Searching for the best BBQ

Now in the middle of the summer barbeque season. I’m still searching for great barbeque in South Florida – without much success. To be fair, SoFla isn’t a BBQ wasteland, but none of its Q joints come close to these five of my all-time favorites. Note the list is in alphabetical order because it’s just […]

Celebrate the best at Boston’s on the Beach

Delray Beach’s most popular oceanfront destination, Boston’s on the Beach, recently won the 6th Annual Top 10 Best Florida Beach Bar competition hosted by To thank its fans and commemorate the occasion, Boston’s is celebrating with an epic beachfront bash and award presentation on Aug. 6, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. The party […]

Hemingway’s at Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress to debut Flavors of Summer menu

Hemingway’s, the signature restaurant at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando, is offering a summer pre-fixe, three-course menu, beginning Aug. 15 that will feature many of “Papa’s” seasonal favorites ( “ “Our summer menu serves as a showcase for the high quality, fresh ingredients the season delivers,” says Executive Chef David Didzunas. “Each course was […]

Spa at The Miami Beach Edition offering Miami Spa Month packages

It’s Miami Spa Month! Actually, it’s two months (July 1-Aug. 31), but you get the idea. In honor of “Miami Spa Month,” The Spa at The Miami Beach EDITION hotel ( is inviting guests to choose from a selection of exclusive packages. – The Executive EDITION is a three-in-one package including a signature manicure and pedicure, […]

Lift a glass to National Scotch Day

To celebrate today’s National Scotch Day, I give you Bill Thomas, owner of the famed Jack Rose Dining Saloon in Washington, D.C. For scotch aficionados – and spirits fans in general – Jack Rose is every bit a DC landmark as the Washington Monument or Smithsonian. With more than 2,400 selections of scotches, whiskies and bourbons […]

Chef Angelo Elia opens The Bakery Bar in Fort Lauderdale

  Acclaimed Italian-born Chef and Restaurateur Angelo Elia recently welcomed Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jack Seiler, Oakland Park Mayor Tim Lonergan and Broward County Commissioner Chip LaMarca, as well as other local notables and community members, to celebrate the grand opening of his newest concept – Angelo Elia The Bakery Bar. in Fort Lauderdale. Angelo Elia The Bakery Bar features a menu […]

Team Titleist event coming to Pinehurst

As it prepares for its Initial Public Offering, the Acushnet Company, parent of the Titleist golf brand, is looking for ways to make the brand cross over to all segments of golf consumers instead of just hard-core golfers and better players. You can call it the “new’’ Titleist. Here’s a good example: The Acushnet Company, […]