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Garlic Fest

Fest’s Cooking Competition Highlights Garlic, Chefs

Visitors line up for food vendors during the Garlic Fest in downtown Delray Beach Sunday. Photo by Palm Beach Post / Richard Graulich         By Hayat Penalver South Florida News Service Read in The Palm Beach Post Nicknamed “The Best Stinking Party in Town,” the 14th Annual Garlic Festival is coming back to downtown Delray Beach. The ...

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Upscale Soul Food — Minus The Pork

A view of the dining room at South Street soul-food restaurant and bar, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, in Design District. The restaurant is located at 4000 NE 2nd Ave. and features southern-style cooking, two bars, and a lounge area. Live music will soon be offered. DANIEL BOCK / FOR THE MIAMI HERALD     By Michae Baisden Read in The ...

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Jonathan Malkin from Fort Lauderdale takes a quick peek under his mask as he cuts into his beef slider during dinner for Lights Out, in which diners wearblindfolds to raise awareness about visual disabilities at Dapur Asian Tapas & Lounge, 1620 N. Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale. The next dinner will be at Red, The Steakhouse, on Oct. 24th. CHRIS CUTRO / FOR THE MIAMI HERALD

Dining With Blindfolds Raises Awareness of Disabled Community

Jonathan Malkin from Fort Lauderdale takes a quick peek under his mask as he cuts into his beef slider during dinner for Lights Out, in which diners wearblindfolds to raise awareness about visual disabilities at Dapur Asian Tapas & Lounge, 1620 N. Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale. The next dinner will be at Red, The Steakhouse, on Oct. 24th. CHRIS CUTRO ...

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Incredible Kettle Corn a Sweet, Salty Delight

Virgilio Dieppa from Incredible Kettle Corn bags freshly made kettle korn during the Cleveland Clinic Florida’s farmers market in Weston on Thursday, May 3, 2012. ALLISON DIAZ / FOR THE MIAMI HERALD         By Katia Valencia and Patricia Tirone Read in The Miami Herald Five days a week, Constantino Fernandez sets up his portable iron kettle and tent ...

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Incredible Edibles

By Patricia Tirone Read in the Sun Sentinel Wow factor: If you’ve ever been to Italy, you know how seriously the Italians take their gelato. If the 29 varieties of all-natural fresh gelato here remind you of that long-ago trip, you’re not imagining it. Background: Italian Stefano Quilli, 47, attended Gelato University in Rome, where he was born, and started his own ...

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New Sports Bar Lets You Get Your Tube On

By Alex Prada and Krystal Oliva Read in The Miami Herald At least once a week, Manrique Alonso and his fiancée, Lexi, come to Hoops Sports Bar & Grill, a restaurant at the 900 Biscayne Bay condo in downtown Miami, to dine, drink and watch a game. “I have never seen a two-person booth with their own TV,” said Alonso, 31. ...

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Stomping Their Way To A Good Time

By Jessica De Leon Published in The Miami Herald Margaret Rodriguez traveled more than 14 miles on Saturday to stomp on star fruit. “That was a workout,” said Rodriguez, 36, after more than two minutes of stomping barefoot on fresh carambola. “I’m out of breath.” Rodriguez of Cutler Bay was among nearly the 1,000 who journeyed to Schnebly Redland’s Winery & Brewery ...

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Dining in the Dark Can be Very…Illuminating

  By Monica Villar Read in the Sun Sentinel, The Palm Beach Post and The Stuart News Sarah Porter, a speech language pathologist in Fort Lauderdale, was hoping for a special celebration for her 29th birthday. When a friend suggested “dark dining” at Market 17 restaurant in Fort Lauderdale, she couldn’t resist. “I was looking for something new to do for my birthday,” ...

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Homestead Winery Will Craft Beers

By Adriana Montoya Published in Sun Sentinel, The Palm Beach Post and The Stuart News Schnebly Redland’s Winery, which celebrates its sixth anniversary in October as Miami-Dade’s first commercial wine production facility, is expanding to include an in-house brewery. Owners Peter and Denisse Schnebly, who say the beer will be available for Oktoberfest, plan to integrate the same tropical flavors used in their ...

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In Davie, An Authentic Taste of Mexico

By Silvana Ordonez Read in The Miami Herald At least three times a week, Jorge Aguilar goes to El Agave Azul to enjoy his favorite carne asada taco, and savor the friendly, homey atmosphere at the Davie restaurant. “This is the most authentic Mexican restaurant I have come across in this area,” said Aguilar, 37, who has been a customer for ...

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