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Perhaps the only thing that fills the air at Casa D’Angelo in Fort Lauderdale more than the aroma of award-winning, Tuscan-style cuisine is the love to which chef/owner Angelo Elia bears witness—especially during the month of February. “Oh, my god, we’ve had so many proposals at the restaurant,” says Elia of his flagship establishment (1201

The Dish / Valentine’s Edition

Eat One for the Gripper Miami’s pastry scene has reached new heights at The Dutch (2201 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 305.938.3111, thedutchmiami.com) thanks to award-winning chef Joshua Gripper. The New American spot inside W South Beach offers decadent desserts year-round, but Valentine’s Day will be exceptionally sweet for those who indulge in the Gripper’s Grail

Roll with the Changes

The continuing education of Danielle Rosse brought one of South Florida’s most forward-thinking restaurateurs to a realization as inspired as the cuisine and backdrop at her beachfront gem, Oceans 234 in Deerfield Beach. Pouring dollars into her business—which, in Rosse’s case, included an all-encompassing $1.8 million interior facelift last year—ultimately would mean little if she

Jodi Weiner

• When Jodi Weiner teaches yoga, whether to adults or children, in a studio or a jail, it’s straightforward and from the heart. “I don’t get deep into philosophy or spit a lot of Sanskrit at them,” says Weiner, the executive director of Connection Coalition. “I keep them safe. I keep it simple so that

Arthur Adler

• The fact that successful businessman Arthur Adler is retired doesn’t mean he’s slowed down. “If anything it’s just the opposite,” says Adler, 73, chairman of the Boca West Foundation, which he spearheaded in May 2010 at the behest of fellow club members. “There’s no time for rest, and my head’s always buzzing with ideas.”

What’s in a Name?

Fans of the 1990s sitcom “Saved By The Bell” might remember the episode where Elizabeth Berkley’s character, Jessie Spano, freaks out from taking too many caffeine pills to cram for an exam. “I’m so excited! I’m so excited! I’m so scared!” a tormented Spano cries out. Funky Buddha Brewery’s Russian imperial stout beer, made with

Never Better

For all the buzz in recent years over Jason Day, Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth and the other next-generation players battling for supremacy in the post-Tiger Woods era, the most dominant figure in professional golf is someone who won his first Masters title before those players were even born. At an age when he could be

King of the Grill

Bobby Flay is king of the grill thanks, in part, to the reach of television’s Food Network. The celebrity chef has gained grill-master acclaim from starring in such shows as “Grill It! with Bobby Flay,” “BBQ with Bobby Flay,” and “Throwdown with Bobby Flay,” the latter of which has made the term “throwdown” synonymous with

7 questions with Barbara Black Goldfarb and Nancy Gold

Founders of South Florida Matchmakers 1 How did you two get into matchmaking? Nancy: We’ve been friends for a long time—35 years—and talked about getting into business together. And matchmaking seemed logical, given my history as a relationship coach and doing counseling for 25 years in a private practice, working with people on relationship issues and

Magic, Madness or Marvel?

Historic Coral Castle just might be a little bit of each The Coral Castle is the kind of place locals can pass dozens of times and never stop to visit. It always seems a little too kitschy, too old-fashioned, as if maybe it’s just another quirky sideshow on the long list of Florida’s infamous tourist