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    January 29, 2014

    The Great Chicken Wing Hunt: Movie and Recipe in Time for Super Bowl Sunday

    Super Bowl Sunday is upon us. May we suggest subbing out the pre-game show with a movie? Actually, it's not just any movie. It's a movie about one man's search for the best chicken wings in America -- our favorite kind of movie. The Great Chicken Wing Hunt is the story of journalist Matt Reynolds. ... More >>

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    September 26, 2013

    Del Frisco's Grille Palm Beach Opening This Weekend

    In South Florida restaurants come and go with disturbing frequency. One day a spot pops up and another day it's gone; it all happens in what seems like a matter of an instant. But, every now and then, a new place opens up and you know it's going to stick around. On Saturday, the boutique chain Del ... More >>

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    August 30, 2013

    "Tastemakers" Progressive Pairings Heading to Mizner Park Late September (Photos)

    The idea of a "progressive meal" might sound like a foreign concept, but we've all experienced it in one form or another even if we didn't realize it at the time. Whether you've had prix fixe menus, been to small plate restaurants, or just consumed a liquid diet on a pub crawl, you actually know wha ... More >>

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    February 26, 2013

    Five Best Restaurants on Clematis Street in West Palm Beach

    West Palm Beach has never been known for its dining scene, but several new restaurants have helped to make the Clematis St. strip a new downtown destination for South Florida foodies. These days there's a little bit of everything, from sports bars and Mexican at Rocco's Tacos, to Cuban-style eats at ... More >>

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    February 1, 2013

    Jimmy Buffett Coming to BB&T Center: What to Bring to the Tailgate Party

    It's almost time for the big day and Clean Plate Charlie is getting the cooler and the portable barbeque ready for some epic tailgate action.... before the Jimmy Buffett concert tomorrow, February 2 at BB&T Center in Sunrise.By the way, if you're a football tailgater and you think you've got it ... More >>

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    August 20, 2012

    Five New Dining Options in West Palm Beach

    Several recent restaurant additions -- all newly-opened within the past six months -- are bringing more dining options to West Palm Beach. From a dive that's not quite a dive, to a few new Asian-themed eateries, downtown's Clematis St. in West Palm Beach is finally on its way.Here, a list of We ... More >>

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    July 5, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes: #11 -- Japanese Calamari from Koume

    We're counting down our top 100 favorite dishes. Click here for a full archive. If you have any nominations of your own, email them here. 11. Japanese Calamari from Koume Tucked into a sleepy strip mall near the bustling Sawgrass Mills Mall in Sunrise, you'll find a Lilliputian sushi restaurant ... More >>

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    June 29, 2012

    Tap 42: Have You Tried a Beer Cocktail?

    If you have trouble remembering the cautionary drinking rhyme " liquor before beer, you're in the clear; beer before liquor, never sicker", here's a new rule that's easy to remember-- drink 'em together, even better. Meet the beer cocktail--a combination of craft beer, liquor, fresh herbs and fruit ... More >>

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    February 17, 2012

    Burritos: They're Not for Women

    ​I don't remember where I had my first Chipotle burrito, and that's the point. I was too busy eating it. I do remember the careful ritual: peeling off rounds of foil, a quick visual examination followed by a dash of Tabasco. The first expectant bite, then another, then another. Setting the burrito ... More >>

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    January 17, 2012

    South Florida's Best Bar Snacks

    ​Bar snacks are big right now. I'm not just talking about wings, spart dip, and potato skins. The proliferation of small plates means that savory bites on toast, dolled-up vegetables, and crispy fritters show off the creativity, skill, and often sense of humor in the kitchen. After the jump, here' ... More >>

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    December 22, 2011
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    November 17, 2011
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    November 3, 2011
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    October 17, 2011

    Fort Lauderdale's Jo-Jo's Tacos: Get the Ghost Chili Salsa and Prepare to Sweat

    ​"I was hearing from customers that our salsa just wasn't hot enough," said Joseph Parsons, chef at Jo-Jo's Tacos in Lauderdale-By-The-Sea. "So I decided to make a salsa from the hottest stuff I could find." Parsons ordered dried Bhut Jolokias to conjure serious heat.

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    August 17, 2011

    Florida Foods: Why is Fort Lauderdale Hooked on Fish Dip?

    ​When I first got here, one of many questions in my loop had been what the hell is smoked fish dip and why do people here eat it?  I'm not talking about what you might come across in a deli like Lox Haven, though what I'm looking for is certainly a cousin. Served with a side of spicy rel ... More >>

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    August 10, 2011

    Old Fort Lauderdale Breakfast House: Fancy Breakfast, but It'll Cost Ya

    ​Seems a Fort Lauderdale farm-to-table breakfast spot is a big enough deal to make news all the way down in Miami. The day after it opened, a couple of friends and I defected to visit Old Fort Lauderdale Breakfast House (O-B House) to check it out. Here's the skinny out of the gate: ... More >>

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    May 23, 2011

    Rum 'n' Coke Ribs: A Recipe from Pete Evans

    Pete Evans Rum 'n' Coke Ribs - just in time for summer!​Last week we interviewed Australian celebrity chef and author Pete Evans. If you missed the interview, read it here and here. Just in time for Memorial Day barbecuing, we're sharing Pete's recipe for Rum 'n' Coke Ribs. Enjoy.

