Wine and Cheese at Cheese Culture Las Olas

This friendly shop, eatery and wine bar has been open for about a month now on Las Olas. The sunny yellow awning with matching bistro tables and chairs outside its front door sets the welcoming tone and does not disappoint. T...
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Interview with Michael Saperstein owner of Charm City Burger Company and El Jefe Luchador

This week’s spotlight shines on Michael Saperstein owner of Charm City Burger Company and El Jefe Luchador both in Deerfield Beach. Saperstein’s profile and Charm City Burger Company literally catapulted overnight in certai...
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Cobaya Dinner at Market 17

Last month I attended my first Cobaya Dinner, the undergrounddining group based out of Miami spearheaded by FoodFor Thought, TheChowfather, and BlindTastes. Cobaya by definition meansguinea pig and underground in this context m...
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Dinner at Coco Asian Bistro in Fort Lauderdale

Last Friday night Ihad dinner with a few friends at Coco Asian Bistro in Fort Lauderdale; this wasthe first time any of us had been there, and what a treat-feast it was.Chef/owner Mike Ponluang is not only a talented and creati...
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Interview with Youssef Hammi, Executive Chef at The Pilllars Hotel

ThePillars Hotel is an elegant property idyllically located on the IntracoastalWaterway. Complimenting the charm of this boutique hotel is its restaurantappropriately named, The Secret Garden. The restaurant hosts wine dinners ...
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Wine Dinner at The Pillars in Fort Lauderdale

A member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World, The Pillars in Fort Lauderdale is a hidden gem sitting pretty on the intracoastal. I attended a wine dinner last week at the hotel’s restaurant, The Secret Garden. Appror...
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Dinner at SAIA in the B Ocean Hotel

I seem to be having a rather interesting Asian food trend going on lately and certainly not one that has been planned. Last night I had dinner at SAIA the Asian fusion restaurant located in the B Ocean Hotel on Fort La...
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Lunch at Thai Delight in Deerfield Beach

Once again the dynamic duo of ThaiCooks and SushiPro have turned me onto yet another pretty fantastic Asian restaurant, Thai Delight in Deerfield Beach. These two seem to know about every obscure little Thai and Sushi place in...
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Interview with Steak 954 Chef de Cuisine Jason Landon Smith

Today’s spotlight shines on Chef de Cuisine Jason Landon Smith at Steak 954 at W Fort Lauderdale. I met Jason a number of times at various Food and Wine events but finally had the chance to actually have a conversation with h...
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Interview with Don Derocher, Sommelier at the Fort Lauderdale Ritz Carlton

This week’s spotlight shines on our first Sommelier interview. Don Derocher is the serious yet affable wine expert at the Fort Lauderdale Ritz Carlton sharing his proficient knowledge with guests at Via Luna the resort&#...
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Interview with Vaughan Lazar President of Pizza Fusion

This week’s spotlight is on restaurateur extraordinaire, the very cool Vaughan Lazar, President and Co-Founder of Pizza Fusion. Mr. Lazar’s focus is on Pizza Fusion’s marketing and communications. Vaughan has embraced...
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Interview with Marci Boland chef owner of L’Hermitage Catering

This week’s chef in the spotlight is Marci Boland chef/owner of L’Hermitage Catering and Gourmet Emporium in Fort Lauderdale. Marci has made her mark as one of the top premier boutique caterers in South Florida. M...
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Lunch at Le Tub

Not sure what rock I’ve been living under, but finally I made it to the famous Le Tub in Hollywood. Le Tub? you ask. It’s that hidden burger joint tucked away on A1A on the waterway between Hollywood and Hallandale...
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Interview with Bistro Mezzaluna Chef Brian Rutherford

The South Florida Food and Wine weekly spotlight series is a fun and interesting way to get to know chefs, vintners and entreperneurs on a relaxed and easy level. These men and women are just like you and me, they have their fa...
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Daniel Ramos, a great chef in the spotlight!

The South Florida Food and Wine Great Food and Wine Bloggers in the Spotlight Sunday interview has been replaced with a new Spotlight series for 2011. Same time, same day, new faces and new questions. Every Sunday morning we...
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Dinner at Lucca in Fort Lauderdale

Quaint, cozy and unassuming is exactly how one would describe Lucca Ristorante in Fort Lauderdale; it is definitely a place where the locals go. This Italian trattoria is one of those hidden gems that someone must tell you abou...
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Dinner at Market 17 in Fort Lauderdale

Back in October two days before Market 17 opened I did a Q&A with Kirsta Grauberger one of the owners; last Saturday Market 17 was the highlight of my Food Porn leads to Foodgasms post and today I’m going to tel...
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Ten questions for Market 17 owner Kirsta Grauberger

Market 17 in Fort Lauderdale is one of the newest restaurants about to hit the South Florida dining scene, on Thursday October 21 to be exact. A family owned business brother and sister team Aaron and Kirsta Grauberger have bui...
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Café Vico serves Italian tradition with innovative flare

Café Vico Ristorante honors tradition with flare. This cozy Italian ristorante in the heart of Fort Lauderdale pulses to its own beat by combining traditional with innovative, which has been its secret formula for success for ...
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