Hollywood man wins Sweet Tomatoes dessert contest

Hollywood man wins Sweet Tomatoes dessert contest

Alan Kratish, a Hollywood wine consultant, won a nationwide contest for best dessert created with ingredients from the Sweet Tomatoes restaurant buffet.

FYI network spotlights prizewinning bacon burger from Deerfield Beach.

FYI network spotlights prizewinning bacon burger from Deerfield Beach.

Fans of bacon just may like the sound of a coffee-bacon-infused burger with bourbon-onion jam and spiced-brown-sugar-bacon curls.

North Miami baker gets visit from TLC's Cake Boss

North Miami baker gets visit from TLC's Cake Boss

 

Art of Cuban food at Fort Lauderdale museum

Art of Cuban food at Fort Lauderdale museum

 

The Capital Grille does wine.....generously

The Capital Grille does wine.....generously

I call it one of the best summer wine deals in town.

'Pizza Wars Fort Lauderdale' airs Wednesday on Cooking Channel

'Pizza Wars Fort Lauderdale' airs Wednesday on Cooking Channel

Miami and Fort Lauderdale are featured tonight on two back-to-back episodes of “Best in Chow” on the Cooking Channel.

BBQ & Brew in West Palm Beach

BBQ & Brew in West Palm Beach

West Palm Beach is calling its Fourth of July celebrations Patriotism in Paradise.

TV chef Ming Tsai dines at Boca's Farmer's Table

TV chef Ming Tsai dines at Boca's Farmer's Table

Ming Tsai — host of “Ming’s Quest” on Fine Living Network and “Simply Ming” on American Public Television — dined at Boca Raton’s ...

Miami Spice preview dinner Wednesday in Bal Harbour

Miami Spice preview dinner Wednesday in Bal Harbour

The 13th annual Miami Spice, when Miami-Dade restaurants go on sale for two months, doesn’t start until August.

Take a country-by-country World Cup beer tour

Take a country-by-country World Cup beer tour

If you want to know something about the countries playing in FIFA’s soccer World Cup, consider the beers they export to the United States.

Hollywood chef cooks at advance screening of "Le Chef"

Hollywood chef cooks at advance screening of "Le Chef"

Chef Michel Thomann, owner of FACE (French American Culinary Experience) in Hollywood, will  demonstrae some simple international dishes at an advance screening of the new French comedy, “Le Chef,” Tuesday, June 24.

Free wine tasting Saturday at all ABC stores

Free wine tasting Saturday at all ABC stores

The wine of the Languedoc region of France will be featured at in-store tastings 2-4 p.m. Saturday at all ABC Fine Wine & Spirits locations.

Boca sandwich voted among best in country

Boca sandwich voted among best in country

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Dad's day burgers at Gimme A Burger

Dad's day burgers at Gimme A Burger

In honor of Father’s day, Gimme A Burger (2010 N. Flamingo Rd., Pembroke Pines, 954-241-4799 and 1200 E. Hillsboro Beach Blvd., Deerfield Beach, 954-708-2553, GimmeABurger.com) has created three burgers named after famous TV fathers.

Travel Channel features Miami Cuban sandwiches on Saturday

Travel Channel features Miami Cuban sandwiches on Saturday

“Chow Masters,” the Travel Channel show which features comfort food competitions across the country, puts Miami’s Cuban sandwiches up for consideration at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, June 7

Fort Lauderdale's Sublime included in new vegan cookbook

Fort Lauderdale's Sublime included in new vegan cookbook

Sublime (1431 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, 954-615-1431, SublimeRestaurant.com) is among the vegan restaurants included in the new “The HappyCow Cookbook.”

A cookbook for men only?

A cookbook for men only?

With more than 5 million copies of his barbecue cookbooks in print, Steven Raichlen understands how men cook. Because when it comes to cooking outdoors, men rule.

The Cooking Channel's G. Garvin features South Florida restaurants

The Cooking Channel's G. Garvin features South Florida restaurants

Now in its third season, the Cooking Channel’s “Road Trip With G. Garvin” has taken its host from California to Connecticut in search of the country’s best Southern food.

Jonathan Adler designs tray for summer Chandon bottle

Jonathan Adler designs tray for summer Chandon bottle

Jonathan Adler might have started his career as a potter, but these days he’s got his hand in just about every aspect of home design and fashion.

Due South releases bourbon barrel aged stout on Saturday

Due South releases bourbon barrel aged stout on Saturday

Mike Halker, owner and head brewer at Due South Brewing Co. in Boynton Beach, already knew his Mariana Trench imperial stout was good. It won the gold medal for Best Imperial Stout at the 2014 Best Florida Beer Championship.

Miami Beach chef Calvin Harris creates frozen food line for Self magazine

Miami Beach chef Calvin Harris creates frozen food line for Self magazine

When 35-year-old Self magazine set out to create its first line of frozen food, they knew exactly what chef to call.

Chefs comfort food dinner in Miami Beach

Chefs comfort food dinner in Miami Beach

The big Share Our Strength Taste of the Nation South Florida event isn’t happening until June 17.

Michelle Bernstein will close her Michy's restaurant

Michelle Bernstein will close her Michy's restaurant

Michy’s, the award winning restaurant owned by chef Michelle Bernstein and husband David Martinez, will close in June. It will be renovated and reopen as an entirely new restaurant, according to a press release.

Tamarac home brewer's stout now part of Sam Adams six-pack

Tamarac home brewer's stout now part of Sam Adams six-pack

A year ago, Tamarac’s Russ Brunner’s home brewed stout was something he and his beer geek friends sipped at meetings of the Fort Lauderdale Area Brewers club.

Nina Compton after Top Chef: Fame, St. Lucia and that dinner with Anne Hathaway

Nina Compton after Top Chef: Fame, St. Lucia and that dinner with Anne Hathaway

Never mind that Miami Beach chef Nina Compton’s father, the late Sir John Compton, was prime minister of the Caribbean island nation of St. Lucia, where she was born and raised. Nothing prepared her for the kind of fame that’s come her way since winning second place on the most recent...

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Six times. That's how often we eat restaurant food each week. From neighborhood bistros to the latest concept eateries, SUP is your guide to what's fresh and tasty in South Florida restaurants. It serves hot news about the latest food trends along with comings and goings of our region's top chefs.

John Tanasychuk is a food editor and dining critic who covers the South Florida eating scene. He has written about food and dining for 23 years and traces his interest in food to his parents, both country kids, who taught him the importance of eating fresh, seasonal food. Before joining the Sun Sentinel in 1999, John spent 10 years at the Detroit Free Press as a food writer and editor, restaurant critic and assistant features editor. There's not much he doesn't eat, but ask him what his favorite foods are and he'll say garbanzo beans in any form and anything that starts with fresh, seasonal ingredients. MORE

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