Fresh Market Inc.

  • Blogs

    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 20, 2014

    South Florida Food and Drink Events This Week: Win Free Pizza For One Year, Dogtoberfest, Beer Dinners, 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 enjoy a f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2014

    Caleb's Kola: Craft Soda by the Makers of Pepsi

    "Tested batch after batch". .."sustainable Fair Trade cane sugar"...."a special blend of spices from around the world"..."a distinct foamy head". Is this the description for a new, artisan, exotic beverage? In a way, yes. And no. The above words are part of the launch campaign for Caleb's Kola, P ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2014

    Miami-Based Wine In A Can Names Real Housewives Star Marysol Patton Brand Ambassador

    The next time you feel the urge to slug down a few glasses of wine Real Housewives of Miami-style -- especially since news broke the show has been officially canceled -- don't go for the bottle. Show a little restraint, and grab a can of vino, instead. Yes, you read that right. A can. If beer seem ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2014

    Fresh Market Delray Beach Celebrates Grand Opening Today

    Today Fresh Market opened the doors to its 153rd retail store in Delray Beach. The 21,400-square-foot market is the 34th in the state, employs a total of 92 staff members, and is celebrating its first week of business with a variety of store-wide specials available all week long. Located in the C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2014

    Monsanto Parody Asks 'What's Bad About Giant Screaming Watermelons?' (Video)

    Monsanto gets a bad rap, y'all. Sure they're genetically-altering food and people are in a huff about it. But let's play Devil's advocate here, shall we? Maybe genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and genetically engineered (GE) foods aren't so bad? Maybe the whole debate was started by other cor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2014

    January's Restaurant Openings and Closings in Broward and Palm Beach Counties

    With another month comes another bunch of new restaurants. While we still have plenty of spots we're waiting to see open doors (Ahem, Trader Joe's!), the last four weeks of January proved to be a good one for the world of food. From beer-centric gastro pubs to coal fired pizzas to upscale piano bar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2013

    December's Restaurant Openings and Closings in Broward and Palm Beach

    With another month comes another bunch of new restaurants. While we still have plenty of spots we're waiting to see open doors (Ahem, Trader Joe's!), the last four weeks of December proved to be a good one for the world of food. From long-awaited waterfront spots to trendy Mexican joints to upscal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2013

    Fresh Market in Delray to Hold Jobs Open House December 18

    Do you need a job? Of course you do. The new Fresh Market is looking to hire 80 to 90 employees to fill its new store coming to Delray Beach next year. The positions range from assistant grocery managers to specialists, bakers, meat cutters, and seafood specialists. To apply, first visit the Fresh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2013

    Synthetic Drug Ring Busted in Palm Beach, Linked to Death of Boca Raton Teen

    Back in June, a 17-year-old Boca Raton teen collapsed on the beach after downing some type of psychedelic. The speculation that snowballed after Zach Denaro's sad end included a lot of dud info, confusion, and anxiety. One of the more believable rumors floating online was that the teen had swallowed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2013

    Trader Joe's Opening in Delray Place October 2014

    Trader Joe's is staging an outright invasion of South Florida these days and we couldn't be happier about it. First, the crunchy, food lover mecca announced they'd be making a debut in Palm Beach Gardens sometime in 2014, with construction slated to begin in fall of this year. Then we found out ab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2013

    Trader Joe's Brings Their Organic, Non-GMO Ethos to Boca Raton

    Trader Joe's announced today that they will be building their second location in East City Center in Boca Raton. Though rumors swirled on social media sites about where a Trader Joe's might open if it came here - heavy money was on Delray Beach's South Federal Highway corridor - the speculation am ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2013

    Five South Florida Food & Drink Events This Weekend: St. Patrick's Day and More

    What happens when the worlds of spring break and St. Patrick's Day collide? A hot, drunk mess and South Florida will have a lot of cleanup to do come Monday morning. In the meantime, there are plenty of ways to party away the weekend with food (but mostly drink) in hand. Not into the whole frat part ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2013

    Beef Jerky Milk Chocolate Bar? Amazing Flavors from Wild Ophelia

    Over the years, we've seen some pretty random things swirled into milk chocolate bars and dark chocolate chunks. What began with safe and acceptable pairings like fruit, nuts, candy and cookies has over the past decade graduated to bold new flavors. Now, you'll find chocolate loaded with bacon, spic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2012

