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Kesha Performs In Miami for Hilton Honors

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SAIKO-I SUSHI LOUNGE & HIBACHI RESTAURANT, BY CELEBRATED YAKITORI RESTAURATEURS, COMBINES ENTERTAINMENT-GRADE HIBACHI & AWARD-WINNING SUSHI UNDER ONE ROOF


BOCA RATON, FLA. – Saiko-i Sushi Lounge & Hibachi restaurant, brought to Central Boca by Jason Zheng and Tina Wang, the husband-and-wife restaurateur duo behind celebrated Yakitori Sake House in East Boca, is South Florida’s hottest new authentic Japanese dining experience with a Pan-Asian influence to feature sushi and hibachi under one roof. Located in the Shops at Village Pointe shopping center, Saiko-i’s corner unit comes with a storied past as Boca Raton nightlife hotspot Gatsby’s, with a lively interior setting that promises the same for diners at the reimagined space. Full Press Release And Photo Gallery

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Pan Roasted Sixty South Salmon & Risotto (OMG)

Pan Roasted Sixty South Salmon & Risotto (OMG)


Ultra Music Festival Celebrates 20 Amazing Years In Miami

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Bolay - West Palm's Newest (and Best) Eatery


Jake Miller - Back To The Start Tour - Ft. Lauderdale, FL

(Reporter and Photographer - Kiersten Pacelli) - Jake Miller closes out his Back To The Start Tour with his original fans at his home base in South Florida. The final show took place at Revolution Live in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Hometown friends and family filled the venue, bringing all the hype and energy needed to make the evening unforgettable.

Jake’s fourth national headline tour, and his first tour without a record label behind him was an overwhelming success. His comments on Instagram following the show laid it out simply- “you guys [the fans] are my label now”. This loyal following, seen all over social media, has been coined the “Millertary”.

The vibe for the night was upbeat with a homey, locals-only feel. All three openers, including @thestolen who opened for Jake throughout the tour, brought their A-game. The night, and the tour as a whole, ended with a bang- just as Jake expected it to. Post-show he announced, “we may already be planning another tour”. Keep a lookout for Jake’s new music and next tours sneak peeks. (FULL STORY AND PICS)

The National Hotel, SOBE

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All Gone Pete Tong Pool Party - Miami Music Week


National Hotel | Nic Fanciulli, Joris Voorn, Skream, Lee Foss, Pan-Pot, More
Features Nic Fanciulli B2B Pete Tong, Joris Voorn, Pan-Pot, Skream B2B Lee Foss, Bedouin, Yotto, Better Lost Than Stupid
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The leading man of electronic music, Pete Tong, has today revealed the much sough after lineup for his All Gone Pete Tong pool party for Miami Music Week. Amidst the onslaught of DJ showcases, parties, label soirees, and networking events, All Gone Pete Tong has secured its status as one of the week’s can’t-miss events. The party is taking place on Thursday, March 23rd at the National Hotel in Miami Beach.
The legendary BBC Radio 1 host and scene curator, Pete Tong, will be headlining the event, playing a back-to-back set with fellow Englishman, Nic Fanciulli. They’ll be joined by some of the most iconic DJs and producers in the scene, Joris Voorn, Pan-Pot, a highly anticipated Skream b2b set with Lee Foss, Yotto, Bedouin, and Better Lost Than Stupid.
Pete Tong’s ongoing pool parties have become a cornerstone of Miami Music Week, showcasing emerging newcomers and seasoned veterans alike who will shape the sound of the electronic music scene in the year to come. Tong is coming off his first ever All Gone Pete Tong tour of North America, and this will be his first AGPT party stateside since November. He is also transitioning from the winter months that saw the BBC icon land a #1 album in the UK with his Classic House compilation album.


