A trip to Capt. Hiram’s Resort in Sebastian is a great way to have beachfront fun while staying on the mainland. That’s especially so this Sunday when Lights Out Project and Azar & Friends close out Capt. Hiram’s SandBar’s 13-week long live reggae series. The band, which has shared the stage with UB40, Julian Marley, the Original Wailers and more, is one of the area’s most popular groups, says Capt. Hiram’s marketing coordinator Johnny DeSimone. “People are going to go crazy there,” he says. “It is a veteran group. They put on a great show.” For those who have never

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MY PLACE AT THE TABLE: A Recipe for a Delicious Life in Paris. By Alexander Lobrano. Rux Martin/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 256 pages. $27.

The seductive sensuality of food and eating tops the bill of fare in restaurant critic Alexander Lobrano’s culinary walking tour of Paris, the highlight of this memoir of a life in gastronomy.

Now a freelance blogger and contributor to Saveur magazine, the multiple James Beard Award recipient has been point man in the City of Light for most of the major food and dining publications during his 30 years of gustatory adventuring in France and much

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Meet the “Avocado Queen,” Natalia Merienne, a female trailblazer in the produce industry. Natalia sources avocados directly from growers in Michoacán, Mexico, a region rich in volcanic soil that yields avocados packed with nutrients and known for their unrivaled taste and texture. Natalia’s avocados are in demand at grocery stores and appear on a major restaurant chain menu. “I travel to Mexico every month to check on my growers and handpick the quality avocados I need for my customers. I believe I have a

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A 24,000-square-foot food hall with cuisines from around the world plans to open at Resorts World. Zouk Group, the Singapore-based nightlife and restaurant company behind Famous Foods Street Eats, dubs the food hall an ode to hawker centers found in Southeastern Asia and pulled some of their favorites to fill it.

Famous Foods, which sits just off the casino floor of the resort that opens this summer on the north end of the Las Vegas Strip, plans to showcase a cornucopia of Asian foods with a heaping helping of Michelin Bib Gourmands and Michelin Plates. Dumplings out of Hong Kong,

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