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Rebecca Batterman and her fellow real estate experts celebrate the local residential scene--in style FASHION IS FOR CLOSERS Your home is a sanctuary and should be as beautiful as you can imagine. Let California Closets design a custom system just for you and the way you live and help make your dream home a reality with our exclusive materials and exceptional designs. Visit our showroom or call us today to arrange your complimentary design consultation. BOCA R ATO N 302 S. Federal Highway 954.946.2218 californiaclosets.com LMGFL.COM OCTOBER 2017 3 TABLE OF CONTENTS FEATURES ALSO IN LIFESTYLE 6 10 13 16 18 20 22 26 28 30 46 EDITOR S LETTER CAMERA READY YOUR TOWN THE LISTING BACKSTORY DIVORCE WITH DIGNITY THE DISH OUZO BAY LIFE LESSONS LANE KIFFIN BAR TALK STACHE WHAT S COOKING AMERICAN SOCIAL POST-MASTECTOMY INNOVATION LIFESTYLE LIVE HIGH APPRAISAL 36 SIX SOUTH FLORIDA REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS IMPART INDUSTRY WISDOM--IN STYLE. 44 RICHARD LEWIS COMEDY S PRINCE OF PAIN HEADS TO SOUTH FLORIDA AT THE TOP OF HIS GAME--AND WITH LOTS ON HIS MIND. COVER TOC CREDITS Cover Boca resident and real estate professional Rebecca Batterman This page Real estate professional Melanie Kimpton Fashion Trina Turk designs Photography James Woodley Location Redline Media Group Dania Beach 4 OCTOBER 2017 LMGFL.COM Helping you achieve your goals has always been ours Congratulations to Rachel L. Barzilay for being recognized on the Barron s Top 1 200 Financial Advisors list Forbes America s Top Next-Generation Wealth Advisors list and as one of the Top 200 on Forbes America s Top Women Wealth Advisors list. Barzilay Group Rachel L. Barzilay CFP CAP CRPC Managing Director Wealth Management Advisor Senior Portfolio Manager 561.416.4626 rachel_barzilay ml.com Arthur Barzilay Managing Director Investment Associate 561.416.4633 arthur_barzilay ml.com Judd I. Goodman Vice President Financial Advisor 561.361.1853 judd.goodman ml.com Merrill Lynch One Town Center 1 Town Center Road 9th Floor Boca Raton FL 33486 866.525.0514 fa.ml.com barzilay_group Barron s magazine March 6 2017 America s Top 1 200 Financial Advisors list. Advisors considered for the America s Top 1 200 Financial Advisors ranking have a minimum of seven years financial services experience and have been employed at their current firm for at least one year. Quantitative and qualitative measures used to determine the advisor rankings include client assets return on assets client satisfaction retention compliance records and community involvement among others. Barron s does not receive compensation from advisors participating firms and their affiliates or the media in exchange for rankings. Barron s is a trademark of Dow Jones & Company Inc. All rights reserved. Forbes SHOOK America s Top Next-Generation Wealth Advisors list was developed by SHOOK Research. Advisors considered for this ranking were born in 1980 or later with a minimum 4 years relevant experience advisors have built their own practices and lead their teams joined teams and are viewed as future leadership or a combination of both. Ranking algorithm is based on qualitative measures telephone and in-person interviews client retention industry experience credentials review of compliance records firm nominations and quantitative criteria such as assets under management and revenue generated for their firms. Investment performance is not a criteria because client objectives and risk tolerances vary and advisors rarely have audited performance reports. Rankings are based on the opinions of SHOOK Research LLC which does not receive compensation from the advisors or their firms in exchange for placement on a ranking. For more information see www.SHOOKresearch.com. America s Top Women Wealth Advisors ranking was developed by SHOOK Research and is based on in-person and telephone due diligence meetings and a ranking algorithm that includes client retention industry experience review of compliance records firm nominations and quantitative criteria including assets under management and revenue generated for their firms. Investment performance is not a criterion because client objectives and risk tolerances vary and advisors rarely have audited performance reports. Rankings are based on the opinions of SHOOK Research LLC and not indicative of future performance or representative of any one client s experience. Neither Forbes nor SHOOK Research receives compensation in exchange for placement on the ranking. For more information www.SHOOKresearch.com. Merrill Lynch Wealth Management makes available products and services offered by Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith Incorporated a registered broker-dealer and Member SIPC and other subsidiaries of Bank of America Corporation. Investment products Are Not FDIC Insured Are Not Bank Guaranteed May Lose Value The Bull Symbol and Merrill Lynch are trademarks of Bank of America Corporation. Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM and CFP in the U.S. The CAP mark is the property of the American College which reserves the sole rights to its use and is used by permission. CRPC is a registered service mark of The College for Financial Planning. 