Hardy Park Bistro's chef-owner Philip Darmon, an Australian native, has charted a unique course through the culinary world, guided in no small part by coincidence and fate. About 11 years ago, he was working as a chef in high-end Sydney restaurants when he lost a close friend to suicide. The traumat ... More >>
Fort Lauderdale doesn't have the long history of cities like New York or Boston. With just over 100 years under the city's belt, you're not going to find landmarks like the Plaza Hotel. However, you will find mid-century gems like the Mai Kai. To many residents, the spot may be thought of as a qui ... More >>
Mai-Kai is one of Fort Lauderdale's treasures. Though a rare gem now, in the 1950's and 60's the United States was filled with restaurant showplaces like Latin Quarter, Trader Vic's, The Hawaiian Cottage, and Mai-Kai. These themed restaurants had elaborate decor, fruity and potent drinks, ... More >>
Getting freaky with tiki at the Hukilau
Hourcast does things the old-fashioned way on its own terms
This World Cup game will make you shout like Andrés Cantor.
Kitsch is culture for tikiphiles, and Fort Lauderdale is paradise
The Polynesian Culture Festival hits Broward
Riding Giants gushes over the legends of "big wave" surfing
These are the people in your neighborhood -- and their Top Ten 2002 lists
The Norton's exhibition of 19th- and 20th-century paintings is pure French bliss
Taro's Tahitian Barbecue
Bob Horvath was the ultimate company man for GM and sold their cars for 40 years. The thanks he got? The auto giant put him out of business.
The NRG 2000 East Coast Summer Tour