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    November 20, 2014

    A Vegan Gives Ten Reasons to Skip the Turkey This Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving is a wondrous and joyful occasion; 24 hours of food, family and football with no agendas, no schedules and no obligations. Besides, a holiday revolving around gratitude and giving thanks is basically the best idea ever. But while turkey is the traditional centerpiece for an American ta ... More >>

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    November 7, 2014

    How to Make Vegan Reuben Burgers (Recipe)

    I was putting ketchup on some breakfast potatoes the other day when I noticed an intriguing recipe staring at me from the back of the Heinz bottle: Reuben Burgers. Needless to say, they weren't vegan. Nor were they healthy. Nonetheless, I was inspired to veganize them, and the end result was magic ... More >>

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    November 4, 2014

    Six Turkey Alternatives for Thanksgiving

    It's November 3, which means Thanksgiving will be here in, like, five minutes -- because that's how time works. As a meatless eater, if you wait until the 26th you'll be SOL, paying top dollar for a side of veggies at some overrated restaurant. Luckily, if you plan in advance, no need to be relegat ... More >>

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    October 22, 2014

    Valet Parking, Sushi-Grade Tuna, and Gourmet Cheese Only at Palm Beach Island Publix

    South Florida has a love affair with food shopping. We wait in line during season at Whole Foods, not-so-patiently await the opening of each new Trader Joe's, and have enough upscale Fresh Markets to keep our pantries routinely stocked with specialty grocery items. Which makes it easy to forget abo ... More >>

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    October 22, 2014

    Six Vegan-Friendly Pumpkin Treats

    With pumpkinpalooza in full swing (have you seen the shelves at Trader Joe's? HOLY GREAT PUMPKIN!), now's the time for putting maximum amounts of pumpkin in our pieholes. Vegans, of course, have a more limited menu of options in this (and every) department. Pumpkin spice lattes are out -- so is pum ... More >>

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    October 6, 2014

    September's Restaurant Openings and Closings

    The return of our northern brethren seeking to avoid the cooler months has begun. To prepare for their arrival, a new batch of eateries has opened, while others have sadly closed. Now, before the migration is completed and snowbird season is in full swing, is the best time to check out what's new to ... More >>

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    September 29, 2014

    Paneterie French Bakery and Café Now Open in Downtown West Palm Beach

    Is there anything more indulgent than a warm, flaky, fresh-from-the-oven croissant for breakfast? I can taste it now: all that buttery goodness just begging for a slathering of butter and strawberry jam. Yep, you can tell where my mind is at this morning. Lucky for all of us, TITOU Hospitality -- ... More >>

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    September 24, 2014

    Special Menu Item: Smoked Rack of Ribs at Granger's Grille Only Wednesday and Saturday

    Everyone has their favorite spot to dine out. It's usually the type of place where the waitress or bartender knows your order, your first (and last) name, and even what table you prefer. Of course, you know all their secrets, too. Like special dishes that aren't listed on the menu, and what day to ... More >>

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    September 22, 2014

    Five Must-Try Vegan Desserts at Trader Joe's

    Dessert might be the most daunting of gauntlets for vegans. So many mouthwatering baked goods -- almost all chock full of eggs, milk and other animal by-products. Temptation is everywhere, so what's an herbivore to do? Trader Joe's to the rescue. The foodie paradise stocks plenty of vegan-friendly ... More >>

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    September 18, 2014

    Trader Joe's Opens in Palm Beach Gardens Tomorrow: Five New Products To Try

    Trader Joe's, the California-based specialty grocery chain with a fanatical following, will be opening the doors to its Palm Beach Gardens store on Friday, September 19, off PGA Blvd. We were lucky enough to get invited along for another sneak peek before the official grand opening at 8 a.m. tomor ... More >>

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    September 4, 2014

    Sneak Peek: The New Trader Joe's Delray Beach Opens Friday, September 5 (Photos)

    Trader Joe's, the California-based specialty grocery chain with a fanatical following, will open the doors to its second Palm Beach County store on Friday, September 5, in Delray Beach. If you can't make it to the grand opening party, store captain Jeff Schall provided a special sneak peak at the ne ... More >>

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    September 3, 2014

    Trader Joe's in Pembroke Pines Is Now Hiring

    Trader Joe's is poised to take over South Florida with the imminent openings of several locations this fall. Trader Joe's Delray Beach location is poised for a September 5 opening, with Pembroke Pines scheduled for an October 10 launch date, and they're looking for employees for that location. See ... More >>