2017 Bank of America Corporation. All rights reserved. ARY4YNM3 AD-07-17-0558 471003PM-0217 08 2017 LMGFL.COM OCTOBER 2017 5 Editor sLetter t s been 25 years since Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula blasted me in front of a room full of sports reporters for asking about a controversial draft pick. It s been 15 years since a restaurateur threatened to break my kneecaps for a middling review of his seafood spot which closed shortly thereafter. And it s been three years since a record company publicist told me he d ruin my magazine career for running a photo of Ariana Grande that wasn t approved by his team. But as a reporter if you know going in that a little verbal harassment may be in the cards why not work with a pro That explains why I ve been playing the recording of my phone call with stand-up legend Richard Lewis to anyone who will listen. As much as I hope readers enjoy the resulting story on Lewis who coheadlines a show on Oct. 7 with Artie Lange at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek it s one of those times when the printed word doesn t do the interview justice. When the extension in my office rang that day the voice on the other end noticing the unfortunate prefix in our company phone number said You have to change the three 6s out of that number or I m going to come over and burn your house down. Otherwise hey good morning. For the next 80 minutes the man who s devoted himself to self-deprecation for 50 years riffed on anything and everything that came into his brilliant angst-filled mind. At one point after a detour about how he met his wife at a record-launch party for Ringo Starr the 70-year-old Lewis quipped I m telling you if this story isn t more than three sentences long I m going to find you. It was like being on the receiving end of a private stand-up performance. Realizing that I d done little more than laugh out loud during the interview Lewis said I feel like you re having a breakdown. You ve avoided asking me anything because you had your legal pad with all your questions and now you ve set it on fire like Rosemary s Baby. You re very intelligent but I think you re hiding something. Someone once told me you re as sick as your secrets. You better think about this when you hang up. Enjoy the issue and the Lewis story. I know I did. 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LMGFL.COM OCTOBER 2017 9 CameraReady Allied Kitchen & Bath team with Ingrid Hoffmann and Chef Marc of Capital Grille Ingrid Hoffmann and Stacey Schrager Members of the Florida Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics FAND SOIREE Where Allied Design Center Oakland Park What The Florida Academy of Nutrition and center. Guests enjoyed gourmet dishes created by an all-star collection of South decadent desserts. Memorial Healthcare Celebrity chef Ingrid Hoffmann and Bill Feinberg y Chef Plata Bill Feinberg and Chef Martin from 180 Degrees GRAND GHOUL KICKOFF Where Fort Lauderdale What More than 150 attendees celebrated the upcoming Grand Oct. 30. VIP guests at the kickoff party included former Miami Dolphins Gavin Gaukroger Michael Wild and John Benz many others. Kerry Glenn and Brian Poli-Dixon Jim Fondo Jen Klaassens and Darlene Eddy John and Sandy Benz Kip Hunter and Joey Epstein 10 OCTOBER 2017 LMGFL.COM LMGFL.COM OCTOBER 2017 11 12 OCTOBER 2017 LMGFL.COM YourTown Go Big or Go Home Here s something you don t see every day. This summer Junior s Restaurant and Bakery added the least-understated milkshake in history to the permanent menu at its Mizner Park location (409 Plaza Real). The aptly named New Yorker takes a strawberry Crazy Shake with vanilla frosting and graham crackers and plops a Gotham-sized slice of Junior s strawberry cheesecake on top. The way-over-the-top concoction goes for 15.95. Are you game LMGFL.COM OCTOBER 2017 13 YourTown COMMUNITY NEWS Three local headlines that caught our attention 1 Bluemercury the national beauty retailer and spa has planted roots in Boca Raton with locations at Mizner Park and inside Macy s at Town Center mall. A favorite of celebs like Jessica Alba Bluemercury features a host of name brands for men and women along with proprietary brands m61 and Lune Aster which is 100-percent vegan and glutenfree makeup). If you go make sure to check out the Artificial Intelligence mirrors. Boca Does Beauty Liberace 2 Big news on the local dining front Restaurateurs Burt Rapoport and Dennis Max are resurrecting a popular Italian concept from the 1990s--Prezzo--and bringing in Mark Militello (one of the original Mango Gang members) as executive chef. The restaurant at Park Place in Boca is slated to open this November. LET IT BLING The Costume Museum s latest exhibit celebrates glitz and glamour Kimberly Wick isn t issuing sunglasses as part of the Costume Museum at The Wick s latest exhibition but it may not be a bad idea. The Boca-based museum s fifth installation-- Bling The Brilliant History of Glitz --features some of the most bedazzling costumes from Broadway shows (like 42nd Street and La Cage aux Folles ) as well as film accessories from Cleopatra and The King and I. But the bling doesn t stop there. The exhibit also includes a collection of Liberace