With elegant mahogany wainscoting, white-cloth-covered tables, palm-tree-upholstered booths and lounge chairs, polished brass fixtures, and smooth jazz penetrating the smoke-filled air, the interior of Fort Lauderdale's iconic Jackson Steakhouse was the classic steak house of yesteryear. From 1997 ... More >>
Sara VentieraWhat once was reserved for the brave, has become a staple meal out for every day diners and the diet-crazed. Sushi has become many American's dish of choice and we just can't seem to get enough -- hey, it's certainly not a bad thing for the country that is the second most obese in the w ... More >>
Yes, it's been hotter than hell for weeks already; however, the weather just made itself official. In celebration of the recently passed summer solstice, we have plenty of gluttonous events for you this week. If you're looking for something cold to drink -- beer, wine, whatever -- we have a perfectl ... More >>
Attention people of south Florida. You may want to put down your pastrami sandwiches for a moment (or forever) after we introduce you to Emron Khan, who has been chosen as a finalist in PETA's Sexiest Vegan Next Door contest. The annual contest pretty much shatters all those "milk - it does a body ... More >>
Over the years, we've seen some pretty random things swirled into milk chocolate bars and dark chocolate chunks. What began with safe and acceptable pairings like fruit, nuts, candy and cookies has over the past decade graduated to bold new flavors. Now, you'll find chocolate loaded with bacon, spic ... More >>
The Restaurant People, the company known for some of downtown Fort Lauderdale's busiest establishments--Tarpon Bend, Yolo, Vibe-- are expanding their empire. Their next plan? A restaurant and bar at the base of the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort. S3--short for sun, surf, sand or steak, seafood, ... More >>
There are two main reasons to visit The Harbor Shops on 17th Street in Fort Lauderdale: A) to stock up at Total Wine and B) to dive headfirst into the red bean and coconut sticky rice dessert from Coco Asian Bistro, the shopping plaza's chic, pan-Asian restaurant. The extensive menu is anchored with ... More >>
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 >>
In South Florida, restaurateurs can take a good, innocent trend...and beat it to death. Haven't we heard enough about beer bars, farm-to-table fare, and good ole' gastropubs?But it's nothing but new at Roy Villacrusis' latest pop-up, the Studio, where a different menu is served up each night. Inside ... 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 >>
As you know, The Fourth of July, Independence Day marks the day when American colonists adopted The Declaration of Independence, a document which, effectively, told the British monarchy to shove it. As with any holiday, Americans have certain Fourth of July traditions like drinking heavily, calling ... More >>
Chef Roy Villacrusis is quickly gaining a reputation as the pop-up king of south Florida. The poster chef for ADD seems to have a new concept restaurant opening up every week -- which makes us happy beyond comprehension.Fresh on the tails of his pop-up dinner with chef Eric Grutka this past Su ... 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. No. 18: Mango Sticky Rice From Coco Asian BistroIn Thailand, moms don't make Jello for the kids, they make mango sticky rice. It's almost as easy. Soak sticky ric ... More >>
A giant sheet of ice that covers most of Greenland might be a serious problem for South Florida in a few hundred or few thousand years, give or take. A new study in Nature Climate Change warns that a 1.6 degree Celsius jump in global temperatures could completely melt&nbs ... More >>
Photo:Misha GrosvenorKyle Schmitt chows down on a tasty wiener.Due to our current recession economic downturn, there has been a resurgence of potluck groups nationwide. Wiener Wednesday is just of many new potluck groups popping up all over South Florida. When I first found out about Wiener We ... More >>
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 >>
Candace WestTamari scallops: Rich, premium, soy-moistened scallops and crabmeat wrapped in tuna. This week's review in Dish, we check out Asian fusion restaurant SAIA at the newly refurbished B Ocean Fort Lauderdale Hotel. The new eatery located just off the beach on the corner of A1A and Sun ... More >>
Laine Doss Sushimi Platter at SAIASAIA, the new South Asian-inspired restaurant at the B Ocean Ft. Lauderdale Hotel opened this weekend. The restaurant features modern decor and a direct oceanfront view. The menu is an ecclectic mix of sushi, hot and cool dishes, getting much inspir ... More >>
Theodore ScottRoatan: snorkeling, sailing, diving, dolphins... and now golf!Pete Dye has modestly dismissed his own career as "digging up other people's property," but in truth, he elevated the act of golf course design from a mere landscaping job into an art form. When Dye was inducted into t ... More >>
You can't get anything past that Mark Potter. To report on the booming black market for pain meds, the NBC correspondent charged fearlessly into the belly of the beast: Broward County. At the 1:25 mark in this video, the NBC reporter accuses a local bench and one familiar-looking newspaper.Visit msn ... More >>
At Origin, the beautiful room is no longer empty.
Office supplies giant Office Depot, based in Boca Raton, is the latest major American corporation to get itself in trouble with federal regulators. The company, which claims $14.8 billion in annual sales, is being investigated for improper contact with business analysts. Specifically, representative ... More >>
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