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    August 30, 2013

    Ten Best South Florida Food Trucks

    When you were a kid, there was something immensely exciting about playing in the front yard and hearing the sweet song of the ice cream truck making its way around. Sure you could have bought those crappy desserts at any old convenience store, but there was something special about chasing down the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2013

    Slow Food Truck on Eat St.: Here's a Video to Make You Hungry

    Sure, we think Slow Food Truck has some great grub. After all, we just named them "Best Food Truck" for their, "buttery lobster roll ($15, in season), filled with chunks of sweet, pink crustacean meat", among other things. Soon, however, admiration for SFT will become global. Eat St., the Cooking ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2013

    Broward-Palm Beach's Best Food Truck Preview: Slow Food Truck

    New Times' Best Of Broward-Palm Beach issue is published tomorrow. This week, we will preview a few of the winners to get you really excited. And we hope you are hungry.

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2013

    SoBEWFF 2013: Food, Booze, and Celebs Take Over South Beach

    For four glorious days every year, Miami Beach is taken over by a cadre of chefs, celebrities, and fans of food and wine in an indoor-outdoor hootenanny known as the South Beach Wine & Food Festival.For those looking to hobnob with the likes of Robert Irvine, Geoffrey Zakarian, and Sunny Anderso ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2013

    Scott Lewis of Slow Foods Glades-to-Coast Chapter on The Benefits of Cooking from Scratch

    According to the National Restaurant Consultants, "The driving theme of 2013 will continue to be 'local' or 'made from scratch.'" Why? Aside from the fact that is obviously tastes better, the trend has tapped into some tenets of the ever-increasing Slow Foods Movement. Last week, we looked at t ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 10, 2013
  • Blogs

    August 6, 2012

    Florida Lobster Season Starts Today: Six Restaurants Serving Lobster Rolls in South Florida

    Today marks the start of the eight-month South Florida spiny lobster season, which runs today through March 31. This time of year -- late summer through early fall -- local fisherman have their pick during the crustaceans' annual "walk" where hundreds of lobster move steadily along the Florida sea f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2012

    Screening of Beer Culture: The Movie Friday Night at Whole Foods Market in Boca Raton

    By now, you've (hopefully) celebrated American Craft Beer Week by toasting with a quality beer made right here in the US. If not, try one of South Florida's best brewpubs or one of these spaces for great craft beer before the week is up. Another way to mark the occasion is with a visit Friday e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2011

    Dinner and a Movie at Seminole Hard Rock Tonight: Transportation Edition

    Planes, Trains, Automobiles, and cuddling.​Just for tonight, we're renaming The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Planes, Trains, Automobiles, and Trucks because tonight's movie under the stars is the classic anti-holiday film Planes, Trains, and Automobiles. You know - the movie which features ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2011

    Drink & Food Events This Weekend in Broward/Palm Beach Counties

    Saturday: Wish Jaxson's a Happy 55th by eating six tons of ice cream. ​Procrastinators take note: this marks the last weekend for Dine Out Lauderdale -- it ends Thursday, Nov. 10. -- and the chance to grab a three-course meal for $35 at select Fort Lauderdale restaurants. Of course, some of the ea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2011

    Slow Food Glades to Coast Chapter Hosts Weekend Symposium

    ​As evidenced by the continued success of Lunchables, the KFC Famous Bowl and boxed wine, we really can be a lazy, impatient bunch when it comes to consumption. The flip side of all of these cheap and easy eats is often increased risk of obesity, hypertension and diabetes.This is why we'll take th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2011

    Boat Show Night Out at Esplanade Park Tonight

    Got one of these? Take it to Esplanade Park tonight.​Sure the weather looks lousy today, but the forecast calls for clearing by this afternoon and you're going to need to bust out of the house after three full days of rain.  Lucky for you, Boat Show Night Out, the official pre-party for the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2011

    Food-Truck Event in Delray Beach This Friday Night

    Dinner for the masses in Delray Beach.​While the comfortably familiar tradition of Oktoberfest rages on -- how are those lederhosen holding up, by the way? -- there are also a few new events to check out this weekend, including a new concert series in Delray Beach. Friday night will see the launch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2011

    Scary Movie and Food Trucks Tonight at Seminole Hard Rock

    ​Halloween will soon be upon us and with that comes scary movies, pumpkins, hayrides, cool weather and snuggling.  Normally we hate when people push the holidays, but with Halloween, we totally make an exception.