s most outrageous presentational costumes--including the flamboyant piano player s legendary King Neptune cape. The one thing they all have in common is embellishments and as this exhibit proves a little bling makes a big difference says Wick the exhibit s curator. This exhibit challenges you to look past the superficial into the genius of the artisan to lean in and pay special attention to the exquisite handiwork and marvel at the time and talent that went in to creating such a work of art. Daily docent-led tours followed by a three-course gourmet lunch at Tavern-onthe-Green run 48. For an additional 10 a professional cabaret singer performs a variety of Broadway hits. Luncheon and twilight tours also can be combined with a performance of the current production. Visit thewick.org or call 561.995.2333 for details. Back to the Future 3 The 12th annual Boca Raton Concours d Elegance which runs from Feb. 23-25 2018 recently announced that comedian Tim Allen will be the headline entertainer--and that Jay Leno will participate as a celebrity judge. The three-day affair includes automotive seminars a hangar party at Boca Raton Airport and a jawdropping car and motorcycle exhibition at the Boca Raton Resort & Club. Visit bocacde.com for ticket and event information. Save the Date 14 OCTOBER 2017 LMGFL.COM A rendering of the pool deck shared by Aloft Hotel and 236 Fifth Avenue LAY OF THE LAND luxury oceanfront residential development in Pompano Beach in roughly a decade recently raised a palm tree to the 19th story as part of a topping-off celebration. Sabbia Beach which is more than 85 percent sold features two- three- and four-bedroom residences starting in the 900 000s. News and notes from the worlds of local real estate and development Top It Off The first new Kaufman Lynn Construction recently broke ground on a two-square-block site that will change the face of downtown Delray Beach. Plans call for a four-story luxury condo project 236 Fifth Avenue as well as a 122-room Aloft Hotel and street-level boutique retail. Delivery is scheduled for November 2018. donor Margaret Blume the Cornell Art Museum in Delray will reopen this month with a fresh look the result of a 1 million renovation project. The building which is more than 100 years old enjoyed modifications to its entrances exhibit spaces and lighting-- plus the museum store has been revamped. p Samar 202 Florida and builder New to Delray Developer Museum Renovation Thanks to the generosity of Ask the Experts What s something about South Florida real estate that people might not know Agata Foley Sales associate Paramount Fort Lauderdale Beach In years past Fort Lauderdale always was the younger sibling to Miami. Truth be told Fort Lauderdale has come into its own the past 10 years says the Pompano Beach resident. There is great value to be had in the market. That s not to say Miami still isn t an international chic destination but Fort Lauderdale isn t playing second fiddle anymore. Rebecca M. Batterman Director of sales (pictured right) The Residences at W Fort Lauderdale Everybody knows that South Florida is an attractive market but not everybody knows how in demand it truly is says the Boca Raton resident. More than 1 000 people relocate to Florida every day. In fact 30 percent of them move to South Florida. The one thing that all of these people need is a roof over their head. That s where I come in. For more with our real estate experts check out our fashion feature later in this issue LMGFL.COM OCTOBER 2017 15 TheListing Anchors Aweigh Where 2817 NE 32nd St. Lighthouse Point Bedroom baths 6 bedrooms 6.5 baths A picturesque estate in Lighthouse Point gives boaters a place to call home Floor size 5 461 square feet under air 6 861 square feet overall Details This Mediterranean-inspired estate in prestigious Lake Placid features more than 80 feet of deep-water dockage near the Hillsboro Inlet. Custom treatments abound in the twostory property including a sweeping marble staircase chiseled marble flooring an elevator and a wet bar with a Thermador wine cooler. The contemporary kitchen and family room areas perfect for entertaining overlook the pool and waterway beyond with unobstructed ocean access. Among the other highlights high-impact windows spacious bedrooms walk-in closets a fireplace a three-car garage and a pool with spillover spa. Listing price 2 799 000 Agents contact Ron Lennen and Maureen Rotella Premier Estate Properties 866.221.6383 (Lennen) or 866.221.1297 (Rotella) 16 OCTOBER 2017 LMGFL.COM Did someone say SECOND CHANCE RYAN LOCHTE Twelve-Time Olympic Medalist GET YOUR SECOND CHANCE visit Debt.com today or call 800.810.0989 LMGFL.COM OCTOBER 2017 17 BackStory Divorce with Dignity A FAMILY LAW FIRM IN BOCA TAKES THE STEAM OUT OF MARITAL DISSOLUTION BY ROBIN PEREIRA PHOTOGRAPHY BY EDUARDO SCHNEIDER From left Christen Ritchey and Caroline Johnson 4 Collaborative Benefits Less cost because of shared expense of professionals. Documents and More transparency. Greater communication. The civil litigation firm started by sisters Caroline Johnson and Christen Ritchey specializes in family and divorce law but its cases don t necessarily end up in a courtroom battle. In fact when it comes to divorce