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9th Annual Downtown Orlando Food & Wine Festival Recap


Lord Balfour, South Beach Review

Review of Lord Balfour Hotel South Beach

This is a newly refurbed boutique hotel on the south end of SoBe. It is within walking distance to Nikki Beach, Story Nightclub, Joe's Stone Crab and dozens of restaurants, bars and shopping and night life along Ocean Drive, perfect location! The famed South Beach 'beach' is across the street. Excellent place to stay! http://www.lordbalfourmiami.com located at 350 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach, FL 33139. Phone: (305) 673-0401
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Jupiter Beach Food & Wine Festival

Taverna Opa - Delray


Palm Beach Counties Favorite Latin Restaurants at Downtown At The Gardens


Ouzo Bay in Mizner Park

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Sunfest 2018 - Billy Idol


Diplo to Produce His Own Exclusive SiriusXM Channel

“Diplo’s Revolution” to launch Thursday, March 22 in Miami Beach with an exclusive live DJ set for SiriusXM subscribers from Diplo and friends

NEW YORK– SiriusXM announced today that GRAMMY award winning producer and DJ Diplo will launch his own radio channel, Diplo’s Revolution, exclusively on SiriusXM.

The channel, which will launch on Thursday, March 22, will feature global rhythmic music hand-selected by Diplo, as well as regular original shows hosted by Diplo, Dillon Francis and Major Lazer members Jillionaire and Walshy Fire. Diplo’s Revolution will also showcase the biggest songs in global, hip hop, experimental and underground dance culture.

The channel will air live festival coverage from the most important electronic music festivals around the world including Ultra Music Festival, Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas and more. In addition to championing the diverse and eclectic musical tastes that have put Diplo at the forefront of music and pop culture, Diplo’s Revolution will also include songs from his solo projects, Major Lazer, Jack Ü and further upcoming collaborations.

Diplo’s exclusive SiriusXM channel will launch with a special live performance from the Faena Theater in Miami Beach on Thursday, March 22 at 9:00 pm ET. This exclusive performance, for SiriusXM subscribers, will feature DJ sets from Diplo and friends, and will air live on Diplo’s Revolution, on SiriusXM channel 52 and through the SiriusXM app.   

"I'm so stoked to be starting my own channel with SiriusXM. Back in 2012 I had a show with them called 'Blow Your Head,' and it's awesome to be back in the family launching this project together. I'm excited to share my favorite music from all over the world, and can't wait to have tons of friends on to do the same," said Diplo.

“It’s exciting to have GRAMMY winner Diplo as part of the SiriusXM family. I have no doubt that Diplo’s Revolution will quickly become a listener favorite among our already popular dance channels, especially given his work as not only a solo artist but as part of Jack Ü and Major Lazer,” said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer of SiriusXM. “A well-respected producer, tastemaker, DJ, writer and performer, Diplo will share his singular point of view with SiriusXM listeners, exposing them to the most important dance music from around the globe.”

Diplo will host a weekly music show, Records on Records, on Diplo’s Revolution that will air on Fridays at 7:00 pm ET. The show will feature Diplo’s selections from dance music and beyond worldwide.  Additionally, Diplo will also host a monthly show, Diplo’s Wavelength, based on the cultures and music he discovers while touring the world. Diplo’s Wavelength will air the first Friday of every month.

A global superstar, Diplo has worked with some of today’s most important artists including Beyoncé, Justin Bieber and The Weeknd, and has toured the world solo as Diplo, as one half of Jack Ü with Skrillex and as one third of Major Lazer. Diplo’s new exclusive SiriusXM channel will highlight the renowned producer’s worldwide influence.

Diplo’s Revolution is the latest SiriusXM channel created with iconic and leading artists, including Eminem’s Shade 45, Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Radio, The Beatles Channel, Jimmy Buffett’s Radio Margaritaville, Garth Brooks’ The Garth Channel, Willie Nelson’s Willie’s Roadhouse, Kenny Chesney’s No Shoes Radio, Tom Petty Radio, Pearl Jam Radio, B.B. King’s Bluesville, Elvis Radio, Siriusly Sinatra, and Ozzy Osbourne’s Ozzy’s Boneyard.

