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Aug
2017
I’ll Never Buy (or Lease) Another Car Again…Without This Man!
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Hello Friends, Let’s face it, there are some things in life that we have to do even though we don’t want to. I’m sure you can think of one or two, right?  We all learned this little fact of life most probably from our parents. Case in point: buying (or leasing) a new car. Haggling back […]

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Aug
2017
How One Restaurant Manages To Stay Open Despite Being Closed The Two Busiest Nights of The Week
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Hello Foodie Friends, Well it has been some time now since I have written a recent post (for those of you who notice). I have been a little bit on hiatus trying to acclimate myself to a more healthy eating pattern. In order to do this, I must refrain from personally eating out (and drinking […]

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Aug
2017
Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa Announces New Executive Chef
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By Steve Pike Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa,  a AAA Five Diamond and Forbes Five-Star resort in Manalapan, Fla., has named David Viviano as Executive Chef. With more than 20 years’ experience that spans independent fine dining restaurants and luxury hotels, Viviano will oversee all culinary operations of the oceanfront property including fine dining […]

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Jul
2017
Chef Michael Smerda blends art and bold flavors for Miami Spice menu at Canvas
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By Steve Pike As Miami Spice begins Aug. 1, culinary talk in South Florida will center around “food as art.’’ Nowhere will that concept be more on display than at Canvas, the outstanding restaurant at The Sagamore Hotel on South Beach. http://www.sagamorehotel.com/ Already acclaimed for the art collection that adorns its walls, The Sagamore should […]

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Jul
2017
NEIGHBORHOOD GEM: VIC & ANGELO’S IN PALM BEACH GARDENS
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By Steve Pike Perhaps the best way to describe Vic & Angelo’s Italian restaurant in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., is to begin at the end. That is, with the eatery’s seemingly lighter than air tiramisu. After all, what serious foodie doesn’t want to start a meal with dessert?But more important, Vic & Angelo’s tiramisu is a […]

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Jul
2017
Costa brings bold, bold flavors to Palm Beach
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David Valencia has been in restaurant kitchens for the past 14 years – a relatively short time by executive chef standards – but the 33-year native of Colombia has experience far beyond those years. Valencia, executive chef at Costa Palm Beach, has cut his teeth at such fabled restaurants as The Modern in New York […]

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Jul
2017
Dorrian’s Red Hand is filled with comfort food and good times
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By Steve Pike Every neighborhood should have its favorite bar. Preferably an Irish bar. On Clematis Street in West Palm Beach, I nominate Dorrian’s Red Hand. It filled with comfort food, comfort music (Pink Floyd, the Eagles, Creedence) and big screen TVs. http://www.dorrians-wpb.com/ It’s also filled with locals who come to watch favorite teams, listen […]

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Jul
2017
Mojito Bar combines classic Cuban cocktails with Nuevo Latin Cuisine
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By Steve Pike Come for the mojitos, stay for the food. That’s my advice for guests at the new Mojito Bar restaurant at Sawgrass Mills in Sunrise, Fla. Renowned Chef Douglas Rodriguez has fused his signature Nuevo Latin Cuisine with the classic Cuban cocktail for a terrific indoor and outdoor dining experience. http://themojitobar.com Located on the […]

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Jun
2017
O is for Outstanding and it also stands for Ouzo Bay
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Hello Foodie Friends, I was recently invited to dine at the new Ouzo Bay, which opened up their second location just under four months ago in Mizner Park (Downtown Boca) in the former Jazziz spot.  The 325-seat restaurant reflects the core concept of Ouzo Bay’s flagship location in Baltimore, Maryland, which opened in 2013 to rave […]

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May
2017
Baciami Italiano (‘Kiss Me’ in Italian)
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Hello Foodie Friends, Today I share with you a new restaurant opening in the heart of Boynton Beach… Baciami Italiano, (Italian for ‘kiss me’) is an authentic Italian dining destination owned by father and son restaurateur duo Steven Pellegrino, Sr., and Steven Pellegrino, Jr., of Delray Beach’s famed Prime Steak & Seafood and Il Bacio Restaurant […]