We're not sure if you've heard, but butchering is kind of a big deal right now. Across the country butchers are teaching novices how to properly handle a nice piece of meat.
We prefer watching the professionals to getting our hands dirty. There's just something about watching a man--or woman--worki ... More >>
Florida Agriculture Literacy Day was this week and, if you're like us, everything we read about makes us think of beer. So what better time to learn a little bit about it? After all, it's made of things you grow in nature, and possibly your backyard.
Bill Manley, of Sierra Nevada brewing, lays it o ... More >>
When you think of ceviche, think of Ceviche in Delray Beach. The restaurant recently opened its doors with a quiet grand opening last October, and we at Clean Plate Charlie think it's a crying shame we didn't know about them sooner.
The family of Florida establishments has branded itself as an upsc ... More >>
You Jersey transplants who are longing for hoagies and water ice and the sight of oil refineries on the gray horizon, your beloved Wawa is coming to Florida.OK, right now it's only up in north and central Florida, but they already have six locations open in Kissimmee and Orlando, with two more on th ... More >>
Since last month's arrest of Food Not Bombs founder Keith McHenry in Orlando for violating that city's ordinance against holding mass feedings in public parks, the free-food group has been organizing protest events around the state and country. Yesterday afternoon around a dozen Food Not Bombs ... More >>
notallthere.netIf you have an organized drawer of sock puppets, you should probably sign up for a dating website.We have no idea how they compiled this "information," but the dating website Chemistry.com claims people from West Palm Beach have the second-most-organized sock drawers in the country ... More >>
...all the kids are doing it...If a new Florida Senate bill becomes law, the Sunshine State will finally have a legal definition of "sexting" - sending sexual advances or photos via text message. That may sound like a silly thing for the state legislature to be working on during a period of such ... More >>
Tonight, local celebrity couple Gloria and Emilio Estefan are doing the red-carpet thing in Hollywood. Yes, our Hollywood. Cb5, a "seasoned boutique restaurant concept firm," is busting out Bongos with the Estefans, who've done the same in Miami and Orlando. Since it's a celebr ... More >>
Tom Moench, owner of Orange Blossom Pilsner, poses with his brew.Check out the package on a shiny new six pack of Orange Blossom Pilsner -- which hit stores in South Florida last month -- and you'll find the company's prominently displayed tagline: "Florida's Honey Beer." It's so called, because ... More >>
The city of Hollywood has named a former Orlando official to lead its Community Redevelopment Agency. Tanja Gerhartz previously worked as the economic development director in Orlando. More recently, she had her own private consulting firm. If that means she's new to the South Florida political scene ... More >>
Jacob KatelProspective Top Chef contestants shoot the shit while they wait their turn to see the casting director.Top Chef 7 is officially on its way to your signal box, and Magical Elves, the production company behind the hit Bravo series, was in Miami on Sunday looking for talent. Prospective ... More >>
The rock python's scary-sexy maw.Amnesty Day is coming up on October 3, but that's amnesty for you, not for our scaly friends. Owners of exotic reptiles may turn in their anacondas at Gatorland in Orlando, no questions asked. It's time for Spot the reticulated python to find a new home, if he sur ... More >>
Madball (photo via the band's Myspace page)Beyond the unending, dentist-office-like whir of hundred of tattoo needles buzzing on and off, the Miami Tattoo Expo will feature another soundtrack -- an impressive lineup of local and national musical acts. While other South Florida tattoo conventions h ... More >>