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South Florida

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2013

    Seven South Florida Bars Every Steelers Fan Should Visit

    Heinz Field is almost 1,200 miles away from South Florida. That's like 16 hours by car. But even if you manage to hitchhike your way past the Appalachian Mountains and West Virginia's backwoods, chances are you probably won't be able to land a ticket. But no need to fret! Geographically isolated f ... More >>

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    September 5, 2013
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    August 8, 2013
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    July 31, 2013

    Food Network's CityEats Bringing Text Alerts, App as Alternative to OpenTable

    It's nothing new, but technology is changing the way we do everything. We order cabs via apps, follow directions through our cell phones' GPS, find recipes online -- you could probably go on forever. Now, a new website and app, CityEats, by the Food Network has brought restaurant dining reservation ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2013

    A Kosher Smorgasboard at Eighteen Sauces Near the Hard Rock

    The dearth of variety of kosher food along Stirling Road frustrated Orlee Arfi when she and her husband Mike moved to South Florida five years ago. "It's Israeli food or a steakhouse," she said of the nearby choices. The stretch of Stirling in between Interstate 95 and U.S. 441 is littered with pit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2013

    Get 40% Off Tickets to Taste of the Nation, Thursday's Epic Foodie Event

    If you want to dine on culinary creations from some of South Florida's best chefs and help fight childhood hunger at the same time, then you have got to come out to Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation South Florida on Thursday, July 25, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel. Taste o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2013

    Bartender Cocktail: Tiffany Pearson's Spiced Mango Passion Margarita

    Like everything in life, summer in South Florida has pluses and minuses. The weather, for one, is definitely a minus; this week's torrential downpours are enough to rain on anyone's parade. However, with the heat comes the mangoes; and that should make up for some of the painful humidity, frizzy ha ... More >>

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    July 18, 2013
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    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

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    June 20, 2013
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    June 13, 2013

    2013 Best Burger: 3rd & 3rd in Delray Beach

    With the rise of the gastropub, there are so many spectacular burgers to choose from in South Florida. There's the oversized hunk of premium ground beef with the hot pink center and juice running down your arm. There's the gourmet Wagyu patty, smothered in aioli mayonnaise and caramelized onions w ... More >>

  • News

    June 13, 2013
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    June 13, 2013

    NBA Finals: Five Places to Watch the Heat Play

    Sorry to break it to you South Florida, but NBA season is coming to an end. In the not-too-distant future, if you want to see a piece of South Florida on the small screen, you'll have to go back to reruns Real Housewives of Miami or Kourtney and Kim Take Miami. For now, don't fret, your beloved H ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2013

    Cigar City's 'South Florida Apology Tour' Took Over Tap 42 Tuesday Night

    Tuesday nights at Tap 42 are like Friday nights most other places; the bar is packed and tables are full. But beer lovers this night take to the back half of the restaurant to linger over goblets and tulips of unique and rare treats from the brewery on Tampa Bay: Cigar City Brewing. Organized by Ta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2013

    Ryan Sentz of Funky Buddha Brewery Wants More Breweries and No More Crappy Beers

    As craft beer bubbles into South Florida's mainstream Ryan Sentz and the Funky Buddha Lounge & Brewery in only two short years have risen to the head of the pack. Maybe it's the Maple Bacon Porter that has craft beer enthusiasts packing their bar three deep. Maybe it's the speakeasy vibe of their B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2013

    Old School Beerfest Tonight in Delray Beach, Local Brewers Featured

    American Craft Beer Week in South Florida is not over until the fat lady sings, or at least until the beer taps run dry at the Old School Beefest in Delray Beach. The pouring starts at 6 p.m. and goes until 10 in the Outdoor Pavilion at the Delray Beach Center for the Arts. If you haven't already ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2013

    Eric Guerro, Mark Fee, and Jeff Evans of Angry Union Brewing: See Which One Chose Chocolate Chip Cookies Over Beer

    About two years, Mark Fee started brewing beer on his stove at home. The firefighter paramedic took up brewing as a hobby to let off steam. It didn't take long for some of his friends and fellow firefighters to join in on the brew making. It took only a few tries for the guys to figure out that th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2013

