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  • Blogs

    November 4, 2014

    Adult Beer Floats and Spiked Milk Shakes in Broward and Palm Beach Counties

    This time of year, nothing says cooler temps for beer and cocktail lovers better than a rich porter, heavy stout or tasty nightcap, even in South Florida, where our idea of chilly means dipping below 75 degrees. So who cares if adult beer floats and spiked milk shakes are typically a summertime tr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2014

    New Times' Beerfest 2014: The Full List of Beers

    Time to plan your strategy, beer lovers! New TImes' Original Beerfest turns Fort Lauderdale's Esplanade Park into a fantasy of brews this Saturday, October 25, and we figured we'd whet your appetite with a complete list of the beers being served. We suggest using this as a checklist, of sorts. Or ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2014

    South Florida Food & Drink Events This Week: Food Trucks, Wine Tasting, and More

    While weekdays may be full of dreadful tasks, in South Florida we refuse to live a week without some distractions from our busy schedules. Whether a relaxing meal with a glass of wine is what you need to wind down, or whether you're looking for a lively social event, culinary experiences and enter ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2014

    South Florida Food and Drink Events This Week: Chef Cooking Classes, Wine, and More

    Weekdays are the worst, unless you live in South Florida, where we refuse to let a moment go by without cramming it full of entertainment. Whether you're looking to relax and recover from the weekend or would prefer to fill your weekday evening with distracting goings-on, there's something for you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2014

    Florida Beer: Black Current Strong Ale From Saltwater Brewery

    This week, we're looking at one of the most potent beers that Delray Beach's Saltwater Brewery has put out since opening their doors this year. This one is unique because of the ingredients used. I'm talking about the Black Current, a 10% abv American Strong Ale made with blackcurrants and sea grap ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2014

    South Florida Food and Drink Events This Week: Craft Beer, Science of Chocolate, and More

    Around and around we go; today is the start to yet another lovely workweek. Hopefully, you have a bit of a spring in your step from some indulgent weekend activities. If not, don't fret, there's still plenty of events to keep you busy through your working days. Whether you're looking to drink some ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2014

    American Craft Beer Week Starts Today: Participating Bars and Restaurants in Broward and Palm Beach Counties

    We love our beer here in South Florida. Sure, we may have been a bit late to the craft brew scene, but we're now one of the fastest growing markets in the country -- hey, we start slow, finish fast. While we drink all the time down here -- Fort Liquordale is in our territory, obviously -- we have ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2014

    Five Best Food and Drink Events This Weekend: Birthday Beers, Mother's Day, and More

    Are you ready for Mother's Day? What about some anniversary brews? Even if you don't care about any of the myriad celebratory offerings this weekend, you're going to have to eat something. We perused the highs and lows of the Broward-Palm Beach area and cooked up this tasty menu of awesome destinat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2014

    Sam Adams' LongShot Winner Russ Brunner Talks Brewing, Jim Koch, And The Future

    If Russ Brunner isn't a name on your radar yet, he should be. The Tamarac resident is currently running a hot streak of award winning beers: securing a gold medal for his Scotch ale at the 35th annual National Homebrewers Conference this past June, taking gold for a Foreign Export Stout at the 201 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2014

    Riverside Market and Sam Adams Hosting Ladies & Lagers Class on Wednesday

    The notion that women don't drink beer is not just sexist but stupid. Head to any brewery, craft beer bar, or brewcentric event and there are just as many individuals with two x chromosomes slamming down the tasty beverage as there are men. Still like so many other segments of the food and beverag ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2014

    South Florida Food and Drink Events: Ladies & Lagers, Make Your Own Sushi, and More

    Weekdays are the worst, unless you live in South Florida where we refuse to let a moment go by without cramming it full of entertainment. Whether you're looking to relax and recover from the weekend, or would prefer to fill your weekday evening with distracting doings, there's something for you to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2014

    Riverside Market Restarting Beer Bingo Tomorrow

    Few things pair better than brew with games. From beer pong to flip cup to around the world to Edward Fortyhands, nothing is more entertaining than a bit of competition while drinking. While we do realize that most these are activities designed for college students looking to get sloshed, even mat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2014

    South Florida Food and Drink Events This Week: Mardi Gras, Funky Buddha, and More

    Weekdays are the worst, unless you live in South Florida where we refuse to let a moment go by without cramming it full of entertainment. Whether you're looking to relax and recover from the weekend, or would prefer to fill your weekday evening with distracting doings, there's something for you to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2014

    How to Get Started Brewing At Home, And Maybe Get Famous At New Times Beerfest

    Fancy yourself a craft beer connoisseur? Sure, you might enjoy drinking it, but have you ever thought of making it? What about showing off your creation to other beer enthusiasts in South Florida? Coming up in about six weeks is the 2014 New Times Beerfest (April 5, 2014, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at A ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 16, 2014
  • Blogs

