Experience The Future Stars Of Wine & Spirits At The 72nd WSWA Convention

Each year, the annual Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) Convention serves as the launchpad for new products and drinking trends poised to make an impact in the months and years to come. Major liquor distributors, global wine and spirits conglomerates, bar owners and press looking forward to walking the conference’s massive trade show […]

Captiva Cooler from the Crooked Snook

Making for a cool island delight, the Captiva Cooler cocktail is now offered at the Crooked Snook, a new tiki bar at South Seas Island Resort on Captiva Island. Served right along the Gulf of Mexico’s seawall, guests will enjoy sipping this sweet treat along the sandy-white shores. Boasting a variety of cocktails, the Crooked Snook is a full service […]

Mitchell’s Fish Market Hosts Taste of California Wine Dinner

Mitchell’s Fish Market is excited to announce its first in a series of six wine and cocktail pairing dinners to be held this year. “Taste of California”, an exclusive one night, four-course dinner paired with top-rated and highly popular California wines will be held at 18 participating Mitchell’s Fish Market and Columbus Fish Market restaurants […]

Orlando’s Top Chefs Rise To The Challenge, Creating Gourmet Dishes From McDonald’s Ingredients!

On Saturday, March 1, some of the who’s who of Orlando’s chef community will show us just HOW talented they are at the new Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Central Florida’s Appetite for the Arches fundraising event.  Fourteen different chefs have created dishes using ingredients from McDonald’s, and they all have gotten VERY creative.  The chefs […]

Get Your Pre-Valentine’s Day Food And Wine Fix At Clearwater Beach Uncorked

Back for the third year in a row, Clearwater Beach Uncorked is proud to showcase it’s food and wine beachside extravaganza on February 8th and 9th, 2014, from 1p.m. to 5p.m., beachside in front of the Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort and Spa. Acclaimed event producer, Tammy Gail, was inspired to create a high-end luxury […]

Craft Beer Lovers Unite! Brewz Crewz 2014 is on the Way

Craft beer continues to increase in popularity, and the Brewz Crewz Craft Beer Festival in downtown Lakeland is a way to learn what all the fuss is about. This year’s festival is Feb. 15 from 6 to 9 p.m. and features live music in addition to a wide range of craft beers from throughout the […]

Indulge In What You Are Craving at Orlando’s Downtown Food & Wine Festival

The Sixth Annual Downtown Food & Wine Fest is set for Saturday, February 22 and Sunday, February 23, 2014 for more than 20,000 foodies and wine lovers to experience unique local cuisine paired with wines from around the globe. Date / Time: Saturday, February 22 (noon to 9 p.m.) and Sunday, February 23, 2014 (noon […]

The Ultimate Fashion Experience Returns to Lakeland

Walk This Way Productions is set to host its 14th annual Ultimate Fashion Experience at the Lake Mirror Center on Jan. 19. Doors to the high-impact fashion event open at 5 p.m. Ticket prices range from $25 for general admission to $45 for VIP table seating. Attendees of the Ultimate Fashion Experience won’t witness a […]

Festivals of Speed Races Into Orlando With Class & Luxury Vehicles

 The Festivals of Speed is returning to Orlando, Florida for the eighth year to once again bringing together world’s most exotic vintage and contemporary automobiles, aircraft, motorcycles and watercraft. This luxury event weekend will feature a Jet Port Reception at Orlando International Airport and Wine Connoisseur’s Dinner presented by Cartier North America all leading up […]

Visiting The “Other” Keys When Traveling To Florida

As a ten year resident of South Florida, when a friend says “let’s go to the Keys” my thoughts go to Fantasy Fest, the Sunset Celebration, and Papa Hemingway. Little did I know that when one of my girlfriend’s suggested a trip to “the OTHER keys” that I’d be driving due west to a series […]

42 Annual Florida Restaurant and Lodging Show 2013 in Orlando

If you own a restaurant, hotel, or any other hospitality venue in Florida, the annual Florida Restaurant and Lodging Show held by the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association should be one of your “must attend” events for the year. Held at the Orange County Convention Center, the 3 day long show brought in businesses from […]

Mitchell’s Fish Market Partners with Boston Beer Company for National Beer Pairing Dinner

This week, Mitchell’s Fish Market is proud to partner with The Boston Beer Company, brewer of Samuel Adams Beer, to host its first national beer pairing dinner on August 8. The four-course dinner, featuring exceptional seafood and award-winning beers, is available for $49. “This dinner is a celebration of some of the finest American craft […]

Miami Beach’s Sagamore Hotel – Summer Travel Specials for Florida ‘Locals’

Sagamore, The Art Hotel invites Floridians to stay local this summer and just go with the FLO… the “For Locals Only” package, that is. Showing that its love for locals is more than just a hotel stay, the boutique Miami Beach property is affording backyard visitors a first-class stay that is full of added perks […]

Florida’s Hidden Travel Gems: There’s More To See Than Theme Parks and Mickey

Summertime in Florida is more than just Disney World and steamy weather; it boasts several interesting cities, culinary delights and various surprising destinations. Bob Diener, a year round Florida resident and founder of Getaroom.com, has shared with us some insights for those travelers who have a three-day weekend and want to see some sights in […]