SiriusXM subscribers will be able to listen to Diplo’s Revolution, channel 52, on SiriusXM radios, and those with streaming access can listen online, on-the-go with the SiriusXM mobile app and at home on a wide variety of connected devices including smart TVs, Amazon Alexa devices, Apple TV, PlayStation, Roku, Sonos speakers and more. Go to www.SiriusXM.com/streaming to learn more. 


Ford 400 Championship Race - NASCAR 2018


Carl Cox performs on the RESISTANCE stage inside the Carl Cox Megastructure on Friday, March 24 and Saturday, March 25.


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Offerdahl's Grid-Iron Griller


Friends Of Jupiter Beach Food and Wine Festival


FLOSSTRADAMUS

FLOSSTRADAMUS Live at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado

Reported by Kiersten Pacelli

After debuting at Stubbs in Austin, Texas last year HDYFEST moved to the beautiful state of Colorado to the famed Red Rocks Amphitheater for the 2016 edition. Flosstradamus, the trap duo, was joined by their friends Snails, Valentino Khan, Chill Harris and of course a venue full of passionate fans.

The Mile High City doesn’t lack preparation when it comes to 4/20— there was definitely not a shortage of events for this holiday. Of all of the options though, in my opinion, Flosstradamus was the obvious choice. The annual 4/20 show at Red Rocks is one of the most anticipated events for Coloradans. It was a major turn around from the usual reggae or hip-hop show— but the heavy bass sure didn’t disappoint.

Snails came on stage when it was still light enough to be able to appreciate the background, and sunset, behind the geologically formed amphitheater. He played the best set of the festival, in my opinion again— this could be because of the surprise appearance from Dom with Big Gigantic. The electronic funk combined with the live saxophone was a scene to remember for years to come, and luckily I got it all on video!

Following, Flosstradamus put on a spectacular show for their huge sea of fans. Not only did they take up the entire width of the stage with their stage set and props, they also brought along lasers, floodlights, and a t-shirt gun. They went all out with their costumes as well— the scene looked like it came straight from a military base. I do believe the music itself could have been better, but that was probably because it wasn’t loud enough. The sound ordinances put a heavy limitation on the concert and right at 10:00 it was obvious that the rules had kicked in. As unfortunate as it was, Flosstradamus still put on a great show and most definitely didn’t disappoint, you could tell how excited the two of them were to be there.

Although it was a bit chilly, and it was a Wednesday, HDYFEST 2016 was certainly a wild party. The fans left all the energy they had at the amphitheater, forgetting about the long walk back to the car— at least it was down hill this time :) 

Life in Color, “The World’s Largest Paint Party"

is back and ready to take over Miami with its third edition of the paint-dropping music festival. The 1-day event will showcase the hottest acts in music, including Skrillex & Diplo’s Jack U, and inaugural festival performance by Ruby Rose, star of Orange is the New Black, and the highly anticipated EDM debut of Big Sean. From the first drip of paint to the last beat drop, attendees can expect a truly unique experience for this year’s event. The theme of the 2016 show, is Kingdom – a journey of spiritual awakening, where pure joy and happiness reign. Full Lineup to Include: Jack U, Steve Aoki, Zeds Dead, Flosstradamus, Special Guest: Big Sean, 3lau, Keys N Krates, Ruby Rose, David Solano, Morten, Moska, Nghtmre, Troyboi, Big Makk, Crespo, NWB, Ricky Remedy - Go to the Life In Color - Miami 2016 website for all details...

The Renewed Taverna Opa Delray Reveals A Stunning New Mykonos-Inspired Dining Room and Menu, Spectacular Fish Display & Exciting Weekly Specials

Taverna Opa, in the heart of Downtown Delray Beach's Atlantic Avenue is a special (and popular) place. Propiertors John and Sophia Theodore own and manage the Greek home and family style eatery and all around fun place. Legendary Greek restaurateur Peter Tsialiamanis creator of all Taverna Opa restaurant concepts across South Florida including Taverna Kyma, Giorgio’s Grill and Giorgio’s Bakery, is officially ‘passing the torch’ to his three children, beginning with Taverna Opa Delray.