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2011

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

    ​October has arrived in all its lederhosen-wearing, beer-stein-raising, pumpkin everything glory. While most of the heavy activity is reserved for the weekend, there are a few weeknight diversions to tear you away from your fortress of solitude. Without further ado, here are a few of the drink and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2011

    Mounts Botanical Garden Food Truck Event This Sunday

    ​The typical food truck rally, with its throngs of hungry patrons and platefuls of sloppy tacos and shredded pork, probably doesn't rank too high on the list of mood-setting date destinations. While Sunday's Gourmet Truck Expo event at Mounts Botanical Garden in West Palm Beach isn't exactly a can ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 29, 2011
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    September 23, 2011

    Cooking Channel Star Gives Away Free Ice Cream at Yellow Green Market

    Cooking ChannelRoger Mooking is giving out free ice cream to celebrate Cooking Channel's first birthday.​It's hard to believe the Cooking Channel is turning one!  Roger Mooking, star of Everyday Exotic, is celebrating by giving away free ice cream with the Cooking Channel's Frozen Treat Truck ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2011

    Food Trucks at Seminole Hard Rock Tonight

    Dim Ssam a Gogo will be serving dinner at Seminole Hard Rock.​Food trucks are invading Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino tonight as part of their weekly extravaganza of food amidst bells ringing, lights flashing and people cheering. The best part? Even if you lose big at the casino, you'll ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2011

    Drink and Food Events This Week in Broward, Palm Beach Counties

    This magical bus -- or one kind of similiar to it -- is waiting to take you away. See Friday events for details. ​As the great fall migration marches ever nearer, it's a good time to enjoy that sweet spot for dining out in South Florida. The temperature is comfortable enough at night that it's not ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2011

    Villiage Commons in West Palm Beach Hosts Food Truck Frenzy Tonight

    Slow Food Truck and nearly two dozen others will serve dinner at Village Commons tonight.​Food truck fans in West Palm Beach usually have to make do with the trucks that hang out in the northernmost reaches of south Florida like Curbside Gourmet or Out of Many Cafe.   Until tonight. Vill ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2011

    Dim Ssam a Gogo at Fort Lauderdale and Pembroke Pines Food Truck Roundups

    Dim Ssam a Gogo looks like a truck, but eats like a restaurant.​Dim Ssam a Gogo chef/owner Richard Hales is a graduate of the French Culinary Institute who trained with uber-chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten.  He owns Sakaya Kitchen in Miami, which named one of the "Top six places to eat Asian-f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2011

    What's Happening this Weekend? Five Food & Drink Events in Broward and Palm Beach Counties

    Will you catch up to the Slow Food Truck? ​If you're the type to start enjoying the weekend on Thursday, well, more power to ya, as there are a few fun things about town this evening including the Celebrity Shake Up! fundraiser at Morton's, the Steakhouse; the newly minted Arts, Beats & Eats f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2011

    Food Trucks at Young Circle Every Monday, Starting Tonight

    Catch Sugar Yummy Mama tonight in Hollywood.​It seems as though food-truck owners finally got hip to foodies in Broward County. With a weekly food-truck roundup every Thursday at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and various others scattered throughout the week (look out for food trucks in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2011

    Food Trucks and a Movie Tonight at Seminole Hard Rock

    Harrison Ford and Hamburgers at Hard Rock tonight!​Go on an adventure to seek out the perfect dinner and the Lost Ark of the Covenant tonight at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, where more than two dozen food trucks will convene for your dining pleasure. As an added bonus, tonight's movi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2011

    Hard Rock and Cypress Creek: Two Food Truck Roundups Tonight

    Hmmm....what to have...what to have????​In our effort to introduce you to as many food trucks as we can, we're profiling a new truck each week. This week, meet Latin Burger and LB2.Latin Burger and her sister truck LB2 are impossible to miss. Red and hot pink with a large steer head on the trucks, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2011

