Today is April 15, the annual deadline to file your income tax returns. Though there's really no one who actually likes filing taxes (let's face it -- even if you get a refund, the fact that you have to save a shoebox of receipts each year is enough to kill any joy derived from the fact Uncle Same h ... More >>
Don't let the "chilly" temperatures (c'mon: 66 degrees is sweater weather? Really?) keep you inside this weekend. There are tons of delicious adventures awaiting out and about. Bundle up and hit the town for some food and drink fun this weekend in Broward and Palm Beach counties. Find five options, ... More >>
Florida Panthers Team Captain Ed Jovanovski is not afraid to get behind the burner and start cooking -- especially when the result helps raise funds and awareness for pediatric cancer research.Jovanovski has partnered with the Hard Rock Cafe in Hollywood to create the Jovo Burger. The burger is a sa ... More >>
The Presidential election is behind us for now, so we can turn our television sets back to what really matters.24-hour-a-day non-stop food porn, courtesy of Food Network. If you're like me, you live and breathe these guilty pleasures disguised as television. Now you can eat it too, with the Fort Lau ... More >>
More photos of Rock 'n' Roll Beer-B-Que 2012 at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & CasinoIf you didn't make it to Saturday's Rock 'N' Roll Beer-B-Que at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, you missed out on quite the party. Restaurants from all across the area came out to showcase th ... More >>
Photos: Rock n' Roll Beer-B-Que 2011 at Seminole Hard RockThe charcoal is heating up in preparation for our second annual Rock N'Roll Beer-B-Que this weekend at the Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood. This Saturday, June 30, over a dozen restaurants will compete for titles in categories from bes ... More >>
Have you noticed that you've been licking your fingers lately for no apparent reason? Are you thirstier than normal but no amount of water seems to quell your thirst? Do you wake up in a cold sweat after having nightmares about dry-rubbed slabs of grilled pork that are just beyond your reach? If you ... More >>
Win a Trip to London Calling at Hard Rock Cafe on May 31st
Though some last-minute changes were thrown in the mix, the Riverwalk Trust Burger Battle forges full-steam ahead tonight with beefy offerings from local restaurants and burger experts. (Read about the changes here.) To give you a sneak peek of what to expect from tonight's entrants, Clean Plate Cha ... More >>
Children of the '80s forever have the Hard Rock Cafe logo seared into our memories. The Hard Rock Cafe T-shirt was de rigueur for most every suburbanite through much of the late '80s and early '90s: a sign that we -- or someone we knew -- had vacationed in the kind of cosmopolitan city that could pl ... More >>
Hard Rock Cafe won Most Unique Bite with a pulled pork bahn mi. Las Olas staple Yolo clinched the top award from JA World Uncorked last night by serving up a "forever-braised" short rib over a potato risotto with crispy shallots. A majority of the Clean Plate Charlie panel of judges picked Yolo t ... More >>
Jamie LongA blog post on a yogurt shop pushed readers buttons.What openings, closings, and local food news got your attention? Read on for the round-up on Clean Plate Charlie's local stories of the year.
"Where can I get a $5 lunch burger that's not fast food?" Today's question has me stumped. To accommodate a range of burger deals, I've bumped the ceiling to $7, $3 less than the restaurant average of $10 a burger. Here are the findings.10. $4 burger, fries, and a Pepsi at Hard Rock Cafe A ... More >>
The Hard Rock Cafe is 40 years old. We know it sounds crazy and we hardly believe it ourselves. It seems like only yesterday that we waited in line for over an hour to get a burger with a little flag on it and look at guitars hanging from the ceilings. OMG - is that Gene Simmons jock strap is in a g ... More >>
In Orlando, a pair of restaurant workers are suing their former employer, Hard Rock Cafe (the biggest one in the world, btw), alleging that the company ripped them off by taking their tips and divvying them up among the kitchen staff. That's illegal, says their attorney, Sam J. Smith. In fact, fo ... More >>
Karen Hanlon For most diners, selecting a restaurant boils down to food and ambiance. The menu is created by the chef, but the real stars may be interior designers, who touch all your senses and keep you in your seat. With Art Basel just finished, it's appropriate to showcase Karen Hanlon, an acc ... More >>
The Brits can be scary folks with their superior verbal skills and sophisticated disdain: Americans hear the accent and expect decorum, tact, painfully perfect manners. And then you get called an "ignorant fucking cunt" and are left wondering what the hell just happened - but the funny thing is, ... More >>
Photo by Erica K. LandauThe Place: American Rock Bar & Grill, 1600 E. Hillsboro Blvd., Deerfield Beach. 954-428-4539 The Hours: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., 8 p.m. to close every night. The Deal: The evening happy hour gets you 3 for 1, the later one gets you 2 for 1. They both cover wells, calls, ... More >>
Nicko McBrain behind the kit.For nearly 30 years, drummer Nicko McBrain has toured the world as part of one of the greatest rock bands of all time, Iron Maiden. He's played arenas and festivals, in front of tens of thousands of people in places Bangalore, India and Gothenburg, Sweden, and hundred ... More >>
There are so many food-related events going down in the next couple months, it almost makes you wish you had a doppelganger clone that you could send to do your bidding, er... tasting. At the very least, two stomachs could come in handy. You might need to outfit your clone with some kind of shock ... More >>
Fort Lauderdale's Ghost of Gloria could headline a hard-rock festival overseas.
Orlando rockers Atomic Tangerine work -- and win -- against the odds
Veni, vidi, and lost her shirt at the Seminole Casino
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
A casino's comin' to Hollywood. It's a big gamble.
Family man Smith goes soft in a story about a Girl
Big-ticket casino deals plus a messy internal power struggle equals even more legal woes for the Seminole tribe
Saturday nights, Piccadilly Garden becomes South Florida's all-inclusive resort
Attack of the cranky creationists
Nothin' like Jello putting some jerkwad in his place
Local drummer banished from the island of Misfit punks in goth-rock shocker
How did a local rock band go from being a hot property to getting into legal hot water? Clue: Money was involved.
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