| Mar 13, 2013
| 12:19 PM
With a national beer as thickly colored as liquid chocolate, do you really think any true Irish imbiber would tint his or her beer green this Sunday, St. Patrick's Day? Just say no to cabbage-colored brews this weekend. But before you break out the...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 8:22 AM
There's no denying the old-fashioned appeal of the Pelican Grand Beach Resort. What visitor to Fort Lauderdale wouldn't love its design, which is meant to evoke 19th century Florida with tin-roofed turrets and shingle siding?
The lobby has an island...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 8:49 AM
Now open for more than a year, Cupcakes and More continues to tempt customers with daily lunch specials and unusual cupcake flavors at their Newport News shop .
Mona Ward and her daughter, Paula Pittinger, along with Ward’s sister, Cristy Kreston,...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 1:15 PM
Check out festivals and events in March across the state.
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)
March 1: Moonlight Carillon Concert at...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 8:30 AM
While La Cigale sits just off Delray Beach’s trendy East Atlantic Avenue, it’s a refreshingly traditional alternative to the urban-chic image projected by its upstart brethren. It’s comfortable, settled and well-broken-in, as is the...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 10:37 AM
When Billy's Stone Crabs opened in 1997, it closed every year when stone crab season ended in October. In May, when stone crabs returned, Billy's started all over again. This year, Billy's will stay open year-round.
Being a seasonal restaurant isn't...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 9:30 AM
In a part of the country that doesn't always respect its history, chef Kris Wessel's new Miami Beach restaurant, Florida Cookery, offers plenty to love.
As its name implies, the restaurant is an homage to all that was and is great about food and...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 12:07 PM
You won't find AAA Five Diamond restaurants in the Florida Keys. Why, then, are mealtimes the highlight of every visitor's day?
To hopscotch island to island along the Overseas Highway is a voyage through unique cultural and culinary history. As...
| Jan 17, 2013
The sixth Chicago Restaurant Week runs Feb. 1-10 (and, if history is any indication, for a few days longer). First-time participants Balsan, bellyQ, Frontier and Nellcote join a virtual Who's Who of Chicago dining rooms, more than 250 restaurants offering...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 11:44 AM
A Columbia educator turned entrepreneur says her strawberry cheesecake cookies truly are divine.
They're chewy and pink and tangy on the tongue. The right balance of sugar, flour and time in the mixer came to her during a week-long fast, a way for her to...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 8:18 PM
Here's hoping everyone who took my smart phone Christmas challenge had a wonderful distraction-free day.
I went ALL day without my phone. I caught a couple of our dinner guests sneaking a check, but I didn't have to take any drastic measures like...