    December 16, 2013

    'Tis The Season For Ugly Sweaters And Beer Floats at Riverside Market

    Break out the tacky sweaters and prepare to indulge in a very grown-up ice cream social at The Riverside Market in Fort Lauderdale. Wednesday, December at 8 p.m., Riverside is teaming up with the Boston Beer Company for a round of ice cream beer floats featuring seasonal Sam Adams brews. 'Ice cr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2013

    South Florida Food and Drink Events This Week: Palm Beach Food and Wine Fest Wraps Up, Take a Gluten-Free Baking Class, and More

    Weekdays are the worst, unless you live in South Florida where we refuse to let a moment go by without cramming it full of entertainment. Whether you're looking to relax and recover from the weekend, or would prefer to fill your weekday evening with distracting doings, there's something for you to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2013

    This Week in Beer News: Beer Cigars, Beer Robots, and Amsterdam Pays Alcoholics With Beer

    Aww shit, it's that time again. Time to get real with some beer news. Downing a few beers with the brews at a bar is always a chill thing to do, but gorking on a little beer knowledge just might get you in with the ladies. It has been two weeks since the last TWIBN. That's because hangovers are a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2013

    Tamarac Homebrewer Russ Brunner Wins Sam Adams LongShot Homebrew Award

    Another local homebrewer has done it again. Still basking in the success of winning gold at the National Homebrewers Conference, Tamarac homebrewer Russ Brunner brews home the gold, this time at the Samuel Adams LongShot American Homebrew Contest last Friday. Brunner's American Stout was chosen amo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2013

    This Week In Beer News: Godzilla Sues NOLA, Guinness Gets Soft, and Jim Koch Is Filthy Rich

    It's Wednesday morning and you know that means: This Week in Beer News. Skip the coffee, crack open a breakfast stout and wake the fuck up. The craft beer industry is currently in beast mode. A billionaire has officially been made from it. And J. Wakefield Brewing killed it with their CrowdFunded o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2013

    Boston Beer Company's Amber Beckwith to Host Craft Beer Tasting Dinner at Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza

    Pizza and beer: It's a staple among college students, bachelors, bachelorettes, and finicky eaters. Now you can relive the glory days tomorrow evening with a pizza and Samuel Adams craft beer tasting dinner at Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza. The dinner Wednesday, September 11, at 8 p.m. at Anthony's P ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2013

    Choose the Right Beer Glass, Get the Most Out of Your Brew

    For craft beer lovers, there's nothing quite like cracking open a bottle of that highly sought-after imperial stout, or even simply a well-made pale ale, after a long day at work while sitting comfortably and decompressing. You've got the product down, but are you getting the most out of your beer? ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2013

    Jupiter's Summer Fest Previewed New Belgium, Celebrated Home Brewers

    Abacoa; it's a "New Urbanist's" dream of townhomes wrapped around a walkable central business core. It's also just a pretty cool place to come hang out and watch spring training or minor league baseball. But this past Saturday saw, instead, the inaugural Jupiter Summer Fest, the first craft beer, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2013

    In The Tasting Room: Holy Mackerel's Special Golden Ale 2012

    Friday's here, so it's time for beer. Every Friday, so long as the creek don't rise, this beer enthusiast will take a look at a Florida beer that, hopefully, should be readily available in a local shop or on tap at your favorite bar. Time to delve into another Floridian made beer. This week we're ... 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

    January 31, 2013

    Where to Watch Super Bowl 2013 Palm Beach County: Bars and Restaurants with Specials

    You've gone through an entire season spending every Sunday watching the games. We're going to bet you probably went to the same old place every week. And hey, we get it, it's great heading down to the spot where everyone knows your name. But for the biggest, most-watched, and heaviest drinking game ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2012

    Wilton Manors Has the Gays, the Kitsch, the Beats, but Not the Craft Beers

    ​There are many bars on Wilton Drive, the main drag of gaytopian Wilton Manors, and they all have their charms. There is chummy, sporty Sidelines. Rosie's (the subject of this week's dish column) has kitsch. There are low prices and lower lights at Tropics. Boom has beats, Georgie's Alibi the frie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2011

    SpoonFed: Going Italian on the Secret Menu

    Wearing black on black like the rest of the servers at SpoonFed, Vinnie the bartender looked young, but for whatever reason, he felt he had to tell me he'd just turned 50. "The new 35," he said. I never pay attention to age until I go to Delray, where it always seems to come up. "How can I take care ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2011

    We Have a Winner for The Delray Bash This Saturday

    ​This Saturday is the Del Ray Bash from 7 to 9:30 p.m. in Old School Square, for which we're giving away two tickets worth $100 that pays for dishes and drinks from more than 25 restaurants, including The Office, The Falcon House, BurgerFi, Buddha Sky Bar, and DaDa, among others. We aske ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2011

    Food/Drink Events This Week in Broward/Palm Beach Counties

    ​Did the hit-or-miss weather throw a wrench into your weekend plans? Truth be told, the forecast for this week isn't looking all that stellar either, but that's no excuse to launch into full-on hermit mode. Lots of fun things are planned for the week, from breast-cancer awareness and fundraising e ... 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

