November 2017

November 2017

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Web Extras

Each month we select some stories from the print magazine and expand upon them, exclusively for your eyes, on bocamag.com. Here’s what we chose as your web extras this month:

DeconDish

Deconstructing the Dish

Fire up the grill this season to make Chef Bryan Tyrell’s (of Boynton’s newest barbecue spot, Pig-Sty) grilled sea scallops with tomato-cumin sauce. Watch us wrap these sweet babies in proscuitto.

Makeup

Give Him a Hand

Ashwin Kalyandurg, Boca resident and upside-down aficionado, broke the Guinness World Record for walking the most distance on his hands (3.78 miles!) for charity. Watch his training regimen here.

Rutenis

Thankful for New Recipes

Upgrade your Thanksgiving menu with Max’s Harvest’s new executive chef, Blair Wilson. See his recipes for harvest apple salad, maple roasted Brussels sprouts and more.

parenting

A Real Pub Crawl

See our three favorite pubs (and Bruce Springsteen’s) in Dublin. Because it’s basically a requirement that you go to at least one rowdy Irish bar while you’re there.

In this issue

Three Companies That Built Boca

Where was Boca before Addison Mizner, IBM and Arvida? Nowhere.

by GARY GREENBERG

 

Tip to Tail

Chicken breasts and ribs are for novices. More and more chefs are using the whole animal—and transforming odd bits into offbeat entrées.

Written and photographed by LIBBY VOLGYES

 

Going Green

From rolling hills to raucous pubs, Ireland’s twin personalities came alive during a recent press trip.

By ALLISON LEWIS

 

Special Report: Stay Younger Longer

Local medical experts sound off on the season’s biggest wellness issues in this unique resource guide.

By LISETTE HILTON, ALLISON LEWIS and HELENE ROTHMAN

 

 


 

 

Departments

Editor’s Letter

In a culture obsessed with appearing younger, the editor offers an inspired alternative to anti-aging.

By MARIE SPEED

 

The Local

A marathon walker lends a hand (or two) for charity, Delray’s hottest new chef remixes traditional Turkey Day sides, a local beautician raises some eyebrow, and more. Plus, dust off your cumberbund and cocktail dress: Ready or not, gala season is here.

By LISETTE HILTON, ALLISON LEWIS, MARIE SPEED, SHAYNA TANEN and JOHN THOMASON

 

Dress Code

Welcome winter with fashion-forward furs, vintage hats and stylish sock boots.

 

City Watch

Despite the objections of a vocal minority, major development projects plan to transform Boca Raton and Delray Beach. But can the city governments adapt?

By RANDY SCHULTZ.

 

Home

Advice to ensure your Thanksgiving table setting is no turkey. Plus, discover the charm of Lake Worth’s historic cottages, and check out the paint colors that dazzle us this fall.

By MARY THURMAN YUHAS

 

The Biz

Meet the builder with a blueprint for a new Boca, a high school principal reinventing college prep, and a fitness pioneer with a “theory” that holds up.

By GARY GREENBERG

 

Feel Good

Want a professional massage without leaving home? There’s an app for that. Plus, let a weekend in Aruba refresh mind, body and spirit.

By ALLISON LEWIS

 

The Boca Interview

In 1992, Bryan Norcross talked us through the deadliest hurricane to make landfall in South Florida. Twenty-five years later, his insights into another monster ‘cane are no less valuable.

By JOHN THOMASON

 

Backstage Pass

Variety is the spice of success for Randy Singer, the entrepreneur behind Boca’s most eclectic new performance space. Plus, our A&E Season Preview spotlights 30 must-see events for 2017-2018.

By JOHN THOMASON

 

Social Calendar

Your guide to the season’s parties and fundraisers.

Reviews by STAFF

 

Dining Guide

Our review-driven guide to the finest dining in South Florida spotlights Six Tables a Restaurant, Ouzo Bay and Harvest Seasonal.

Reviews by LYNN KALBER

 

The Scene

In our society roundup, the Faulk Center experienced a butterfly effect, local singers vied to be Boca’s “Idol,” and more.

By SHAYNA TANEN

 

My Turn

Anecdotes from the author’s life find examples of the miraculous in the everyday.
By JOHN SHUFF