Fort Lauderdale doesn't have the long history of cities like New York or Boston. With just over 100 years under the city's belt, you're not going to find landmarks like the Plaza Hotel. However, you will find mid-century gems like the Mai Kai. To many residents, the spot may be thought of as a qui ... More >>
The origin of the desserts known as Death by Chocolate has been loosely credited to Les Anges, a Santa Monica restaurant from the '80s. Food writer Marian Burros describes the dessert as something novel in 1984, when she took a 15-restaurant tour around L.A. in eight days: "'I think I have someth ... More >>
When the Funky Buddha's Maple Bacon Coffee Porter was released in March, it became an instant nationwide sensation, garnering an earth-shattering #1 buzz ranking on BeerAdvocate.com (it currently sits as the 31st most popular beer one the site). And that's despite the fact that the small brewpub ... More >>
Nicole DannaApicius Ristorante e Enoteca in Lantana to become Bar ItaliaAs the saying goes, "All good things must come to an end." And the same holds true for Apicius Ristorante e Enoteca, which -- after openings its doors just over a year ago -- will be reopening as Bar Italia.According to ... More >>
This could be very awkward on May 22.Billboards have popped up all over the U.S. declaring that Rapture, or Judgment Day, is May 21. That's less than a week away.Sure, the Bible said that no one will know when rapture will happen but that didn't stop Harold Camping, the president of a California- ... More >>
I scream...you scream...we all scream for breast milk? Well, maybe we all did when we were babies, but a U.K. ice cream shop thinks we're still secretly yearning for a little frozen boob juice. London officials have seized the entire supply of "Baby Gaga" ice cream from a shop called I ... More >>
Who would've thought coconut rum-infused red ale would be so damn good?The Funky Buddha Brewery, South Florida's newest brewpub, arrived with a bang Saturday night. The long-popular lounge added 13 homespun beers to its repertoire; creative and inspired interpretations on craft brews that leverag ... More >>
Goooooood mooooorning MIA. We now introduce you to the Cupcake Diva, a South Florida entrepreneur specializing in high end confections like "made to order" cupcakes, cupcake ice cream cones, and interactive cupcake stations for parties and events.The last time we interacted with a cupcake it we ... More >>
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