• Blogs

    September 4, 2014

    Ten Best Restaurants in West Palm Beach

    Let's face it: West Palm Beach has never been known for its dining scene. But that doesn't mean there aren't some truly stellar dining options -- you just have to know where to look. These days, we have our eye on a few places -- both new and old. Whether you're headed for a night out on the town ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2014

    Rick's Lobsta Bar Opens Inside Camelot Nightclub Offering New England-Themed Fare

    South Florida restaurateur and nightlife maven Rodney Mayo is celebrating the grand opening of his 13th establishment this Labor Day weekend at Camelot in downtown West Palm Beach. But -- even though it serves food -- Camelot isn't a restaurant. It's also not a nightclub. And it's not really a loun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2014

    Ten Best Suburban Restaurants in Palm Beach County

    The restaurants that get the most hype always seem to be those fancy, just-opened joints. You know, the ones stuck right smack in the middle of downtown, or possibly that cute little historic district where the hipsters flock. Basically, wherever the nightlife crowd is rowdiest. But sometimes it's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2013

    Last Night's Innovative Kitchen Collaboration With Jamie DeRosa and Paula DaSilva (Photos)

    We write about culinary events all the time. Whether it's an individual dinner, a food festival, or a group of chefs preparing a meal, each one tends to focus on each chef showing off his or her individual style. While we're all about sampling different styles of food in one fell swoop, these sort ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2013

    Florida Man Wrestles Shark For Forty Five Minutes

    So a guy who used to live in Florida wrestled a shark for no other reason than because he can. Elliot Sudal, who moved to Nantucket from Sanibel, is in the news today for ranglin' up a shark off the shores of Massachusetts, and then wrestling it before dragging it onto the beach, before releasing i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2013

    Beer At The 2013 Las Olas Food and Wine Festival

    Some might say that a food and wine festival is not a place to sample beer, but they'd be wrong, wrong, wrong! It just happens to be not a very good place to do so. Not caring much for convention, nor for being seen as the odd man out at the festival, I grabbed my festival wine glass and made my wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2013

    Field of Greens Gets a Makeover, Moves to Clematis Street

    Field of Greens (or FOG, for short), Palm Beach County's healthy salad and sandwich shop offering nutritious, made-to-order dishes, has relocated its original location to downtown West Palm Beach, and made a few improvements while they were at it. The family-run business began in 2003 when owne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2013

    South Florida Dining and Drinking Events This Week: Cigar City Night and More

    Lots to eat and drink (mostly drink) this week in South Florida, so let's get right to it. After the jump, find a roundup of food- and drink-related events happening this week in Broward and Palm Beach counties. See Also: - Plantation to Get a New Weekly Food Truck Rally Beginning in October - Ame ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2012

    First Look: Table 26 in West Palm Beach

    If the dining scene on Palm Beach Island had a love child with Nantucket, it would be Table 26 in West Palm Beach.Owners and partners Eddie Schmidt and Ozzie Medeiros opened Table 26 in May, offering locals what they describe as an upscale -- yet casual -- neighborhood eatery. Indeed, it's a place w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2011

    Pumpkin Beers: A New Times Taste Test

    ​It's Decorative Gourd Season, inspiration for our second round of seasonal beer tastings. For those who'd prefer drinking pumpkin pie to eating it, these are the beers for you. At the Great American Beer Festival in Boulder, Colorado, last week, there were 37 entries for the pumpkin beer catego ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2011

    Top of the Point Unveils 'American Roadtrip' Dinners

    ​From the Top of the Point you can see all the way to Nantucket. The Napa Valley too. And Santa Fe and New Orleans. (Not Russia, though. Sorry, Sarah Palin.)  Actually, though the vistas from the penthouse restaurant atop West Palm's Phillips Point East Tower are both gorgeous and expansive, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2010

    Falcon House Hosts Acktobeerfest This Sunday

    Chef Jimmy Dean will host the Falcon House's Acktobeerfest craft beer celebration.​Triple Eight Lounge at the Falcon House is hosting a decidedly New England-style Oktoberfest party this Sunday starting at 2 p.m.Proper pronunciation is key: "Awk-toe-beer-fest" will feature chef Jimmy Dean's own ta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2010

    Chef John Paul Kline of John Paul Custom Cuisine: Q&A, Part Two

    ​Today, we continue our interview with John Paul Kline of John Paul Custom Cuisine, whose food- and winetasting series at the Museum of Art has been selling out. So what did you do after culinary school? I attended Johnson and Wales in Providence when I was 25 or so. I worked at the Back Eddy in ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 26, 2010
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    July 27, 2010

    Why Must My Dim Sum Go on Summer Vacation?

