What did our ancestors eat? Not 3 or 4 thousand years ago. What did they eat 90,000 years ago? How did they survive in the wilderness? They weren’t at the top of the food chain yet. In fact,humans were probably delicious hors d’oeuvres for an assortment of two and four legged toothy predators.
The Tarpon Bend Raw Bar and Grill in Coral Gables is a fun, exuberant, dare I say, highly excitable place at any given night.The massive crowd not only gathers inside the bar area but overflows onto the Miracle Mile car lane and usually manages to even block oncoming traffic. However high spiritedness at Friday Happy Hours which starts at 3 p.m. and doesn’t end ‘til 10 features SEVEN hours of two-for-one drinks which include mixed cocktails, beers and wines.
OK…vegans, these tidbits are most likely not for you. We’ve been to Shula’s at the Alexander on Collins and 52nd Street. and it’s mostly very good. The décor is Sinatra Era. Unfortunately the MB City rules refrain Shula’s from advertising on the avenue so it’s mostly mouth to ear recommendations as far as getting the information out there. Go for the experience and the elegance. Reservations recommended.
A selection of premium wines from Bordeaux and Languedoc, France, elaborated by wine expert Olivier Dauga for Val d’Orbieu has arrived in South Florida. Monsieur Bertrand Girard, CEO of Val d’Orbieu wines introduced winemaker Olivier Dauga at a luncheon at Grove Isle Hotel & Spa recently. Dauga said, “We have many wine experts and we want to showcase our best features to America. We value our growers and we’re looking forward to introducing some of our best products to people who really enjoy great wines.”
Earls Kitchens + Bar is one of North America’s family-owned, independent restaurant groups and it’s waiting for you to come in and taste the goodies. This newest iconic dining destination features authentic global and seasonal dishes with a focus on locally sourced, made-from-scratch ingredients. Guests can enjoy a robust selection of appetizers, Certified Angus steaks, garden-fresh salads, freshly baked breads and an assortment of specially crafted appetizers with an ever changing selection of locally featured menu items.