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    May 3, 2011

    Five Osama Bin Laden Cocktails

    Red Death cocktail​On Sunday night, President Obama told the world that Osama Bin Laden, the leader behind our nation's most horrific terrorist attacks on 9/11, had been killed in a special operation by Navy SEALs. While most deaths aren't celebrated, Bin Laden ain't your average situ ... More >>

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    March 14, 2011

    Bacon-Infused Liquor: Make Your Own at Home

    Bacon-Infused Spicy Vodka Bloody Mary​Mmm, bacon. The salty, smoky meat can make anything better... even our favorite cocktails.A technique called Fat-Washing can be used to infuse the flavor of any fatty meat (such as bacon) into liquor. It's become popular in restaurants to infuse the fat of bac ... More >>

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    February 23, 2011

    Travel Channel's Andrew Zimmern Eats Giant Wildebeest Eyeball

    Food Network Sure, he looks perfectly normal, here.​Travel Channel's Andrew Zimmern eats weird stuff on his show Bizarre Foods. In fact, that's pretty much the whole premise of the show. Andrew puts weird crap in his mouth that most people wouldn't do on a drunken dare... with a million bu ... More >>

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    December 30, 2010

    Five Airplane Foods Not to Spill on Your Junk

    Flickr user: kthreadWhy must you drink these on planes?​News broke this week of a 50-year-old man from Gulf Breeze who allegedly had an unfortunate incident with Tabasco sauce on a flight to Idaho. He told police he spilled the sauce on his lap, causing uncontrollable burning and itching. The 17-y ... More >>

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    December 22, 2010

    Five Delicious Holiday Cocktail Recipes

    flickr: melissaclark"What shall I order at the bar?" ​The holidays are a good time to dress in your finery and enjoy a smart cocktail instead of your usual beer and tequila buzz. These festive drinks are sure to get you in the holiday mood - just remember to sip, not gulp. The Grinch This green ... More >>

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    July 27, 2010

    "My Cold Beer" for a Long, Hot Summer

    ​Toby Cecchini has discovered that it's hot in New York in the summer.  Stop the presses!  Writing last week in the New York Times, he weighed in on the heat-soothing aspects of the chelada and michelada, beer-based Mexican cocktails that include, in varying number and proportion, tomato ... More >>

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    April 15, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Smoked Marlin Fish Dip From Hurricane Alley

    ​As a countdown to the Best Of Broward Palm Beach 2010, coming in May, Clean Plate Charlie is serving up a hundred of our favorite dishes in South Florida. Send your own nominations to 32: Smoked Marlin Fish Dip from Hurricane AlleyHurricane Alley is only blocks ... More >>

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    January 8, 2010

    It's Cold Outside, So Let's Get Stewed

    Photo by Flickr user ulterior epicure​When I was a kid growing up in the Northeast, cold weather was good news. I'd get outdoors early to enjoy the snow and chat up cute girls in puffy down jackets. And I'd spend the entire day outside, trying to stay upright on my minibike while running wide open ... More >>

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    November 19, 2009

    Restaurant News: Olives Going Wild in Boca, I'm Greek Today in Royal Palm Beach, Gulf Oysters Get a Reprieve

    ​•    By Dec. 1, Todd English's Wild Olives in Boca Raton should be going full bore. The former Opus 5 is currently transitioning to Wild Olives' Mediterranean-esque menu, with the full dinner menu said to be in place by Tuesday, Nov. 24, and lunch a week later. A few items on the ... More >>

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    November 20, 2008

    Culinary Travels in Costa Rica: Part 2

    One of Costa Rica's many beach-side sodas, shaded from the hot coastal sun by an umbrella of tall trees. Yesterday I talked a little bit about Costa Rica's plato tipical, casado - and more specifically, rice and beans. Now, when you're producing rice and beans in such quantities as to make it the c ... More >>

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    October 16, 2008

    Sliders in Paradise

    101 Ocean needs to find its moorings

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    August 8, 2008
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    July 15, 2008

    Since One Bloody Mary is Never Enough...

    Proud Mary. Well, looks like you all know what both Gail and I did this weekend. Come Monday, each of us had separate ideas for Bloody Mary posts, completely independent of each other. I'd say something about great minds thinking alike, but I think drunk minds might be a more accurate description.. ... More >>

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    July 14, 2008

    Dean Max's Heirloom Bloody Mary

    [Ed. note 7/15/08. This recipe, I found, leaves you with a brew too thick to drink as a cocktail. But it makes a fabulous cold soup -- a Bloody Mary inflected gazpacho, thanks to the horseradish and Worcestershire. Just add a shot of vodka to each bowl before you serve it. Plus lots more lime and a ... More >>

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    February 7, 2008

    Tet à Tet

    Ringing in the Year of the Rat at Sakyo

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    December 13, 2007

    Spice Guys

    Feel the burn at India Palace

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    September 7, 2006

    Hot Enough for Ya?

    When at Peppers, do as the Chinese do.

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    March 24, 2005
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    February 17, 2005

    The Big Chil

    Bikers, gourmands, 30,000 country fans, and bare boobies collide at a massive chili cook-off. Bottoms up!

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    May 13, 2004

    Best Martini

    Dakotah 624

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    December 25, 2003

    Sick Pickin's at Slim's

    A barbecue joint that'll cure what ails you

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    May 15, 2003
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    March 13, 2003

    Pad Thai? No, Bad Thai.

    Nakorn somehow manages to screw up one of the world's most reliably tasty cuisines

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    September 12, 2002

    Go Away Jose!

    That old exploding ketchup trick

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    May 16, 2002

    Best Bloody Mary

    Café Iguana

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    May 31, 2001


    Savor the Moment

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    January 25, 2001

    Fantastic Islands

    This cheery little storefront serves up Jamaican fare that is both authentic and delicious

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    July 20, 2000


    Wings Place

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    March 23, 2000


    De Nuestra Mesa

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