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    August 6, 2014

    Trader Joe's Hiring in Palm Beach Gardens: Take the Quiz

    Trader Joe's is at it again. In anticipation of the opening of their Palm Beach Gardens store on September 19, the Monrovia, California-based company is looking for crew members. Not sure if a career at Trader Joe's is right for you? Then take this handy quiz, provided by "Joe" himself: See also ... More >>

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    July 31, 2014

    Trader Joe's in Delray Beach Is Hiring

    Have you ever shopped at Trader Joe's and looked longingly at the "crew members" decked out in their Hawaiian shirts and leis? Did you secretly wish you could be among that group of happy people, as you scurried your way back to your Office Space-style cubicle? Or maybe you've been obsessed with th ... More >>

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    July 29, 2014

    Trader Joe's Announces Pembroke Pines Opening Date

    Hey Pembroke Pines -- there's food shopping in your future. Trader Joe's just announced the opening day of their Pembroke Pines location. On Friday, October 10 at 8 a.m., the doors will open to the shopping paradise. See also: Trader Joe's Announces Opening Dates for Three Palm Beach County Locat ... More >>

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    June 26, 2014

    Trader Joe's Announces Opening Dates for Three Palm Beach County Locations

    It's here! The news Palm Beach County shoppers have been waiting for. Trader Joe's has just announced opening dates for its Delray Beach, Palm Beach Gardens, and Boca Raton stores. See also: Trader Joe's (Finally) Announced for Fort Lauderdale in 2015

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    May 26, 2014

    A Super Easy, Store-Bought, Meatless Memorial Day Menu

    Memorial Day is almost upon us, which means folks across South Florida are breaking out the propane tanks, "Kiss the Cook" aprons and various cuts of meat for their BBQ extravaganzas. It can look pretty lonely for vegans. But all is not lost. It's not as tough as you might think to whip up a meatle ... More >>

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    May 1, 2014

    April's Restaurant Openings and Closings

    With another month comes another bunch of new restaurants. Though we still have plenty of spots that we're waiting to see open doors (ahem, Trader Joe's!), the four weeks of April proved to be good for the world of food. From downtown beercentric to all-you-can-eat to burgers to casual grilled chee ... More >>

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    April 29, 2014

    Trader Joe's (Finally) Announced for Fort Lauderdale in 2015

    Finally, the angry mob yelling "What about Fort Lauderdale?!?!?!" every time another South Florida Trader Joe's location is announced will be silenced. In 2015, you Fort Lauderdalians will have your very own TJ's. Rejoice! Your rejoicing will, of course, do nothing for the scores of commenters who ... More >>

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    April 24, 2014

    Trader Joe's Wellington to Open May 16

    It's official. Trader Joe's has set the date. The grocery will be located at Village Green Center at 2877 S. State Road 7 and will feature 12,500 square feet of wares, most of them exclusive to the Monrovia, California-based chain. The store, which features exotic foods from throughout the world, ... More >>

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    April 1, 2014

    March's Restaurant Openings and Closing in Broward and Palm Beach

    With another month comes another bunch of new restaurants. While we still have plenty of spots we're waiting to see open doors (ahem, Trader Joe's!), the four weeks of March proved to be good ones for the world of food. From beercentric high-end waterfront Italian to fast-casual Brazilian grill to ... More >>

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    March 20, 2014

    Trader Joe's Wellington and Boca Raton Opening Soon

    Palm Beach county residents are closer than ever to getting their hands on Two Buck Chuck and World Peas when Trader Joe's opens their newest locations. See also: Trader Joe's Opens in Miami: Here's What to Expect

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    February 28, 2014

    February's Restaurant Openings and Closings

    With another month comes another bunch of new restaurants. While we still have plenty of spots we're waiting to see open doors (Ahem, Trader Joe's!), the last four weeks of January proved to be a good one for the world of food. From upscale Asian to fast Brazilian to burgers downtown and everything ... More >>

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    February 12, 2014

    Fresh Market Delray Beach Celebrates Grand Opening Today

    Today Fresh Market opened the doors to its 153rd retail store in Delray Beach. The 21,400-square-foot market is the 34th in the state, employs a total of 92 staff members, and is celebrating its first week of business with a variety of store-wide specials available all week long. Located in the C ... More >>

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    January 31, 2014

    January's Restaurant Openings and Closings in Broward and Palm Beach Counties

    With another month comes another bunch of new restaurants. While we still have plenty of spots we're waiting to see open doors (Ahem, Trader Joe's!), the last four weeks of January proved to be a good one for the world of food. From beer-centric gastro pubs to coal fired pizzas to upscale piano bar ... More >>