    Riverwalk Trust's "Gourmet in the Park" Tonight Esplanade Park will host 15 food trucks tonight.​If you're a fan of food trucks, head on down to Fort Lauderdale's Esplanade Park for an evening of food, music, and fun on the river when Riverwalk Trust presents "Gourmet in the Park." The fun starts this evening, July 27 at 5 p.m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2011

    Riverwalk Trust's Gourmet in the Park Brings Food Trucks to Fort Lauderdale

    Slow Food Truck and eleven other trucks will line Esplanade Park this Wednesday.​This Wednesday, July 27th, Fort Lauderdale's Esplanade Park turns into a food truck festival as the Riverwalk Trust presents Gourmet in the Park. Sponsored by Crush Law and Stephen's Distributing, the event wil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2011

    Food Trucks Invade Sunrise This Weekend

    Slow Food Truck Slow Food Truck - two chefs plus one truck equals great food.​The Miami food trucks are invading Sunrise this weekend, with two stops in west Broward. On Saturday, enjoy food trucks while you shop for a new car at Sawgrass Ford and on Monday, enjoy an old-fashioned Independ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2011

    Gourmet Food Truck Expo in Boca Raton Tonight

    Gyromaniakz and more than two dozen other food trucks in Boca Raton tonight.​More than two dozen food trucks will line the parking lot of Boca Center this evening at the Gourmet Food Truck Expo. Admission is free at 6:30 p.m., with trucks serving until 10 p.m. Families can enjoy live music ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    Food Trucks Hit Broward County This Weekend

    B.C. Tacos is heading out to Broward County this weekend.​If you love the south Florida food truck scene but hate the drive down to Miami (with gas prices hitting close to four bucks a gallon, who can blame you?), this weekend may be the answer to all the nights you left a tiny li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2011

    Food Truck Roundup Tonight at Sawgrass: Over A Dozen Food Trucks Expected

    The Frita Man - Superhero of Bugers​More and more, the food truck craze is rolling up to Broward and Palm Beach counties, which is great news for families searching for a fun and inexpensive way to explore new foods and have a fun evening out. Food trucks are serving dinner tonight at Ed Mo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2011

    Las Olas Wine & Food Festival Set for April 27-30

    ​Get ready for the 2011 Las Olas Wine and Food Festival sponsored by Tequila Herradura, Bombay Sapphire Gin and Premier Beverage Company, and benefiting the American Lung Association. The multi-day event will provide guests with plenty to look forward to, such as a gourmet food truck round up, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2011

    Angle Reopens as Ritz(y) Supper Club

    ​There's a new angle on Angle, the ritzy restaurant at the Ritz-Carlton Palm Beach that's been shuttered after discovering that its starched-shirt atmosphere didn't go over well in ultracasual South Florida.  The newly reopened, reinvented Angle is now a Slow Food supper club, embracing what ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2011

    Jupiter Craft Brewers Festival Is New and Improved For 2011

    ​More beers, a larger local contingent, and a much bigger space are all on the docket for this year's Jupiter Craft Brewers Festival, going down January 28 and 29 at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter. Oh and plenty of drinking, dancing, and people dressed as Trappist monks. That too.The annu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2010

    My Broward/Palm Beach Restaurant Wish List

    Key on the wish list: Artisanal foods like the pizza at Pizzeria Oceano.​After Tuesday, I'll no longer be the Restaurant Critic here at New Times. But you can bet I'll still be eating out at plenty of restaurants around South Florida. Just like any other consumer, I get excited by the prospect of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2010

    Interview: Darrin Swank of Swank Specialty Produce in Loxahatchee

    courtesy Swank Farms ​Based in Loxahatchee Groves, Swank Specialty Produce is a large-scale hydroponic farm that has become regionally famous for the impeccable quality of the veggies grown there. Swank is a family affair: Darrin and Jodi had been married for years when they decided a soilless far ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2010

    Saturday: Slow Food Extravaganza, Featuring Chefs Daniel Ramos (Market 17) and Michael Wagner (Lola's on Harrison)

