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Pizza is a one of the staples of “American consumed” food and local Tequesta restaurants have quite the reputation for creating delicious stone baked tomato pies.  These days pizzas have evolved and morphed into a healthy option for lunch or dinner.Back in 18th century Naples, busy workers needed a food they could eat on-the-go, in between shifts.  The pizza we enjoy came about an inexpensive, easy-to-eat meal for workers. Just like the old-world workers, we find that ordering nutritious, veggie packed pizza allows us to take one more thing to do off the plate.

Seasoned flatbreads were essentially a precursor to pizza.  In some Mediterranean cultures, stone-baked flatbreads made of flour and water were a humble and satisfying meal. To this day pizza

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Healthy lifestyle and eating healthy habits in Palm Beach County are certain.  Delight in the picturesque settings and delightful year-round weather. Being able to enjoy all the beauty Palm Beach County has to offer, in the most optimal of health, is a goal for many.  Living by the Atlantic Ocean doesn’t mean everyone has perfect bodies, but most try to maintain a healthy lifestyle.  

Palm Beach County is the home of many fit lifestyle residents and visitors.   A recent survey led by Dietspotlight, an association that is dedicated to helping people adopt healthy eating and lifestyle habits.  The survey showed that residents of Palm Beach County in Florida are less obese than the rest of the nation.

The human body is a brilliant creation that is

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When it comes to exercising in northern Palm Beach County, there are plenty of options to choose from.  Gyms, surfing, martial arts, paddle boarding, running or walking the beach are invigorating options. If running is your thing, there are so many trails to choose from.  We know the same daily run can get tedious. If you’re an avid runner and want to get away from it all, try going off the beaten track

Joggers delight in the fabulous year-round weather, and picturesque settings. Living in the Town of Jupiter permits for runs with ocean views, as well as scenic natural area preserves.

Get away from the daily monotony and get lost in thought running in Jupiter’s well-known Riverbend Park.  Riverbend Park presents nearly 10 miles of rugged ground. 

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The Spa at PGA, 400 Avenue of the Champions, Palm Beach Gardens, is a world-reknowned spa and resort.  Spa therapies have existed since the classical times when bathing in mineral waters was considered a popular way to treat illnesses. The practice of traveling to hot or cold springs in hopes of wellness.  You could say spa days date back to prehistoric time. This Valentine's Day make it special with an extra dose of "T.L.C.".  The Spa at PGA is offering amazing sweetheart specials to melt your darlings' little heart.

Pamper yourself or a loved one with an indulgent facial. Red or Pink rose petals are used for its calming and healing abilities, sumptuous rose instantly soothes and nourishes the skin.  The Rose Petal Facial is full of

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Taste is so subjective…however many agree that Northern Palm Beach County has great fried chicken places. The crispiness of the outer breaded covering is perhaps the most important factor in how the taste of fried chicken is perceived.

Coolinary Café, 4650 Donald Ross Road, Suite 110, Palm Beach Gardens, is worth the wait.  During season, this restaurant has a long wait, and short on seating, nonetheless it’s worth it. The chef, is very creative with menu selections and dishes can be made to order on either small or large plates, depending on your appetite. On the menu is the Boneless Southern Fried Chicken & Waffles. It is quite imaginative and flavorful.  The fried chicken is a signature dish and after a taste, you will know why.  The chicken is

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Traditional Japanese and Thai dishes are on the menu at Thai Lotus, 201 North U.S.  Highway 1, Jupiter, and another location at 137 North U.S. Highway 1, Tequesta. Both locations offer a large selection of freshly prepared sushi as well. There is a lengthy list of appetizers, soups, salad, noodle dishes, 3 varieties of curry and several stir-fried selections.

Thai cuisine places emphasis on lightly prepared dishes with strong aromatic components with a spicy edge.  The traditional cuisine of Japan is based on rice with miso soup and other dishes with an emphasis on seasonal ingredients. Many dishes that are now popular in Thailand and Japan were historically influenced by Chinese cuisine.

The atmosphere of Thai Lotus is peaceful and serene. The

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The results are in; Das Beer Garden offers the most diverse variety of craft beer in Palm Beach County.

America has seen an enormous boom in the craft beer market, with beer enthusiasts demanding more complex and tantalizing varieties than the previously dominant light lagers. As recently as 2012, the duopoly of Anheuser-Busch InBev and MillerCoors controlled nearly 90 percent of beer production.

In the last decade, independent breweries have expanded by a factor of six, and while Americans are actually drinking less beer than they did in the 2000s, they’re often opting for a superior product, like one of the 100+ beers available daily at Das Beer Garden in Jupiter’s Downtown Abacoa.

Craft breweries have focused on tastes that were

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The Florida “cold snap” this weekend has lows in the 60’s rolling through, producing ideal conditions for sailfish cruising through. Kitefish with goggle eyes in 120-250’ of water, and after your first sail, target a tighter area around that depth. A few dolphin are still in the equation off Palm Beach Inlet, but no strong numbers seem to be showing up.

The snapper bite has been solid lately, with large muttons and yellowtail congregating on the reef. Live ballyhoo, sardines, or midsized pinfish work great.

Inshore fishing has slowed down quite a bit, with Snook and redfish becoming finicky to the tide. You’ll have to feel out each spot for what tide works best, and keep a close eye on it once you figure it out.

The Juno Beach pier has been

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Brilliant paint, bright chrome and impressive street rides will be showcased outside of Carbo Flats, 1352  U.S. Highway One in Jupiter. The cooling temperatures here in Southeast Florida make for a pleasant time outside in the fresh air.  This event is hosted by Dee's Road Rascals.  Custom cars, hot rods, crazy, cool cars, and imports. Great family fun, pure car enthusiast’s entertainment. Enjoy DJ music, award presentations, as well as tasty Mexican food and drinks made with the freshest local ingredients.

From wild customs to cool classics, extreme trick trucks to hot muscle cars and more, all will be on display. Come out and stroll down memory lane.  

 Dees Road Rascal Event Details:

  • November 17, 2018 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Venue: 1352 U.S.
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Cinquez Park, located at 2183 West Indiantown Road in Jupiter, is a new dog park which has joined other dog friendly “off leash” fun spots in addition to the beach.  Under the direction of their owners, a dog park is a safe place for dogs to exercise and play off-leash in a secure environment.  Most canine parks characteristically offer a 6' fence, separate gated entries for large and small breeds, water, shade for hot days and benches for humans.  The dog park should have regular maintenance and sanitizing of the grounds.

Cities are opening dog parks because the demand continues to increase. The number of dog parks have increased 20% over the past five years. Wandering freely is positive for dogs. Studies show that leads can cause dogs to become

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