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Mai Kai

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2014

    Five Best Food and Drink Events This Weekend: Animals, Tiki Stuff, and More

    Congratulations, you made it through yet another working week. You might as well give yourself a pat on the back to celebrate -- or better yet, a drink or three. Whether you're hoping to score deals on drinks, looking to help homeless dogs while getting drunk, or longing to hang out at the zoo whil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2014

    Ten Best Bars for Cocktails in Broward County

    Broward County has a long alcohol-fueled history. From Prohibition rum-runners to shots-guzzling spring breakers to current craft beer geeks, Fort Liquordale and its surrounding suburbs have definitely earned their reputation for copious consumption of booze in the past century. Even with all the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2013

    Gobble Wobble Pub Crawl Invades Fort Lauderdale This Saturday

    Now that Halloween is behind us, it's time for our thoughts to turn to turkeys, hot apple pie, and drinking for a cause at the second-annual Gobble Wobble Pub Crawl. The crawl starts this Saturday, November 9 at 4 p.m. and visits six different Fort Lauderdale bars, with each location offering up a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2013

    Five Food and Drink Events This Weekend: Chic Greek, Great Gatsby, and More

    Congratulations: the weekend has arrived. You have made your way through yet another week of work and your time to play is here. Whether your looking to check out a happy hour deal, play dress up, or just hang out with the kids, there is something to please your palate this weekend in South Florida. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2013

    The Five Best South Florida Food & Drink Events This Weekend: Hukilau, Sour Fest, and More

    If yesterday's weather was any indication of the weekend's, it looks like you're going to want to stay indoors. Oh, the joys of summer in South Florida. Fortunately, there are plenty of food and drink related events this weekend that will keep you busy and out of the rain. See Also: - Free Fondue ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2013

    The Hukilau: The History of the Massive Tiki-Themed Event Taking Over Fort Lauderdale

    Like residents of most cities, there are a lot of things South Floridians take for granted. Seriously, how many times have out-of-towners asked why you don't have a year-round tan? The beach is probably not the only thing you're not taking advantage of. Whether or not you're aware, you live nea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2013

    Mai Kai Restaurant: History of a South Florida Institution

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2013

    Ten Best Happy Hours in Broward and Palm Beach Counties

    Ahh. Happy hour. That wonderful time of day when a smiling bartender, cheap booze, and inexpensive food are intended to dissipate all of your workday's stress. Of course, you could go for a run or do something healthy to blow off some steam, but where's the fun in that? To help you out with your h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2013

    Hukilau 2013: June Dates Announced for Polynesian Pop Tiki Party at Mai-Kai

    Aloha, South Florida. This June Fort Lauderdale's Mai Kai will once again be hosting the annual Polynesian pop-lovers paradise, The Hukilau. This year marks the 13th annual Hukilau, a four-day tiki fest that draws all manner of tikiphiles from across the globe to kick back and revel in all that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2013

    Tilted Kilt Coming to Hallandale: Meet the Kilt Girls (Photos)

    If neon orange isn't your color, maybe plaid is more your thing? If so, meet the Kilt Girls from The Tilted Kilt. These babes, dressed in a innocent-Scottish-schoolgirl-turns-naughty-vixen uniform, want to serve you beer and big-arse burgers...and they are coming to Hallandale.The restaurant chain, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2012

    Five 2012 Halloween Parties in South Florida

    Halloween is huge -- $8 billion huge, that is. Seven out of ten Americans will be celebrating this year -- that's 170 million people. And let's be honest, this is a time of year when normal folks tend to go a bit crazy. Bath salt zombies will be running down the streets. Obamas and Romneys will be p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2011

    Fort Lauderdale's Dirt Cheap Happy Hour Eats

    ​Recession or no, it seems that everyone loves a deal, whether it's a happy hour buffet, dollar eats, or slashed prices on favorite items. Would you eat dinner for a dollar, or less? (I'd likely skip it, though I'm in the minority.) Here's a round up of recs for low brow fare on days when money's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2011

    Fort Lauderdale's Dirt Cheap Happy Hour Eats

    ​Recession or no, it seems that everyone loves a deal, whether it's a happy hour buffet, dollar eats, or slashed prices on favorite items. Would you eat dinner for a dollar, or less? (I'd likely skip it, though I'm in the minority.) Here's a round up of recs for low brow fare on days when money's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2011

    Interview with Coco Asia's Owner and Chef, Mike Ponluang, Part One

    ​Mike Ponluang, owner and executive chef of Coco Asian Bistro & Bar, has traveled the world, learning and teaching elegant Thai food preparation. He attended Siam Business School and worked as a cook at the Chaopraya Hotel, the open mess for United States Army officers stationed there dur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    Thanksgiving at a Restaurant: Five Options in Fort Lauderdale / Hollywood / Miami Beach

    Let somebody else deal with this. ​For some, eating Thanksgiving at a restaurant might seem weird. But since when is it un-American to have someone else cook your meal, serve it to you, and clean up everything when you're done with your third helping? There's absolutely nothing wrong with Thanksgi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2010

    Food Events on the Radar

    ​• The old phrase, "Take me out to the ball game" is going to have to be changed to "Take me out of the ball game" after Sunday's Marlins vs. Mets game. That's the Marlins are offering discounted "All You Can Eat Seats" for the throw down. This Club Level section of seats will offer fans complet ... More >>

  • Music

    December 17, 2009

    Drinking and Dating

    The right beverage at the right place can help turn your vertical friend into a horizontal one.

  • Music

    February 5, 2009
  • Calendar

    August 7, 2008
  • Calendar

    December 22, 2005
  • News

    October 27, 2005

    Category Too Much

    We know how to weather the big storms, right?

  • Music

    October 13, 2005

    Playin' Huki

    Kitsch is culture for tikiphiles, and Fort Lauderdale is paradise

  • Calendar

    November 13, 2003

    Boca Art

    Boca's Museum of Art gets several new looks

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