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+00:00October 21st, 2012|Food & Dining, Lifestyle|

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

2012-09-15T20:19:25+00:00September 15th, 2012|Food & Dining, Lifestyle|

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

2012-05-17T20:53:39+00:00May 17th, 2012|Food & Dining, Lifestyle|

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

2012-02-15T01:45:45+00:00February 15th, 2012|Food & Dining|

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

2011-09-06T21:38:35+00:00September 6th, 2011|Food & Dining, Lifestyle|

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

2011-06-02T16:18:57+00:00June 2nd, 2011|Food & Dining, Lifestyle|

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

2011-05-01T13:40:50+00:00May 1st, 2011|Food & Dining, Lifestyle|

Mexican Butcher Shop Delights Customers In Miami Lakes

By Tiffany Savinon Read in The Miami Herald On weekends, a traditional butcher at a carniceria Mexicana located in a warehouse complex in Miami Lakes puts on a chef's hat to delight his customers with homemade food made far from home. Franco's Distributor owner, Marco Antonio Franco, 40, uses a family recipe from Mexico to make tacos de carnitas Mexicanas, one

2010-05-06T21:44:10+00:00May 6th, 2010|Food & Dining, Lifestyle|