Beach

    The grilled cheese is one sandwich that's been around a while. Of course, something as simple as toasted bread and melted cheese can be one of the easiest meals to make. Yet, despite its basic construction, it can go from comfort food to gourmet fare with a few added touches. So the idea to open a ... More >>

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    October 15, 2014

    Florida Stone Crab Season Starts Today: Catch Your Own, or Get Crabby at One of These Restaurants

    Wednesday, October 15, marks the start of Florida's stone crab harvesting season. More important -- and for stone crab lovers across the state -- it's also the day Joe's Stone Crab reopens after its summer hiatus to celebrate its 101st year in Miami Beach. For the next seven months, it will be one ... More >>

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    October 14, 2014

    C-Viche Offers Peruvian Fusion in Pembroke Pines

    Gastronomically speaking, Peru is a kaleidoscope of culture, the culmination of a nearly 500-year melting pot of Spanish, African, Japanese, and Chinese soldered together by the country's own indigenous cuisine. Quintessentially simple, many of the country's best dishes are peasants' fare: whole f ... More >>

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    October 14, 2014

    Bravo! Italian Cucina Open in New Harbourside Place in Jupiter

    Jupiter recently welcomed the addition of a new Italian eatery, one of several restaurants to open in the city's new upscale Harbourside Place shopping center. Bravo! Cucina Italiana opened October 11, the same day as the plaza development's official debut; it is the third Bravo! location in Florida ... More >>

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    October 10, 2014

    Five Best Food and Drink Events This Weekend: Full Moon Party, Fiesta Night, and Lantana Oktoberfest

    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're ready to drink some authentic German beer at the 2014 American German Club Oktoberfest, celebrate the full moon with Tsuku ... More >>

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    October 10, 2014

    The Alchemist Gastropub & Bar Opens in West Palm Beach

    A new gastropub is trying its hand on the downtown West Palm Beach Clematis scene. The Alchemist Gastropub & Bar will open its doors at 223 Clematis St. on Monday. The restaurant is being described as a vintage-inspired eatery with a speakeasy theme in "an energetic steam-punk-inspired" environment ... More >>

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    October 9, 2014

    Tijuana Flats Opens Eco-Friendly Location in Delray Beach

    A new shopping plaza located east of I-95 in south Delray Beach is bringing four new dining franchise locations to Palm Beach County this year, including Starbucks, Five Guys, Buffalo Wild Wings, and Tijuana Flats. See Also: Boston's on the Beach Celebrating 35 Years in Delray Beach

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    October 9, 2014

    Ten Best Pizza Restaurants in Broward County

    Pizza may be one of America's favorite foods. It's also become more American than Italian, with slices in cities from east to west offering a different take on how to best combine a few basic ingredients. There's New York-style, Chi-Town-style, coal- or wood-fired, and Sicilian. Some bake up with a ... More >>

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    October 8, 2014

    A Family Legacy Continues as Lynora's Osteria Opens in West Palm Beach

    A South Florida family-run establishment, Lynora's Restaurant, has passed the torch to the next generation this month with the opening of downtown West Palm Beach's newest restaurant, Lynora's Osteria. In the early 1970s, Ralph and Maria Abbenante moved to New York from Italy, looking to start a ne ... More >>

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    October 8, 2014

    Boston's on the Beach Celebrating 35 Years in Delray Beach With Birthday Blowout Party

    This month, Boston's on the Beach will be ringing in its 35th anniversary in Delray Beach. To celebrate, the longtime oceanside sports bar and restaurant will be offering a mega-lineup of specials from now until the grand-finale birthday blowout party on October 25. See Also: Autumn-Inspired Cockta ... More >>

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    October 7, 2014

    Melting Pot Fort Lauderdale Shutters Its Doors Due to Financial Reasons

    As is the case with life, restaurants come into and exit this world every day of the week. While they can depart for any number of reasons -- bad food, crappy service, terrible health department inspections -- chances are, it all comes down to financial terms. Recently, Fort Lauderdale lost one lo ... More >>

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    October 7, 2014

    Old Heidelberg Serves an Authentic Bavarian Feast for Oktoberfest

    Few cultural festivals are more internationally celebrated than Oktoberfest, but odds are you have no idea how it came to be. It all started with a royal wedding. On October 12, 1810, Crown Prince Ludwig was married to Princess Therese of Saxony-Hildburghausen in Munich. As was the case with any pr ... More >>

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    October 6, 2014

    French Bistro Le Ferme Announces Opening Date in Boca Raton

    It's restaurant opening season, and already Palm Beach County has seen the grand opening of several new concepts in the past few weeks. Yet another restaurant is coming to Boca Raton. On Saturday, October 4, La Ferme -- a modern French bistro -- will open its doors. The new restaurant is located on ... More >>

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    October 6, 2014

    How to Make Vegan Pumpkin Cupcakes (Recipe & Photos)

    It's October 6th, which means we're about five minutes into pumpkin's 15 minutes of annual fame. And while pumpkin edibles, drinkables and wearables (really Bath & Body Works?) are literally everywhere, it's harder to find vegan options, particularly in the dessert department. Luckily, you're the m ... More >>

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    October 6, 2014

    Boulevard Brewing Arrives This Week: What Can You Expect?

