Yes, there’s now a day for everything and Wednesday is National Martini Day.
Update: The summer Sunday BBQ series has been cancelled because of a change of management at the Eden Roc.
Father’s Day isn’t quite the kerfuffle as the day in May devoted to mom. I suppose that’s because most dads aren’t much for brunches and bouquets.
The 6th Annual Coral Gables Restaurant Week is back starting Monday through June 30.
Coming Friday to Dunkin’ Donuts menu boards: Glazed doughnut breakfast sandwiches.
The Sundy House (106 S. Swinton, Delray Beach, 561-272-5678, SundyHouse.com) has introduced a new cocktail that uses ginger flowers found in the restaurant’s Taru Gardens.
U.S. News & World Report's list of America's best French fries includes the duck-fat fries at Bourbon Steak Miami at...
Winemaker Robert Mondavi died in 2008, but on June 13 Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse will mark what would have been his 100th birthday with a $95 five-course dinner.
OpenTable, the web-based restaurant reservation provider, has released its 2013 Diners' Choice Award winners for the Top 100 Outdoor Dining Restaurants in the United States.
Starting May 29 and every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m., chef Claudio Sandri of Mancini Modern Italian (401 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, 754-200-8602, ManciniLasOlas.com) will offer an interactive mozzarella making class and wine pairing.
Jamie DeRosa, chef/owner of the new Tongue & Cheek in South Beach, hosts Chicago chef Brandon Baltzley and Miami’s Jeremiah Bullfrog, Monday, May 20 for a special seven-course dinner.
Fans of McDonald’s McRib sandwich will soon have an alternative.
The only South Florida restaurant to receive a 2013 James Beard Award is Juvia (1111 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, 305-763-8272, JuviaMiami.com).
After more than 30 years on the McDonald’s
It’s Taco Tuesday at The Whole Enchilada Fresh Mexican Grill in Fort Lauderdale and Oakland Park.
Italio will open this summer at 2211 N. Federal Highway in Fort Lauderdale.
The product: DiGiorno Pizzeria pizza available in four varieties: four cheese; primo pepperoni; Italian meat trio and Supreme Speciale with a blend of premium meats and vegetables including pepperoni, Italian sausage, red and green peppers and caramelized onions.
Angelo Elia, who owns six Italian restaurants in South Florida and The Bahamas, has bought a winery in Sardinia.
Nickelodeon star Daniella Monet is coming to Sublime (1431 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, 954-615-1431, SublimeRestaurant.com) vegan restaurant.
Juvia, the roof-top Miami Beach restaurant, is one of Worth magazine’s Top 10 Power Lunch Restaurants in the country.
Chef Allen Susser, owner of Daily Melt grilled cheese restaurants in Coral Springs and Miami, celebrates National Grilled Cheese Day on Friday by giving away free lunch to the first 100 customers after 11 a.m. at both locations.
Tickets are still available for Thursday’s sixth annual American Fine Wine Competition & Gala 6-10 p.m. at the Boca Raton Resort & Club.
After 21 years in Fort Lauderdale and 25 in Miami, Share Our Strength will produce just one bi-county Taste of the Nation event in July in South Beach.
Lake Worth Farmers Market is raising money for Sow Foods, Glades to Coast with a simply delicious food item.
After six years, Fort Lauderdale’s Las Olas Sunday market has east to the plaza at YOLO on Las Olas and Fourth Avenue.
Wine Specator says it's time we stopped drinking cheap wine at our Passover Seder.
On Monday, I told you about Miami Beach chef Cara Thompson's appearance on Food Network's "Chopped."
Miami-based Burger King has introduced a new limited time Burger Fest menu.
Two South Florida chefs have moved from semifinalists to finalists for the prestigious 2013 James Beard Foundation Awards.
Gelato Petrini in Delray Beach is one a few high-end gelato makers in the country capable or producing kosher for Passover recipes.
Mojo-flavor grilled shrimp makes a limited-time appearance on the menu boards at Pollo Tropical.
Sarah Schiear, the food blogger who worked for Mr. Food in Fort Lauderdale, did not win in Tuesday’s finale of “The Taste.”
