In the restaurant industry there are thousands of restaurant groups run by all manner of companies. Obviously, some are more prestigious than others. We're not exactly going to make an announcement when a new kitchen manager takes over the burners at Applebee's. One of Daniel Boulud's restaurant ... More >>
Only a day after showing Jimmy Kimmel how to pull his fresh, warm, creamy mozzarella Steve Martorano has announced he's planning a second Las Vegas restaurant in the Paris Hotel slated for spring 2014. The 200-seat restaurant will offer a large bar and patio, with a clubby design similar to Martora ... More >>
Peace A Pizza in Boca Raton might have been flying under your radar as 'just another pizza place', but if you've been in during the past few months, you'll have noticed a bit of a change: posters topped with logos like Cigar City, Dogfish Head, and Left Hand! Yes, gone are the days of funky pizza an ... More >>
Yo! Steve Martorano is hosting a meatball eating competition.If you've always wanted to see grown men and women scarf down copious amounts of meat for a cash prize, then the Martorano's Masters Meatball Eating championship at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is your opportunity to ... More >>
They're putting a little English on Wild Olives in the tony Shops at Boca Center, where celeb chef Todd English's posh but under-achieving restaurant has already closed and next month is slated to move next door and become a nouveau pub called The English Tap & Beer Garden. Not a ... More >>
flckr/ewormMouthwatering meat... sizzle, sizzle. Calling all carnivores! Take note of a local meat dish gaining national attention. Last night, South Florida's chef Michelle Bernstein discussed meat on the Food Network show Meat and Potatoes. Host Rahm Fama focused on "meat on the bone" at three ... More >>
dupo-x-y from Flickr.comGet your game face ready, South Florida. And your unemployment checks. And your mortgage payment. And your kid's lunch money.You might need it all if you plan on buying-in at the $1,600 main event during the World Series of Poker first-ever Florida circuit event. ... More >>
You'll soon see this in Boca.Abu Dhabi, Munich, and Madrid were the first places to get ATM machines that dispense gold bars. Next up for the gold ATM is America, and the first two cities to get the machines are Las Vegas and Boca Raton. That's right, the city famous for 4 o'clock dinners is now ... More >>
When Jose Martinez and his fellow chefs showed up for work on Friday morning at the Samba Room, they were shocked to find the doors closed.Instead of walking into the kitchen to prep for service, the employees were confronted by a representative from E-Brands, corporate owner of the Samba Room, w ... More >>
Photo by Flickr user Dots Treats CupcakesJust don't order the toasted coconut.• Fire and ice cream is not a happy marriage, as the folks at Palm Beach's Sprinkles ice cream shop found out last weekend. A kitchen fire gutted the shop, which not only dishes everyone's favorite hot-weather treat b ... More >>
Flickr user: youngwarriorBoca's corporate jets will get a runway upgrade.Millions of dollars for police officers, schools, roads, bridges -- no one's going to argue with most of these federally funded stimulus projects. In tough times, people want cops, teachers, and construction crews to stay on ... More >>
Peter Pans head for the Strip in Todd Phillips' The Hangover.
Black Tide (photo via www.blacktidemusic.com)Here's some good news for the kids who tried to see Escape the Fate's almost-debut headlining performance in Miami, in fall of 2007 at the now-defunct Studio A. The band never made it due to van troubles, and the rest of the show went on without them. The ... More >>
Anybody that was at the Q-Tip concert in Fort Lauderdale the night before Thanksgiving was treated to one hell of a show! The music was great, the openers were good, and even P. Diddy was in the building buggin' out having a good time. I can't complain about Q-Tip's set one bit. Well, I wish Phif ... More >>
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