The new Taverna Opa Delray has been expanded to cater to families, executives, outings and occasions of all sizes. Mykonos-inspired flooring and blue and white accents in the dining room transport guests to the Mediterranean which serves as the stage for nightly belly dancing performances. Sophia’s generous hospitality cultivates a welcoming family atmosphere throughout the restaurant while John serves as Executive Chef and leads Taverna Opa’s culinary team in menu creation. In the kitchen, John serves as Executive Chef and leads the culinary team in using the highest-quality meats and seafood in the creation of each authentic dish. Ingredients are imported directly from Greece to ensure supreme flavor and excellence in every bite, preserving the original recipes first introduced by Peter that have stood the test of nearly three decades. With authentic Greek cuisine being the main event, guests can expect memorable meals over signature menu offerings reflective of the traditional Greek preparations. Feast on generous portions of Greek staples: Traditional Greek Salad tossed in Opa dressing, flaming Saganaki, Spanikopita and more. The new fresh fish and seafood display showcases the finest selections from across the globe including South African prawns, Spanish octopus and Greek branzino.

The new Taverna Opa Delray features wooden-slat ceilings, whitewashed tables and wooden bench seating lining the east wall. The open and airy dining room comfortably accommodates large gatherings, intimate dinners and plenty of space for mingling and dancing. Grecian urns make up thebulk of decorative items, reflective of the rustic minimalism of the Greek islands, and the floors are an exact reproduction of Mykonos streets. The roomy indoor-outdoor bar features tall back stools for guests to enjoy a full meal or cocktails, opening out to an intimate alcove hidden away from the bustling main road.

The service was excellent - the entire staff is attentive, friendly and genuine. For a memorable experience, come and try out their fun and favorful Greek atmosphere at 270 East Atlantic Ave, Delray Beach or visit them at www.taveraopa.com

WALGREENS GRIDIRON GRILL-OFF FOOD, WINE & MUSIC FESTIVAL WELCOMES VINCE GILL, SISTER HAZEL, BARENAKED LADIES AND DAUGHTRY

Chart-Topping Festival Line-up Announced for The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Gridiron Grill-Off Concert Series, Powered by the Greater Fort Lauderdale CVB’s Underground Music in Partnership with AEG Presents November 9 to 11

Fort Lauderdale, FL – October 22, 2018 – Walgreens Gridiron Grill-Off Food, Wine & Music Festival presented by the UHealth Clinic at Walgreens is amplifying this year’s event schedule with a live music line-up featuring A-list artists. Hosted at the Pompano Beach Amphitheater, the star-studded performances are part of the new Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Gridiron Grill-Off Concert Series powered by the Greater Fort Lauderdale CVB’s Underground Music in Partnership with AEG Presents.

“Thanks to our partnership with Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, we are now able to welcome some of the country’s top musicians, greatly enhancing the overall weekend experience,” said John Offerdahl, festival founder and former Miami Dolphins All-Pro Linebacker. “We look forward to three nights of memorable performances, guaranteed to get people moving and create an unforgettable festival weekend. I am confident that this year’s event will be the best yet and I’m excited to rock out with some of my favorite artists!”

Walgreens Gridiron Grill-Off Food, Wine & Music Festival presented by the UHealth Clinic at Walgreens returns to the Pompano Beach Amphitheater November 9-11 with a new BBQ Pit Masters competition and tailgating experience, an ACL Celebrity Cornhole Challenge, and more. As part of the new concert series, the event will kick off Friday, November 9 with Grammy award-winning artist Vince Gill. Rock bands Sister Hazel and Barenaked Ladies will perform on Saturday, November 10, while hit rock group Daughtry wraps up the weekend with an evening performance on Sunday, November 11.