    South Florida Food and Drink Events This Week: Holiday Fun and More

    If you're reading this now, it likely means you're running down the clock at work, sipping from a Thermos of spiked eggnog and counting the moments until sweet, holiday vacation time is yours. Those who are sticking around town this week will find there's not a whole lot going on. Clean Plate Charli ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 22, 2012
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    October 3, 2012

    Best Fall Festivals 2012 in South Florida: Hayrides, Pumpkin Patches, and Corn Mazes

    It might be hard to believe from the weather outside, but Autumn 2012 officially began on September 22. But just because we live in the only Zone 10 in the contiguous United States doesn't mean we can get a little taste of fall fun. There are pumpkin patches, hayrides, and harvest-time fun all over ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2012

    South Florida's Best Specialty Food Stores

    As part of the countdown to the Best of Broward/Palm Beach 2012, coming in June, we've assembled a list of ten of the best specialty food markets in South Florida. These are the places to turn when Publix, Whole Foods Market, and even Fresh Market simply won't do. Did we miss your favorite source fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2012

    Earth Day in South Florida: Food and Drink Activities for Tree Huggers

    Earth Day is Sunday, and according to Groupon, the planet will be celebrating its 400th birthday. After contemplating that failure in math and/or marketing humor, consider using this weekend to get out into the community and learn about ways to make an impact locally and globally, particularly when ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2012

    Las Olas Wine and Food Festival, Old School Beerfest, and other Food and Drink Events this Week in South Florida

    With wine competitions, wine festivals, beer festivals, and all manner of pairings on the docket, this is a busy week for food and drink fans in South Florida. In addition to the typical end-of-season flood of events, there are a few special observances this week. Tax day is Tuesday and if you need ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2012

    Tuesday Deals Offer More Than Tacos

    ​Some can't resist the siren song of all-you-can-eat specials at Rocco's Tacos or $1 tacos at Treasure Trove on Tuesdays. Turns out, Tuesdays aren't just for taco deals. It's a good day to take advantage of restaurant deals and happy hours as well as market price breaks. Chances are, you'll also e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2012

    Mardi Gras at Home: Beads, King Cake, Muffulettas, and Hurricanes

    Robert Fresh MarketKing Cake is a Mardi Gras tradition.​Happy Fat Tuesday!  This is the day when good Christians stuff themselves with booze, food, and show their boobs in exchange for beads in a last-ditch effort to get in as much partying as they can before Lent.  Thankfully, like Chri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2012

    Let's Hope Your Weekend Company Is More Interesting Than This Guy

    Next time you hit up Riverside Market, Total Wine, or the new Fresh Market for a six-pack, keep in mind these truth-in-beervertising ads from Breckenridge Brewery. Here's hoping you don't get stuck in a conversation with this guy (or girl) this weekend.

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2012

    Price Check: Publix v. Fresh Market v. Whole Foods

    ​I walked past a coworker eating a beautiful spinach salad and asked her where she got it. I should have known:Fresh Market. Today, of course, was opening day.She thought it was pricey, as do many who have never been to a Fresh Market. But more than the all-organic stuff at Whole Foods? I was curi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2012

    Ten Reasons to Check Out the Fresh Market Opening on February 1

    ​Tomorrow at 9 a.m. is the opening of the Fort Lauderdale Fresh Market, an occasion marked by the breaking of a wheel of Parmigiano-Reggiano. From the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy, this cow's-milk cheese goes through a number of processes as it's shaped, branded, brined, and aged for a year befo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2012

    "Best Supermarket in Town" to Open Tomorrow in Sunrise

    ​New York Mart in Sunrise is set to open tomorrow in Timberlake Plaza at 8 a.m. The chain has set off heated responses in New York, chronicled by the Wall Street Journal in "Changes in Flushing Set Off Food Fight" when the grocery store replaced a crappy Key Foods to accommodate the growing number ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2011

    Christmas Cookie Competition, City Link BeerFest, and Other Food Happenings This Week in Broward and Palm Beach

    ​When the thought of yet another leftover turkey, mashed potato, and pumpkin pie sandwich makes you green around the gills, it's time to travel outside the house for sustenance. This week, you can officially start getting your Christmas on with holiday activities in Fort Lauderdale -- including a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2011

    Beerfest & Other Food Events This Weekend in Fort Lauderdale/Broward/Palm Beach

    Join the crowd Saturday at Beerfest. ​Nothing much stands between the cornucopia of stout, ale, and lager selections at the New Times Original Beerfest and you but a few hours. Roughly 48-ish or so hours, to be exact, but still. In case it wasn't obvious, the Clean Plate Charlie crew is pretty fon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2011

