"Her name was Lola...She was a showgirl....."That's the first line of the hit Barry Manilow song about iconic New York City nightclub, Copacabana, that saw the likes of Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Len Horne, Desi Arnaz, and Sam Cooke (to name just a few) performing on its stage.
"Service is 60% of a diner's experience," a chef said who I'd met at a midweek happy hour. The guy having a couple of beers on his night off is a Brit, a starred Michelin chef who's now working on a boat. Why? "The money is insane," he said. I tend to agree with him about service. When it's polis ... More >>
Travel ChannelGirls, girls..there's no reason to lose your heads over Anthony Bourdain. He's married.No Reservations has had Anthony Bourdain travel to some interesting places like Cuba, Ghana, Liberia and Cambodia. Imagine our surprise when last evening Tony was seen driving a vintage Thunderbir ... More >>
You won't have to sing for your supper but you can dance to it at the new 51 Supper Club and Lounge (11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Ave., 561-622-3500), which opens next week in the giant Downtown at the Gardens mall. A throwback to the days before DJ stations, grazing menus and molecular gast ... More >>
The bathroom at the Living Room is wallpapered with old pinup magazines.In my review of the Living Room in Boynton Beach, I talk about how owner Lisa Mercado transformed the restaurant into a highly personal, almost schizophrenic collection of knickknacks and oddities. But one thing I left out wa ... More >>
photo by Justin Namon, www.thepopnessparty.comTo read past installments of South Florida According to Brooklyn, click here. This week I'm just gonna shoot off at the mouth. I want to talk about loyalty. And I don't mean this to sound like bitching or complaining -- I'm just talking about a top ... More >>