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 >>
Is there any better way to take an instant vacation than with a rum drink? The spirit of choice for both pirates and poets, rum can instantly evoke visions of lush tropical islands and palm trees swaying in the breeze.One of the most versatile spirits in the world, rum runs the gamut of taste, poten ... More >>
If you think your job is demanding, consider the plight of journalist Jim "Hurricane" Hayward. This brave and dedicated man has painstakingly and thoroughly investigated every one of Mai-Kai's tropical drinks -- about 50 different libations in varying degrees of potency. Hayward has then revie ... More >>
Here in South Florida, we're pretty damned good at drinking -- particularly in bars. When someone visits from out of town, it's only right to share some of this talent with your guest. Given that our region is home to some pretty out-of-the-ordinary drinking destinations, you've got extra motivat ... More >>
Friday, February 24*Yay for original art and music in Boca! The Edition1 Art and Music Showcase at the Black Rose Irish Pub gives cool younger folk something to do there, with live art, DJs, and performances by local bands Stonecutters, Makeshift Wings, and Buffalo Tux (interesting names), as wel ... More >>
Photo: Lisa ZeldesThinly veiled as a means to "give Mom a break" or to avoid doing dishes from now until 12-12-12, going out for Thanksgiving dinner is the perfect way to minimize optimize the quality family time for which you are so thankful. Like planning a destination wedding, dining out for T ... More >>
Barrel O' Fun at the Mai-Kai.You already know South Florida is delightfully alcohol-soaked: We've got dives that boast 23-hour licenses and clubs that don't shut down until 4 a.m. We've got ubiquitous fishbowls of syrupy beach booze, robust beers found at snobby gastropubs and microbreweries, and ... More >>
alancleaver2000Times, they are tough. Unemployment is a national plague, and my piggy bank -- yes, I have one -- hasn't seen this much action in years. Like a lot of folks these days, I find myself standing in a grocery aisle, staring zombie-like at the shelves, balancing the importance of squeez ... More >>
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Hurricane Wilma took a pretty good swipe at Fort Lauderdale's own Polynesian village - the Mai-Kai. So much so that mo ... More >>