Swank Specialty Produce in Loxahatchee is getting ready to host a special noon-4 p.m. St. Patrick’s Day lunch called Wearin’ o’ the Green Salad.
Mario Pi didn’t want to create another big-ticket food festival.
Delray Beach will be the first South Florida community to host Dishcrawl, a progressive dinner series where like-mind foodies visit four restaurants in one night. The Delray event is sold out
While its official grand opening isn’t until next Thursday, Dylan’s Candy Bar has already become a must-see for visitors to South Beach. It opened its doors in late January.
Three very different food festivals are set for the next few months.
Paul Shapiro, vice president of farm animal protection for The Humane Society of the United States, will host a free presentation called Eating with a Conscience. It’s 11 a.m. to noon Saturday,...
Check out my two latest reviews. They couldn't be more different.
Sleeping late has its rewards.
Ever hear of Dishcrawl?
South Florida gets several nods in the list of restaurant and chef semifinalists announced today for the prestigious 2013 James Beard Foundation Awards.
Myron Mixon, star of TLC and Destination America's “BBQ Pitmasters” and CBS's “Ultimate Barbecue Showdown,” is coming to Winn-Dixie Friday.
Chef Bobby Flay will open the first Florida location of his Bobby’s Burger Palace (BBP) this fall.
Sarah Sipe, former pastry chef at Michelle Bernstein’s Michy’s in Miami and The Omphoy Ocean Resort in Palm Beach, has joined the team at Sundy House in Delray Beach.
Bruce Feingold, chef and coowner of Dada in Delray Beach, took home top prize in the 14th annual garlic chef competition held last weekend at the Delray Beach Garlic...
“Eating Alabama,” a documentary that follows a young couple as they set out to eat locally and seasonally, is coming to the Miramar Cultural Center | ArtsPark at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21.
Chef Fabio Viviani — the “Top Chef” Season 5 fan favorite — is coming to Winn-Dixie, 1515 E. Hallandale Beach Blvd., Hallandale Beach 3-6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21 for a free cooking demonstration.
Consider it a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to same the work of a chef who knows what it means to receive three stars from Michelin.
Brooklyn Water Bagels is marking National Bagel Day on Saturday by offering a free bagel and shmear of cream cheese
Culinary students from the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale took home awards for best side dish, best brisket and grand champion at Sunday’s American Institute of...
If all-you-can eat barbecue, craft beer and fine wine sound like your idea of fun, check out the American Institute of Food & Wine’s 9th annual Culinary School BBQ Battle 5-8 p.m. Sunday at Esplanade Park, 400 SW 2nd St., Fort...
Panera Bread has once again teamed up with The Pap Corps to raise money for cancer research.
Steve Martorano had always admired the Food Network’s Paula Deen, but he didn’t know the feeling was mutual until he met her at last summer’s Atlantic City Food and Wine Festival.
Today through Feb. 17, participating Burger King restaurants are offering a BOGO.
About 30 food trucks will congregate 6-9 p.m. Tuesday in the west parking lot of Seminole Casino Coconut Creek at the corner of 441 and Sample Road.
Legal Sea Foods at Boca Raton Town Center (561-447-2112, LegalSeaFoods.com) is offering $24.95, three-course shrimp dinners until Feb. 13.
Miami is one of the Top 10 tastiest towns in the South in the February issue of Southern Living magazine.
This month brings two big Broward County restaurant openings.
For the third year in a row, Pollo Tropical marks National Soup Day on Wednesday, Jan. 16.
At 11 a.m. Sunday morning, VooDoo BBQ & Grill’s first Florida location in Pembroke Pines is giving away a year’s worth of free barbecue to the first 99 customers in line.
Flamingo Gardens in Davie is getting ready to host its first ever Gala in the Gardens fundraiser 5-8 p.m. Feb. 10.
Casamigos Tequila founders George Clooney, Rande Gerber and partner Mike Meldman celebrated the launch of Casamigos at Rocco's Tacos in Fort Lauderdale Tuesday night.
Ten days into the New Year and Brio Tuscan Grille wants to help with your weight loss resolutions.
