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Breakfast at O-B House Fort Lauderdale

Old Fort Lauderdale Breakfast House is just that, a restored 1925 house/shop located in the Himmarshee District serving breakfast all day, seven days a week as well as lunch. O-B House marches to the beat of its own drum, no af...
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Brunch at Sweet Nectar Fort Lauderdale

Sweet Nectar Charcoal Grill & Spirits is a neighborhood spot on Las Olas Boulevard; highlighting its local appeal is the relaxed, casual atmosphere that is enhanced with its indoor/outdoor seating for only 100 people. Sweet...
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Beauty & The Feast At The Atlantic Hotel Fort Lauderdale Beach

And from the creators of ultra-lounge SoLita Las Olas and SoLita Delray comes, Beauty & The Feast Bar/Kitchen. This team of entrepreneurs certainly does not lack creativity nor the ability to work hard to make it happen. I&...
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Waterfront Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale and Miami

South Florida is the warm escape for residents and vacationers alike and I cannot think of a better place to enjoy all the greatness we have than with our list of South Florida waterfront and water view restaurants from Deerfi...
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Where to go for Breakfast and Brunch in Fort Lauderdale

Brunch isn’t just for Sunday anymore. Weekend brunches and breakfasts are being served just about everywhere in Fort Lauderdale and surrounding areas; Lauderdale by the Sea, Hollywood Beach, Deerfield Beach and Pompano Beach....
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Fort Lauderdale Waterfront Restaurants

South Florida is the warm escape for residents and vacationers alike and I cannot think of a better place to enjoy all the greatness we have than with our list of waterfront and water view restaurants from Deerfield Beach to Ho...
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Fort Lauderdale Happy Hours

Wherever you land in Fort Lauderdale there’s always a drink special being offered. Happy Hours are a hot commodity for restaurants and hotels in South Florida. More often than not there are some great steals and deals to be...
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Happy Hours from Palm Beach to South Beach

Wherever you land there’s always a drink special being offered. Happy Hours are a hot commodity for restaurants and hotels in South Florida. More often than not there are some great steals and deals to be had during the...
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Restaurants serving Thanksgiving Dinner in South Florida 2013

Thanksgiving is three weeks away and this traditional holiday in South Florida gives us many choices from the time-honored classics to the nouveau and eclectic with flavors and entrées that span the globe. If you’re not into...
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Enter to win a $100 gift card to Latitudes on Hollywood Beach

The winner of the $100 gift card is Sharon Curtis. Congratulations! Sharon  Check out Latitudes Restaurant Facebook page (click here),    All qualified submissions will be entered into a random drawing. There will be on...
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Steak 954 hosts War of the Wines, Spain vs. Italy

STEAK 954 at the W Hotel Fort Lauderdale is hosting its second War of the Wines, and the battle rages on with Spain vs. Italy. This wine war will take place on Thursday, August 29 from 7-10pm. The cost of the wine pairing eve...
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July is National Ice Cream Month; Free Ice Cream in South Florida

July is National Ice Cream Month and a few places in South Florida are serving up the creamy frozen treat gratis. And riding the free food train, we’re hosting a giveaway with Vic & Angelo’s Palm Beach Gardens, ...
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Food Truck Roundup, Arts Park Hollywood

The last time I went to a Food Truck event was back in February for Burger Beast’s Burgies Awards where I presented the award to Jefe’s Original Fish Taco & Burgers for Best Taco. I was due for another food tru...
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Dinner at Canyon Southwest Cafe Fort Lauderdale

This longtime Fort Lauderdale favorite sits quietly and modestly smack dab in the middle of the Sunrise Boulevard traffic loop; Canyon is so inconspicuous that if you blink you’ll miss it. Thus making it one of those f...
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Happy Hour at Market 17 Fort Lauderdale

Market 17 is one of my favorite wine Happy Hour places; has been since it opened two and a half years ago. Here’s what they do oh so right: All glasses of still wine are half price, in both the 3-oz and 6-oz pour which is...
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Dinner and cocktails at Wild Sea Oyster Bar and Grille at the Riverside Hotel