    December 3, 2010

    Beer and Cocktail Fest Tomorrow @ Exit 66: All You Can Drink for $20

    ​Since this is the time of year when Christmas trees, twinkly lights and cherubs start making their annual appearances, you know there's gotta be a party or three.Now, you're certainly within your rights to question an all-you-can-drink bash that begins at noon. The surgeon general sure would. The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2010

    Octoberfest Beer Dinners All Month Long at the Office

    Beers at the Office? Good call.​There's been a ton of interest in Octoberfest this year -- maybe it's because beer has become a bigger deal in South Florida than ever. The Office (201 E. Atlantic Ave.) is getting in on the act now. The Delray Beach gastropub's Octoberfest plans sound pre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2010

    Samuel Adams Octoberfest in Miami This Saturday

    ​If we're not underwater come Saturday, get out to Ponce Circle Park in Coral Gables (2800 Ponce de Leon Blvd.) for the inaugural Samuel Adams Octoberfest in Miami. The Octoberfest celebration starts at 2 p.m. and runs till midnight. It's the best excuse to drink in a public park since you were in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2010

    Beer of the Week: Samuel Adams Cream Stout

    ​Unrepentant beer drinkers, rejoice! Each week, Clean Plate Charlie will select one craft or import beer and give you the lowdown on it: How does it taste? What should you drink it with? Where can you find it? But mostly, it's all about the love of the brew. If you have a beer you'd like featured ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2010

    Funky Buddha Brewery and Lounge Launches Brewpub This Saturday

    The Funky Buddha mixes handcrafted beer, tunes, and good vibes.​For years, the Funky Buddha has been East Boca's destination for great craft beer. Starting this weekend, it becomes Boca's second ever Brewpub, and the fifth in Broward and Palm Beach counties.The Funky Buddha Brewery and Lounge offi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2010

    Paradise. . . Cheap (A Spice's Tale)

    ​Paradise for $2.99?   No, it's not heaven on the layaway plan from the Rev. BillyJoeBob's Church of the Contemptuous Redemption of the Blessed Holy Scam. It's grains of paradise, a tiny peppercorn-like spice that is to your average black peppercorn what Rev. BillyJoBob is to the Buddha. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2010

    Beerfest: Broward's Biggest Party Is Here

    If you're not a subscriber to our weekly Café Bites dining newsletter for Broward and Palm Beach counties, here's a taste of what you missed this week. Click here to subscribe. ​You might think a name like Beerfest smacks of everything you need for a booming party. And you'd be right. At Saturda ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    Blues, Brews, and BBQ Wrapped Up

    ​The third annual Blues, Brews, and BBQ rocked the Seminole Casino Coconut Creek this Saturday, dropping over 100 beers, plenty of great tunes, and lots and lots of smoked pig on the sizable crowd. With live music sets from Bonerama and the Radiators, the sectioned off tent outside of the casino w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2010

    Top Beers of the Jupiter Craft Brewers Festival

    ​The Jupiter Craft Brewers Festival went down this weekend, and again it turned out to be one heck of a beer event, drawing more than 3,000 fans of craft beer to Roger Dean Stadium near Abacoa Town Center. The four-and-a-half-hour event featured more than 50 beer booths, and each of those had at l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2010

    Hookin' Up at Yard House in Palm Beach Gardens

    Photo by Flickr user DogbiteWhere there are a hundred beers on tap, there are men.​Back when I was on the prowl, and even now that I'm fully entrenched in coupledom, I often get asked where the boys are. Meaning, where should a great gal go to find some available, fresh male meat? The truth is, I ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 21, 2009

    Hoppin' Glad

    Tryst turns this snarky wine snob into a baby beer buff.

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2009

    Beerfest, Beer Wars, and Beer By Itself

    Thoughts from all over: -Saturday is the 12th Annual New Times Original Beerfest, in case all the fanfare has eluded you. Show up at 7 p.m. with $25 in hand (or buy tix in advance now - highly recommended), and you'll be rewarded with four hours of non-stop beer sampling, eating, and live music. If ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2009

    Interview with Beer Wars' Director Anat Baron

    It's going to be a beer-filled kind of week, folks. First, New Times' Original Beerfest is only five days away. If you haven't grabbed your tickets yet to the four-hour celebration of import and craft brews, you can pick them up here. Second, this Thursday is the opening of Beer Wars, a documentary ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 18, 2008

    Them Eats is Cheap

    Not even McDonald’s offers a $4 lunch these days. But Palm Grill does.

  • Calendar

    September 4, 2008
  • Dining

    January 22, 2004

    Bronx Cheer for Boston's

    The grub here will launch you toward the House that Ruth Built

  • Nightlife

    May 15, 2003

    Best Place to Follow the Liter

    Lefty's Wings and Raw Bar

  • Goods and Services

    May 16, 2002

    Best Beer Selection

    Wild Oats Natural Marketplace

  • Dining

    November 1, 2001

    Super Wings

    The simple, high-quality fare at Planet Krypton would make Clark Kent feel right at home

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