All proceeds from this year’s festival will benefit Offerdahl’s Hand-Off Foundation to Feed the Needs of Those in Crisis in our community. Tickets for the concert series can be purchased individually or as a package. For more information and to purchase tickets online, please visit https://gridirongrilloff.com/tickets/.   Follow the event on Facebook at www.facebook.com/gridirongrilloff, on Instagram at @gridirongrilloff and on Twitter at @GridironGriller for real-time participant additions and announcements.  

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Kesha Performs In Miami Exclusively For Hilton Honors Members at The Temple House on August 25, 2018 in Miami Beach, Florida.


Two-time GRAMMY® nominated superstar, singer, songwriter, and performer - Kesha performed an intimate concert hosted by Hilton Honors in partnership with Live Nation at The Temple House in Miami Beach, FL on Saturday, August 25th. Hilton Honors gives members access to top concerts, private meet-and-greets with chart-topping artists, one-on-one artist experiences, and exclusive concerts available through the Hilton Honors Experiences platform.

Kesha's latest album 'Rainbow' was nominated for two GRAMMY awards (Best Pop Vocal Album and Best Pop Vocal Performance for lead single "Praying"), and was called "an artistic feat" by Entertainment Weekly and "the best music of her career" by Rolling Stone. It marks a new beginning for Kesha. Based around inner strength and musical exploration, her latest No. 1 album finds Kesha at "her defiant, unbridled best" (USA Today), boasting collaborators ranging from Ben Folds to Eagles of Death Metal to Dolly Parton. The album has garnered praise from the New York Times, Billboard, NPR Music and more. When Kesha released her debut album, 'Animal' in 2010, Billboard declared her its Hot 100 Artist and her debut single, "TiK ToK," the #1 Hot 100 Song. It was also the most played song and the world's top-selling track that year. 'Animal' has sold more than 8 million album equivalents worldwide, and Kesha has sold more than 13 million total album equivalents worldwide. Kesha has had 9 Top 10 hits on The Billboard Hot 100, including four #1 singles at Top 40 Radio - "TiK ToK," "Your Love Is My Drug," "Die Young," and "Timber." Kesha took home the MTV EMA for Best New Act in November 2010 and was nominated for 2 American Music Awards, 3 MTV VMA Awards, and 6 Billboard Awards. She has over 29 million Facebook followers, over 2.4 million Instagram followers, 3.82 million followers on Twitter, and over 1.2 billion views on VEVO. She has sold over 47 million tracks and streams in the U.S alone and over 98 million tracks and streams worldwide to date. 'Animal' has been certified Gold, Platinum or multi-Platinum in over 15 markets worldwide (including Platinum in the United States) and was the biggest-selling debut album from an international female in 2010 in the UK. Kesha executive produced two seasons of the television show "Kesha: My Crazy Beautiful Life" for MTV, as well as wrote a book of the same name that gave a look into the creative process of her latest album, 'Warrior'. She is an animal rights crusader as the Humane Society International's first Global Ambassador and a passionate advocate for equality, being honored with the 2016 Human Rights Campaign Visibility Award. In 2016 she won Billboard's Women in Music Trailblazer Award. In 2018, she was featured on the Time 100 List of the World's Most Influential People. See more photos from the show - HERE

Ouzo Bay - Fantastic Greek Ambiance In Mizner Park

If you are looking for something different (and delicious) in Boca Raton, head on over to Mizner Park and pop into Ouzo Bay. Immediately you will see the interior of the restaurant is beautifully decorated in blue and white creating a cool and relaxing atmosphere. The atmosphere is so luscious and lovely and there are several choices for creating your own delightful experience inside and outside - the venue is gorgeous, the vibe is ultra chic and very inviting. It's the perfect place for an intimate dinner, a private party in their luxe dining areas, a girls might out, a corporate dinner or simply Happy Hour with friends.

