Dining Out: The 25-Percent Era

It’s no secret that the culinary industry has endured one roundhouse right after another since the outbreak of COVID-19. According to the National Restaurant Association, more than 8 million restaurant employees have been furloughed or laid off; the industry, as a whole, lost some $80 billion in U.S. sales through April. The national numbers are

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Cinco De Mayo: Cocktails and Cuisine

Dune 2200 North Ocean Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale This oceanfront restaurant will be offering specialty beverage and dining options for takeout and delivery on May 5 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Offerings include chicken enchiladas with tomatillo sauce, black beans, Mexican rice, avocado crema, pico de gallo and Mexican street corn, as well as frozen

Broward Public Library Foundation to host a Virtual Happy Hour with author Julia Phillips

Broward Public Library Foundation’s Literary Feast, originally scheduled for earlier in the year, has been postponed to Saturday, September 12th. This event has garnered much support throughout its many years, having started in 1988, and has raised over $4 million for vital local literacy programs. While the new date promises some spectacular programming, author Julia

Jill Zarin of Real Housewives of New York fame provides relief for those in need

Real Housewives of New York actor Jill Zarin has never shied away from an opportunity to help people. Whether it’s raising money for cancer research in the name of her late husband or organizing a fundraiser for orphaned children in Kenya, she has spent most of her career finding new ways to support those in

Galleria Mall launches culinary virtual series

The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale is bringing the spirit of South Florida dining into people’s homes with their new Facebook Live series of shows. Each week, The Galleria hosts a mix of culinary demonstrations (Cooking with The Galleria) and mixology lessons set to tunes from local musicians (Happy Hour with The Galleria). Past shows include

Get your Prickly Pear fix from home

During a time of mass uncertainty, Fort Lauderdale locals can count on one thing: Canyon’s Prickly Pear Margarita. Canyon has been a staple in the South Florida community for longer than most have lived there. For over 20 years, this restaurant has served American cuisine infused with Asian, South and Central American flavors. During its

Travel in a Post-Pandemic Era

It’s the question that’s on everyone’s mind as the stay-at-home directive continues to loom over everyday life. When will our communities begin to re-open? As a prominent figure in the South Florida hospitality industry, John Tolbert, president and managing director at Boca Raton Resort & Club, has been involved in discussions with Palm Beach County

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The Restaurant People hospitality group launches TRPLIVE!

As restaurants throughout the nation are closing their doors to in-person diners, The Restaurant People has developed a way to bring the hospitality industry into people’s homes. This South Florida-based hospitality group has recently launched a live social media show, TRP LIVE!, to keep the community connected during this time of self-isolation. Topics will include

At-Home Cocktail Recipes from Miami Restaurants

British Moscow Mule from Cocktails at The Lincoln Eatery (featured image) Ingredients Ingredients 1 lime wedge ½  ounce lime juice 1 ounce gin 6 ounces ginger beer   Preparation Take a glass of your choice, and carefully add ice to the glass. Add the lime juice, gin, and ginger beer and stir to combine. Garnish

Local restaurants donate 13,000 meals to families in need

South Florida restaurants Sushi Maki and Canton Chinese Restaurant are partnering to support families in need during the pandemic. Because of donations from local organizations totaling more than $40,000, the restaurants have put together 13,000 meals for vulnerable populations across South Florida. The meals are going to community groups and nonprofits like Big Brother Big

Prix Fixe Easter Menus for Pickup or Delivery

RWSB, Miami Beach Individual Easter dinners for pickup or delivery Price: $45/person Menu: Crab salad, roasted lamb shoulder, scalloped potatoes, honey glazed baby carrots, a pastiera Napolentana, and a whole pig. To order, call (305) 938-3112.   La Fresca Francesca, Hialeah Easter Quiche Family Brunch for pickup Price: $65 (serves 5) Menu: A whole pie

Cooking at Home with Casa Tua Cucina

In order to serve the South Florida community during this time of self-isolation, Casa Tua Cucina has developed a retail component to accompany their ready-made meal selection available for pickup and delivery. This new portion of their website, titled Cooking at Home, offers a selection of fresh ingredients that locals can order individually. Options include fresh