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    September 17, 2014

    Hallandale Beach Passes Resolution on GMO Labeling and Antibiotics in Livestock

    The genetically modified organism (GMO) issue rages on. While states are facing lawsuits for mandatory labeling legislation, some cities are attempting to take things into their own hands. Hallandale Beach is one. Recently, "The City of Choice" became the first town in the state of Florida to pas ... More >>

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    September 11, 2014

    Ten Best Sandwiches in Broward County

    For many, the sandwich is the go-to meal. It's simple, easy food, a meal you can hold in your hand. It's perfect for everyone, from kids at recess eating soggy peanut butter and jellies, to college kids subsisting on meat-packed subs, to late-night shift workers and fridge-foraging bachelors craftin ... More >>

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    September 4, 2014

    Arby's Accidentally Unleashes the Meat Mountain Sandwich Because Why Not?

    Whether you're thinking about it, getting in the mood for some good food, or just plain wanting it sliced fresh, Arby's has been making a genuine push to remain relevant in the fast-food wars. Be honest; Arby's is not your go-to fast food joint, and quite frankly, it does not litter the landscape th ... More >>

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    August 29, 2014

    Rick's Lobsta Bar Opens Inside Camelot Nightclub Offering New England-Themed Fare

    South Florida restaurateur and nightlife maven Rodney Mayo is celebrating the grand opening of his 13th establishment this Labor Day weekend at Camelot in downtown West Palm Beach. But -- even though it serves food -- Camelot isn't a restaurant. It's also not a nightclub. And it's not really a loun ... More >>

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    August 28, 2014

    Ten Best Lunch Spots in Palm Beach County

    Lunch: the glorious second meal of the day and a chow-down most Americans are forced to fit into an hourlong (in all reality more like 30-minute) break from work. Which means if you're not brown-bagging it from home, there are a few necessities to keep in mind when eating out for lunch. If you're ... More >>

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    August 14, 2014

    Ten Best Eggs Benedict in Broward and Palm Beach

    Eggs Benedict -- that stellar combination of perfectly poached egg, Canadian bacon, English muffin, and hollandaise sauce -- is one of those dishes that's next to impossible to master at home. Especially when you're just barely awake. Or slightly hungover. Perfectly poached eggs? That creamy Holland ... More >>

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    August 12, 2014

    Organic Express Now Serving Organic, Cold-Pressed Juice in Boca Raton

    Organic foods, vegan eats, and cold-pressed juice bars are all the rage in South Florida these days. But with all these fancy, big-time operations setting up shop, you have to wonder: Are all those fruits and veggies really organic, and is that juicer truly cold-press? A newcomer to the juice-bar s ... More >>

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    July 18, 2014

    Celebrate National Hot Dog Day with these Five Tasty Variations You Can Make at Home!

    Growing up in Latin America, one of the most anticipated moments of my life, not unlike Coronel Aureliano Buendía greeting ice for the first time, was vacationing to the US during the summer and enjoying "American" treats like hamburgers and hot dogs. Much like Gabriel García Márquez's latter-day ... More >>

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    July 9, 2014

    Avoid the Meat Sweats: Chima Now Offering Lighter Options

    You're stomach is churning (it feels as though it's doing back-flips), sweat is pouring off of your brow, you can't sleep, your head hurts: this isn't a hangover, fine friends, it's the meat sweats. If you're one of those gluttonous diners who tends to overindulge -- hey, we most certainly have -- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2014

    Chowder Heads Serves Authentic New England Seafood, Opening Second Location in West Palm Beach

    When was the last time you had a wicked good clam chowder? Or said the word "wicked" in sentence really? Let's put it this way: You don't know a good bowl of chowder or bisque until you've had it New England-style, direct from Boston. At least that's the sentiment of Chowder Heads founder Ed Well ... More >>

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    June 26, 2014

    Ten Best Lobster Rolls in Palm Beach County

    When soft shell lobster season rolls around -- late June through October -- true New Englanders don't even bother with the roll part of lobster rolls. They eat the fresh-molted lobsters straight from the sea, tossed into a pot of boiling water, sucking them down with a side of drawn, unsalted butter ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2014

    Nick's New Haven Pizzeria Opening Second Location Next Week

    As Mae West said, "Too much of a good thing can be wonderful." When it comes to pizza, that's most certainly true; we can never get enough cheese, dough, and sauce in one perfectly crisp bite. Coral Springs residents should be getting excited right about now. Nick's New Haven Pizzeria is opening i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2014

    Ten Best Burgers in Broward County

    Take a drive through western Texas and it'll be as clear as the never-ending expanse of sky: America is a country of beef eaters. When it comes to a primal craving for meat, here in the U.S., it's all about the burgers. Our love of ground-meat-patty sandwiches stems from deep-seated childhood memor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2014

    Former MLB Player Takes Ownership of Family-Owned Seaside Deli

    After two generations, and more than two decades in business, Boynton Beach's favorite sandwich shop, Seaside Deli and Market, has new ownership. Former major league baseball shortstop Rafael Belliard recently purchased the market and convenience store from longtime owner (who asked that he not be n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2014