Wild Sea Oyster Bar and Grille is one of the new players on Las Olas Boulevard. Vibrant, bright, and spacious; completely redesigned and nothing remotely similar to its white linen-dining predecessor. This chic new bar and rest...
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Breakfast at Bahia Cabana Fort Lauderdale

As quoted from my book, Food Lovers’ Guide to Miami & Fort Lauderdale (Globe Pequot Press $14.95) I stated: “Bahia Cabana is an archetypal Fort Lauderdale beach bar serving just that: beach bar food, frozen d...
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October food, drink, travel and spa goings-on in South Florida

October is getting busy, busy, busy…and we’re only in our second day. Check out the food, wine, travel and spa happenings from Palm Beach to Marathon. South Florida Pumpkin Patches 2012; click here for the list Sout...
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Craft Beer tasting & touring at Big Bear Brewing Co. Coral Springs

I seem to be riding the South Florida craft beer train lately; last week I attended the Shipyard Brewing beer dinner at 50 Ocean in Delray Beach, and yesterday I toured and tasted at Big Bear Brewing Co in Coral Springs. Matthe...
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Fall Spa Week in South Florida October 15-21, 2012

Spa Week is a bi-annual event that allows participants to enjoy luxurious full-service spa treatments at the spas across North America for $50 each. Since its inception in 2004, SpaWeek.com has modernized the spa industry wit...
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2012 Wine Spectator “best of wine lists” includes 75 Restaurants from Jupiter to Key West

The annual Wine Spectator “best of wine lists” is out and 75 Restaurants from Jupiter to Key West have been acknowledged by Wine Spectator for their wine lists (chain restaurants have only been counted once, ex. C...
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Father’s Day 2012 in South Florida and beyond

It’s official, every holiday is now fair game for every restaurant, bar, lounge and hotel. Not that is wasn’t in the past but some holidays just seemed to stake a natural claim on the 11am brunch, the 2pm dinner and...
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Pictorial of a day on Hollywood Beach

Sometimes you just need to sneak away for some R&R, where its quiet and unassuming, just mere steps from the ocean. And that’s exactly what we got smack dab on the Broadwalk on Hollywood Beach. As I put this pictorial...
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St. Patrick’s Day in Fort Lauderdale 2012

Looking for a little CB&C, Shepard’s Pie or even Irish Stew? Well here’s a list that will help you get your pub, your grub and your Irish step on all in the name of reveling with a cause on St. Patrick’s Day in Fort L...
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22 must try dishes at 22 restaurants in South Florida

UPDATE: After Tweeting and Facebooking this post last night, I realized I counted incorrectly, the number is 22 not 21 must try dishes at 22 restaurants. At least once a day I get asked “what’s your favorite resta...
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Boutique Hotels from Palm Beach to Key West

There’s always a South Florida weekend getaway steal and deal from Palm Beach to Key West, you just have to look for it. Whether you need to recharge your batteries or just need a change of scenery, a boutique hotel any...
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Resort Spas in Fort Lauderdale

Resort Spas in Fort Lauderdale are ultra glam, ultra gorgeous and have that great water view. Pampering at its finest; Get your R&R on with a resort spa weekend getaway where it sparkles and shines! Lago Mar1700 South Oc...
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Day spas in West Broward

FloridaSpaTraveler.com and SpaSouthFlorida.com has uncovered seven Day Spas in West Broward that will give you a mid-week lift. Sometimes you just cannot get away for the weekend but a little R&R is so desperately needed ...
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Day Spas in Fort Lauderdale

Sometimes you just cannot get away for the weekend but a little R&R is so desperately needed thus the creation of ‘The Day Spa’. Below are five day spas in Fort Lauderdale offering that “take me away for a...
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Three boutique hotels in Fort Lauderdale waterfront neighborhoods

Three very unique boutique hotels in Fort Lauderdale each boasting their own accolades with water views, impeccible service and welcoming and comfy decor. But what makes these three hotels notable is the quiet demeanor of each,...
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