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Local Brewer Goes to the Dogs

Local Brewer Goes to the Dogs

Beer has existed for millennia. Records of some of the world’s most ancient civilizations, including Egypt, Sumeria and Mesopotamia, document its preparation and consumption.

September 2010
New Flavors for an Old Favorite

New Flavors for an Old Favorite

So you think cupcakes are just for kids? Well, think again! Today, cupcakes are a lot more than an easy treat to take to an elementary school birthday celebration or a holiday party. Oh, they are still that, but much, much more.

May 2010
Chill, but Hot

Chill, but Hot

Thai cuisine is popular fare in Vero Beach, transcending age, gender and background.

April 2010
Tuesdays with Marjory

Tuesdays with Marjory

The federal land office once called the Everglades “a pestilential swamp,” a forbidding morass too sickly and sterile to merit survey, better abandoned to the Indians and runaway slaves who sought sanctuary in its watery fastness.

March 2010
Thanks For The Memories

Thanks For The Memories

It’s a scene played out dozens of times each night, seven nights a week, at Bobby’s Restaurant on Ocean Drive along the Beach.

March 2010
Romancing the Stove

Romancing the Stove

Bestselling novelist Debbie Macomber was a cook long before she was a writer. And

February 2010
Tour the World Without Leaving Vero Beach

Tour the World Without Leaving Vero Beach

Recently I experienced the sights and scents of plants from around the world.

February 2010
Buy Local, Buy Fresh

Buy Local, Buy Fresh

Local and fresh are current buzzwords that connote quality and healthfulness, plus a boost to the local economy.

January 2010
Kings of the Kitchen

Kings of the Kitchen

A man in the kitchen often means one who makes toast and coffee for breakfast, or who is adept at the adjacent outdoor grill charcoaling something as uncomplicated as burgers and hot dogs or steaks custom-cooked to perfection – as long as everyone requested theirs medium rare.

December 2009
The Vintage Years of Jim Seitz

The Vintage Years of Jim Seitz

When Jim Seitz joined some friends for dinner 35 years ago, he had no idea of what that evening of fine food and wines would lead to.

January 2009