Chef Robert Irvine opens Robert Irvine’s Public House at Tropicana Las Vegas

The Tropicana Las Vegas has officially opened its highly anticipated restaurant in partnership with Celebrity Chef Robert Irvine – Robert Irvine’s Public House. The renowned chef and TV personality celebrated opening in true Robert Irvine fashion by descending upon Las Vegas Boulevard with a three-vehicle military-inspired convoy. Irvine topped himself by making his grand entrance by arriving via helicopter, where he […]

Canvas Restaurant Chef Michael Smerda brings art and bold flavors to his Miami Spice menu

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 earn equal notoriety […]

Okeechobee Steakhouse adding 28 wine lockers for guests

Okeechobee Steakhouse’s Bourbon Room has been big hit this past year for the West Palm Beach landmark restaurant, but co-owner Ralph Lewis isn’t forgetting about wine mavens. Guests at Okeechobee Steakhouse can soon have a new home for the wines, as the restaurant as installed 28 wine lockers. http://www.okeesteakhouse.com/ Located in the back of the […]

Dual branded Aloft and Element hotel complex opens in Austin, Texas

White Lodging has opened the dual branded Aloft and Element hotel complex in downtown Austin, Texas. In addition to the 32-story development offering the 278-room Aloft Austin Downtown and 144-room Element Austin Downtown, the property features Caroline, an on-site restaurant, coffeehouse and bakery, as well as Upstairs at Caroline, an urban background playground complete with […]

Parrotheads party at today’s groundbreaking of Margaritaville Resort Orlando hotel

Margaritaville Resort Orlando, the highly anticipated – and highly ambitious – $750 million vacation destination along U.S. Highway 192 near Toll Road 429 in Western Osceola County, – today celebrated the groundbreaking of its 187-room hotel. More than 250 attendees, including Margaritaville executives, representatives from the development company Encore Capital Management, local dignitaries and Parrotheads […]