Jan Norris: Food and Florida

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Reporting Food and Restaurants in Florida Weekly Palm Beach Gardens

October 15th, 2010 · 1 Comment

A new newspaper debuts

I’ve taken on another new job – this time, as a food reporter and reviewer at the just-launched newspaper, the Florida Weeklythe Palm Beach Gardens and Jupiter edition.

The paper has its roots on Florida’s west coast, where three other editions are published by a group of former news and radio people.

Managing Editor Betty Wells writes in her welcome, “Today, everyone is competing for breaking news on the Internet. That’s not the space Florida Weekly plays in. Our place is to give good, reasoned, fact-based, interesting looks at life here in paradise.”

In Florida Weekly this week, I take a look at an oldie, the Ke’e Grill, and in another story, explain why fresh eggs must be labeled “Pet Food: Not for Human Consumption” when sold at green markets in Florida.

Read the Ke’e Grill review here and then browse the newspaper site, where you’ll also find writers and friends of mine from The Post: C.B. Hanif, topical columnist who writes this week about the Universal Congregationalists in the Gardens; Mary Jane Fine, who outlines the foreign buyers of Florida real estate,  and her spouse Tim Norris, who details the Vision of Palm Beach Gardens – a history in a compelling read; Hap Erstein, arts critic, reviewing this week Zero Hour, the one-man bio-drama about Zero Mostel, played by Jim Brochu, currently at The Maltz in Jupiter. New friend, and blogger, The Meatist – Bradford Schmidt – tells a hilarious tale of a hot dog electrocution machine.

Talk to me!

All of us are anxious for your feedback, and I welcome any suggestions you have for restaurants you’d like to read about in the north Palm Beach County area. I’ll be focusing on restaurants there before branching out to the other parts of our area. We know food really has no boundaries.

Meanwhile, you can always find me here on JanNorris.com or monthly in The Coastal Star newspaper, writing on food and restaurants for the eastern Palm Beach County readers. Look for me on Thursdays in the Sun Sentinel, where I track down restaurant recipes for readers. I also write for the bi-monthly City and Shore magazine, which covers the Broward and Palm Beach county areas.

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Tags: Florida Weekly - Palm Beach Gardens · Jan - Elsewhere · Restaurant Reviews

1 response so far ↓

  • 1 julzd // Apr 10, 2011 at 12:11 am

    Just stopped by to give a quick thumbs up for Apicius. My partner & I ate there for the 1st time last week. Loved the food, service & especially the Jazz. We both had an extremely busy, stressful day after traveling the night before. We needed a good meal, some time to decompress & have some fun. We got just that @ Apicius. We’ll definitely come back to this restaurant next time we’re in the area for business.

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