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2014 Food & Drink Festivals throughout the US and beyond

Food and Wine events are popping up everywhere and I was thinking how dynamic would it be to go to every event on this list, flying all over the country and back again eating and drinking and writing about it. I’m thinking t...
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Easter Brunch in South Florida 2014

Easter is on Sunday April 20th,  and we’ve assembled a nice round-up Easter Sunday Brunches being offered from Palm Beach to Coral Gables. Some restaurants are close to being sold out already and others still have plenty...
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Where To Go For Breakfast and Brunch from Palm Beach to Miami Beach And Everywhere In Between

Brunch isn’t just for Sunday anymore. Weekend brunches and breakfasts are being served all over the tri-county area. Excite your weekend food warrior within and indulge in a weekend brunch or a really great breakfast fro...
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Pictorial: Christmas and New Years in Rhode Island

I visited my family in Rhode Island for the holidays. Two weeks of pure family & friends time. A very welcomed break and much needed time away. The cold weather and snowfall made it holiday picture perfect. Idyllic actual...
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Where To See Holiday Lights, Holiday Shows and Boat Parades in Florida 2013

Holiday sights and lights are beginning to shine brightly all over South Florida. Some lights have already been lit while others hit the switch this week. Below is a compilation of some of South Florida’s favorite o...
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Luxury Travel; Above and Beyond, Jet Away for the Day

The Resort at Longboat Key Club and Aura Jets have partnered to offer Florida residents the ultimate luxury daycation aboard a private jet. Whether it’s an escape to Longboat Key’s sprawling white sand beaches or a guys’ ...
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Where to eat and drink during the 54th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

This weekend is the 54th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, taking over Fort Lauderdale once again, covering six locations and over 3 million square feet of space. Some people flock to crowds like white on rice an...
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Free things to do this weekend in South Florida, October 17-20

The weather is gorgeous in South Florida, stunning blue skies dotted with high puffy clouds ideal for getting out and doing things in our fair cities and towns, even if its just to walk around. Here are few free events going o...
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Things to do in South Florida, September 26-29

What to do this weekend in South Florida? Here are some highlights of events and goings-on, free and otherwise taking place this weekend and beyond. Check out our calendar of events for more happenings. September Thursday. Sept...
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Culinaria Restaurant Weeks to launch in Bradenton, Anna Maria Island and Longboat Key

If you’re visiting the Bradenton, Anna Maria Island and Longboat Key area in September, check out Culinaria, restaurant weeks from September 14 – 28th. Culinaria is a restaurant promotion program similar to South Flori...
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The Elliott Museum, Stuart Florida

The Elliott Museum, is 50+ years old and has many stories to share. Located in Martin County Florida this long-time institution, brings visitors on exciting journeys into the world of art, history and technology. Currently ther...
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An Afternoon Canoeing at Jonathan Dickinson State Park

Live like a tourist; do what the locals do. Seemingly dichotomous in nature, it is this very statement that when on vacation most people try and seek out where the locals eat, drink, and play, so as to not fall into “tour...
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South Florida Weekend Getaway to Hutchinson Island and Singer Island

No matter your definition of R&R, regularly scheduled weekend getaways are just enough to rejuvenate the mind, body, and spirit. So if it’s endless hours on the golf course, at the spa or just sitting on the beach wit...
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Weekend Getaways to Fort Myers Beach

Not that its actually been planned, per se but I seem find myself in and on Fort Myers Beach quite a bit this summer, Memorial Day weekend and again for the Fourth of July weekend. Neither weekend was my idea, but I was all for...
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Seeing New Orleans by Food and Drink

Not into reading? So possibly you missed the story on my recent visit to New Orleans. Here it is again, only this time in pictures. In my “story” post I explained how I tried but wasn’t able to eat and drink e...
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The roadtrip; Boca Raton to Northwest Florida to New Orleans

and the story goes like this…. My world-traveling, über-food enthusiast friend Gail moved to New Orleans six months ago. She came back to Palm Beach to settle a few details and move the rest of her stuff out of her life ...
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Where to watch 4th of July Fireworks from Palm Beach to Key West 2013

Happy 4th of July! We’ve put together our ‘bang’ up list again this year of places for you to celebrate and watch fireworks from Palm Beach to Key West this 4th of July. Click here for the list. Have fun and party safe! ...
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Road Trip: New Orleans or BUST!

I’m heading to New Orleans for the weekend. Road tripping with a good friend who is making the move from Palm Beach to The Big Easy. There is no doubt in my mind that this 650+ mile trip will resemble the likings of Thel...
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An afternoon at Morikami Japanese Gardens Delray Beach

Wikipedia defines zen as: “A Japanese school of Mahayana Buddhism emphasizing the value of meditation and intuition rather than ritual worship or study of scriptures.”  ”Zen emphasizes the attainment of enl...
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Bocuse d’Or 2013 winners announced

In 1987, Chef Paul Bocuse established the Bocuse d’Or World Cuisine Contest to broaden the public’s understanding of the extraordinary dedication, hard work, practice and precision required to execute the finest cuisine. Th...
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Florida Valentine Getaways 2013

It’s starting to be Valentine’s get-ready month around here, last week we posted about fantasy fabulous luxury getaways. Today we’ve rounded up some romantic places closer to home and a bit more affordable. So if you...
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Luxury Valentine Getaways 2013

Ready to impress this Valentine’s Day? Check out my list of 12 over-the-top fantasy fabulous getaways. This list is all about lavish caprice. Whether you live a lifestyle of luxury, aspire to it or are simply amused by...
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Celebrity Reflection sets sail from Miami

Update: This post has received recognition from the venerable South Florida Daily Blog as it is Post of the Week; what that means, it’s a good one! [originally published on December 5, 2012] “Winner:  South Florid...
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48-hour weekend getaway to Jupiter Beach Resort & Spa

Take Indiantown Road all the way east until the road ends and intersects with A1A,  it is here at 5 North A1A that you will find the casually stylish Jupiter Beach Resort & Spa. A quiet refuge, this resort is host to a na...
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Lavish and Luxe, take a private jet to dinner for a jet set evening

A few weeks ago I posted about three luxury spas in Miami, (two of which I’ve spa’d at) and I referenced The Christmas Book by Neiman Marcus, because some of the spa packages are over-the-top fantasy fabulous, which...
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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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Stone Crab Eating Contest October 20, 2012 in Marathon

Kicking off the seven month (October 15-May 15) 2012-13 stone crab season is the second annual Stone Crab Eating Contest set for Saturday, October 20th at Keys Fisheries Market and Marina, located at 35th Street in Marathon. C...
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Oktoberfest 2012 celebrations in South Florida

It’s that time of year when slugging obscene amounts of beer, dancing and singing badly in public is perfectly acceptable and outrageously amusing to say the least, hence, Zigge Zagge Hoi Hoi Hoi. The largest and most renow...
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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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Discovering the Penedes wine region with Emilio Guerra

Today’s post is from our guest wine contributor Emilio Guerra, who is the Regional Manager for Dreyfus Ashby & Co., purveyors of fine wines. Click here to read Emilio’s previous articles on South Florida Food and Wine. ...
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