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Tiger Woods has revamped his Jupiter restaurant. Yet another brewery is headed for Broward County. And Burt Rapoport's new deli-restaurant is opening next week. If you consider yourself a true foodie, you already know all of this. But, if you don't, you might need a quick refresher on all the food news making headlines in South Florida these days.

From a list of local farms selling a variety of local eats to the return of Swank Table dinner series, here are our best stories from the past few weeks:

5. Hibiscus Wine Is Back On Tap At Sons & Daughters
This Lake Worth farm's signature cru is back on tap, available for sale in both to-go growlers and by the glass. The farm is best known for its kombucha and lightly effervescent fruit wine, both made on-premise using organic ingredients, many of which are harvested directly from the farm's 15 acres.

4. Tiger Woods Tells New Times What He Loves To Order At His Eponymous Restaurant
We had a chance to speak with the gold pro about what his Jupiter establishment, from the changes he's making during a major rebranding, to the real inspiration behind its name. If you love Woods, you might want to check out this story about the new restaurant his former private chef is opening in West Palm Beach.

3. Gulf Stream Brewing Company Is Headed To Fort Lauderdale
When it opens in 2017, Gulf Stream Brewing Company will join the seven breweries currently operating in Broward County, and will be among the six new craft brewing facilities — including Odd Breed Wild Ales, Holy Mackerel Brewing, and Broski Ciderworks & Winery — currently slated to open in the coming years.

2. There's Still Time To Buy Tickets For Swank Table's First Season Dinner
Don't miss out on a Swank Table dinner, Swank Specialty Produce's annual farm-to-table pairing series. Now in its fourth year, the Loxahatchee-based farm is once again offering an exciting new season of on-farm dining events taking place every month from December through April. The first one slated for later this month features the Seminole Hard Rock staff including Kuro executive chef Alex Becker.

1. Buy The Same Eggs Brad Kilgore Uses At Alter From This Broward County Farm
Our list of South Florida farmers included Sun Fresh Farm in Davie, which has become well-known for its eggs. The ten-acre plot of land is home to hundreds of ducks and chickens that roam the lush grounds in huge flocks, all of them free-range, foraging for everything from worms and bugs and grasses to produce, nuts, and seeds donated by Whole Foods.

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Nicole Danna is a Palm Beach County-based reporter who began covering the South Florida food scene for New Times in 2011. She also loves drinking beer and writing about the area's growing craft beer community.
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