The service is friendly and very attentive. The fish is exotic and freshest I’ve seen, flown in every day. We tasted the grilled octopus which is marinated in red wine and prepared perfectly. The spanakopita was teally tasty and the lima beans.... mmmmgood!! If you are gluten intolerant, vegan or just a lover of clean food, Ouza Bay is the place to dine. There is live music on certain evenings, can’t wait to return and be swept away once again. This is a 5 Star experience located in Mizner Park. We highly recommend it, you’ll be back over and over again - maybe we'll run into you :) - Oh, and don't forget to sip the Ouzo shot. Check out menus and hour - http://www.ouzobay.com/boca-raton/ - More photos of the food and establishment in our Food section, CLICK HERE

TANZY at iPic, Boca Raton "ARTISANAL ITALIAN" - A Perfect Spot to Eat, Drink and Be Entertained

Sherry Yard’s Tanzy features Artisanal Italian cuisine with a focus on garden-fresh modern Italian flavors in a social environment to share with friends, family and colleagues. Delight in inspiring flavors where seasonal ingredients are the star in every dish, artfully prepared by melding contemporary techniques with classic Italian influences; the resulting flavor profiles are nuanced, modern and unique. Master Bartender and Advanced Sommelier Adam Seger crafts an unparalleled beverage program with local beers, an expertly curated wine list and stunning farm-to-glass handcrafted cocktails. Not to be missed is Executive Pastry Chef James Rosselle’s cake and dessert cart featuring Raspberry Infinity Cake and Chocolate Meringue Concord Cake! Tanzy’s Weekend Brunch includes mouthwatering offerings from Decadent French Toast to Slow-Poached Egg + Short Rib.

Imaginative and innovative design meets with a whimsical atmosphere featuring neutral and deep plum colors highlighting the bar, dining room and outdoor area. With an eclectic ambiance inspired by the Amalfi Coast in Southern Italy, the multi-dimensional environment was designed to embody the nostalgic Italian villas etched into the Coast’s charming mountainside, with expanding dining environments each reflecting a different time and era. No detail was spared when selecting the materials used to create the warm, inviting atmosphere. An enchanted forest is brought to life with several types of woods, bird inspired chandeliers hanging with the glow of flickering candles, and different styles and colors of tile landscaping the walls and pillars throughout the restaurant.

Tanzy Unveils Fresh New Menu w/ Delicious New Brunch, Lunch, Dinner & Dessert Items Be the First to Enjoy New Garden-Fresh Modern Italian Dishes by Award-Winning Chef Sherry Yard w/ Garden-to-Glass Cocktail, Wine & Beer Program by Executive Bartender/Corporate Sommelier Adam Seger

The evening began with a nice sprakling wine and warm Focaccia with Grissini. This was followed up with their Tuna Crudo, Yellowtail Crudo and Wedge Salad - as you can see in our photos, all well presented and quite flavorful. We were then served some of their pasta dishes, Spinach-Ricotta Gnudi (roasted mushrooms, basil pesto, gorgonzola cream, grana padano) and Beet Agnolotti (mascarpone-potato filling, poppy seed, black winter truffle, parmesan). My wife favored thge Spinach while I favored the Beet dish. The entrees they brought out were Black Grouper Puttanesca, Pressed Chicken Mattone (creamy polenta, grilled trumpet mushrooms, blood orange gastrique) and Cowboy Cut Bone-In Ribeye (SDA Choice, Black Angus, Creekstone Farms, Arkansas City, KS, Wet Aged 21+ days). It was hard to decide which was our preferred, but we agreed the Chicken Mattone came out on top. The Grouper and the Rib-eye were close seconds. The grand finale was when they wheeled out the custom made desert cart, selections include Red Infinate Cake, Concord Cake chocolate mousse, chocolate meringue, chocolate cake, chocolate ganache, chocolate sauce, whipped cream) and a Cookie Tower (rainbow cookies, pistachio pavé, coconut macaroons, flourless brownies, tea cakes, farmers market strawberries, farmers market grapes). The macaroons were amazing. They also offer desserts from the kitchen and house made Italian liqueurs. I expect the rest of the menu would be as flavorful and comforting... A definite place to return too, for dinner alone or followed up with a movie. Be on the lookout for a new location coming soon to Delray. Tanzy Boca Mizner Park: 301 Plaza Real, Boca Raton, FL. (561) 922-6699 - http://www.tanzyrestaurant.com/

