Key West: A Great Weekend Getaway!

Truman Hotel There are so many great weekend get-aways in Florida.  I took a quick trip to Key West this weekend for a historic tour.  Most bed and breakfasts require a two night stay, but the lovely and updated Truman Hotel, two blocks from Duval Street, did not.    We watched the sunset, did the […]

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Laurenzo’s Italian Market Holiday Wine Tasting

Lots of wines, people, food and fun! For years, my dad trekked up to North Miami Beach to shop at Laurenzo’s Italian Market and I go by every time I visit my sister in Aventura.  Last night hubby and I decided to make the drive to attend their annual Holiday wine tasting.  I had never been […]

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Laurenzo's Italian Market Holiday Wine Tasting

Lots of wines, people, food and fun! For years, my dad trekked up to North Miami Beach to shop at Laurenzo’s Italian Market and I go by every time I visit my sister in Aventura.  Last night hubby and I decided to make the drive to attend their annual Holiday wine tasting.  I had never been […]

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Canyon Ranch Grill – Where’s JWo Answer

Canyon Ranch Grill, Miami The answer to my Where’s JWo post on 8-3-2011, is the Canyon Ranch Grill at the beautiful Canyon Ranch Hotel and Spa on Miami Beach.  Once home to the Carillon Hotel, an epitome of the Miami Modern style of many of the Collins Avenue hotels in the 1950’s and ’60’s, Canyon […]

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Canyon Ranch Grill – Where's JWo Answer

Canyon Ranch Grill, Miami The answer to my Where’s JWo post on 8-3-2011, is the Canyon Ranch Grill at the beautiful Canyon Ranch Hotel and Spa on Miami Beach.  Once home to the Carillon Hotel, an epitome of the Miami Modern style of many of the Collins Avenue hotels in the 1950’s and ’60’s, Canyon […]

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Mussel Mission – Which Restaurant Has the Best Mussels?

I love mussels and think determining which restaurant has the best mussels is going to be tough, but I am going to try.  Each restaurant has their own nuanced recipe so “best” is really just a teaser to get to taste a lot of “best” mussel receipes.  So far, I really like: Ortanique on the Mile:  […]

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Miami Spice Offers Great Discounts At Select Restaurants

Miami Spice has grown into an annual two month event, running August 1 through September 30, offering deals at some of our areas finest restaurants.  Make sure to check the site frequently for updated restaurants, menus, and specials.

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Taste of Pinecrest Sunday, March 6, 2011

The Ninth Annual Taste of Pinecrest takes place this Sunday at Pinecrest Gardens.  This food and art festival is sponsored by the Pinecrest Business Association to benefit the Village’s public schools.  In addition to student performances, an art show, rides and games, there are a number of local restaurants selling a “taste” of their menus.  […]

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Crazy About Crazy About You

Crazy About You is in a great location and one of the few places you can get a good meal with a waterfront view. The staff is attentive, they have a decent wine list that is reasonably priced, and their menu is affordable.  I like the Serrano Croquettas, Calamari Flatbread, and Mikey’s Slow Braised Steak […]

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Miami Beach – Last Day of Art Deco Weekend

Today is the last day of Art Deco Weekend on Miami Beach.  Take advantage of our glorious Miami weather (Boston had a high of 26% yesterday)  and head to the beach to learn about our backyard.  Events and tours start at 10:00 a.m. so if you are a football fan, you still have plenty of […]

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