If you've ever walked into your local Asian grocer and gasped for air, just wait until you get up close to a durian. Also known as "stink fruit," this exotic import can have an odor so offensive it's actually banned from most public places in Southeast-Asia, including hospitals, buses, trains and ho ... More >>
In today's food centric culture, eating obscure ingredients and dishes is almost like racking up Boy Scout merit badges. It's how those of us with unholy food obsessions keep score.
Siam Rice Thai and Tapas in Hollywood had flickers of the authenticity many gastronauts seek, like strips of Thai bas ... More >>
Come Tuesday morning, you won't just be going back to work. Chances are, you'll be going back to work with a killer hangover. Since the usual options like hair of the dog, Bloody Mary's, and another shot of tequila aren't going to be something you can partake on during the commute to the office ... More >>
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.Roy Villacrusis began his career under the watchful eye of the infamous South Florida chef, Mark Militello, at Mark's City Place in West Palm Beach. And it's been ... More >>
When I was in New York a couple weeks ago, Robert Sietsema took me to Zabb Elee, a Thai restaurant in the East Village. The slip on the basement level offers Thai-hot dishes from the Isaan region of Thailand, near Laos. Decked in white, the restaurant's decor is apparently a Northern Thai ... More >>
KabukiKabuki has two happy hours fit for a samurai.What does the new kid on the block have to do to make friends? How about offering not one, but two happy hours?Kabuki, the recently opened sushi and tapas restaurant on Clematis Street, is offering a happy hour deal worth checking into.
Photo by Jatinder ChannaSituated steps away from the sand,
SAIA at the B Ocean Hotel is the sophisticated sushi spot you've
probably never been to. Opened less than a year ago, it's taken some time to
convince Fort Lauderdale's socialites that the old Holiday Inn building has been redesigned w ... More >>
Yesterday, we shared part one of our interview with Coco Asia's owner and chef, Mike Ponluang. If you missed it, you can read it here. We continue with part two of our interview.
Clean Plate Charlie: You're from Thailand, but your cuisine has other Asian influences, as well. Tell us about y ... More >>
Mike Ponluang, owner and executive chef of Coco Asian Bistro & Bar, has traveled the world, learning and teaching elegant Thai food preparation.
He attended Siam Business School and worked as a cook at the Chaopraya Hotel, the open mess for United States Army officers stationed there dur ... More >>
in January, we asked you to vote on your favorite local bands, bars,
restaurants, and everything in between for our Readers' Poll. And you
sure voted -- we logged 2,351 of them. The full results will
be printed in our Best of Broward-Palm Beach edition July 17. Below is
a preview of the food ... More >>
Joe WoolfTaverna Opa's gone wild...• Lirim Jacobi's chain of raucous Greek eateries, Taverna Opa, is
debuting its newest location tonight at the Dolphin Mall in Miami
(11401 NW 12th St.). With it comes belly dancers, napkin tossing, and a
sound-system that would make any MIA nightclub jealous. ... More >>
Flickr User: jojo_is_cuteRyan from The Office dazzled by Fort LauderdaleHalfway through this past week's episode of NBC's The Office, while the Michael Scott Paper Co.'s three employees sit on the floor of their closet turned headquarters, swapping stories of personal failure, the character Ryan off ... More >>
They'll have it their way.If you've somehow missed Burger King's hilarious not funny at all new marketing campaign, where they bring Whoppers to Hmong villagers in remote Thailand, the Inuit of Greenland, and a Transylvanian town in Romania, you have to check this out. Although the campaign genera ... More >>