    Ten Best Delis in Broward and Palm Beach Counties

    Stemming from the Latin word delicatus, meaning "pleasing," delicatessen means different things in different places. In Europe, delicatessen indicates high-quality foods with high price points -- they're frequently found in luxury department stores, like Harrods. Australia follows that interpreta ... More >>

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    May 9, 2014

    GMO Free USA Pushing Petition Encouraging Publix to Label GMO Products

    A large portion of the population is becomingly increasingly aware and concerned with what they put into their bodies -- others are still fine with consuming copious amounts of fast foods. (To each his own.) Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) are a big part of the conversation. While the biotec ... More >>

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    May 8, 2014

    Daily Melt Now Open in Downtown Fort Lauderdale

    When it comes to daytime dining on Las Olas, you're more likely to find yourself in the power-lunch scene than an affordable cafe -- unless you happen to stumble into the Subway, of course. That's not the case anymore. Daily Melt recently opened just off the main drag of the boulevard. We stopped ... 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 >>

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    February 26, 2014

    Nick's New Haven-Style Pizzeria Opening Coral Springs Location

    Neapolitans have strict rules and regulations for using the designation Pizza Napoletana -- there is an entire non-profit sanctioned by the Italian government dedicated making sure the term is applied appropriately. Chicagoans are fiercely devoted to their signature deep-dish pies. And New Yorker ... More >>

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    February 13, 2014
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    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 >>

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    February 3, 2014

    Valentine's Day in Broward County: Where to Find the Specials

    Ah, Valentine's Day; the international day of romance. It's the one day a year in which everybody has love -- or lust -- on the brain. Whether you're single, dating, committed, or just working on your newest conquest; chances are your love life -- or lack thereof -- is at the forefront of your tho ... More >>

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    January 30, 2014

    Giraffas Brings Quick, Healthy Brazilian Fare to Fort Lauderdale

    Most of us love anything to do with Brazil: steakhouses, soccer, Havaianas, bikini waxes, the majority of the Victoria's Secret models -- the list goes on and on. What many of us are less familiar with is Brazilian food. Sure, we've been to steakhouses, but it's hard to go for rodizio often -- the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2014

    Forget the Fake Stuff: Jové Kitchen and Bar Offering White and Black Truffle Additions During Season

    For the past few years, truffle scented dishes have been popping up on menus all over the place. Pretty much any and everywhere you go, some kind of truffle dish is on the menu. From truffle fries to truffle mac and cheese to truffle-maple-bacon-ice-cream -- all right, we made that one up, but you ... More >>

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    January 16, 2014
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    January 16, 2014

    GMO Experts Jeffrey Smith and Michael Hansen Coming to South Florida for Panel Discussions

    Over the past couple years the debate on genetically modified organisms (GMO) or genetically engineered (GE) in food has become the hot topic amongst those into the politics of food. While proponents of the technology claim the products are perfectly safe, and are, in fact, needed to feed the world ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2014

    Lobster Sea Grill Serves Impeccable, Modern Seafood

    With elegant mahogany wainscoting, white-cloth-covered tables, palm-tree-upholstered booths and lounge chairs, polished brass fixtures, and smooth jazz penetrating the smoke-filled air, the interior of Fort Lauderdale's iconic Jackson Steakhouse was the classic steak house of yesteryear. From 1997 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2014

    Aaron Black of PB Catch on Sustainability, Bycatch, and the Best Way to Cook Fish

    Last week we decided to dive head first into South Florida's seafood scene with a list of the ten best seafood restaurants in Broward and Palm Beach Counties. Obviously, one restaurant picked up the number one spot, "the island hotspot" PB Catch. To find out more about the award-winning concept, w ... More >>

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    January 9, 2014

    Ten Best Seafood Restaurants in Broward and Palm Beach Counties

    Right after Alaska, Florida has the most coastline of any state in the union. With 1,350 miles of ocean coastline and 8,436 miles of tidal coastline, which includes tidal estuaries, bays, and other bodies of water affected by pull of the moon, our fare peninsular has twice as much shoreline as any ... More >>

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    December 23, 2013

    Reindeer Meat for Christmas: Four Ways to Eat It

    Have you ever watched Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and thought to yourself, damn, that looks like some nice eatin'? Probably not. Although, we're sure there's someone out there that feels that way -- hey, people are strange. Well, if you're looking for an alternative to, um, venison, you should ... More >>

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    December 20, 2013

    Ten Best Restaurants for New Year's Eve in Palm Beach County

    New Year's Eve is one of those days you either love or hate with a passion. You may not want to deal with the traffic; you may hate the crowds; you might not have anyone to kiss; midnight could be well past your granny bedtime; or you may just think the whole holiday encourages amateurs to get drun ... More >>

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    December 6, 2013

    Ten Best Cheesesteaks in Broward and Palm Beach Counties

    The cheesesteak is one of the most well-known - and controversial - of sandwiches. The king of hoagies, subs, and sammiches, it truly is a thing of beauty, judged only by it's melty-mess-making ability. What makes a cheesesteak? Let us begin with the roll, that chewy Italian bread many out-of-tow ... More >>

