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Monkitail, where Japan meets Hollywood

May 5, 2017

The Diplomat Beach Resort has done it again! Last weekend I got to experience the grand opening of their latest restaurant Monkitail, a Japanese concept by celeb chef Michael Schulson. Growing up in South Florida I’ve got to see the resort continue to transform & reinvent itself.  The aesthetic and ambiance of the new lobby leading into the restaurant is definitely a wow-factor and makes you forget you’re dining at a resort. Their cocktails feature twists on classic cocktails along with…

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Tequila + Limes = Margarita Time

May 2, 2017

 This may just be the best week ever! Being the only time of year you can celebrate Margarita Monday, Taco Tuesday & Cinco de Mayo all in one week, I’m sharing how to take your taco party to another level!  Impress your friends by skipping the sugary store-bought margarita mix and play bartender with this margarita recipe. What You’ll Need: Cocktail Shaker or Mason Jar Margarita or Rocks Glass Jigger or Cough Syrup Cup Kosher salt or coarsely ground sea salt…

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Reasons not to miss the 2017 Las Olas Wine & Food Festival

March 2, 2017
Las Olas Wine & Food Festival

Didn’t get enough wine & food from last weekend’s festival? Not to worry!  Come get your fix April 21st when 45+ wineries, breweries, and 60 restaurants come together at the 22nd Annual Las Olas Wine & Food Festival. Sip & Sample for a Good Cause While you experience South Florida’s finest culinary & beverage talent supporting this event also benefits the American Lung Association.  Ticket proceeds help fund research/educational programming to fight against the third leading cause of death in…

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Friendsgiving Fun

November 12, 2016

Where has the year gone?! It’s crazy to believe we’re just two weeks away from Thanksgiving!  Although a holiday mostly reserved for spending time with your family; myself like most others are equally grateful for their friends & colleagues. So how do you get the best of both worlds? Easy, host a Friendsgiving dinner either the Wednesday before or the Friday after Thanksgiving. This is one of my favorite holidays especially since over the years a friend of mine & her mom would host…

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Summer Must-Haves

June 18, 2016

Being in Miami where it’s already been a mix of scorching hot days, torrential downpours, and humidity so thick you can slice it with a knife; leaves little excitement for the official first day of Summer this Monday. Kicking it off with my travel plans to Curaçao next weekend, here are 5 of my absolute must-haves!  #1 & 2 – Sunnies & Sandals Although these items are pretty obvious because you need to avoid the dreaded squinty eye while showing off your freshly pedicured piggies. Summer is a great time to experiment with funky colors &…

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