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    January 14, 2014

    Discount Grocer Aldi Opening Stores Across South Florida, Offering Hundreds of Jobs With Benefits

    Move over Walmart. There's a new super-cheap grocer in town. South Florida, welcome Aldi -- the area's new low-priced supermarket -- which currently has several locations in Palm Beach and Broward counties, with more to come. The discount-grocer -- which along with Trader Joe's is owned by Germany' ... More >>

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    December 9, 2013

    The Farmer's Table in Boca Raton Makes Dining Out Ethical and Affordable

    Over the past few years consumers have been starting to seek out ethically conscious options at grocery stores -- just think about all the ruckus about Trader Joe's locations coming to town. Though it really is simple enough to prepare healthy, organic, sustainable fare at home; that's certainly no ... More >>

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    November 18, 2013

    Save a Life With a Vegan Thanksgiving, Watch Peta2's "Thanks!" Video and Enter to Win a Tofurky Roast

    Ah, Thanksgiving and the holiday season is upon us. Of course that includes the Big Meal, the one and only day of the year where Americans and Canadians celebrate the tradition of the annual harvest by eating all day long. Because the main highlight of this festive pig-out session happens to be a ... More >>

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    November 12, 2013

    Trader Joe's Coming to Pembroke Pines

    Broward County get ready, because the shopping phenomenon known as Trader Joe's is coming to you in 2014. See also: Trader Joe's Opens in Miami: Here's What to Expect

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    October 18, 2013

    Trader Joe's Opens in Miami: Here's What to Expect

    Here's some Trader Joe's-related good news and bad news for your Friday. The good news: Southeast Florida finally has a Trader Joe's. The store officially opened at 8 a.m. today, October 18 with a ceremonial lei cutting. The bad news: This particular Trader Joe's is in Pinecrest, a tony suburb, l ... More >>

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    August 9, 2013

    Trader Joe's Announces Wellington Store

    For years now, we've been hoping and praying for Trader Joe's to open in southeast Florida, going so far as to start petitions and promise to rename our cities after the grocery chain that offers both the exotic and everyday in a Tiki setting. We're certainly getting our wish. First the company a ... More >>

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    July 23, 2013

    Trader Joe's Opening in Delray Place October 2014

    Trader Joe's is staging an outright invasion of South Florida these days and we couldn't be happier about it. First, the crunchy, food lover mecca announced they'd be making a debut in Palm Beach Gardens sometime in 2014, with construction slated to begin in fall of this year. Then we found out ab ... More >>

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    June 28, 2013

    In The Tasting Room: Inlet Brewing's Monk In The Trunk

    Friday's here, so it's time for beer. Every Friday, so long as the creek don't rise, this beer enthusiast will take a look at a Florida beer that, hopefully, should be readily available in a local shop or on tap at your favorite bar. Contemplation; the work of both monks and beer drinkers alike. W ... More >>

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    June 27, 2013

    Trader Joe's Brings Their Organic, Non-GMO Ethos to Boca Raton

    Trader Joe's announced today that they will be building their second location in East City Center in Boca Raton. Though rumors swirled on social media sites about where a Trader Joe's might open if it came here - heavy money was on Delray Beach's South Federal Highway corridor - the speculation am ... More >>

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    May 15, 2013

    Hot and Soul: International Soul Food in Fort Lauderdale

    Fort Lauderdale has no dearth of restaurant options. Want to throw on your fanciest LBD? Go for it. Craving something fast and casual? Just take a drive down US1. Desire dining al fresco? You're sure to find something on Las Olas. Looking for a small laid-back place with inventive food, great ... More >>

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    May 14, 2013

    Trader Joe's Coming To Palm Beach Gardens

    Palm Beach county has been granted its wish. Trader Joe's is coming to Palm Beach Gardens. The grocer with a cult-like following will open sometime in 2014 at PGA Plaza, on the corner of PGA Boulevard and Prosperity Farms Road. Construction on the 12,500-square-foot store is slated to begin in the ... More >>

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    November 14, 2012

    Restaurants Serving Vegetarian Thanksgiving Dinners in South Florida: Darbster, Sublime, and Le Bistro

    For people who'd prefer to coddle, not cook, a turkey, Thanksgiving can be hell. Yeah, yeah, it's nice to see the family and wine is fun and all, but there's only so many helpings of mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie one can handle (trust me, I've tried, and the number is much smaller than one would h ... More >>

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    November 13, 2012

    Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day 2012 in Broward County: Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, and Davie

