Articles Posted by Jennifer Tormo

by Jennifer Tormo Jan 2015 Also on Digital Edition

In your new book Mastering My Mistakes in the Kitchen, you open up about your struggles with cooking and seek guidance from some incredibly talented chefs. How did you come up with the concept?

I really truly am not the greatest cook in the whole world. There’s no joke in that. And I decided that after being at Food & Wine for so long … I have to learn how to cook.

Tell us about testing out recipes for the book.

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by Jennifer Tormo Dec 2014 Also on Digital Edition

Sergey Petrossov ran a lemonade stand as a kid, not unlike many children.

But the difference between the entrepreneurial spirit of those kids and this one is that a few years later, Petrossov started his own IT company – one that would go on to become incredibly successful.

At 18, he ran the business from his dorm room at the University of Florida.

He sold the company when he graduated and pocketed some cash – enough so he could afford to charter jets for fun with friends.

While flying private was rewarding, the chartering process was a hassle.

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by Jennifer Tormo Oct 2014 Also on Digital Edition

Blue Arauz was in his late 20s and had a full-time job when he did something few established adults would do: He applied for an internship.

In 2012, Arauz was tired of the constant number-crunching at his marketing job. While looking for more creative jobs, a paid internship with Yelp caught his attention. He figured he could balance a part-time internship with his full-time job, so he took a chance and applied.

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by Jennifer Tormo Feb 2015 Also on Digital Edition

A local couple’s dream wedding
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by Jennifer Tormo Jan 2015 Also on Digital Edition

From Delray to Fort Lauderdale, our editors present the spas and treatments that should be on every local’s bucket list.

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by Jennifer Tormo Style Jan 2015 Also on Digital Edition

Tucked away in Mizner Park, Rhythm of Grace boutique is a gem of a shopping experience.
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by Jennifer Tormo Parrot Cay Dec 2014 Also on Digital Edition

Celebrities are jet setting from all over the globe to claim a piece of Parrot Cay. See why this private island is worth the quick trip from Florida.
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by Jennifer Tormo Nov 2014 Also on Digital Edition

If we had to guess, we would peg these 15 as most likely to have been voted “Best Dressed” when they were in high school. Today, each of these locals works in different industries and has different hobbies, but they all have one thing in common: They understand the power of style and make it a point to walk out the door each morning looking their best.
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by Jennifer Tormo Style Nov 2014 Also on Digital Edition

At Elle Studio, shoppers can purchase tops from Paris, sunglasses from Australia and towels from Turkey – and even rent formalwear for upcoming events.
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by Jennifer Tormo Curaçao Oct 2014 Also on Digital Edition

A quick flight from South Florida brings travelers to Curaçao, an island rich with 50+ cultures, unique cuisines and a sky hardly ever marred by rain clouds.
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by Jennifer Tormo Jul 2014 Also on Digital Edition

Here in South Florida, we like to indulge on the weekends. That means sleeping in, spending all day on the boat and at the beach, and sharing gossip over bottomless mimosas at brunch.

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by Jennifer Tormo May 2014 Also on Digital Edition

Try and find someone who hasn’t heard of Dr. Mehmet Oz. It won’t happen. Dubbed “America’s Doctor” by Oprah herself, the country’s most trusted physician – turned TV host, turned author, turned magazine editor – averages 2.7 million pairs of eyes on each episode of his show.
But there is more to this multitasking master. He is also a dad, a husband and a new grandfather. During a recent visit to South Florida, he shared with us his thoughts on living the good life.
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by Jennifer Tormo Apr 2014 Also on Digital Edition

There are some streets where you can walk into almost any restaurant and just know you’re guaranteed a great meal. Restaurants have to be good to survive on these roads – rent is high and competition is fierce. Totally walkable, full of culture and often in or near our region’s popular downtown districts, these are the spots to show off to out-of-town guests. We tour five of these streets here.
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