They come and they go. West Palm Beach has been like a revolving door for restaurants in the past decade, and this is one city where you can truly say everything old is new again -- at least when it comes to the buildings they occupy. In the past several months, several new establishments have ope ... More >>
In downtown West Palm Beach, on a main street filled with dozens of restaurants and cuisine, a new gastropub-themed establishment has taken root. Known as J. Flynn's Irish gastropub, it's taken up space between the newly opened Oli's Fashion Cuisine and the soon-to-close Dr. Feelgoods club off Clema ... More >>
When I spent a semester in England for grad school, I found myself craving a Black and Tan at my local. I placed an order with the old man bartender, who poured me two full pints --one of Guinness and a second of New Castle. "Do it yourself," he said. Stupid American ordering Irish drinks ( th ... More >>
via Photobucket user bluejessaminePresident Barack Obama turns 50 years old today -- according to both his "Kenyan" birth certificate and the real one -- and policy decisions aside, it's been a magical ride.That's right, magical. The president has managed to invent a few new states, made fun of N ... More >>
flickr/asphaltbuffetEat me, I'm Irish!If you want to make something authentically Irish this St. Patrick's Day, try soda bread. It's so easy and literally mixed in minutes (no kneading!). Try this recipe. Seriously. It comes straight from Ireland's Ballymaloe Cookery School which is run by ... More >>
Plenty of bars in South Florida want to lay claim to being "authentically Irish." Charlie has been in and out of these places, some of them blaring Top 40 music and flashing lights, others covered in wall-to-wall green. Authentic? Hardly. Maguires Hill 16 is the real deal. Charlie spoke with ... More >>
Nicole DannaRuth Berman and Mike Arra love beer. So much so that the two busy Boynton Beach-based chiropractors decided to make a second living out of it.How? By organizing beer vacations, of course.
Following the April 20 explosion of the Deepwater Horizion oil rig and subsequent spill, there were scattered protests around the country, a bunch of huffing and puffing on Capitol Hill, and a general sense of heartbreak as TV news viewers watched the first tar balls reach land in Alabama. But al ... More >>
A few weeks ago, New Times brought you the story of our own black-market cigarette king, Roman Vidal. The feds accused the gray-haired Cutler Bay resident of funneling millions of illegal smokes through the Port of Miami to England and Ireland. Worse, investigators say that Vidal's profits went ... More >>
Flickr User: elevelineBehold the power of a stripper's heels.It's been a rough few weeks for working women. First Sasha Grey came to town and started blabbing about feminism. Then hooker ads got kicked off Craigslist. Now a local stripper is being sued for kicking a customer in the face. Micha ... More >>
Customers love the Hyatt's new hamburgers.I'm not hallucinating, I promise. As if we hadn't said quite enough about hamburgers on this blog, I just got word that the Hyatt Bonaventure in Weston is introducing a new Burgers and Brews menu at their Banyan Restaurant, where they've put together a lineu ... More >>
No, a leprechaun didn't explode. It's just always St. Paddy's Day at Holloway's.
Is there a cure in Biddy Early's mysterious bottles?
You could be he I figure I'm getting too fat, drunk, and impossibly snotty to hold this job much longer, so I hereby give readers a heads up. If you're planning to try to oust me from my oystershell- and hamhock-encrusted throne as Food Critic at Broward-Palm Beach New Times, there's a handy wiki h ... More >>
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