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







 
 

 
Two Doubles & Fries

Burger Beast Burger Brawl Miami Friday May 15th

Stage 305 at Magic City Casino is the scene for the 2015 Burger Beast Burger Brawl on Friday, May 15th. Tickets are $50 each and includes samples of all of the burgers , desserts, snacks and drinks. Juke will be rocking Stage...
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Taste of the Nation Palm Beach Raises $24,000 in a Live Auction Dinner Bidding War

At last night’s Taste of the Nation Palm Beach the evenings’ highlight, was the mind-blowing live dinner auction hosted by WPTV NewsChannel 5′s Jay Cashmere and Sally Sevareid of KOOL 105.5; the live auctio...
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Cafe Boulud Palm Beach May Wine Dinner: Argentina: Beyond Malbec with Familia Zuccardi

Café Boulud’s Sommelier Mariya Kovacheva’s monthly wine dinner series will play host to  ‘Argentina: Beyond Malbec with Familia Zuccardi’ on Thursday, May 21st. Founded in 1963 by Engineer Alberto Zuccardi, Famil...
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Four Corners of the World Dinner Series with Alex Chang and Norman Van Aken

The Vagabond Restaurant & Bar’s Executive Chef Alex Chang and South Florida’s very own famed, Chef Norman Van Aken are teaming up to create a series of four monthly dinners at MiMo’s Vagabond Restaurant & Bar, to ...
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THE TUCKER DUKE photo credit: SouthFloridaFoodandWine.com

Tickets On Sale For Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale Burger Battle May 8, 2015

Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale Burger Battle™ Presented by The Pilgram Group is returning for its 6th year on Friday, May 8, 2015 to Huizenga Plaza in the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale. The event will pit 16 South Florida res...
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Get Your Crawfish On in Miami

Get ready to suck on some head and nibble on some tail, CRAWFISH are in season and the The Federal Miami is hosting a crawfish bonanza every Tuesday through the end of spring. Diners will have a chance to go traditional and ord...
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Name That Ice Cream, What does Broward 100 Ice Cream Taste Like?

It’s Broward County’s 100th birthday and to celebrate this milestone, Jaxson’s Ice Cream Parlor and Restaurant and Broward 100 are inviting residents to enter a Facebook contest to create a new Broward 100 ice cream flav...
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