Cures for the post Miami Spice Blues

For those mourning the end of Miami Spice, there’s still plenty of opportunities to get deals at some of South Florida’s top eateries. Here are some of my favorites: Cadillac Hotel & Beach Club (Miami Beach) The hotel has recently launched a number of discounted F&B options. Cadillac is now offering several specials across their […]

“The Dip” goes pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

What started as a coincidental accident and randomly chosen “pink” colored wardrobe choice between The Diplomat Beach Resort’s General Manager Laurens Zieren, his Hotel Manager, and Housekeeping Director, has quickly turned into something more impactful that the Hollywood Beach, Fla., resort has called “Positive Pinkness” at The Dip. https://curiocollection3.hilton.com/en/hotels/florida/the-diplomat-beach-resort-hollywood-curio-collection-by-hilton-FLLDHQQ/index.html?SEO_id=GMB-QQ-FLLDHQQ Recognized on Zieren’s personal Instagram account, […]

A New Hue at 1000 NORTH in Jupiter

1000 North in Jupiter, Fla., has a distinct pink glow this month – and it’s not just because of the stunning sunsets. The popular North County restaurant is supporting Susan G. Komen Florida during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Lee Morris, 1000 North’s general manager and culinary director (and one of my favorite SoFla chefs) is […]

Greater Fort Lauderdale Food & Wine Festival’s next SAVOR Dinner at Valentino Cucina Italiana

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Food & Wine Festival will host Volume 2 of its SAVOR Dinner Series on Monday, September 23, at one of my favorite Italian eateries – Valentino Cucina Italiana in Fort Lauderdale. The dinner will pair Levantine Hill Wine with a six-course pairing dinner and also will host Levantine Hill Estate’s Head […]

Urbanica The Hotels’ owners acquire North Miami Beach land for new hotel

Urbanica The Hotels’ founders, Diego Colmenero and Charlie Porchetto, today announced their latest acquisition – a $40 million undeveloped beachfront lot in North Beach Miami, located at 6747 Collins Avenue. The duo purchased the 0.98-acre property from China City Construction with plans to develop a 20-story, 200-room lifestyle hotel. Slated to open in approximately two […]