    A sink full of nasty dishes, mountains of fattening leftovers in the fridge, and a rotting turkey carcass; these are the (mostly) unpleasant side effects of cooking a Thanksgiving feast at home. There's a way around this: Let someone else do all the work. After the jump find a roundup of restaurants ... More >>

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    November 12, 2012

    Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day 2012 in Palm Beach County: Boca Raton, Delray Beach, and Boynton Beach

    Burning the holy hell out of the turkey (while still somehow mangaing to keep it frozen solid in the middle). Whipping up mashed potatoes that could stand in for the caulk needed for your kitchen remodel. Failing to buy enough wine. There's a lot that could go wrong when trying to organize and execu ... More >>

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    November 6, 2012

    Trader Joe's Turkey-Less Roast is "New and Improved" for Your Vegetarian Thanksgiving Dinner

    A family-centric holiday like Thanksgiving requires copious amounts of wine. As such, perhaps you've been planning a little road trip in the next few weeks to visit the Trader Joe's store in Naples. After all, TJ's is home to one of the country's most celebrated bottles of $3 red wine (that would be ... More >>

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    August 20, 2012

    Trader Joe's Replies To Palm Beach Garden Rumors

    Read also: Is Trader Joe's Coming to Palm Beach Gardens?Last week we shared a rumor that had south Florida salivating over the thought of buying tomato-free corn salsa, frozen kale, and cheap wine from salespeople clad in tiki shirts.We're referring, of course, to yet another rumor that Trader Joe's ... More >>

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    August 13, 2012

    Is Trader Joe's Coming to Palm Beach Gardens?

    Trader Joe's, the supermarket filled with foodstuffs both kitschy and healthful, may be one step closer to having a south Florida outpost, according to the Palm Beach Post. Sources say the market with a cult following is close to inking a deal with Menin Development, owners of PGA Plaza in Palm Beac ... More >>

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    July 20, 2012

    The Thai Room Opens in West Palm Beach

    As a Florida native, non-natives tend to whine open up to me about why they hate Florida, disdainfully referring to my beloved sunshine state as "the foot of the nation" (in which case New Jersey is clearly the armpit). They lament about nearly everything--the suffocating humidity, our lawless pill- ... More >>

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    May 17, 2012

    Whole Foods Pembroke Pines Celebrates Memorial Day With Block Party

    Whole Foods Market in Pembroke Pines has been open less than two months, but it's already embedded itself into the community.The purveyors of clean foods (and the best cheap wine this side of Trader Joe's Two-Buck Chuck) is throwing a Memorial Day-themed block party on Saturday, May 26, just in tim ... More >>

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    March 7, 2012

    Whole Foods to Open in Pembroke Pines

    ​Whole Foods Market is opening their 11th south Florida location in Pembroke Pines, at Cobblestone Plaza on Pines Boulevard.  The mega organic and natural food market chain is set to expand into the Pines on Wednesday, March 28th at 9 a.m., with an official bread-breaking ceremony and marchin ... More >>

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    February 22, 2012

    Trader Joe's Fan Starts Online Petition: Come to Broward

    ​Nadine Whiteman loves Trader Joe's. The former New Yorker used to shop at the organic market, which features fair-priced produce, cheap wine, and private-label foods. A nurse living in Hollywood, Whiteman misses her trips to Trader Joe's so much that she's started a campaign to bring the store to ... More >>

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    February 20, 2012

    Edible Balloons, Burger Bash Menu, and Other Food News

    Happy Presidents' Day. We bring you today's list of occasional links. 1. An incredibly light dessert: the edible balloon. Mmm. Green apple air.2. Food porn: a pizza cookbook shaped like a pizza. 3. This weekend's South Beach Wine and Food Festival's Burger Bash menu is unveiled, the $225 event hoste ... More >>

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    January 31, 2012

    West Palm Beach to Be Renamed Trader Joe's?

    ​Trader Joe's, the quirky grocery chain that people love more than their pets and children, is expanding to the Sunshine State. The Trader Joe's website lists Naples as the first Florida location for the chain that features Three Buck Chuck wine (yes, it sells for $3 a bottle, and no, it doesn't s ... More >>

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    October 31, 2011

    Trader Joe's Says "Ef You!" to Florida Tomato Pickers, Middle Class Eats the Most Fast Food, and More

    ​​Each week, we cull eclectic stories from the internets so you don't have to. 1. Author of Tomatoland Barry Estabrook reports that a 20-year old labor rights group representing tomato pickers in southwestern Florida marched to Trader Joe's headquarters in Los Angeles to ask execs to work w ... More >>

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