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13Sep
Boca Chats: Food Critics Dish
6:00 PM - 11:59 PM Ouzo Bay
Date: September 13, 2018 to September 13, 2018
Where: Ouzo Bay, 201 Plaza Real, Boca Raton, Florida, United States
Phone: N/A
Event Type: Food & Dining
Ticket Price: N/A
Boca magazine editor Marie Speed will moderate a panel of our region's leading food critics to get a taste of what it's like to make a living dining out. Find out where the hot spots are, what chefs are rocking our world, and what trends you can expect to see next.  Meet the Panel Dining critic Michael Mayo has been an award-winning news and sports columnist, but he calls his latest position with the Sun Sentinel/SouthFlorida.com and City & Shore magazine his dream job. "The only thing I love more than writing is eating," says Mayo, who joined the newspaper in 1989. Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Liz Balmaseda is the food editor and dining critic for The Palm Beach Post. She has led an eclectic, 35-year career. It was as a columnist for The Miami Herald that she won the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for Commentary, for writings on Cuban-American and Haitian issues. She shared a second Pulitzer for breaking news in 2001. Lynn Kalber, restaurant critic and food writer for Boca magazine, was raised in Boca Raton and has always lived and worked in Palm Beach and Broward counties. She reviews restaurants, blogs three times a week about food events from Palm Beach to Miami-Dade counties, and writes food stories. It's a rare opportunity to meet Lynn in person as she likes to remain incognito.  Don't miss this insider's look at the world of a food critic. Limited seating so make sure to reserve your seat at the table!  Thank you to Ouzo Bay - Boca Raton for hosting this month's Boca Chats at their beautiful restaurant. Light bites and one complimentary drink will be served.   
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