Food & Drink

August 18, 2012

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

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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







 
 

 
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Easy Drinking Summer Wines

Easy Drinking Summer Wines for those long dog day afternoons of July and August. Cloudy Bay 2014 Sauvignon Blanc is a definitive expression of the region and its season. The nose is bright with aromas of kaffir lime, and grapef...
by SFLFoodandWine Editor
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Old Soul Wine – Oak Ridge Winery

Oak Ridge Winery is the oldest operating winery in Lodi, California, built in 1934. It is owned by the Maggio, Reynolds and Dondero families, and produces estate wines under several separate wine labels. The winery itself was...
by SFLFoodandWine Editor
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Jeju 16 Water

Water is oh-so fashionable, and getting more flavorful and healthy with each new brand released to the market. Jeju 16 is one such water. Hallasan is a shield volcano on Jeju Island of South Korea. Hallasan is the highest mo...
by SFLFoodandWine Editor
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GIVEAWAY: Enter To Win A Ketel One Summer Bar Tool Kit

GIVEAWAY: Enter To Win A Ketel One Summer Bar Tool Kit

Make cocktails like a pro this summer with the Ketel One Summer Bar Tool Kit. Enter to win this sleek portable cocktail-tool kit by filling out the entry form below. Click here to view some of Ketel One’s latest seasonal ...
by SFLFoodandWine Editor
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Where to watch 4th of July Fireworks from Key West to Palm Beach 2015

We’ve put together our ‘bang’ up list again this year to help you decide where to celebrate and watch fireworks from Palm Beach to Key West this 4th of July. Have fun, party safe and Happy 4th of July! Where to watch 4th ...
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The Plate & Table

Asian Fusion Pop- Up Dinner presented by The Plate & Table July 10th

The Plate and Table, is the brainchild of two Johnson & Wales Culinary graduates, Peter Bartalini and Alfredo Valadez. This culinary duo provides a unique dining experience unlike what you’ll find in a typical restaur...
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The American Liver Foundation presents Flavors of Miami

The American Liver Foundation presents the inaugural Flavors of Miami, a culinary experience showcasing the talents of some of Miami’s top chefs. The participating chefs will prepare a five-course dinner tableside with wine p...
by SFLFoodandWine Editor
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Turn the Table: Guest Chef Supper Series

“Turn the Table: Guest Chef Supper Series” with Farmer’s Table July 7th

We, [South Florida Food and Wine] have partnered with Farmer’s Table in Boca Raton for a “Turn the Table: Guest Chef Supper Series,” which is a unique dining experience that will take place on the first Tuesday of the mon...
by SFLFoodandWine Editor
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