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THE LOCALE REPLACES THE LITTLE CHALET WITH UPSCALE-CASUAL GATHERING TAVERN, BRINGS VIBRANT SOCIAL DRINKING & DINING SCENE TO EAST BOCA RATON

New American Restaurant Packs a Flavorful Punch w/ Inspired Ingredients at the Table and the Bar

BOCA RATON, FL (May 2018) – Now open for dinner and daily happy hour, Boca’s vibrant new gathering spot is The Locale, brought to South Florida by Ricky Marcellini of Brazil’s sensationally popular The Little Chalet. The Locale presents guests with a Latin-inspired menu of American classics in a collision of quality ingredients and unbridled culinary passion accompanied by a mixologist-curated cocktail menu, craft beers and wines.

The Locale opens up to a cozy and inviting interior, presenting guests with an upscale polished casual dining room featuring a mix of rustic elements, reclaimed wood, leathers and eye-catching cerulean blue design accents. Guests can choose from an assortment of breezy and intimate bar tables and spaces, traditional table dining or formal banquettes from which to enjoy The Locale’s inspired menu items.READ MORE

Royalton Hicacos, Cuba, Secures World Class Status after Multiple Industry-Leading Awards

A pearl of Royalton Luxury Resort portfolio, Royalton Hicacos entered the 2017 winter season on a high after two major international award wins. In October the resort took home three World Luxury Hotel Awards for Best Luxury Beach Resort and Best Luxury Island Resort in all of North America, along with the title of Cuba’s Top Luxury Romantic Best Resort. These impressive titles were joined by a TUI Top Quality Resort for outstanding guest ratings, the only such award given to a hotel in Cuba.

“It is an honor to lead this resort and its passionate teams to international success,” said Paulina Chahin, General Manager of Royalton Hicacos. “These awards humble us because they reflect the guest experience we’ve worked hard to perfect. We are further motivated by these acknowledgements to keep our new guests coming and our valued clients returning.”

The 404-room luxury resort enjoys a privileged location along the famous Varadero Beach, with lush resort grounds and picturesque thatch-roof buildings and ranchons. Colourful fountains and palettes of blue and white create a relaxing ambiance in a region rich with history and vibrant nightlife. The premium adults-only resort is a cut above other Varadero hotels with its contemporary all-inclusive amenities, impressive culinary options, and premium Diamond Club™ upgrades for a superior experience.

Royalton Hicacos has enjoyed high occupancy and guest satisfaction in the years since it became a Royalton Luxury Resort. Currently, the resort listed at the top of numerous guest-rated travel websites for its ability to provide a superior vacation experience in a region of Cuba well-known to tourists that offers a variety of all-inclusive options. On TripAdvisor®, Royalton Hicacos is currently ranked among the top two hotels in all Varadero with 4.5 stars from 4,500 reviews and in recent years, Royalton Hicacos has featured prominently with acknowledgements that include the Traveler’s Choice Award for 2014, 2015, and 2016. Last month, Royalton Hicacos was featured on the Best All-inclusive Resorts in the Caribbean, as featured by MSN News.

To reserve your premium All-in Luxury® vacation at the impressive Royalton Hicacos, visit us online at www.royaltonresorts.com or contact your travel agent.

