Japanese Restaurant Provides a Broad Menu and Family Environment

When they arrived in South Florida from Japan nine years ago, Kenji Puican, 40, and his wife Saori Higa, 39, set a goal to open up their own business. Puican, who worked in warehouses for Toyota, Honda and Sony in Japan, said he knew he would eventually come to America with his wife and take

2016-04-06T17:56:24+00:00 October 22nd, 2013|Food & Dining, Lifestyle|

Il Fiorentino Is All About Authentic Italian Dishes On Wheels

Given his extensive experience, one would expect Italian chef Lorenzo Lapi to work in a more luxurious space than the back of his food truck. But the slender, Florence native makes working in the 16-by-8 kitchen of his truck named Il Fiorentino seem like child’s play. “In Firenze [Florence], life revolves around two things: soccer

2016-04-06T17:48:30+00:00 July 11th, 2013|Food & Dining|

Hello, My Name Is iPad And I’ll Be Your Server This Evening

Camilo Gonzales, co-owner and general manager at D-Dog House, demonstrates placing an order on one of the Apple iPods installed in the restaurant, Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, in Brickell. Customers order from the menu using fully functional Apple iPads. They can read descriptions and see pictures of the different menu items, then play games or

2013-02-25T20:47:45+00:00 February 25th, 2013|Business, Food & Dining, Lifestyle|

Sweetcakes Combines Desserts, Games Once A Month

Barbie Roqueta will host the next cupcake bingo party on Tuesday. Prizes can be anything from a box of cupcakes to gift certificates from nearby businesses. PHOTO BY DANIEL BOCK / THE MIAMI HERALD       By Jessica Roiz Read in The Miami Herald When Kevin Ruiz walked by Sweetcakes in Midtown Miami on

2013-02-24T16:12:09+00:00 February 24th, 2013|Arts & Culture, Food & Dining, Lifestyle|

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

2013-02-08T23:25:54+00:00 February 8th, 2013|Food & Dining, Lifestyle|

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,

2012-10-21T17:21:38+00:00 October 21st, 2012|Food & Dining, Lifestyle|