“Dinner in Paradise” 2015 Gourmet Dinner & Wine Series Kicks Off at Paradise Farms in Homestead, FL

Imagine enjoying a candlelit five-course gourmet meal prepared by some of the best up-and-coming South Florida chefs...under an outdoor gazebo of lights...on a fully functioning organic farm...while the rest of the country freezes through another winter, or that time of year we commonly refer to as our "season" in South Florida, because the weather is almost … Continue reading “Dinner in Paradise” 2015 Gourmet Dinner & Wine Series Kicks Off at Paradise Farms in Homestead, FL

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The Cork and Bottle, New Smyrna Beach, FL

In the spirit of supporting local small businesses, and in the taste of wine, I would like to introduce you all to a quaint little wine bar I discovered on Canal Street in Historic Downtown New Smyrna Beach, FL. Though I’m only passing through the area on an “east-coast-of-Florida road trip,” I thought I’d give … Continue reading The Cork and Bottle, New Smyrna Beach, FL

In Self-Defense of Florida, and the Ironies of Gun Violence

I grew up in Florida, and I’m damn proud of it. Sure, we have our crazies and wackos and all the shenanigans that you read about in the news, but we also have miles and miles of glorious oceanfront property, and beautiful, untouched ecosystems in the form of fragile swamplands. We boast being the home … Continue reading In Self-Defense of Florida, and the Ironies of Gun Violence