    Five Best Halloween Festivals and Pumpkin Patches in Broward and Palm Beach Counties

    Friends don't let pumpkins eat their young.​Halloween is less than a week away. You have no pumpkin and the kids are starting to beg you to go trick-or-treating. Clean Plate Charlie understands your busy schedule and knows you might not have time to do the research and find the best Halloween eve ... More >>

  • News

    September 15, 2011
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    April 28, 2011

    Top Chef Masters Recap: The Biggest Loser Challenge

    ​The cheftestants walk in and find a bunch of cheeses with hottie Curtis Stone. Quickfire Challenge Make a masterful cheese dish. The guest diner is a cheese connoisseur to be named. Hmmm..wonder if it's Mickey Mouse (I mean Elmo was a judge on a recent Top Chef All-Stars Quickfire). ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2010

    Free Cooking Show, Holiday Events at Bedner's Farm Fresh Market This Weekend

    Nicole Danna ​Nothing beats cooking with fresh produce, and for one loyal customer, food doesn't get much fresher than what you'll find at Bedner's Farm Fresh Market in Boynton Beach. So much so, this farm fan -- simply known as "Chef Johnny" -- will be offering his thanks this holiday season w ... More >>

  • News

    November 25, 2010
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    November 19, 2010

    It's Heirloom Tomato Time!

    Walter Ross​Tomato junkies, your fix is here.  If you've been jonesing for a fresh, ripe, sweet tomato, one that doesn't look like it was manufactured from melted-down Evian bottles, you are officially in luck. The season's first heirloom tomatoes, grown hydroponically by Farmhouse Tomatoes o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    Beer of the Week: St. Ambroise Biere Blonde Pale Ale and La Fin Du Monde

    John Linn​Unrepentant beer drinkers, rejoice! Each week, Clean Plate Charlie will select one craft or import beer and give you the lowdown on it: How does it taste? What should you drink it with? Where can you find it? But mostly, it's all about the love of the brew. If you have a beer you'd like ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2010

    Doggy Bag: This Week in Charlie

    I stared into the abyss, and the abyss stared back.​This week on the blog:Substandard produce got you down? Cure your depression at Bedner's Farm Fresh Market in Boynton.We updated our interview with Big Bear Brewing Co. brewmaster Matt Cox to include a slideshow of behind-the-scenes shots.Our 100 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2010

    Cure Your Produce Depression at Bedner's

    ​It's pathetically easy to get depressed nowadays. Look at your bank account. Try to find a new job. Watch network television. Hell, just crawl out of bed in the morning. And here's another one: Check out the produce at your local giantsupermegamarket.   Talk about depressing. Fruits and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2010

    Wake Up to Fresh Market Coffee

    John Linn​I'm a coffee fanatic. But, like Jimmy, I refuse to drink "shit." Insta-coffee? No thanks. Folgers? Please. Nearly anything preground? Step back with that, son.Yes, when it comes to coffee, I have some distinct preferences. I like quality, whole roasted beans. I like them ground fresh bef ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2010

    Doggie Bag: This Week in Charlie

    John LinnThis tasty, prime New York Strip came courtesy of New York Strip Steakhouse & Cabaret. ​This week on the blog:Estancia: A cheap merlot that actually doesn't rank on the Universal Suckitude Scale.The Meatist tries to pull a fast one on unsuspecting vegetarians.Our 100 Favorite Dishes t ... More >>

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    November 19, 2009

    It's Tea Time For Germany

    John LinnThis wurst is the best.​I'm a sucker for pate -- I'll eat any sort of meat blended into a paste and cured. It started when I was a maybe 10-years-old. My parents would buy Oscar Mayer Liverwurst (yes, there's such a thing) and spread it on butter crackers. I must've ate six tubes of the t ... More >>

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    January 26, 2009

    Wrapping Up the Jupiter Craft Brewers Festival

    The Third Annual Jupiter Craft Brewers Festival took place on Saturday, and in case you missed out on what was a perfect day of beer sampling and cavorting, check out our slide show here. What made the fest so "gee, shucks" great? For starters, the festival area - the amphitheater and park at the Ab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2008

    Green Markets Continue To Sprout

    The Market Company has started a Fresh Market at their Market Company Warehouse in Wynwood (4127 NW 2nd Ave., just west of the Design District). Local produce, honeys, cut flowers and more will be sold on Tuesdays and Thursdays, excepting holidays, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The Market Company als ... More >>

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    October 3, 2007