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Miami’s top brunch spots: Find food, fun & mimosas

Weekend brunch in Miami is a must-do. It’s become more of a ritual than an occasional outing. There’s just something about a mimosa – light on the orange juice, please – that makes us forget about our Sunday Scaries. So grab your friends and check out one of these great brunch spots around Miami! Buya …

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U-pick farms: Where to find them in Miami & South Florida

Make a fun day out of visiting u-pick farms throughout Miami and South Florida, where you can pluck your own fruit and vegetables straight from the plants. It’s fun, cheap and fresh. Find strawberries, tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, star fruit, lychee, herbs, flowers and more. We encourage you to try the tropical fruits, such as mamey, …

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Farmers markets & vendor fairs feature food, vintage wares & handmade goods

Shop for fresh produce, enticing prepared foods, vintage treasures, art, decor & other items from South Florida vendors, farmers &  artisans. In Broward, farmers markets and other vendor markets often include extra features. Some include yoga, live entertainment or petting zoos. Vendor fairs & farmers markets offer opportunities for delightful outdoor family & solo excursions, …

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Best Happy Hour deals in Miami – VIDEO

Who doesn’t love a good Happy Hour? With great prices on cocktails and food, it’s the best way to unwind after the 9-5 grind. We did our research and have put together this extensive list of the best places for happy hour around Miami. Enjoy! 800° Woodfired Kitchen, 2956 NE 199th St., Aventura Miami Heat …

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Food trucks: Where to find them around Miami

The food trucks craze is still on. Check out these free and family friendly events in Miami, where you can purchase food and enjoy the camaraderie. (Be sure to confirm the events through their website links before you go, just in case of any last-minute cancellations.) Food Trucks Tuesdays at Haulover Park 10800 Collins Ave., …

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Farmers markets throughout Miami – VIDEO

Farmers markets can be found throughout the nation, providing farm-to-table goods for consumers. It’s a win-win operation that helps families eat fresh and local farmers and growers obtain sales. Miami-Dade County currently has some markets that are still operating. We are regularly updating these listings but recommend you check with each venue before heading out. …

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Kids eat free & other kids’ deals at restaurants in South Florida

Restaurants in South Florida offer  family-friendly deals, including free food for kids. Often, free-kid’s-meal deals require purchase of at least one adult entrée. With these deals, participation at individual restaurants may vary and restrictions and exceptions may apply. Because vendors sometimes switch out their promotions, it’s wise to phone first to be sure the deal is …

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Free recipes from favorite Fort Lauderdale restaurants

Whip up yummy dishes at home with recipes from favorite South Florida restaurants. Fort Lauderdale’s tourism office features an article on its website sharing recipes including Spaghetti al Pomodoro from Casa D’Angelo linguini & clams from Cafe Martorano vegetarian chili from American Social bacon-wrapped maduros from Colada Cuban Cafe  crab or chicharron guacamole from Lona …

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