SUP Eating around South Florida with John Tanasychuk
Aw, shucks: IKEA hosting all-you-can-eat crayfish dinners

If summer’s ending, it must be time for IKEA’s annual Swedish Crayfish Party.

You read that correctly. On Friday, Sept. 18, IKEA will host an all-you-can-eat crayfish feast at its Sunrise and Miami locations. The Sept. 18 Sunrise dinner has already sold out with 350 tickets. The store added a second night, Thursday, Sept. 17.

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At Café Martorano, an attack of killer tomatoes

If you grew up anywhere near South Jersey, you understand the virtues of South Jersey tomatoes.

Philadelphia-born Steve Martorano, owner of five restaurants that carry his name, is so enamored of New Jersey produce that he’s having tomatoes and corn shipped to his Café Martorano in Oakland Park through the end of August.

“A case of tomatoes that costs $20 costs $60 to be shipped here,” he says.

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Is Ms. Cheezious the best food truck in America?

We don’t have to travel far to eat at what’s been named the best food truck in the country.

The title, according to the Daily Meal website, belongs to Miami-based Ms. Cheezious, which got its start as a single truck in December 2010. A second truck was added one year later, and both regularly travel as far north as West Palm Beach.

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Tupelo pops up in Fort Lauderdale

After 16 years, 3030 Ocean, the popular seafood restaurant at Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach, is closing for a much-needed two-month renovation.

The restaurant will serve its last meal on Sunday, Aug. 23. In its place, the Marriott tapped 3030 chef de cuisine Adrienne Grenier to create a pop-up restaurant, Tupelo, that will open Aug. 24.

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Ted Deutch's veggie burger gets smacked down

While U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch didn’t win, the South Floridian was one of four vegetarian members of Congress to compete in Wednesday’s first Congressional Veggie Burger Smackdown.

A special sauce was created for each of the four members of Congress. The sauce topped FLOTUS sliders created by chef Todd Gray, who made a different sauce for each member of Congress.

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Magazine names Steak 954 among nation's best wine restaurants.

Three South Florida restaurants are on Wine Enthusiast Magazine’s 2015 list of the 100 Best Wine Restaurants in America.

Along with Steak 954 in Fort Lauderdale and Alter and DB Bistro Moderne in Miami, two other Florida restaurants made the list. They are Jiko in Lake Buena Vista and Bern’s Steak House in Tampa.

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