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Broward chef opens Wild Olive in Boca; sweetens up Seminole Coconut Creek Casino


Over the holiday, BrowardNETOnline.com caught up with Todd English, an award-winning chef who is reaching tastebuds around the world. English, who owns da Compo Osteria in Fort Lauderdale, spearheaded a Sweet Dreams event over the holidays at Seminole Coconut Creek Casino. The event, which brought a large all-you-can-eat dessert spread to Nectar Lounge inside the [...]

December 30th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Fort Lauderdale,Holiday,Local news,Palm Beach,Taste Broward | Read More »

Tired of comfort food? Check out this deal on local Asian restaurants!


After all the comfort food of the holidays, it’s probably time to try something different on your taste buds. Which means its time to try out the new Japango Boca. Known for its great Japanese food at it’s Parkland location, Kevin Lee, the owner, has opened a new location off Yamato Road. Known for doing [...]

December 23rd, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Palm Beach,Taste Broward | Read More »

Police Women of Broward County to appear Thursday night at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek’s Sweet Dreams Singles Party

Two Broward Sheriff’s Office detectives who star on the TLC Network reality show, “Police Women of Broward County,” will be featured at the Seminole Casino Coconut Creek 21-and-over Singles Party on Thurs. Dec. 17 from

December 16th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Events,Local news,Seminole Casinos,Taste Broward | Read More »

Experience Polynesia during the one-of-a-kind Mai-Kai show


Use Promo code “MAIKAI10″ by clicking here: Mai-Kai and get gift certificates at an additional 10% off, for a total of 60 percent off retail value. Great show and a great holiday gift! Enter promo code at checkout. The essence of Polynesia comes alive in the songs and dances of the celebrated Islanders Revue. Each [...]

December 16th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Culture,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Taste Broward,Video | Read More »

Sweet Dreams begins tonight at Seminole Coconut Creek Casino

Seminole Casino Coconut Creek announces that it will present its third annual Sweet Dreams event in the Nectar lounge, Dec. 10 – 26 from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. To be held Thursdays through Saturdays over three weeks, the dates are Dec. 10, 11, 12; Dec. 17, 18, 19; and Dec. 24, 25, 26. Sweet [...]

December 10th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Holiday,Local news,Taste Broward | Read More »

Briny Irish Pub gift certificates on sale this week through Dec. 15

Got a yen for some Irish? Get your fill at Briny Irish Pub in Downtown Fort Lauderdale. This weekend is a great time to check it out-with the Winterfest Boat Parade Saturday night, it’s location on the water is a great place to watch. (See bottom of story for gift certificate sale) Known for its [...]

December 8th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Taste Broward | Read More »

Lemongrass easy on the wallet, but also on tastebuds-special one day sale


At Lemongrass Asian Bistro, the chefs take the art of presentation just as seriously as they do flavor. As a mix of Asian cultures-Japan, China, Vietnam and other, Lemongrass brings to your palate an extensive menu of flavors that will definitely take several sittings to sample it all. Known for its Lobster Monster Roll and [...]

December 1st, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Events,Fort Lauderdale,Lauderdale by the Sea,Local news,Palm Beach,Taste Broward | Read More »

New England Patriot gives back to community


Darius Butler of the Darius Butler Foundation led an effort to provide 100 Thanksgiving Turkey Dinners to 100 lower income families in the Coral Springs area.

November 30th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Coral Springs,Families,Holiday,Local news,Taste Broward | Read More »

Volunteers give up Thanksgiving Day to help others


While many of us slept in, cooked or just relaxed on Thanksgiving Day, a small group of Broward volunteers gave up their Thanksgiving morning to help others. On Thanksgiving, staff and many volunteers with Broward Meals on Wheels assembled Thanksgiving dinners for 600 seniors in Broward County, many who are shut-ins who can’t leave home, [...]

November 27th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Families,Fort Lauderdale,Holiday,Local news,Non-profit organizations,Oakland Park,Pompano Beach,Taste Broward,Volunteers | Read More »

Art, music, fun and holidays in Downtown FtL Nov. 29 and Dec. 1


Those participating in Fort Lauderdale’s 2009 Winterfest Family Day and Christmas on Las Olas events will enjoy a taste of Norman Rockwell’s classic portrayal of American life, thanks to the Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale’s current acclaimed exhibition, American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell. Families enjoying the free Winterfest Family Day, held on [...]

November 27th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Culture,Events,Families,Fort Lauderdale,Holiday,Local news,Taste Broward | Read More »

Thanksgiving sale – Take your family out for less this holiday weekend


On special through Friday are gift certificates to over 30 different area restaurants. From Palm Beach to Hollywood, and out west, every restaurant listed on PremierDiningFlorida.com is an additional 10 percent off. Normally only 50 percent off, BrowardNETOnline.com has partnered with PremierDiningFlorida.com to give its readers a special Black Friday sale that is taking place [...]

November 24th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Local news,Taste Broward | Read More »

65% off Oceans 234 and Whale Raw Bar Wed. through Sunday only

Visit www.premierdiningflorida.com and purchase half price dining certificates from Oceans 234 in Deerfield and Whale Raw Bar. Use promo code PREMIER15 for Oceans 234 and PREMIER15WHALE for Whale Raw Bar at checkout and get an additional 15% off! Oceans 234 Whether you’re watching the palms sway in the afternoon breeze and the clouds cascade across [...]

November 17th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Local news,Taste Broward | Read More »

Video demo: How not to fry a turkey!


A popular item that is used at holiday time is the propane gas powered turkey fryer. These are readily available and inexpensive but can be unsafe, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and  Underwriters Laboratories (UL). The NFPA discourages the use of turkey fryers except by properly trained professionals using professional quality equipment. [...]

