Culinary treats for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day (May 13) is fast approaching, so for those looking for some culinary treats for Mom, here’s a good trio: MIA Kitchen & Bar – one of Delray Beach’s top new restaurants – will feature a Mother’s Day menu from Executive Chef Blake Malatesta that includes a trove of bottomless classic cocktails. Food […]

Experience “Charleston on Tap” this spring in the historic city

Spring is a great time to experience historic Charleston, S.C., and all of its outstanding restaurant options. Here are a couple of my favorites: The historic Andrew Pinckney Inn is giving beer-lovers a first look at the Holy City’s burgeoning brewery district in the northern peninsula with its launched “Charleston on Tap’’ experience. Tours of local microbreweries, […]

Santiago Calatrava’s art on exhibit in Prague beginning in June

The first comprehensive exhibition of work by renowned architect, engineer, and artist Santiago Calatrava will be on display at the Stone Bell House in Prague from June 7 to September 16, 2018. The show, Santiago Calatrava: Art and Architecture, will provide unprecedented insight into the work and creative process of the acclaimed Spanish-born architect. It’s also […]

Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto set to host Mexican Fest Chef Week in May

Villa del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa at The Islands of Loreto, a luxury Villa Group property, will feature three prominent chefs and noted culinary personalities as part of  “Mexican Fest Chef Week,” May 15-20. The six-day event, open to the public with reservations currently being accepted, will include chef demonstrations and lavish multi-course dinners. The […]

L’Auberge Del Mar names Shoemaker director of operations

 L’Auberge Del Mar, A Destination Hotel, has named Summer Shoemaker as director of operations for the 121-room seaside resort located just north of San Diego.   Shoemaker will oversee guest services, culinary operations, spa and housekeeping operations and report directly to L’Auberge Del Mar’s General Manager Terry Buchholz.   “We are thrilled to have Summer join our […]

Paddletopia coming to Surfside, Fla., May 19-20

Looking to get some outdoor exercise? Head to Surfside, Florida for the town’s first-ever “Paddletopia,’’ on May 19-20. Presented by Surfside’s tourism bureau, the event (10 am to 2 pm) will transform the 96th Street waterfront park in “Miami’s Uptown Beachtown’’ into a weekend-long festival with paddle boarding, wellness brands, fitness demos, healthy snacks and family activities. Paddletopia will feature stand-up paddle […]