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 >>
The Portland Tribune recently wrote about a program in Portland public schools called "courageous conversations", where educators attend training sessions and meetings designed to understand their own 'white privilege' so that they can "change their teaching practices to boost minority students' per ... More >>
Patty Canedo is a chef in Palm Beach. She writes frequently about her kitchen exploits in this column, Half-Baked.
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I wish food shopping was always this pretty.
Earlier this week, I advised a sick friend the only real remedy to any illness is chicken ... More >>
John LinnAs a countdown to the Best of Broward Palm Beach 2011, coming in June, Clean Plate Charlie is serving up a hundred of our favorite dishes in South Florida. Send your own nominations to Deirdra.Funcheon@BrowardPalmBeach.com.No. 39: Grilled Pork, Shrimp, and Spring Roll "Bun" From Saigon ... More >>
A bunch of grizzled veterans sit around in a hot room, bending into strange contortions. No, it's not an off night at the Elks Club. It's a new program that offers free yoga classes to armed-services veterans.The "Connected Warrior" classes, currently at Yoga South in Boca Raton, are led by ... More >>
This time of year is surreal in South Florida. It never really feels Christmas-y. Snowmen are extinct. Without cues from Mother Nature, Christmas week doesn't have the smoky whiff of holidays up north.Restaurants sometimes go all out and prepare a massive banquet, all of them basically on a big o ... More >>
flickr.comThough most of the scene had been cleaned up by this weekend, the patrons and employees of Beach Place were still discussing the shocking murder-suicide that took place there, in front of at least a dozen witnesses, in broad daylight last Wednesday.One man was standing right outside Mau ... More >>
It's never a good sign when the studios won't show us a movie in time for the print edition. That's what happened with X-Men Origins: Wolverine. So with no review in the print edition of New Times this week, below is a late and very disappointing review.Without fail, the dullest installment in any s ... More >>