    by Lisa Rab​It was 12:30 p.m. last Saturday, and I was starving. I'd just finished an extremely sweaty yoga class and was eagerly speeding off to Sunrise to meet some friends for dim sum. Toa Toa, the highly acclaimed Chinese-food institution in a strip mall, would surely be worth the half-hour sc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    Happy Hour: Triple Eight Lounge at the Falcon House in Delray Beach

    Lyndsay Anderson The place: Triple Eight Lounge at the Falcon House, 116 NE Sixth Ave., Delray Beach 33483.The hours: Happy Hour runs Monday through Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. The deal: Half-price on all drinks during happy hour. Look out for the Triple Eight Vodkas on offer; these award-winning spir ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2010

    Restaurant News: Burt Rapoport Does Delray, Triple Eight Debuts, Kiss 'Em Goodbye

    •    Two big Delray Beach projects on tap for local restaurateur Burt Rapoport. First is a takeover of the now-shuttered Busch's Seafood on the Intracoastal, which Rapoport will make over as Burt's at the Bridge, a casual, affordable eatery featuring a wood-fired grill, raw bar, liv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2009

    Terra Madre, Boston's Birthday, Lola's Cooking Demos

    ​I know many of you were looking forward to celebrating Festivus this year, but Slow Food has an even better winter holiday to take part in. Terra Madre Day is being held around the world on December 10 with the basic goal of celebrating food diversity. The grassroots campaign is asking its member ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2009

    Palm Beach Billionaire Sailor Fights to Stop Wind Farm

    Flickr user: andjohanWind farm? NIMBY!​You'd think Bill Koch might be a fan of wind energy. The billionaire Palm Beach energy magnate made some of his fortune off eco-friendly geo-thermal and natural gas power plants. He's also an avid sailor who won the America's Cup in 1992.But it appears that w ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 18, 2009
  • Blogs

    February 5, 2009

    St. Thomas Aquinas High School, Monsignor On Madoff Victim List -- UPDATED

    The full list of Bernie Madoff fraud victims has been released by the court and among them is St. Thomas Aquinas High, the football powerhouse private Catholic school in Fort Lauderdale.   Listed as the representative for the St. Thomas account is Monsignor Vincent Kelly, who als ... More >>

  • News

    January 22, 2009

    Madoff's Man

    Fort Lauderdale multimillionaire Michael Bienes never cut ties with Bernie Madoff — even after the SEC shut him down.

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2009

    Local Church Responds To Bernie Madoff Scandal

    When it comes to $50 billion swindler Bernie Madoff's cronies in Broward County, we know about Michael Bienes and Frank Avellino. Now we can add the name Michael D. Sullivan to the list. Sullivan for years has been running a feeder fund for Madoff in his office on Federal Highway in Fort Lauderdald. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2009

    Bienes, Avellino, Madoff and The Church

    Bienes Knighted By Catholic Church Well, the Sun-Sentinel, apparently in a panic over the New York Times beating it to the story, finally reported on the connection between Fort Lauderdale philanthropist Michael Bienes and his partner, Frank Avellino, to Bernie Madoff, the $50 billion Po ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2009

    Madoff Crony Abruptly Resigns From Broward Arts Center

    Michael Bienes, the fabulously wealthy Fort Lauderdale benefactor, abruptly resigned from the Performing Arts Center Authority board Wednesday with a one-sentence letter, according to a center spokeswoman.   "We received the letter yesterday which said he was resigning, effective immediate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2008

    Clay Conley Shoots Down A Rumor And Serves Up A Recipe

    In yesterday's Short Order I suggested that a major unnamed chef would be shortly leaving a major unnamed restaurant. I was alluding to Clay Conley of Azul, in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. When I contacted the chef to see if the rumor was true, he started off by stating "I'm not leaving." This seeme ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 13, 2008

    The Potato Chip Chronicles

    Fine dining ends not with a bang but a crackle

  • Calendar

    August 21, 2008
  • Music

    August 14, 2008

    Dreading the Scissors

    Rapunzel ventures into the lion's den — and finds it hypnotically appealing

  • Dining

    January 11, 2007

    Season to Share

    Hey, man, quit Bogarting those baked clams

  • Home Entertainment

    March 30, 2006

    Kid Stuff for Parents

    Wonder Showzen is so sick, it's satisfying.

  • News

    December 29, 2005

    2005's Egregious Eleven

    The scam artists/malfeasants come at you in waves in South Florida

  • Restaurants

    May 12, 2005
  • News

    September 13, 2001

    Almost Perfect

    The rise and fall of Perfection, South Florida's biggest and boldest New Urbanist community

  • News

    April 29, 1999

    Hooray For Hollywood!

    Political battles in the city are making it hard for developments like Turtle Nest Suites to win approval. Enter Alan Koslow.

  • Goods and Services

    March 11, 1999

    Best SPA House Calls

    Spa to Go Essentials

  • Music

    March 19, 1998