If you prefer to work in the shadows and get the job done without ever being seen (and you're looking to get some extra mileage out of that Halloween costume), have we got the gig for you.
Ninja Spinning Sushi Bar (41 E. Palmetto Park Road in Boca Raton) is looking to open in early November and th ... More >>
After weeks of hard partying and rough wakeup calls, Halloween and Oktoberfest have packed up and shipped out until next October. But don't let that rain on your parade this weekend. The forecast calls for mostly clear skies and a comfortable mix of food- and drink-related activities in Broward and ... More >>
You and the kids made out like bandits at Halloween. The plastic pumpkins were filled with mini chocolate bars, tootsie rolls, and little bags of Skittles. ReadaAlso:- Ten Recipes for Pumpkin Leftovers: Make Pumpkin Flan, Pumpkin Milkshakes -- Anything but Pumpkin PieOnly thing is your peanut allerg ... More >>
It's no secret that South Florida is kind of spread out. Yeah, there are bars galore, but if you don't have a teetotaling friend who doesn't mind babysitting while you get smashed, you're picking one bar and cabbing it. Well, we have the solution for you. The Boca Bus Loop is back this week, and we ... More >>
Dickey's Barbecue Pit is set to open in Boca Raton on Thursday morning. The restaurant will welcome itself to the neighborhood by giving away free food to the first 100 customers who make it through the door. Sounds like a promising Halloween hangover cure, no?
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Halloween can be one long, scary night. First you've got to decorate the house with fake cobwebs and stuff, then you have to dress the kids up as zombies and princesses. Then you have to prepare for tiny little beggars showing up at your doorstep. You're going to need a little fuel (the vodka comes ... More >>
As if early voting wasn't a butt-hurting experience already.
Broward voters who have hit up the Tamarac Branch Library to do some early voting have seen their cars towed away from a strip mall across the street after after being forced to park there due to a full library parking lot.
The Casa Lind ... More >>
You see, we here are Clean Plate Charlie love you guys. You keep us alive. You're our reason for waking up every morning.
That and a steaming cup of Johan.
And because we love you so much, we want to give you free stuff. That's why we're giving away three pairs of Fright Night preview tickets wh ... More >>
Even with the Food Network offering meal plans and tutorials 24/7, not everyone feels at ease in the kitchen. Some of us have nightmares about hosting a dinner party, trying
to look composed in front of guests while managing rambunctious children
and messy eaters (ahem, Grampa). Wah! We need Giada ... More >>
How many pumpkin faces can you identify?For Halloween, Clean Plate Charlie has selected a group of celebrities and newsworthy individuals that are scarier than any creature lurking in a shopping mall haunted house. See if you can guess whose eyes are lurking behind these jack-o'-lanterns (a ... More >>
flickr/ultimateepicureMaybe I'm part zombie, but I don't think that eating brains is that big of a deal. My father used to make me eat it as a kid every time we went to a Greek restaurant. And while living in DC, during Greek Orthodox Easter, Top Cheffer Mike Isabella used to serve lamb brai ... More >>
Kerryvaughan via FlickrWeird Al and Amy would go!Well, looky here... What just landed in our lap but two free tickets to Rocktoberfest, the annual beer-drenched festival at Esplanade Park, over by the Museum of Discovery and Science in downtown Fort Lauderdale. The event is this Friday, from 5:30 ... More >>
Halloween will soon be upon us and with that comes scary movies, pumpkins, hayrides, cool weather and snuggling. Normally we hate when people push the holidays, but with Halloween, we totally make an exception.
It's Decorative Gourd Season, inspiration for our second round of seasonal beer tastings. For those who'd prefer drinking pumpkin pie to eating it, these are the beers for you.
At the Great American Beer Festival in Boulder, Colorado, last week, there were 37 entries for the pumpkin beer catego ... More >>
Following the Halloween debut of his Luna Lounge (207 Clematis St., 561/629-5241) nitespot in West Palm Beach, proprietor Osman Mehter has added a restaurant featuring the cuisine of his native Turkey. Doing the cheffing is Rauf Ziya, a long-time industry veteran who was last seen in the ki ... More >>
I'm all about breakfast, the most important meal of the day. It's especially fun when you make something seasonal and themed, like these pumpkin and pecan pancakes. They'd fit right in with the fall theme anytime from now until Christmas, but who doesn't think about pumpkins, especially around Ha ... More >>
Facebook.comBenacquisto's new ad comes days before the election.Just in time for Halloween, the campaign for a Palm Beach County state Senate seat has reached a gruesome low.The contest in District 27 is between Lizbeth Benacquisto (R-Wellington) and Kevin Rader (D-Delray Beach). And this week, B ... More >>
This is Wilton Drive.There's
been some outrage expressed toward Wilton Manors Main Street Inc. The 501c3
has taken over Wilton Manors' annual Halloween festival, Wicked Manors. On
the upside, they've extended the formerly one-night event into four days and changed
the name to Wicked Weekend. On ... More >>
Reese's are safe for Celiacs!As we've written in previous posts, people who can't eat gluten (AKA celiacs) are forced to carefully read every label to make sure to avoid gluten -- which seems to be in just about everything.Reading labels can make it difficult for gluten-free children come candy time ... More >>
Sometimes the most frightening day of the year isn't Halloween but the day you decide to eat out at a restaurant. "I am Dracula" intoned by a black-clad figure with bloody fangs and a bad complexion isn't nearly as scary as some of what you might hear at your local emporium of fine dining.. ... More >>
totalAldoThese little guys are screaming "Eat me!" riiiiight now!Jennifer Reed is a South Florida pastry chef and proprietor of the Sugar Monkey. Every so often, she shares her thoughts on life, food, and the people who cook it. Ah, a high school class reunion... What could be finer? Dozens of je ... More >>