Food & Drink

August 18, 2012

Good reads on food, drink and travel from around the web

Photo credit: newspaper-publishers.regionaldirectory.us

Good reads on food, drink and travel from around the web; locally in South Florida I read South Florida Daily Blog, just like the editor states on his site, he sifts through the news in the South Florida blogosphere [and aggregates it] so you don’t have to; this makes for an easy one-stop-shopping read. Other than South Florida Daily Blog, here are some food, drink and travel highlights of what I’ve read recently. Previous reads.

and for a great read, if you love the South Florida food scene? Check out our newly published book (Globe Pequot Press, $14.95), Food Lovers’ Guide to Miami & Fort Lauderdale

Wine grape ‘bible’ poised for publication A 1,200-page guide to the world’s wine grape varieties, billed as the most comprehensive ever published and co-authored by Jancis Robinson MW -Decanter

Champagne growing season ‘worst in decades’ ,Champagne has had the worst growing season for several decades and the prospects for the 2012 harvest look increasingly bleak -Decanter

Does Champagne improve with age? -Will Lyons for The Wall Street Journal

Silver Status Loses Its Luster for Frequent Fliers, Airlines have cut and crimped perks awarded to the silver-level frequent fliers -The Wall Street Journal

The real madness in hotel Internet fees -Consumer Traveler

Spirit Airlines sued over ‘unconscionable’ fees -USATodayTravel

Why you shouldn’t tip restaurant servers on your credit card -USATodayTravel

I lost my ID. How am I going to get home? -Consumer Traveler

Visitor numbers increase in Florida but at a slower pace -Miami Herald







 
 

 
2015 Chef's Panel at Delray Beach Wine & Seafood Festival

Tickets on Sale for 2015 Chef’s Panel at Delray Beach Wine & Seafood Festival

Tickets are on sale for the second annual Chef’s Panel at Delray Beach Wine & Seafood Festival where six local area chefs discuss, share, inform, and tell great restaurant stories. The 2015 Chef’s Panel will be ...
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String Theory, Oakland Park Music & Food Trucks on Main Street

SOUTH FLORIDA LIVE MUSIC: String Theory at Oakland Park Music & Food Trucks on Main Street

In collaboration with the Oakland Park Culinary Arts District, South Florida Food and Wine hosts the monthly Oakland Park Music & Food Trucks on Main Street series. Free concerts are performed the fourth Friday of each mont...
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BRIO South Florida supports Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry® with September restaurant promotions

BRIO South Florida locations are supporting Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry® campaign, who’s mission is to end childhood hunger. Through promotions at BRIO, the restaurant chain will raise donation funds for the cha...
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2015 Somm Slam Miami Competition Uvaggio Wine Bar vs. 50 Eggs Restaurant Group

Following up on the success of the Inaugural Somm Slam, Uvaggio Wine Bar & Restaurant Miami announces their second Somm Slam with 50 Eggs Restaurant Group. Head “Wine-O,” Heath Porter of Uvaggio will go pour-to-pour aga...
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Arts and Industries Building Smithsonian Museum

Museum Day Live! Free Museum Admission on Saturday, September 26th, 2015

Museum Day Live! is Saturday, September 26th, 2015. In the spirit of Smithsonian Museums, which offers free admission everyday, Museum Day Live! is an annual event hosted by Smithsonian magazine in which participating museums a...
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Pieropan Soave

Let’s talk Soave. Soave is a town in Italy’s Veneto region near Verona. Soave is also the name of a DOC and Superiore DOCG, Italy’s top wine demarcation. (Certification falls into three categories of strictnes...
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shrimp. photo credit: Kelly Coulson, kellycoulsonphotography.com

South Florida Summer Dining Deals: Flavor Palm Beach, Dine Out Lauderdale and Miami Spice

County wide restaurant promotion programs are in full swing in South Florida. Miami Spice began on August 1st and concludes on September 30th. The dining deals are three-course meals featuring signature dishes at reduced price...
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Bartenders Announced for Max’s Social House Delray Beach “Bar Brawl” Competition

Max’s Social House has unveiled its list of 24 competitors in the bracket-style “Bar Brawls” competition. The draw party for Bar Brawls is scheduled for Wednesday, September 23rd from 8:00-9:30 p.m. The 11-week single el...
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