    Continuing the trend in showing that Florida is no longer the craft beer wasteland that it used to be, Boulevard Brewing Company this month will be entering our state's markets. For anyone that's traveled to the midwest, Boulevard is a mainstay brewery that slings some highly rated brews out of its ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2014

    Gary Rack Closes Boca Raton's Table 42; Will Reopen as Farmhouse Kitchen

    Where one door closes, another opens. At least, that's the idea behind the opening of Gary Rack's latest concept, which will join the Gary Rack Restaurant Management Group's family of restaurants including Racks Downtown Eatery Tavern in Boca Raton's Mizner Park, and Rack's Fish House Oyster Bar ... More >>

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    October 3, 2014

    Five Best Food and Drink Events This Weekend: Food Truck Safari, Green Market Grand Openings, and 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're ready to explore the Palm Beach Zoo with a food truck safari, have conversations in French at a local bistro, or want to h ... More >>

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    October 3, 2014

    Burt Rapoport and David Blonsky's Apeiro Opening in December

    Another day, another restaurant -- for restaurateurs like Burt Rapoport, at least. The owner of Palm Beach eateries, Bogart's Bar & Grille, Deck 84, Henry's, and Burt & Max's, has teamed up with rising star chef David Blonsky for a new Mediterranean concept slated to open in Delray Beach this Decem ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2014

    Yoko-San Opens in Boca: Free Cocktails, Half-Priced Appetizers Today

    Here's the scenario: you and your office-mates are planning a diner but you each want something different. You could split up into sub-groups; you could go to one of those chain restaurants with a book for a menu; or you could check out Yoko-San. The Japanese hibachi/fusion/steakhouse opens today a ... More >>

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    October 2, 2014
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    October 1, 2014

    Arts & Eats Guide 2014: Fun Is Brewing at New Times' Original Beerfest October 25

    This article and more can be found in the New Times' Arts & Eats Guide 2014, your annual guide to the season's art exhibits, food festivals, cultural events, and up-and-coming chefs, artists, and scene makers. The Arts & Eats Guide 2014 can be found on New Times newsstands Thursday, October 2. But t ... More >>

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    October 1, 2014

    Arts & Eats Guide 2014: Valentino Cucina Italiana chef-owner Giovanni Rocchio Creates Authentic Italian Fare

    This article and more can be found in the New Times' Arts & Eats Guide 2014, your annual guide to the season's art exhibits, food festivals, cultural events, and up-and-coming chefs, artists, and scene makers. The Arts & Eats Guide 2014 can be found on New Times' newsstands Thursday, October 2. But, ... More >>

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    September 30, 2014

    Dine Out Lauderdale Kicks Off Wednesday; Three Restaurants to Try

    Everyone likes to get in on a good deal, whether it's an end-of-season sale, half-off steal, BOGO bash -- or even a discounted meal. It just sounds (and tastes) better when you know you're saving some cash. Starting Wednesday, October 1, and running through November 7, Dine Out Lauderdale is back t ... More >>

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    September 30, 2014

    Savor Tonight Hosting Ultimate Chefs Dinner: One Meal, Eight Top Chefs

    Service is important. Atmosphere is great. But a great meal really comes down to the skill of the chef. The best waitstaff ever and the swankiest decor cannot make up for subpar fare. South Florida has no dearth of distinguished chefs. The question is not whether you can get a great meal; it's whic ... More >>

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    September 30, 2014

    Latin House Grill Needs Some Polish

    When the economy tanked in late 2008, Cuban-born Michell Sanchez ended up like many others -- down on his luck. After his business buying and selling gold crumbled, he went from a life of luxury and globetrotting to nothing. "I lost everything: my car, my condo," recalls Sanchez, who looks a little ... More >>

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    September 30, 2014

    Tiger Woods to Open Sports and Dining Club in Jupiter

    Tiger Woods is the latest celebrity to get into the restaurant business. See also: Chef Matthew Byrne Once Cooked for Tiger Woods, Now at Kitchen in West Palm Beach

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    September 29, 2014

    Swank Farms Announces Swank Table Dinner Series Lineup

    Summer's nearly over and it's time for growing season again in South Florida. Jodi Swank of Swank Specialty Produce, is gearing up for the fall. CSA and greemarket customers can expect to see the first yields in about two weeks. Jodi Swank, who owns the farm with her husband Darrin, says, "we're ab ... More >>

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    September 29, 2014

    Paneterie French Bakery and Café Now Open in Downtown West Palm Beach

    Is there anything more indulgent than a warm, flaky, fresh-from-the-oven croissant for breakfast? I can taste it now: all that buttery goodness just begging for a slathering of butter and strawberry jam. Yep, you can tell where my mind is at this morning. Lucky for all of us, TITOU Hospitality -- ... More >>

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    September 29, 2014

    Native Brewing Company to Open in South Florida

    The Native Brewing Company has been a long time stalwart of the craft beer scene in South Florida, even with the provenance of being a contract brewer. Beer geeks may know of the Danish twins who produce contract beer under the labels of Mikkeller and Evil Twin, so it should come that the term is no ... More >>

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    September 29, 2014

    South Florida Food and Drink Events This Week: Bachelor Auction, Dine Out Lauderdale, Wine Tasting, and More

    Around and around we go; today is the start to yet another lovely workweek. Hopefully, you have a bit of a spring in your step from some indulgent weekend activities. If not, don't fret; there are still plenty of events to keep you busy through your working days. Whether you're looking to sample so ... More >>

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