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MEET Charlie Byrne OF Charlie Delray What made you decide to start sharing your foodie adventures? Well, I’ve been food-obsessed for a long time. But the combination of the improved iPhone camera, plus the Instagram app, really got me going at a new level. I just suddenly found it very interesting (and easy) to share my adventures with whomever cared to “come...

photo: Laurance Rassin MEET Tracy Memoli OF Suite and Savory What made you decide to start a food blog? What is your focus/theme/area? Suite & Savory is an organic extension of my love for food and travel. My goal for Suite & Savory is to enrich readers through the simple pleasures of travel & dining. Even though we may speak different languages and hail...

Photo Credit: Sandpiper’s Cove MEET Chef Bruno Martin, Executive Chef OF Sandpiper’s Cove, North Palm Beach, FL How did you end up at Sandpiper’s Cove? I was looking for a small exclusive community where I could lead the culinary team with banquet and a la carte menus. What is your favorite part of working at Sandpiper’s Cove? Everybody at...

photo: SoFla Sage MEET Holli Lapes OF The South Florida Sage What made you decide to start a food blog? What is your focus/theme/area? I have always been interested in culinary arts. As a child I would cook with my grandmother. In high school, I was enrolled in a not so typical home economics class which took place in an industrial style kitchen. I considered becoming...

photo: LILA PHOTO MEET Kevin Darr, Executive Chef OF City Cellar, West Palm Beach, FL What made you decide to become a chef?  I’ve always had a strong passion for food from an early age. I guess you could say it was passed down from my grandmother. What is your food crush of the moment? Charcuterie. The anticipation of waiting a year for something and finally...

photo: pbfoodwinefest.com MEET Jeff Simms, Executive Chef OF The Breakers, Palm Beach, FL Chef Jeffs Simms of The Breakers will be pairing up with Master Sommerlier Virginia Philip at the Chef Welcome Party this Friday for the 2014 Palm Beach Food and Wine Festival – www.pbfoodwinefest.com. We wanted to get to know the chef behind some of The Breakers incredible...

MEET Shaina Wizov OF Take a Bite Out of Boca What made you decide to start a food blog? What is your focus? I started my blog out of sheer boredom. I moved to Boca from New Jersey a little over 3 years ago because I needed a change, so I moved in with my Bubby (my grandmother) and was unemployed for a good 5 months. Take A Bite Out of Boca was born during that time....

photo: pbfoodwinefest.com MEET Aaron Black, Chef de Cuisine OF PB Catch, Palm Beach, FL Aaron Black of PB Catch will be participating at a couple of foodie events at next month’s Palm Beach Food and Wine Festival – pbfoodwinefest.com. Get to know the man behind the food before you get to taste his culinary creations. What made you decide to become a chef?...

photo: pbfoodwinefest.com MEET Giorgio Rapicavoli, Chef/Partner OF Eating House, Miami, FL Chef Giorgio Rapicavoli will be bringing his Miami talent to STREET FOOD at next month’s Palm Beach Food and Wine Fest – pbfoodwinefest.com. No stranger to food competitions, Chef Giorgio will be taking on Palm Beach’s Darryl Moiles in the Meatball category....

photo: edgerestaurantmiami.com MEET Chef Aaron Brooks, Executive Chef OF EDGE Steak & Bar, Four Seasons, Miami, FL Chef Aaron Brooks will be representing Miami at this year’s Palm Beach Food and Wine Fest – pbfoodwinefest.com – during their STREET FOOD competition on Saturday, December 13th. He will be going head to head against Palm Beach’s...