Emeril Lagasse has long owned a vacation place in South Walton in the Panhandle.
Cantina Laredo in Hallandale Beach and Palm Beach Gardens is offering traditional beef or chicken tamales in keeping with Mexican Christmas tradition.
John Kunkel, who most recently brought the award-winning Yardbird Southern Table & Bar to South Beach, has opened Khong River House, which features the flavors of northern Thai cuisines.
Lake Worth Farmer’s Market will hold its first raw food brunch Saturday, March 2.
Now here’s a holiday idea to destress the holidays.
Ever hear of S’well bottles?
Tickets are still available for a special fundraising dinner Monday, Dec. 10 at Miami Culinary Institute featuring New Orleans chef Susan Spicer.
You might call “My Key West Kitchen: Recipes and Stories” (Kyle Books, $29.95) by Norman Van Aken and Justin Van Aken a love letter to Key West.
It figures that historian Peter Moruzzi would find three South Florida spots to include in his new book “Classic Dining: Discovering America’s Finest Mid-Century Restaurants” (Gibbs Smith, $30).
Our own Angelo Elia is bringing an Italian countryside Christmas to New York City.
Lindsay Autry is the new executive chef at Sundy House (106 S. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach, 561-272-5678, SundyHouse.com)
Chances are good that even the most restaurant dependent in South Florida are cooking today. It’s the country’s biggest cooking holiday.
Barbara Magro’s ode to her mother — Carolyn Aloisi Magro — comes in the form of a cookbook.
On the Thursday before Thanksgiving, Sef Gonzalez wanted to do something different for the food truck rally
The Dutch (W South Beach Hotel & Residences, 2201 Collins Ave., 305-938-3111) hosts a Hurricane Sandy Relief Dinner at 7 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 18.
I like pumpkins just as much as the next guy.
Not many pastry chefs can say their career started in the U.S. Air Force. But Max Santiago, pastry chef at Valentino in Fort Lauderdale, says it was his four-year stint in our flying force that set him on track to culinary school.
RA Sushi Bar Restaurant celebrates its 15th anniversary on Nov. 15 by offering guests 15 percent off their entire bill. Another 15 percent of profits will be donated to local food banks.
Rocker Joan Jett was at Sublime restaurant in Fort Lauderdale Sunday night to accept an award from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.
Larios on the Beach, Gloria and Emilio Estefan’s South Beach Cuban restaurant, is celebrating its 20th anniversary.
Sheila G’s Brownie Brittle, which is made in West Palm Beach by Sheila G. Mains, has won the best new snack products award at National Confectionery Sales Association of America Awards ceremony.
The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile makes five South Florida appearances beginning Thursday. At each stop, visitors can take photos and received free Wiener Whistles. Here’s the schedule.
Tickets for the 12th annual Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival, Feb. 21-24, are now on sale.
Do you have an original recipe for a dessert that wows your Thanksgiving guests every year? Was it passed on from your grandmother? Or was it one of those happy surprises that came together at the last minute the year the dessert almost didn't get served?
Shula Burger is finally home.
If it sometimes seems like you can’t go to a restaurant without seeing someone talking or texting on their smartphone, Michy’s (6927 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, 305-759-2001, ChefMichelleBernstein.com) has the solution.
Legal Sea Foods (Town Center at Boca Raton, 6000 Glades Road, Boca Raton, 561-447-1212) has created two special presidential plates that honor the home and adopted states of each candidate.
Remembers Greenfields on Atlantic? The one-price per-meal restaurant on West Atlantic
Want to know who’s leading in the race for president?
The cable network History has partnered with Morton’s The Steakhouse (Fort Lauderdale, Boca Raton, West Palm Beach, North Miami Beach, Miami, Coral Gables; Mortons.com) to offer a Morton’s...
After nearly 34 years, The Ark restaurant in Davie will serve its last buffet customer Saturday night.
Outback Steakhouse is giving away a free half-order of chicken wings with any purchase Thursdays through November 8.
There is a very definite burger battle going just south of the Broward County border along Biscayne Boulevard. Here’s my rundown.
As I put the forkful of Indian butter chicken ($10) in my mouth, I realized something was wrong.