National Restaurant Association

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2013

    Dean James Max Leaves 3030 Ocean

    After 14 years of elevating hotel dining in Fort Lauderdale, Dean James Max is parting ways with the Harbor Beach Marriott and will no longer be affiliated with 3030 Ocean. The chef issued a short statement on his DJM Restaurants website: Read Also: Tastemakers: Dean Max of DJM Restaurants

  • Dining

    February 7, 2013
  • Blogs

    April 3, 2012

    A Florida Rum Distillery, Dark and Stormy in a Can, and Other Drink Links

    Read on for today's roundup of Floridacentric links. Today's focus is on drinks.1. Wicked Dolphin Artisan Rum will be the newest booze made in Florida. Created from molasses, water, sugar, and yeast and distilled in aged barrels, the first batches from Cape Coral will be ready by May and distri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2012

    Eating Chicken Wings, Squirrel, and Wu Tang Clams

    ​Happy day after Super Bowl. Yesterday, the country ate 1.25 million chicken wings. Today, it's wing sauce and blue cheese smoothies. Read on for today's food-related links.1. The National Restaurant Association projects that restaurant sales will grow by 3.5 percent in 2012, with two out of five ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2011

    IHOP Offers Free Meals to Kids and Adults

    IHOP IHOP is dishing out free pancakes to kids and grownups.​Does anyone remember the IHOP kangaroo?  OK, then maybe Charlie's getting old. But if you're old enough to have kids, this is a good deal for you. Every evening from 4:00 - 10:00 p.m. in August, kids under 12 get a free mea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2011

    Interview With the Office's Chef de Cuisine, Francy Deskin

    Chef Francy Deskin​The Office is restaurant mogul David Manero's gastropub concept in Delray Beach. With 39 craft beers on tap and dozens more in bottles and creative twists on pub food classics, it's one of the most popular (and populated) restaurants on the Atlantic Avenue strip. We ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    Q&A With Jeremy Hanlon of My Fresh Chef

    OK, his story starts out simple enough -- Jeremy Hanlon was a finance major in college, then landed a Wall Street job after graduating. However, less than a year into his job, Hanlon knew cubicle life wasn't for him. He ditched it to cook. He went from watching the Food Network to appearing on it. H ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2008

    Christine's and New Times Hosts Artisan Brands Pairing Tonight

    Tonight, New Times and Christine's Restaurant  are presenting a complimentary tasting and pairing for Artisan Brands, a distributor of small batch, artisan spirits that's just moved into South Florida. Christine's chefs  Bill Bruening and Tom Repetti will be throwing down a spread of passe ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 12, 2008

    In With the Old, Out With the New

    Café Chardonnay holds steady in boom and bust

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2007