    24. Dean Max of DJM Restaurants

    New Times' Best Of Broward-Palm Beach 2013 issue arrives June 13. To celebrate, Clean Plate Charlie is serving up 30 of our favorite tastemakers -- restaurateurs, chefs, bartenders, and other foodies who make the South Florida food scene what it is. We'll start with number 30 and lead up to South Fl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2013

    Ten Best Happy Hours in Broward and Palm Beach Counties

    Ahh. Happy hour. That wonderful time of day when a smiling bartender, cheap booze, and inexpensive food are intended to dissipate all of your workday's stress. Of course, you could go for a run or do something healthy to blow off some steam, but where's the fun in that? To help you out with your h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2013

    Any Beer You Want, Florida Trends to Local Brews

    Drinking beer in this state a decade ago was a bland affair. Crates of beer-like water shipped in from the flat grainy states of the Midwest dominated shelves and beer coozies alike. When I first sampled a macrobrewed lager at a tender age, I thought to myself, "Who would WANT to drink this crap?" ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2013

    Sun Sentinel Wins Its First Pulitzer Prize

    South Florida's largest newspaper has finally snagged its first Pulitzer Prize, the award committee at Columbia University announced this afternoon. A three-part series called "Cops among Florida's Worst Speeders," which detailed how often -- and egregiously -- off-duty police officers speed on our ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2013

    Bash Wine Cafe & Catering Has Moved: Grand Opening Friday

    For West Broward craft beer and wine lovers, Bash Wine Cafe & Catering has been the long time go to for good beer, nice wine, and delicious home cooked food. That hasn't changed. The spot recently moved to a new location, slightly changed its name--it's now Bash American Bistro--and is curr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2013

    Comet to Make Appearance in South Florida Skies

    There's been a lot of talk about space rocks falling on top of us ever since a meteor tore through the Russian stratosphere and broke a lot of shit a few weeks ago. And now comes word that some space debris will be flying dangerously, perilously close to us down here in South Florida! And by "spac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2013

    Nosh Fest: South Florida Jewish Food Festival, March 10

    South Florida is home to the highest concentration of Jewish people outside of Israel. This used to be true only seasonally, thanks to snowbirds, but now it is true year-round. Take that, New York!So it is only fitting that South Florida should play host to a lavish Jewish food fest every year, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2013

    Chef Lauren DeShields on Market 17's Local Sourcing Efforts

    It's no secret that Market 17 is one of the most locavorian, sustainability-savvy restaurants in South Florida. After all, it's not shy about voicing its commitment to responsible dining and local sourcing. Chef Lauren Shields is a driving force behind these efforts. The Florida-born chef cooked he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2013

    "SOUPer Bowl" at Panera Bread Benefits the Paps Corps

    South Florida may not be hosting the Super Bowl anytime in the near future, but at least we have the chance to host another kind "bowl" this year.Panera Bread and The Pap Corps are teaming up for a second-run with a food-focused fundraiser, a promo event that aimed at raising awareness and funds for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2013

    Five South Florida Food & Drink Events This Weekend: Jupiter Craft Brewers Festival and More

    As South Florida Beer Week winds down, livers across the region breathe a sigh of relief. But not so fast; there's still a few brewed events on the weekend agenda to keep you from sobering up for too long. After the jump, find those, plus a few other food- and drink-related happenings this weekend i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2013

    What Makes a Bar "a Dive"? Five Telltale Signs

    South Florida tends to lag behind in many areas. We have to wait for large arts and cultural events to make their way down. Food and drink trends are slow to emerge. And some years we have to wait forever to get some semblance of a winter. But one thing we have plenty of: dive bars.That being said, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2013

    New Study Says Beer is Good... For the Economy

    Right now, everyone is getting all excited in anticipation of South Florida Beer Week. Mainly, the focus is on the art of brewing and, well, drinking. But a recently released study, by the Center of Applied Business & Economic Research, at the University of Delaware for the National Beer Wholesa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2013

    Funky Buddha Lounge's Ryan Sentz Talks South Florida Beer Week and Plans for 2013

    It's been said before, but it bears repeating: South Florida might have been late to the craft beer game, but it's making up for lost time, and in a significant way. Witness the upcoming South Florida Beer Week, which kicks off on Saturday with dozens of different events offered throughout the regio ... More >>

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    January 17, 2013
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    January 15, 2013

    Cigar City Brewing at South Florida Beer Week: CCB's Phil Palmisano Explains Why Cans Are Better and More