SQUARE ONE UPSCALE-CASUAL AMERICAN RESTAURANT REINVIGORATES FORMER BREWZZI SITE

NOW OPEN SERVING BRUNCH, LUNCH, DINNER & HAPPY HOUR

BOCA RATON, FL (APRIL 23, 2018) – Now open for brunch, lunch, dinner and happy hour, Square One Restaurant by Eric Clark and Jon Greening brings a diverse menu of American classics with a focus on fresh, locally-grown ingredients to the heart of Boca Raton. Introducing a revolving menu of seasonally-inspired dishes and craft cocktails, Square One is Boca’s newest eatery and meeting spot for executive lunches, family gatherings and private events.
Previously home to Brewzzi’s Restaurant, Square One’s central location in the Glades Plaza required a $1 million renovation buildout of the over-6,000-square-foot space to create a stunning and inviting backdrop for all occasions. New guests along with visitors familiar with the old space will appreciate the transformation featuring reclaimed wood furnishings and open-exhibition kitchens where they can catch a glimpse of every fresh dish’s preparation, while inventive bartenders shake up unique cocktails to complement the equally diverse menu flavors. COMPLETE RELEASE AND REVIEW
SunFest, Florida’s largest music, art and waterfront festival announces the lineup for the 35th annual event. The national headliners include: Pitbull, Zedd, Logic, Rae Sremmurd, Incubus, Nick Jonas, Sublime with Rome, 311, PartyNextDoor, Billy Idol, SOJA, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Cake, Third Eye Blind, Grouplove, Girl Talk, DNCE, KC and The Sunshine Band, Toots and the Maytals, Sir Sly, Dreamers, Olivia O’Brien, Living Colour, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, Malu Trevejo, The O’My’s, Castlecomer, Ari Lennox, RDGLDGRN, lovelytheband, Brother Sundance, Samantha Harvey, Liz Brasher, The Ries Brothers, The Sh-Booms, Sleepwalkers, and SremmLife Crew: Bobo Swae + Riff 3x.

The 2018 festival will be held May 3-6 along the beautiful, scenic Flagler Drive in downtown West Palm Beach. “We are excited about the energy and talent we have pulled together in this year’s lineup,” said SunFest Executive Director Paul Jamieson “We create our lineup to appeal to a variety of people and musical interests. We have some of the hottest new talent and returning favorites. The fourday format has been well received and we are looking forward to a jam-packed, long weekend of great music and fun.”

Also scheduled to perform at SunFest are regional and local acts: Brothers of Others, The Captain, DAFEAUXNITO, DJ Adam Lipson, Hell & Hollar, Marley Waters, Nite Box, NOSTALJAH, Paul Anthony & The Reggae Souljahs, The String Assassins, Sonali, and Thoughts.

A full lineup and schedule can be found online at SUNFEST.COM

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Okeechobee Fest 2018

For all festival details, visit the Okeechobeefest.com website for all details. More news to come...


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The Bistro Restaurant at the Beautiful Sonesta Hotel, Ft Lauderdale Beach, Comfortable and Elegant

Bistro is the full service restaurant inside the wonderful Sonesta Hotel located on the world famous Fort Lauderdatle strip, on the corner of Sunrise Blvd and A1A. The restaurant is open daily serving breakfast, lunch and a fabulous dinner. Hours are from 6:30AM to 10PM on Monday to Friday and 7AM-10PM on weekends.

The service and atmosphere is, shall I say, relaxed and contemporary. The staff is very attentive in the restaurant and you can see the same from the kitchen staff based on the presentation and quality of the food. Bistro is the perfect blend of decor and views - inside and out with its floor to ceiling windows overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. It has a beachy-chic look, the full-service restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner recently unveiled its redesigned space with white-washed wood floors and cool blue, leather furnishings and walls.

We had the pleasure of sampling items from the lunch and dinner menu. We started with a Ceasar salad woth a homemade dressing of shaved parmasean, creamy artichoke tapenade and perfect romaine hearts. Add a grilled chick breast and i can only imagine. The Conch Chowder was light and creamy. And the street tacos, skirt steak or Mahi-Mahi, both great options. Lest I forget the fantastic slider appetizer - grass fed beef, chef's spice and bacon onion jam on a light and fresh toasted brioche. (Full Story and Photos)

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