    Kevin Krejci​In appreciation of food that doesn't come from a Sysco truck, comes Saturday's Slow Food extravaganza. It features Daniel Ramos of the soon-to-open-in Fort-Lauderdale Market 17 and local celebrity Michael Wagner, as well as bees, worms and yoga. Check out the deets: What: Growing G ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2010

    Slow Food and Whole Foods Take Back Our Plates

    ​I've got to admit: I'm a bad conscientious foodie. I've had a copy of King Corn sitting on top of my DVD player at home for about six months now. At least once a week, I look over at it and think, "I need to watch that damned movie."Thanks to Whole Foods and Slow Food USA, I have absolutely no ex ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2010

    Doggie Bag: This Week in Charlie

    John LinnA super perro from Los Perros in Lauderhill.​This week on the blog:Here's a sauvignon blanc that actually lives up to the name.Tired of brownies? (Are you crazy?) Then try its little sister, the blondie.We kicked off our 100 favorite dishes of Broward-Palm Beach this week, which will run ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2010

    Behind the Line with 32 East's Nick Morfogen

    Morfogen in his Delray restaurant.​Slow Food's gathering momentum has transformed it from solely a movement to its own culinary genre, celebrating what chefs' have known before the movement even emerged. Amongst the white coat society, kept under their toques, the secret to flavor nirvana was alwa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2009

    Slow Food Glades to Coast Farm Stand Dinner at Cafe Boulud

    Cafe Boulud's James Beard-nominated Chef de Cuisine, Zach Bell.​Ordinarily, I wouldn't want to think about gorging myself on a five-course meal for at least a week after Thanksgiving; but Slow Food Glades to Coast's upcoming Farm Stand Dinner at Cafe Boulud looks too good to pass up. Taking place ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2009

    Yo, Lardass!

    ​Wanna know why your gut hits your ankles when you walk? Why your thighs have more ripples than the Gulf of Mexico in a hurricane? Why your ass is big enough to blot out the sun?  The "Twinkie Casserole" (24 Twinkies topped with caramel, mini marshmallows and brown sugar, topped with caramel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2009

    Food Events to Sink Your Teeth Into

    ​Have you been to Tryst yet? I visited Delray Beach's Official Beer and Tapas Clubhouse on Tuesday night, and I was reminded again how great this place is. With exposed brick, dark wood, and antique furniture, it has the vibe of a retro speakeasy (since there's no secret password, it's packed to t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2009

    Slow Food USA's Time For Lunch Campaign Holds Labor Day Eat Ins

    Photo courtesy of flickr user a la corey.​Back in July, School Food Policy published an article on its blog about the dire condition of school lunches in America thanks to the School Nutrition Association and it's annual dog and pony extravaganza, the Las Vegas Food Show. Writer Deborah Lehmanns s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2009

    Two Slow Food Event Reminders

    Tonight (Tuesday Feb. 17) from 5:30 to 7:30, Chef Michael Wagner and Slow Foods Glades to Coast team up for A Slow Winter's Night at Lola's on Harrison, where they'll be hosting a mini mixology workshop (and yes, you get to drink the exhibits). Wagner and his team will be mixing locavore cocktails w ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 1, 2009

    Look Back in Hunger

    Relax, have a glass of organic plonk: It's time to assess the year

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2008

    Next Slow Food Miami Dinner, December 10th

    Every dog must have his truffle, and tis the season for the famous fungi, which fruits most prolifically in autumn in Piedmont. Thus, tickets are going fast for the next Slow Food Miami Dinner, which features Terra Madre and the cuisine of Piedmont, famous for its white truffles and mushrooms -- the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2008

    Miami's Slow Lamb

    Getting ready for a slooooow night. I managed to get the world's worst photos of the lovely Navajo Churro lamb dinner hosted by Slow Food Miami on Wednesday night at the Standard Hotel, so I'll have to rely on whatever powers of description I have left. The dinner was one of those events that takes ... More >>

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    October 15, 2008

    Slow Food Navajo-Churro Lamb Dinner

    "Baaa...the chef will prepare me four ways." The Slow Food event of the season is coming up at the Miami Standard Hotel's Lido restaurant on October 22nd, when Lido chef Mark Zeitouni wows locavores with a menu focused on Navajo Churro lamb courtesy of the Navajo Churro Sheep Association.

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