Sports

Talk of the Town: Preakness Stakes Preview

Talk of the Town: Preakness Stakes Preview

  Odds are it’s going to be another wet race for this evening’s second jewel in the triple crown, as Pimlico Park is mired in the same weather we’ve seen here in South Florida throughout the week. With that in mind, Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert stepped away from questions about how the race […]

Masters of Mastication: Ivan “The Avocado” Mendoza

Masters of Mastication: Ivan “The Avocado” Mendoza

Professional eating is a young man’s game. Sure, professionals such as “Badlands” Booker are out there eating their hearts out on an almost weekly basis, but the majority of “food fighters,” if you will, are 20 somethings who you can find running a marathon one week, and eating 20 pounds of hot wings the next. […]

Masters of Mastication – Matt “Hungry” Hazzard

Masters of Mastication – Matt “Hungry” Hazzard

In competitive eating, it can sometimes be a dog eat dog world. Many would say that the pinnacle of the sport is just that, as the best of the best join on the field of combat to devour as many dogs (hot dogs, that is) as possible on July 4th weekend. Of course, hot dogs […]

Run 4 The Sea in Juno Beach

Run 4 The Sea in Juno Beach

Run for ocean conservation with Loggerhead Marinelife Center at its seventh annual Run 4 The Sea on Saturday, June 16 along scenic A1A in Juno Beach, Florida. The benefit race includes a four-mile run for adults at 7 a.m. and a one-mile kids’ fun run at 8:15 a.m. The event will also include a Virtual Run, so participants of all ages can run anywhere […]

Masters of Mastication – Jason “Jay” Ruppert

Masters of Mastication – Jason “Jay” Ruppert

The recent Sweet Corn Fiesta, held at the South Florida Fairgrounds, welcomed chiseled professional eaters, as well as wide-eyed rookies looking to see if their eyes were indeed as big as their stomachs. One of these rookies was Jay Ruppert. Recently, Ruppert sat down with Palm Beach Happening to discuss his love affair with food, […]

Enjoying Derby Day in the Palm Beaches

Enjoying Derby Day in the Palm Beaches

Can’t make it to Churchill Downs for the Kentucky Derby? No problem. Enjoy the most exciting two minutes in equestrian sports on Saturday, May 5 at MIA Kitchen & Bar ​ in Delray Beach​.   Executive chef Blake Malatesta will be serving up a smorgasbord of mouthwatering munchies, including the Kentucky Hot Brown ($6), an open-faced masterpiece of fresh […]