3030 Ocean: Chic Farm-To-Table Concepts And Soulful, Seasonal, Rustic Cookery

I met 3030 Ocean’s creative Executive Chef Paula DaSilva and was immediately impressed with her creativity in preparing not so simple dishes bursting with unique flavor profiles. She has earned rave reviews upon her return to 3030 Ocean for her updated menu at the Harbor Beach Marriott’s highly rated restaurant. Last fall, she introduced her new menu and invited us … Continue reading


Wagyu & Wine $25 At The Capital Grille Bar In Ft. Lauderdale

It’s back and better than ever! The Capital Grille’s Famed Wagyu Burger paired with your choice of wine: Silver Oak Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley 2009: Setting the bar for superstar cabernets since 1972—deliciously lush, drinkable upon release, yet worthy of cellaring for years to come. Tasting Notes: Black cherry & ripe blackberry, vanilla spice, fine grained tannins. Belle Glos “Dairyman” … Continue reading

7 day Munich style Beer, Food and Music Festival

Las Olas Oktoberfest, “Las Olas Wiesen” Lawn, Fort lauderdale

Zicke zacke zicke zacke hoi hoi hoi! Are you an expert beer stein holder? Like bratwurst? Handy with a hammer & nails? Then start practicing your Jodelling and head to Las Olas Oktoberfest, Fort Lauderdale’s Munich style Beer, Food and Music Festival celebrating the tradition of  Oktoberfest,  held in Munich since 1810. Two  fun-filled weekends include live entertainment from Austria’s … Continue reading

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Bacon 3 Ways & More At ROK:BRGR’s Sunday Social Brunch

It’s Sunday, so that means Brunch. Lucky me, my photographer Jason and three of our friends! The recent buzz in downtown Fort Lauderdale was about ROK:BRGR’s new Sunday Social Brunch featuring farm fresh comfort food paired with rock music and a great selection of libations.  We arrived mid-morning to an inviting  atmosphere created by DJ/musician, Lucian, from the band Community … Continue reading

Riverwalk Burger Battle

Eat, Drink & Rock out at Riverwalk’s Burger Battle™

The gang at Riverwalk  is getting ready for their 4th Annual Burger Battle™ presented by Publix Aprons Catering and Cooking School on May 31st along the New River in Downtown FTL’s Huizenga Plaza. It sizzles (in more ways than one!) and pits local burger joints and broward county restaurants against one another. The Contenders: ★ Returning Champs Charm City Burger … Continue reading

You know what’s really good? The Short Rib Grilled Cheese & Poutine at Rok:Brgr

You know what’s really good? The Short Rib Grilled Cheese & Poutine at Rok:Brgr – Miami If you’re a first timer at Rok:Brgr it makes sense for you to try one of the burgers, that’s a no brainer. Now, if you’ve been there a couple of times and want to break out from your normal routine, then you should add … Continue reading

Italian Ice Cart

Brooklyn Italian Ice Co. in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida – CLOSED

*I had just finished up my late breakfast at the O-B House in Ft. Lauderdale when I remembered that I wanted to check out the Brooklyn Italian Ice Co. on Las Olas. If you’re not familiar with Italian Ice well here’s a description: Italian ice, also known as water ice, is a sweetened frozen dessert made with fruit (often from … Continue reading

Shula Burger in Ft. Lauderdale Opens Wednesday October 17th

Approximately a year and a half ago I mentioned that Don Shula was getting into the Burger Game. In the time since then they’ve opened Shula Burgers in Islamorada and at the Tampa International Airport. This Wednesday October 17th you can find finally find one in your neck of the woods as the Ft. Lauderdale Shula Burger is opening its … Continue reading

Angus Cheeseburger w/Bacon

Burger Freak in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

What are you, some kinda Burger Freak? We’ve all been there, someone calls you a Burger Freak and you think about it and then happily agree. Hey, it doesn’t hurt to be honest with yourself. Burger Freak in Ft. Lauderdale fills the void for your kind ,um..err….our kind. The menu has some interesting concoctions on it, check them out below: … Continue reading

Riverwalk Trust’s 2012 Burger Battle III Results and Pictures

Last night was Riverwalk Trust’s Burger Battle III. If you wanna catch up make sure to check out Burger Battle and Burger Battle II. Reigning champs Georgie’s Alibi did not compete but if you were in the VIP section they were serving up 2 burgers (one of which was a Cuban Frita) and a liquored up shake. Susie’s Scrumptious Desserts … Continue reading

ROK BRGR burger bar+ gastropub coming to Ft. Lauderdale

Rok Brgr Burger Bar + Gastropub should be opening in downtown Ft. Lauderdale within the next couple of weeks. While the entire menu has not been released, info about the burgers has. Burgers will be “Black Angus Beef and American Kobe Beef from small boutique farmers. Our house blend is custom made for us with 4 different cuts of beef. … Continue reading

15th Street Fisheries & Dockside Cafe - Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

15th Street Fisheries & Dockside Cafe – Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

How I ended up here isn’t particularly important. What is important, is that I did. 15th Street Fisheries & Dockside Cafe are actually 2 places housed in one location. I walked into the Dockside Cafe portion (the downstairs), decided it was too hot to sit outside and took a seat not too far from the bar. I ordered some of their … Continue reading

Riverwalks Trust’s Burger Battle In Ft. Lauderdale On June 4th, 2010

If you’re looking for a recap of the event: Riverwalk Burger Battle 2010 On June 4th, 15 restaurants will be competing against each other in Riverwalk Trust’s Burger Battle. The event will take place at the Riverside Hotel Lawn at 620 E. Las Olas Blvd. A panel of local celebrity judges will name one restaurant’s burger the “Best Burger in … Continue reading