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 >>
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 >>
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.
- Plantation to Get a New Weekly Food Truck Rally Beginning in October
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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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
by Lisa RabIt 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 >>
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 >>
• 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>