Thirty minutes into Ron Jeremy's Ron De Jeremy Spiced Rum bottle-signing, a modest but eager line of about ten had formed in Crown Wine & Spirits, at the corner of Sunrise and 15th Ave in Fort Lauderdale.
New Times' Best Of Broward-Palm Beach 2013 issue arrives June 13. To celebrate, Clean Plate Charlie is serving up 30 of our favorite tastemakers -- restaurateurs, chefs, bartenders, and other foodies who make the South Florida food scene what it is. We'll start with number 30 and lead up to South Fl ... More >>
At The Tipsy Boar Gastropub the Sardelli family, long known for refined Italian fare, has set foot on a new path. There are no meatballs, no pasta, and the beer- and fried-food-centric restaurant is a far more casual than the upscale Fulvio's 1900 and the recently opened Sardelli's, $1.6 million Med ... More >>
Unless you want to deck out the interior of your megayacht, redesign your multimillion-dollar condominium on South Beach, or create some custom-built furniture for your new waterfront estate, there's probably never been a reason for you to visit the Design Center of the Americas (DCOTA) in Fort Laud ... More >>
Chief executive of California Pizza Kitchen G. J. Hart told attendees at a California restaurant conference that the chain will open only one new U.S. restaurant-- a prototype-- this year. And the location happens to be in Florida, reports Nation's Restaurant News. No word yet as to which city.The p ... More >>
We're counting down toNew Times' Best Of Broward/Palm Beach 2012 issue in June by serving up our top hundred favorite dishes. Click here for a full archive. If you have any nominations of your own, please add them to the comments or visit our Facebook page. 82. Nigiri From Gay ... More >>
Houston-based restaurateur Tilman Fertitta of Landry's Inc. has acquired 90 percent of Morton's shares, he announced Wednesday, reports Chicago Business. The purchase means he'll own Morton's without shareholders' approval. Shareholders had been trying to block the purchase because they believed ... More >>
chef Angelo Elia of Casa 'd AngeloBeing a chef has never been a glamorous job as anyone who's made it her life work will tell you. The rise of cooking shows and the fetishizing of food has ushered the profession in the limelight. As restaurants garner attention, it's natural to become more aware ... More >>
Chrissy Benoit, owner of Havana Hideout and the Production Kitchen. How would you like to roll out in your own food truck? Maybe build a small business baking your grandmother's amazing chocolate chip cookie recipe? Or that dressing all your friends and family just can't get enough of?For a numb ... More >>
NBC Universal Last week Tiffany was sent home. Mike said Tiffany was great but the three top competitors are left. Padma and Wolfgang Puck are here for the quickfire. Quickfire There are seven classic quickfires to choose from past seasons. The cheftestants will pick what qui ... More >>
Rob CamarenaTim Doolittle is the chef de cuisine at Emeril's Miami Beach. Hailing from Kansas City, Chef Doolittle has worked in the industry since he was 18. His resume includes Wolfgang Puck and some of Kansas City's best American restaurants. Most recently, he specialized ... More >>
Chef Jamie DeRosaThe Atlantic Ocean Club opened to great fanfare just over a month ago (January 24) and its companion lounge, Buddha Sky Bar is scheduled to open tonight, March 4th. But already, there is one major change -- no more Chef Jamie DeRosa.
DeRosa's Florida Pompano We're continuing our conversation with Chef Jamie DeRosa, who is opening the Atlantic Ocean Club and Buddha Sky Bar in Delray Beach in January and February. Part I is here .How did you make your way back to Florida after your global adventures?In 2009, after the Olympics ... More >>
Jamie DeRosa, a veteran of Wolfgang Puck Dining Group, Chef Allen's, and the Michelin-starred Fat Duck in England, is breaking onto the South Florida scene with a duo of new spots in Delray Beach, the Atlantic Ocean Club and Buddha Sky Bar. With experience in everything from gastropubs to molecul ... More >>
It's the hottest thing to hit the pizza world since Wolfgang Puck smeared a crust with crème fraiche and topped it with smoked salmon and caviar. That would be the coal-fired oven, both figuratively and literally the hottest, as it can crank up to a fearsome 800 to 900 degrees, cooking and ... More >>
Move over, the Office, there's a new gastropub in town. And just think, before a few months ago, Delray wouldn't have known a gastropub from an upscale beer bar (paging Tryst).Chef Allen Susser's Taste Gastropub is slated to open in April at 169 NE Second Avenue in the Pineapple Grove section of ... More >>
Photo by Patty CanedoHavana Hideout owner Chrissy Benoit.At first glance, you may miss Havana Hideout, nestled in toward the end of downtown Lake Worth. However, this tucked-away little jewel sparkles as an homage to "paper plate cuisine." If the music doesn't catch your ear or the inviting couch ... More >>
If you're not a subscriber to our weekly Café Bites dining newsletter for Broward and Palm Beach counties, here's a taste of what you missed this week. Click here to subscribe. Photo by Flickr user wickendenOne of Broward's largest and most ambitious dining and entertainment complexes made its d ... More >>
Welcome back to the Ron Duprat Top Chef Las Vegas recap, folks. To take a peek back at episodes one and two, click the links. Otherwise, read on to find out what episode three had in store for our Haitian homeboy.Episode three:The show starts off with the cast commiserating on what's gone down so ... More >>
Episode two of the new Top Chef Las Vegas premiered last night, which means we've seen Hollywood Beach Marriott Executive Chef Ron Duprat twice now on the program. Each week, we're going to recap what happened to the Haitian native Duprat on the show -- and maybe point out some funny stuff too. I ... More >>
Photo by Flickr user Dots Treats CupcakesJust don't order the toasted coconut.• Fire and ice cream is not a happy marriage, as the folks at Palm Beach's Sprinkles ice cream shop found out last weekend. A kitchen fire gutted the shop, which not only dishes everyone's favorite hot-weather treat b ... More >>
Dude comes with a price tag. Deconstructed Press Release: Ft. Lauderdale—Fresh from his stint as Oprah Winfrey's chef for her 21-Day Cleanse... um, correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't the point of a "cleanse" to stop eating for a while? Don't you drink a lot of juice and warm water with lemon? An ... More >>
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