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(COURTESY OF GROOT HOSPITALITY; ELEMENTS.ENVATO.COM)

Legend has it that one of the first uses for alcoholic beverages was to mix them with drinking water because the alcohol helped to purify it in the days before water treatment plants. Read more

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(Jeannie Balfour)

There was a time – briefly – when Miami was a hard city for someone in the rum business. In 1931, businessman Alphonse Capone fell afoul of the taxman for neglecting to report his substantial profits from his lucrative Prohibition-era shipping... Read more

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Passion fruit has been blessed with a name that’s nothing short of magic, from a marketing standpoint. In the context of distinctively sweet, tropical and tangy flavor, it just seems natural that the hard-rind fruit with pulpy, juicy seeds... Read more

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Hydration, of course, is key to surviving summer in Miami. Read more

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There used to be an invisible highway that connected Hialeah Park and Kentucky’s Churchill Downs every May. Now, all we’ve got are large screens, camaraderie, and enough tradition to fit inside a chilled tumbler (a metal one, if you’ve got it). Read more

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