| Feb 20, 2013
| 2:55 PM
John Kunkel is no ordinary restaurateur. He built Lime Fresh Mexican Grill from a stand-alone spot in South Beach to a small chain that last year he sold to Applebee's for a reported $24 million.
In 2011, he opened Yardbird Southern Table and Bar, where...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 7:57 PM
Turn soba noodles into sushi rolls. Pair with your favorite cold dipping sauce.
Soba sushi rolls
Makes: 32 pieces
1 medium mango
half an avocado
1 peeled Kirby or pickling cucumber
3 ounces smoked salmon
9 ounces soba...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 7:15 PM
When your goal is worldwide domination, you gotta do what you gotta do. For Pitbull, hardcore Miami Heat fan, that means getting in bed (figuratively speaking) with Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban.
“Yeah, we don’t talk about that,”...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 11:30 AM
We are just about as far away from summertime as we can ever get, right about now. Winter has just begun, and by now some of us are longing for seaside dining, with the sound of our teeny tiny waves in the open air adding ambiance to our dinner of fried...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 4:47 PM
There's no question that fruits and vegetables are an essential part of a healthy diet and provide benefits to body and mind that go far beyond conventional nutrition. Most are rich in phytochemicals, whose natural power to support health and combat...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 8:59 PM
Thin Mints, Caramel Delights, Peanut Butter Patties and a host of classic cookies finally returned to Aberdeen Saturday.
At noon, Rebecca Kiesz and Cassandra Curry of Girl Scout Troop 50038 set up a small table outside the Centsable Fashions' parking...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 11:09 AM
Are you ready for a road trip? Dade City in Pasco County is hosting its annual Kumquat Festival on Saturday, an event that honors the sweet-sour citrus. From 9 a.m.-5 p.m., visitors can sample all manner of kumquat cuisine from pies, smoothies, marmalade,...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 8:40 AM
Just seeing the word "buffet" in a restaurant's name is enough to send most foodies scurrying away, evoking visions of a horde of diners pawing at trays of microwaved food purchased at a warehouse club store.
You'll still find a horde at Santo's...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 5:48 AM
If I'd been weaned on Cuban black beans, I'm sure I'd hate the spicy version I had at Paladar Latin Kitchen and Rum Bar. If I had a Jamaican grandmother who regularly prepared curry, I'm sure the very good curried shrimp at Paladar wouldn't hold a...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Chapped lips, flyaway hair, dry skin, cracked elbows — Southern California winters may be mild, but they still cause beauty problems.
"Independent of where you live, your skincare regimen needs to change with the seasons," says Dr. Ava Shamban,...
| Nov 30, 2012
The Village at Gulfstream Park's new addition features dozens of rum styles, and the menu allocates a section to "Rum 101," so customers can learn about what they order. For happy hour, from 4 to 7 p.m. daily, mojitos made with those numerous rums cost...
| Jan 27, 2013
My winter camper returned from the trail with a wide smile, sore feet and a taste for gorp.
"It's the perfect food," she explained. "It has everything: protein, fruit and chocolate."
She ransacked the cupboards for nuts and seeds,...