    Florida's homegrown beer scene has come a long way in recent years, what with Funky Buddha on the verge of opening a shiny new facility in Oakland Park, Holy Mackerel's recent tap room opening, and Due South Brewing blowing the lid off the local scene with less than a year in production. One of th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2013

    South Florida Beer Week: Here's Your Complete Event List For Broward/Palm Beach

    South Florida Beer Week is coming and just about everywhere you turn in Broward and Palm Beach counties there are multiple places to celebrate our state's growing brew culture., culminating in one giant beer festival.From tap takeovers to tastings, it's all here. If you're venturing south, check out ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2013

    Win Stuff at the South Florida Fair -- If You Donate Items to the Food Drive

    Funnel cakes. Deep fried Oreos. The list goes on and on, and we love it all. But this year there's something more to love about the South Florida Fair -- the food drive. And prizes. Lots of prizes. 

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2013

    Get Free Tickets to the South Florida Fair by Supporting the Dream Big Food Drive

    Do you really need 101 reasons to attend the 101st South Florida Fair? No. You don't.Of course, we could all use a few good excuses as to why we're about to spend a whole lotta dough on tickets, rides and fair food. We all love the fair, but no one likes paying for it. So if your pockets are still f ... More >>

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    December 27, 2012
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    December 26, 2012

    Smashburger Opening New Years Eve in Boynton Beach

    We would say that 2012 was year of the burger, but, then again, so was 2011. And for that matter 2010. Apparently, Americans are obsessed with red meat. After the economy took a landslide the love of all things meaty slid down to steak's less expensive counterpart: the burger. We have already e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 25, 2012

    Hundreds of Manatees Find Refuge From the Cold Near FPL Plant

    Merry Christmas, South Florida! It's 304 manatees! The recent cold snap forced hundreds of the sea cows to the FPL plant located east of State Road 7 right off Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. The herd sought refuge from the suddenly chilly weather in the plant's discharge of war ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2012

    South Florida To Get Hit By Cold Weather Tonight

    You may or may not be aware of this, but other parts of the country go through what scientists call "winter weather" this time of year.And now it appears that South Florida will be experiencing this phenomenon, probably for like a day though.The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2012

    The Best Eggnog Martini Recipe, Plus Five More Christmas Cocktails

    Ah, the holiday season, a time for holiday parties and tons of food. While the holidays are always a great excuse to pig out on all those home-cooked goodies, it's also a great reason to get slogged off festive cocktails and martinis with your extended family and friends. This year, celebrate t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2012

    Yagnapurus Farms in Loxahatchee: Thai Bananas and Lychees

    You never really think of bananas as "exotic" -- that is, until you try a Thai banana. Although there are literally hundreds of varieties, one of the more versatile is known as a Hawaiian apple banana for its sweet-tart taste, similar to that of an apple. But where can you find them here i ... More >>

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    November 29, 2012
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    November 22, 2012
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    November 7, 2012

    South Florida Web Awards: Meet Your Food Blogging Nominees

    To say the web bridges worlds together seamlessly through invisible streams of data would be a gross understatement. In any case, New Times is well aware of the importance of the web, and we're celebrating with our first annual South Florida Web Awards. We've scoured the Internet in search of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2012

    Win Free Tickets to the Boca Bus Loop!

    It's no secret that South Florida is kind of spread out. Yeah, there are bars galore, but if you don't have a teetotaling friend who doesn't mind babysitting while you get smashed, you're picking one bar and cabbing it. Well, we have the solution for you. The Boca Bus Loop is back this week, and we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2012

    Happy American Beer Day! Get Your Patriotic Swerve on Today at The Office in Delray Beach

    It's about that time once again to fulfill your patriotic duty; and we're not talking about voting (though with early voting starting today, that certainly can be part of it). Dress in your finest red, white, and blue regalia and head down to your local pub or specialty store and celebrate American ... More >>

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    October 25, 2012

    Hatuey Beer Returns to Broward County as a Craft Brew

    Last month's New Times Pairings brought an opportunity to sample an abundance of tasty food and drink from around South Florida. Among the liquid offerings was something of a "sneak peek" of Hatuey beer, a new "old" favorite. Though the brand was born in 1914 in Cuba and introduced to the U.S. in ... More >>

  • Culture

    October 18, 2012
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