Lots to eat and drink (mostly drink) this week in South Florida, so let's get right to it. After the jump, find a roundup of food- and drink-related events happening this week in Broward and Palm Beach counties. See Also: - Plantation to Get a New Weekly Food Truck Rally Beginning in October - Ame ... More >>
If there is anything Florida has down pat, it's Latin food and rum. With our demographics, that most certainly makes sense. This week brings south Florida's newest Latin-inspired restaurant: Paladar Latin Kitchen & Rum Bar.See Also:- Food Network Kitchen Opens at Fort Lauderdale International Ai ... More >>
Ralph Pagano leaves Gulfstream Park for Alba.To many people in either Broward or Miami-Dade, crossing the invisible border that divides the two counties is a rare occurrence. Maybe it's because each county is a self-contained place to work, live, and play, or maybe it's the distinct vibe that define ... More >>
Tomorrow is the Fourth of July! A glorious celebration of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence by our founding fathers some 236 years ago. It is a day of great historical weight, and there is no better way to commemorate the occasion than to sit in a field and watch things blow up.And whe ... More >>
Tanzy is scheduled to open in early May in Mizner Park in Boca Raton. The 7,000-square-foot restaurant/bar will be located in the downstairs portion of the space previously occupied by Sunrise Cinemas and currently undergoing renovation to become an iPic Theater. The new restaurant/movie theater com ... More >>
Beer, beer, beer: there are still about two weeks until New Times' Beerfest, but you can prepare for the event with one of the beer-focused events planned this week in Broward and Palm Beach Counties. Of course, there are other food and drink goings-on, but beer certainly takes center stage. Afte ... More >>
The "ultimate movie redefining entertainment" is coming to South Florida. Boca-based luxury movie theater company iPic Theaters announced plans yesterday for theaters in Boca Raton and Hallandale Beach, the Miami Herald reports.The theaters will feature leather recliners, blankets, booze, and gou ... More >>
Music vet and New Times scribe Lee Zimmerman offers his insights, opinions, and observations about the local scene. This week: Salivating over the Saw Doctors... One of the disadvantages of living in a place as far removed as South Florida is the fact that we're well off the beaten pat ... More >>
Phillip Pessar via Flickr Creative CommonsThe trucks don't take a holiday. With Halloween just days away, most of the weekend's food and drink related activities in Broward and Palm Beach Counties are geared to costumes, candy, and the undead (oh, and the nautical. The 52nd Annual Fort Lauderdale ... More >>
www.vectorportal.com/subcategory/168/HANDCUFFS-VECTOR-IMA...A 12-year resident of Broward County says that cops picked on him because he is dark complected and of Trinidadian origin -- and that they went so far as to detain him on bogus fraud charges, according to a recently filed lawsuit. Bhola ... More >>
Thick pasta layers drown in a pool of rich meat sauce while creamy ricotta and feathery Parmesan mingle about. Bubbly, gooey, chewy. Burnt, crisp edges crunch as herby tomato juices hope to run down chins amok... Mmhhh, lasagna. Am I making you hungry yet?
Playwright Irish Pub in The Village at Gulfstream Park is the sister-pub to iconic Playwright in South Beach. Both pubs offer over a dozen beers on tap (including Guinness, of course), but only Playwright at Gulfstream offers live horse racing action right outside the window.  ... More >>
Every year, employees of global tech firm PerkinElmer team up and run lemonade stands for a day. They're not just playing hooky. They're raising awareness and money by teaming up with Alex's Lemonade Stands, a 501(c)3 charity that helps kids with cancer.Back when she was only four years old, Alex ... More >>
Want the scoop on South Florida food news as it happens? Sign up to be a Broward Palm Beach Insider and receive our weekly newsletter and text alerts. • You know what tastes good? Free. This Summer, you can get a sample of that courtesy of Cantina Laredo. Just text the word "Cantina" to 89686 a ... More >>
Tonino Lamborghini Caffe Corsa, the restaurant named after the son of auto industry icon Ferruccio Lamborghini, has closed its doors for good. The restaurant located in the new, outdoor shopping mall the Village at Gulfstream Park married authentic Italian food with the kind of sleek design the y ... More >>
Florida's most buzzed about beer meets the World's Fastest Game, head on.Dania Jai Alai is like the ultimate Den of Iniquity: if you want vice, they've got it. There, you can gamble on ponies or poker, watch balls zip around at 150 miles-per-hour in "The World's Fastest Game," and smoke cigars to ... More >>
Scott BarfieldThe chefs at Chima will tend the grill for Riverwalk Trust's Get Downtown.• Fort Lauderdale's largest, outdoor happy hour is back on April 9. The Riverwalk Trust's Get Downtown series, now in its 12th year, brings the party to the streets with food, entertainment, and drink all fo ... More >>
Photo by Flickr user mainochurrascariaNow that Mr. Persnickety and I are nearing the sixth month of our courtship, I've started to become obsessively concerned that he try new foods nearly every time we go out to eat, and I have become more vocal in my insistence that he join me on my quest to un ... More >>
Lots of us foodies just can't wait until February rolls around now that we know the Village at Gulfstream Park is going to open with scads of promising new restaurants. Media folks were treated to a sneak preview of the massive complex Tuesday, followed by one of those pop-your-button lunches onl ... More >>
If you're looking for a safe investment in this rough recession, I'd consider betting on gambling. Both the Florida House and Senate are considering new legislation that would ease restrictions on gambling in this state. At the same time, horse tracks like Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Be ... More >>
Divorcing Couples Forced to Live Together, Apparently Have No 'Buddies'The economy is so bad that couples going through divorces are forced to live with each other because they can't sell their houses. Here's an excerpt from the Associated Press story that explains the problem and includes a couple ... More >>
If only every town in Florida had a casino. Then our little tykes in need might have some Christmas dough to spend and sports teams to join.The lucky little ones in Hallandale Beach have Gulfstream Park, the horse racetrack and casino. Although they're not yet old enough to play poker or tug on ... More >>
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