Warning: This is not your daddy's doughnut shop. Chunks of crisp caramelized applewood bacon crown a glazed round of dense yet fluffy dough. Hidden from the eye is a filling of handmade maple custard boiled down nightly from fresh vanilla beans and real maple syrup. Rainbow-colored M&M's and smoot ... More >>
Palm Beach County restaurateurs will show off their goods in the first Palm Beaches Restaurant Week scheduled for Sunday, June 3, through Saturday, June 9, at dozens of top restaurants throughout the county. Marquee names like Seasons 52, Pistache French Bistro, Café Boulud, Buddha Sky Bar, Kapow! ... More >>
Boca Bachannal, the three-day celebration of wine and food, is celebrating its tenth anniversary with a pretty impressive lineup of events. Tastings, dinners, and seminars start on Friday, March 23rd and culminate with a grand tasting on Sunday, March 25th. Proceeds from the events benefit ... More >>
Chow vs. Chow pitted restaurant chain Philippe Chow against Mr. Chow in one confusing lawsuit that had attorneys arguing everything from name rights to recipe theft. Who won? Depends on who you talk to. Stratis Morfogen, CEO of Philippe Chow has been claiming victory all we ... More >>
In the mixed verdict of Chow v. Chow last week, a jury awarded $1 million to Michael Chow of Mr. Chow in his claim against Philippe Chow yet cleared allegations against the restaurant group for 15 of 16 counts such as trademark infringement, unfair and deceptive trade practices, and misappropri ... More >>
Things to do this week include booking a reservation for Valentine's Day -- something that needs to happen quickly if you don't want to be shut out of the game -- or making plans for a special pre-Valentine's outing. There are plenty of fun date ideas for the weekend, but no shortage of options f ... More >>
facebookBreathe Restaurant and Ultra LoungeDespite the holiday rush, December saw no abatement in restaurant openings. Nice weather, tourism and delayed fall debuts were the incentives. Most new restaurants fill a niche: The Wine Dive, Havana's, Le Macaron, or Brooklyn Water Bagel, for example.Ja ... More >>
A woman accompanied by two guests left $15,000 behind in a Jimmy Choo bag at Philippe by Philippe Chow on Wednesday night. "What do you want me to do with this?" manager Jorge del Valle said when he showed CEO Stratis Morfogen the contents of the bag after the group had left.
Update: Insidefortlauderdale.com owner Dennis Baasch responds. See below.Photo providedDennis Baasch at a recent restaurant opening.A website called Inside Fort Lauderdale posted a review October 24 of the new Philippe by Philippe Chow restaurant in Boca Raton under the headline "Philippe Chow's ... More >>
The casual, Beijing-style Chinese dining branded by Philippe Chow in Boca Raton this summer is slated to open at 450 E. Las Olas Blvd., in the former Jackson's Steakhouse building, confirms Philippe Chow CEO Stratis Morfogen. Morfogen said the company had been eyeing Fort Lauderdale for the ... More >>
We've received a flurry of press releases and heads up notifying us of restaurant openings in the coming season and the course of the year. First up, in correlation with this week's restaurant review on Philippe Chow: sources tell us that a location for the group's next casual dining location wil ... More >>
This past summer-between May 31st and yesterday- the area's readers have been more interested in the opening of burger joints-or really, just about any joint- than porn filmed at a pizzeria. Read on for the season's most read local restaurant news of the summer. The results may surprise you.
I'm struck by how depressing Chipotle's employment campaign is. Opportunity is a lonely fast food burrito - for which we can't even see the food? It's so sad sack it reminds me of a scene in American Splendor in which Harvey Pekar wears a frown and slumps through garage sales, sifting through old ... More >>
Philippe ChowA recent conversation with Stratis Morfogen, CEO of Philippe Chow restaurants, yielded a few more nuggets about the coming debut of Philippe Chow in the downtown Boca Raton space formerly home to III Forks steakhouse. For one, Morfogen expect the new Philippe to debut in mid-Au ... More >>
Philippe ChowLately it seems that Delray and West Palm Beach have been getting all the restaurant glory but now it appears that Boca Raton is cutting itself a slice of fine dining glam. Expecting to debut in mid-August is the second SoFla outpost of New York-based high-end Chinese eatery Ph ... More >>