Hollywood Beach, Florida – Images from the Broadwalk

We left Miami to go looking for a restaurant in Hollywood that happened to be on the Hollywood Beach Broadwalk. I must confess that I was not expecting it to be so pretty. It was also a beautiful day, the sunshine enhancing the intense colors of the ocean and sky. The beach was packed with […]

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Fun Lunch At Islamorada Fish Company Restaurant

My brother took us for a drive down to Islamorada to eat something good and get some ocean breeze.This place was perfect for that, surrounded by water, flying pelicans and the sound of Caribbean music always playing in the background.   Squid Rings ($9.25) These were fried calamari with more rings than tentacles. My little […]

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Skippers Dockside, A Little Piece Of Paradise In Key Largo

  We needed a break from the Miami buzz and hubbub, so we headed to Key Largo with my brother and discovered that tranquility is not so far away. A little over an hour away. Once a small piece of paradise is found, we do have to eat to keep our bellies happy and contented, […]

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The Laura Quinn Wild Bird Sanctuary

My brother is a keen fan of wildlife and loves to be in constant contact with nature. We went for a drive to Key Largo and visited this bird sanctuary. It was a worthwhile stop. Pretty and very educational. Lots of bird poop everywhere and the massive, unblinking eyes of owls peering at you continually. […]

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Louie Bossi’s Ristorante, Bar & Pizzeria

It is not often that we drive from Miami to Ft. Lauderdale to have lunch. Louie Bossi’s Ristorante, Bar & Pizzeria is an Italian restaurant located in Ft. Lauderdale’s well-known Las Olas Boulevard. Everything is made from scratch using fresh and local ingredients. We started with the Salumi Assortito – A medley of homemade salumi […]

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Brunch At Big City Tavern

 Big City Tavern celebrates brunch in a big way by offering a variety of special dishes that are sure to please the palate and soothe your hunger.  Big City Tavern, the classic American restaurant located in the heart of Las Olas Boulevard, has given their brunch menu a fresh makeover with delicious new dishes to […]

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Tacos & Tatas Tuesdays at Rocco’s Tacos & Tequila Bar

Tacos & Tatas Tuesdays at Rocco’s Tacos & Tequila Bar is back. The entire month of October, all five locations will donate a percentage of their famed Taco Tuesday sales to breast cancer research. Since launching the annual campaign in 2011, Rocco’s Tacos has donated more than $32,000 to the South Florida affiliate of Susan […]

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They Make Wine in Florida? Yes, at Schnebly Redland’s Winery

Peter and Denisse Schnebly have been living and working in South Florida for over 25 years. They set a goal of starting an agro-tourism business based from their farms in the Redlands of South Florida. In the spring of 2003 the couple invited their friend, Bill Wagner the owner of Wagner Winery (Lodi, New York) for a […]

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Big Flavors at Big City Tavern in Las Olas

Big City Tavern is a restaurant that has been around for more than ten years and sources many of their ingredients from local purveyors. Las Olas was new territory for us. This time the company was Mr. B. and my two children. Las Olas is an eclectic shopping and dining district that we had never […]

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