10 restaurants in Miami-Dade, Broward and Monroe counties, including a Dunkin Donuts and a Waffle House, got shut down last week after inspections turned up violations in rodents, roaches, flies and hand washing.
A new cookbook says Key lime pie was created in a Borden test kitchen in 1931, a claim that challenges Key West lore. Author Stella Parks says the pie was created to sell more condensed milk while local author David Sloan says a pie recipe found in a millionaire’s pantry predates Borden’s work.
The New Jersey Turnpike Authority lost its legal fight to stop a Florida Keys pizza shop from using a logo the agency says too closely resembles its well-known sign. A U.S. Patent Office appeals board sided with the pizza shop this month.
Oakland Park’s Funky Buddha Brewery will brew a beer, Florida Rebuilds, and donate all the sales to the charity Children of Restaurant Employees, to help workers affected by Hurricane Irma in the Florida Keys.
Cuisine-conscious visitors can explore the flavorful tastes of two Upper Keys areas during the food, wine and spirits celebration that this year boasts over 40 foodie events at venues that stretch from mile marker 107.9 to mile marker 82.
David Wolkowsky is an American developer from Key West, Florida. Wolkowsky grew up in Key West and Miami and received his degree from the University of Pennsylvania. After college, he began to restore buildings in the inner city of Philadelphia.