At 87 years of age, the former Prime Minister of Britain Margaret Thatcher passed away from a stroke today. Known as the "Iron Lady," Thatcher is best-known for her staunch conservative ways -- the female British counterpart to Reagan.Whether you agree with her political stance or not, being the fir ... More >>
Barack Obama is super down with The Gays.
And, in another showing of being so, he's thrown his support behind Florida's bid to host the 2018 Gay Games via a letter to the organizing committee.
The Gay Games have yet to pick a host nation for 2018.
Orlando joins London, Paris, Amsterdam, and Lim ... More >>
Chef Andy Trousdale, an expat form northern England has been in the South Florida culinary scene for a number of years. A former yacht chef and culinary instructor at the Art Institute, he's had ample experience with teaching culinary enthusiasts about a wide range of strange and exotic foods. ... More >>
Does watching other people burn massive amounts of calories participating in seemingly random Olympic sports (Shooting? Badminton? Race Walking?!) have you hankering for a nice plate of fat- and cholesterol-laden English food? You're in luck. While it will never be mistaken for the streets of London ... More >>
We're counting down our top 100 favorite dishes. Click here for a full archive. If you have any nominations of your own, email them here.
13. Shepard's Pie from The Blue Anchor
Just beyond the trendy steakhouses and sleek cafés on Delray's Atlantic Avenue, you'll find The Blue Anchor, a charming ... More >>
The Everglades has a marketing problem. Earlier this week, officials from the Everglades National Park and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization got together for a chat about how to better market the park to lure in tourists. As the Miami Herald reports, during ... More >>
Glimpses of the South Florida Scene is a column devoted to the artists thriving within Broward and Palm Beach counties featuring interviews with the folks making it happen. This week, Chrome Dick.It goes without saying, but "Chrome Dick" is a jarring phrase, image, and idea. The sounds Raphael Al ... More >>
Elton John is the owner of six Grammy awards, has a net worth of $320 million, and despite his extensive history with drug abuse and his unabashed honesty when it comes to pop culture, he remains an inspirational figure in music.The legend transgressed from a young man, yearning for a simple song ... More >>
One banker, we'll call him Steve, was walking out of the corporate office in Orlando recently when a protester got in his face. There were three or four Occupy protesters who spotted Steve with a couple other people wearing suits. The protesters figured they had found one percenters. "You're resp ... More >>
Photo by Riki AltmanHow'd you squeeze all those tan nuts into that bag?OK, so we're suckers for flashy packaging. That's why we set aside this bag of New York Delhi chilli [sic] lemon-flavored "VIP" nuts when we got them in a gift basket over Christmas. And we nearly forgot about them until the silv ... More >>
Linda GassenheimerLinda Gassenheimer is a chef, noted author, and radio and television personality who makes her home in Coral Gables. Her Miami Herald column, Dinner in Minutes, is syndicated to more than 4 million readers each week. Gassenheimer is producer and host of the weekly radio fe ... More >>
Kevin Spacey as lobbyist Jack Abramoff The crime is among the most famous in Fort Lauderdale history: Nearly ten years ago Miami Subs-founder and gambling boat mogul Konstantinos "Gus" Boulis was driving his black BMW sedan through downtown when the truck in front of him stopped short. Boulis sla ... More >>
Photo by Colby KatzHopefully Florida Crystals treats its European workers better than it treated José Gallardo.West Palm Beach-based Florida Crystals announced yesterday that it has purchased European refineries in a deal that will increase the company's capacity to 6 million tons a year. Florid ... More >>
Tal Ronnen made history when his book The Conscious Cook -- the first full-color vegan cookbook to be published in North America -- hit the New York Times bestseller list last fall. Since hitting the big-time (thanks also to Oprah, who had Ronnen develop a 21-day vegan cleanse for her), Ronnen ha ... More >>
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 >>
Chef Allen Susser, one of the original Miami Mango Gang of chefs, so named because of their commitment to using Florida foods, opens in Delray Beach tomorrow with Taste. It's a gastropub, and we chatted with him about this new venture -- far from Aventura's more formal sitdown, Chef Allen's, he's ru ... More >>
Unrepentant beer drinkers, rejoice! Each week, Clean Plate Charlie will
select one craft or import beer and give you the lowdown on it: How
does it taste? What should you drink it with? Where can you find it?
But mostly, it's all about the love of the brew. If you have a beer
you'd like featured ... More >>