Archive for 'February,2012'

On Forbes’ miserable Most Miserable’ list

On Forbes’ miserable Most Miserable’ list

By Mark Gauert The news that we live in the Most Miserable part of the country came as news to me. I’d just come from lunch at the Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach, where the Bistro [...]

A Food Editor’s Taste of the Caribbean

A Food Editor’s Taste of the Caribbean

PALM TREES. SUNSHINE. TOURISTS. WHAT’S THE CARIBBEAN GOT THAT WE DON’T HAVE HERE IN SOUTH FLORIDA? A SKEPTIC PUTS OUT TO SEA TO FIND OUT. BY JOHN TANASYCHUK It’s not that we had anything against the [...]

Paige Rense on Life After AD

Paige Rense on Life After AD

Former Architectural Digest editor-in-chief Paige Rense Noland on her life after AD, animal rescue and – what else? – snowbirds Paige Rense Noland, former editor-in-chief of Architectural Digest for 35 years, walked on stage at the [...]

Perla Lichi’s Luxury Design Book

Perla Lichi’s Luxury Design Book

A new book on Pompano Beach interior designer Perla Lichi’s luxury projects Think of Dubai and images that come to mind range from skyscrapers of outstanding heights and outrageous shapes to royalty with money to spend [...]

Desserts to Drive For

Desserts to Drive For

Going to town for ice cream was a big treat when I was a child. I lived on a farm — some would say in the middle of nowhere — and that bumpy, 25-minute drive to [...]

Recipe: YOLO Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding

Recipe: YOLO Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding

  This is best served only slightly warm or at room temperature with its topping of ice cream and caramel sauce. The Fort Lauderdale restaurant says this recipe serves eight people, but we think it makes [...]

Pinot Noir Thrillers

Pinot Noir Thrillers

  California begins to catch – even surpass – the world-class French pinot noirs BY BOB HOSMON Once upon a time — and not that long ago — if you wanted a good glass of wine [...]

Lighting Solutions

Lighting Solutions

Whether you are looking for a table lamp or a chandelier, you don’t have to settle for good enough. There are plenty of tasteful choices – if you are decorating a beach house, a contemporary loft [...]

Can Texting Save Lives?

Can Texting Save Lives?

The dangers of texting are well known – but researchers at Nova Southeastern University want to know if texting can save lives, too.  By NANCY McVICAR Texting can be dangerous ­­– even deadly ­­– if you [...]

A Cinco de Mayo Margarita duel: France vs. Mexico II (plus recipes)

A Cinco de Mayo Margarita duel: France vs. Mexico II (plus recipes)

By Mark Gauert We may raise a margarita glass – or dos – on el Cinco de Mayo, a day recalling the victory of Mexico over France at the Battle of Puebla in 1862; but we [...]