November 16th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Fire/police,Holiday,Local news,Taste Broward,Video | Read More »

24-hour fire sale Sage Cafe, Sage Oyster restaurant certificates only $12.75

Buy $30 gift certificates to Sage Cafe and Sage Oyster in a 24 -hour fire sale Friday, Nov. 13, midnight to midnight.  With a contemporary design and open aired kitchen, Sage Bistro and Oyster Bar in Hollywood is the place to satisfy your need for French tastes.  Chef/Owner Laurent Tasic presents fare such as provolone-capped [...]

November 12th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Fort Lauderdale,Hollywood,Taste Broward | Read More »

Broward County Fair has new location, new look, but no rides

Returning for its 34th year, the Broward County Fair is set to run from Friday, November 20 through Sunday, Nov. 29 at a new location with a new look.   It will be held at Pompano Citi Centre, at Federal Highway and Copans Road.  The Broward County Fair has never had its own facility on which [...]

November 12th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Culture,Events,Families,Local news,Pompano Beach,Recreation,Taste Broward | Read More »

Bank of America collecting food for needy seniors in community

The Pantry of Broward is coordinating a Thanksgiving Food Drive for seniors in need throughout Broward County during the month of November. For the second consecutive year, the public is invited to drop off canned foods at any of Bank of America’s more than 80 convenient banking centers in Broward County from November 2nd through [...]

November 12th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Business,Families,Local news,Taste Broward | Read More »

Fusion eatery opens on Hollywood Blvd.

It was a toast to success as the Hollywood community rallied around the newest eatery along the boulevard. Satoro Restaurant had its official grand opening Tuesday night as a crowd converged on the upscale, SoBe-styled lounge/restaurant. “Five years ago, my business partner Jonathan (Tovar) told me come to the States and do something, get out [...]

November 11th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Hollywood,Local news,Taste Broward | Read More »

Dinner for 2 at Zuckerello’s only $17

As a long-time neighborhood favorite tucked away in East Fort Lauderdale at the intersection of Commercial Blvd. and Bayview Drive, Zuckerellos is known for doing Italian food equally as well as its seafood. With a broad selection of items to choose from that range from $12 to $20, with many lower priced appetizers and a [...]

November 10th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Taste Broward | Read More »

Flashback Diner Gets Support from Town of Davie

Davie Mayor Judy Paul and Vice Mayor Mike Crowley were among the many guests who attended the recent ribbon cutting The Town’s Community Redevelopment Agency Director Will Allen stated “This is a positive move in the right direction for the downtown area, and we are looking forward to many more new businesses opening here.” The [...]

November 4th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Davie,Local news,Taste Broward | Read More »

SAVINGS you’ll FALL for – Half Priced Dining Certificates

Kevin Short, owner of PremierDiningFlorida.com.

Many of Broward’s best restaurants have partnered with PremierDiningFlorida.com to help you eat on the cheap. Founded by Kevin Short, a long-time restaurateur, PremierDiningFlorida.com  focuses on getting you the best deals for eating out: half price gift certificates. From the casual Tijuana Taxi to Mango’s in Fort Lauderdale to Thai Spice and Sage Café, a [...]

October 28th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Business,Culture,Holiday,Local news,Taste Broward | Read More »

Downtown Fort Lauderdale rockin’ on Halloween


South Florida’s coolest costumed and plain-clothes characters come together for a Halloween Block Party hosted by 9 favorite Fort Lauderdale haunts,  including Tarpon Bend, Himmarshee Bar & Grille, Side Bar, Coyote Ugly, Dicey Riley’s, Fat Cat’s, Briny’s Irish Pub, Limoncello and TMex, Saturday, October 31 from 8 PM – 4 AM. Map of Block Party [...]

October 27th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Events,Fort Lauderdale,Holiday,Local news,Music,Taste Broward | Read More »

Spooky business at first Coconut Creek Halloween Expo

It was a spooky gathering at The Coconut Creek Chamber of Commerce’s first Halloween Business Expo on Wednesday, October 28. Approximately fifty local businesses and social services agencies will disseminate  information and goodies from their booths. In addition, close to fifteen local restaurants participated in “A Taste of Coconut Creek.”  Foodies got to try  Bagel [...]

October 27th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Events,Holiday,Local news,Taste Broward | Read More »

Marlins host beer tasting to raise money for foundation


Tilburg’s Dutch Ale took the top spot during the Second Annual World Series of Beer competition at Whole Foods Market in Coral Springs. Eight beers, mostly high end and import beers, were judged by about ten people. The runner up was Monk in a Trunk. The money raised by participants went to the Florida Marlins [...]

October 26th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Coral Springs,Local news,Sports,Taste Broward | Read More »

2010 Food Network Sobe Wine & Food Fest tickets on sale Oct. 26

WHAT/ Tickets for the 2010 Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival WHEN:                  Presented by Food & Wine will go on sale Monday, October 26, 2009. The Festival is scheduled for February 25 – 28, 2010. Of special note to ticket buyers this year, there will not be a second block of tickets sold [...]

October 20th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Events,Local news,Miami,Taste Broward | Read More »

Chocolate extravaganza


The kitchen at Hugh’s Culinary in Oakland Park was hopping Friday night as guests joined Chef Hugh in the kitchen. Part of a unique, annual fundraiser for Broward Meals on Wheels, guests not only participated in auctions to help raise funds for the local non-profit, but also had fun creating meals in Hugh’s large kitchen [...]

October 10th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Non-profit organizations,Oakland Park,Taste Broward | Read More »

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