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    December 5, 2013

    Get Ready to Pay $8 For a Gallon of Milk if Congress Doesn't Get its Act Together

    We're not talking about the organic goat milk they sell at Whole Foods. We're talking about the stuff you pour on your Coco Puffs and dunk your Oreos in: plain Jane, pasteurized cow milk. A gallon of milk in Florida currently costs around $4. Whether you prefer whole or skim, or voted for Obama or ... More >>

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    November 22, 2013

    The Daily Show: New York Pizza is Magic, Steve Buscemi and Matthew Broderick Explain (Video)

    Last week, The Daily Show's Jon Stewart took on one of the largest debates in the history of our nation. No, it's not whether or not to raise taxes -- or Obamacare -- it's who has the best pizza: New York or Chicago. After much debate (well, not really), Stewart declared New York pizza the out-an ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    October 28, 2013

    Cheesesteak Experience: Proud Philly Natives Bring Authentic Cheesesteaks to South Florida

    John Straus stands at the gargantuan grill and throws a mound of shredded red meat down which sizzles when it makes contact with the metal. He sprinkles some grilled onions on too and quickly tosses the blend around with the spatula. The meat and onions begin to brown and white smoke wafts around hi ... More >>

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    October 10, 2013
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    October 8, 2013

    Ten Best Restaurants in Hallandale Beach

    "It's got to be the most boring, mundane street in South Florida," says Dr. Paul George, an oft-quoted Miami Dade College professor and historian, told us for this week's look at the restaurants along Hallandale Beach Boulevard. "It's more a racetrack to the beach than anything else." The strip of ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    September 23, 2013

    Rice Paradise: New Gluten-Free Rice Pudding and Cake Shop Opens in Hallandale Beach

    Gluten and desserts have always seemed to go hand in hand, leaving the gluten-intolerant and those battling Celiac disease with little to combat sugar cravings. Twenty-four year old Szandra Szeghalmi has found a gluten-free loophole: rice pudding and cakes. Using her Hungarian grandmother's recipes, ... More >>

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    September 18, 2013

    National Cheeseburger Day: Five Places to Stuff Your Face

    As you may have already figured out, every food has a holiday of its own. Some are important: burgers, pizza, hot dogs, tequila -- the four basic food groups. Things like National Salad Day (May 1), on the other hand: Who the hell cares? Today is one of those days worthy of celebration. Whether yo ... More >>

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    August 30, 2013

    Ten Best South Florida Food Trucks

    When you were a kid, there was something immensely exciting about playing in the front yard and hearing the sweet song of the ice cream truck making its way around. Sure you could have bought those crappy desserts at any old convenience store, but there was something special about chasing down the ... More >>

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    August 19, 2013

    Wyatt The Kid Food Critic Proposes A Utopian School Cafeteria Menu

    When most people reflect on their school cafeteria days, they remember hairnets, alphabet soup, and clique dynamics. Even though Florida's schools have recently been heralded for their lunchtime facelift, offering healthier meals than ever before, school cafeterias have never been anyone's ideal of ... More >>

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    August 15, 2013

    Jim Leiken Formerly of Cafe Boulud's Poularde en Vessie Recipe: Pig's Bladder Stuffed With Chicken and Truffles (Photos)

    There are hundreds, if not thousands, of ways to prepare a bird. Roasted, poached, steamed, grilled, curried: the combinations of flavors and methods could fill an encyclopedia. And we bet you've had your fill. Chicken in a pig's bladder, however, has probably not been on the menu. While it might s ... More >>

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    August 5, 2013

    Lobster Season Starts Tomorrow: Spots To Get Florida Lobster in Broward and Palm Beach

    Rock lobster. Spiny lobster. Caribbean lobster. They're all monikers for what every Sunshine State home-grown knows only as Florida lobster, a species that inhabit the western Atlantic from North Carolina to Brazil, otherwise known as warm water lobsters. Tomorrow, August 6th marks the start of a ... More >>

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    August 1, 2013

    Ten Best Sandwich Shops in South Florida

    The sandwich. Where did it come from? How has it evolved? And why is it a staple meal, no matter what country, culture, or ethnicity? There's just something about the endless food combinations you can create and then stuff between two slabs of bread. All the food groups in one easy-to-eat, stuff-you ... More >>

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    July 31, 2013

    A Kosher Smorgasboard at Eighteen Sauces Near the Hard Rock

    The dearth of variety of kosher food along Stirling Road frustrated Orlee Arfi when she and her husband Mike moved to South Florida five years ago. "It's Israeli food or a steakhouse," she said of the nearby choices. The stretch of Stirling in between Interstate 95 and U.S. 441 is littered with pit ... More >>

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    July 8, 2013

    Authentic Canadian Poutine at Poutine Dog in Lake Worth

    South Florida food lovers, meet Poutine Dog in Lake Worth -- one of the first restaurants of its kind to bring an authentic taste of the unofficial national dish of Canada to the area. What is poutine? Basically, it's a simple combination of seasoned fresh-cut fries, homemade gravy, and soured mil ... More >>

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    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 >>

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