Hot New Restaurant Trends

on Apr 7, 2014 in Food

Having a successful restaurant is all about keeping up to date with trends in the culinary world. Believe it or not, restaurants are almost constantly changing. Whether it’s the mood, the look, or even the food, it’s important that owners are paying close attention to what other successful restaurants are doing. Here is a list of the hottest new restaurant trends of 2014. Menu Innovation It would seem as though many different restaurants are trying new things to keep people coming through the door. Taco Bell has the “Doritos Locos Taco,” Carl’s Jr. has “fresh-baked buns,” and Wendy’s has a pretzel burger. These may be fast food places; but the point still stands: They got attention by offering something that no one else was offering. Even if it seems a bit silly, there was a lot of hype behind a lot of these menu items. Proper advertising...

Options for Local Craft Beer Fans

on Apr 1, 2014 in Drink

Craft beer is more popular than ever before. With more and more individuals turning away from the mass produced beer for something that offers more flavor and variety, the craft been industry is booming, which is great for local craft beer fans. Of course, for anyone who is looking to enjoy a craft beer, it is important to keep in mind a few different elements. This way, the person can enjoy these different beers throughout the right time of year. Spring Beers Spring is a time where most craft beers come out with their spring beers. The winter months offer heavier, darker beers, yet as the warmer months approach, these breweries also look for beer that is going to offer a crisper, cleaner taste to it. Many of these beers utilize a floral or citrus taste to it, which is what makes it more desirable this time of year. For craft breweries that only make seasonal beers, the launch of...

Refreshing Cocktails to Make this Spring

on Apr 1, 2014 in Drink

When spring is in the air, I know that I want to be able to drink it all in. Enjoying a refreshing cocktail once in a while helps me to accomplish this. By blending the right kind of fruit, vegetables, juices, and herbs with certain alcoholic beverages (vodka, gin, and wine are some of the best for spring cocktails)you can really drink in the splendor of the season. Cucumber, raspberries, strawberries, basil, rosemary and especially grapefruit, seem to be favorites among spring cocktails. You can add grapefruit juice to just about anything to make the most refreshing cocktails exactly the way you want it. Or you can try something a little different. For instance, a Strawberry-Basil Margarita uses limeade concentrate, strawberries and basil along with tequila to make a perfectly scrumptious delight for any occasion. If drinks with gin are more your style, A Lillet Rose cocktail could be...

Miami Nightlife Guide

on Apr 1, 2014 in Nightlife

If you want to know where the hottest nightclubs and restaurants are in Miami, then read this Miami nightlife guide. Nightclubs Do you want to party in some of the best nightclubs in the state of Florida? If so, then you should head over to Miami Beach, as this is where some of the hottest clubs are located. Some of the clubs you must visit in Miami Beach include Set Nightclub, Mansion, Mokai Lounge and Mango’s Tropical Cafe. These are just a few of the great clubs that can be found on Miami Beach. Make sure to pay a visit to downtown Miami too, because all of the clubs there are worth visiting. Restaurants Miami is home to many great restaurants, and they are scattered across the entire city. However, if you are looking for some of the most unique and best restaurants, then head to downtown. Miami Beach has quite a few spots to dine at, but downtown is where it is at. If you are...

New York City Nightlife

on Apr 1, 2014 in Nightlife

New York is the city that never sleeps. That’s because it has some of the world’s most exciting nightlife. There are hot music venues, Broadway, first run movies, exotic dance clubs, fantastic restaurants and much more. No wonder people are up all night. Many venues don’t open until after dark and some parties don’t get started until 2am. With so many things to do at night, it’s amazing every New Yorker isn’t an insomniac. New York is famous for live theatre. There’s Broadway, Off Broadway, Off-Off Broadway and hundreds of other venues where hopefuls and some of the world’s best thespians work to hone their craft. The New York City Center, The New Amsterdam Theater, Imperial Theater, the Majestic Theatre, Ethel Barrymore Theatre, and a host of other venues large and small offer the classics, new works, and avant garde productions. When...

Summer Shopping Steals

on Apr 1, 2014 in Shopping

At long last, the unpredictable days of spring are gone and summer is here to stay! The sunshine calls for us to come outdoors. Come out to eat, come out to shop, come out to spend any second we can spare enjoying the warm summer days. There is no better way to do that than to take advantage of the amazing summer shopping steals available to you! Farmers’ Market An easy and fun way to save a few dollars is to check out a farmers’ market in your area. Here you’ll find an array of fresh produce and maybe even local wine and other goodies…honey, cheese, salsa, baked goods, etc. When you buy straight from the source it cuts out the middle man and may even allow you to haggle on the price a bit. A couple trips to the farmers’ market and you’ll be hooked! Sidewalk Sales Another great place to find deals during the summer months is at a good old fashion...

The Hottest Products For Summer Shoppers

on Apr 1, 2014 in Shopping

Summer time is almost here. The weather is getting warmer, and soon it will be the ultimate time for fun in the sun. The summer is also a time to get your hands on some of the coolest new products available. With so many things to choose from I’d like to mention a few things that I find to be very noteworthy. Columbia’s Omni-Freeze Zero. This cool new shirt is designed specifically for just that, keep you cool when the heat is bearing down on you. Retailing for about 60 dollars, this shirt is a multi tasking wonder. Providing you with ultra violet protection, and sweat activated cooling. For those who wonder what that means, the more you sweat, the cooler this shirt becomes. Foldable Wagons, much more convenient that those old wooden or metal wagons. Going for around 100 dollars, these wagons are perfect for picnics, and trips pretty much anywhere out doors. Made from...

Kimpton Hotels to Manage Dart’s First Resort

on Mar 11, 2014 in Food

In July, Dart Realty (Cayman) Ltd announced its choice of Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants to manage their first resort property. Scheduled to open in 2016, the resort includes 263 rooms and 56 residences, along with five restaurants, a cascading oceanfront pool and a destination spa. This lavish resort will be located on the beautiful Seven Mile Beach in Grand Cayman, the first of its kind to open there in over a decade.