cases Johnson and Ritchey do some of their most important work within the comfort of their tranquil Boca Raton office. That s because the two graduates of the University of Florida s Levin College of Law (Ritchey in 2005 Johnson in 2006) employ a collaborative process for interested clients in Palm Beach and Broward counties. We can t stand to see people wasting their assets on a fight that ultimately rips them and the family apart says Ritchey who launched the practice (Johnson & Ritchey 150 E. Palmetto Park Road johnsonritchey.com) with her sister in 2014. We think it can be done better. To that end the sisters focus on spreading awareness regarding alternatives to litigation in divorce matters. In a collaborative case both parties retain a lawyer but no lawsuit is filed. In addition a neutral mental health specialist and financial adviser are present. During these team meetings parties discuss their interests and what they want as the outcome of the case. The process intended to keep the proceedings as respectful as possible is completely confidential none of the financial information or other private matters appear on public records. At the end of the agreement made between the lawyers both parties attend a short court hearing where the judge dissolves the marriage. I fell in love with family law because I m helping people in their time of need Johnson says. It s rewarding to help a family restructure and preserve the co-parenting relationship. In Florida there are now 15 groups that practice this holistic approach to divorce. We value family. It s the most important thing in either of our lives says Ritchey who is a mother of two (Johnson has three children). We devote our career to family law and the fact that someone is going through a divorce doesn t mean they can t stay a family. 18 OCTOBER 2017 LMGFL.COM LMGFL.COM OCTOBER 2017 19 TheDish Ouzo Bay WHERE 201 PLAZA REAL BOCA RATON PHONE 561.757.0082 WEB OUZOBAY.COM BOCA-RATON Things to Know About 5 2 HERE S TO YOUR HEALTH Less is often more when it comes to the and other seafood chicken lamb and beef specialties on the menu. We re all about healthy cuisine so the kitchen isn t heavy into sauces and butter Morrell says. We re often using olive oil lemon salt--it s simple ingredients that let the product speak for itself. 4 20 0 ORIGIN STORY Atlas Restaurant Group s acclaimed Greek Mediterranean concept in Baltimore settled on Boca s Mizner Park for its initial expansion. It s a market that knows quality and is willing to pay for it says Derek Morrell managing partner. 3 1 C MON GET HAPPY Ouzo Bay features a variety of drink and appetizer specials during its extended happy hour (Sunday-Friday 3-7 p.m.) and a cigar lounge with 28 premium sticks and 150 whiskeys. In keeping with Greek tradition the restaurant also offers complementary ouzo shots at the end of a meal. OCTOBER 2017 LMGFL.COM 5 INTERNATIONAL WATERS Catches of the day are displayed in a 12-foot-by-4-foot case that recalls Pike Place Market in Seattle. Sourcing is based on whatever is freshest at that time of year. Recent selections all wildcaught included salmon from Canada lobster tails from Australia branzino from Greece Dover sole from Holland and jumbo prawns from Nicaragua. ON THE HORIZON Atlas isn t done leaving its imprint on Mizner Park. It plans to open a Boca version of another Baltimore concept Loch Bar this winter. Expect an impressive raw bar program--Morrell says they ll have at least 16 types of oysters a day as well as clams stone crabs king crab legs and more--along with live music daily and one of the largest whiskey lists in all of Florida. Al Fresco ENJOY FLORIDA OUTDOOR LIVING Let us design build install and service your outdoor kitchen. Since 1956 we ve been creating gorgeous and affordable outdoor kitchens. 5881 Pembroke Rd. Hollywood FL 33023 www.thebbqdepot.com LMGFL.COM OCTOBER 2017 21 LifeLessons what he s learned during an up-and-down career on the sidelines I go by the 24-hour rule. Whatever happened good or bad when it is 24 hours later you ve got to move on. I spent the last three years with Nick [Saban] coaching in Alabama and it really was good. I was interviewed by a paper there and I said that being [at Alabama] was like dog years [Saban] didn t like that. What I meant was that every year there was like seven years of education with him so it was like having 21 years of education in three years. Because he s the best at what he does. Everyone is different. I am going to treat you fairly but I m not going to treat you the same. That goes back to understanding your employees and what motivates them. I talk to our players and coaches all the time and say [Expletive] happens. ... But what are we going to do [about it] I got that from a motivation guy years ago who used to come and help us with our program. As harsh as it sounds one of his buddies got cancer. And he said to him So now what I use that a lot with our players when they go through tough things. We get people ... [where] everything looks good on paper but you can tell they don t have passion. I ve found that those who have passion and are excited to be a part of the team make the best hires versus the ones who are already stuck in their ways. Yes I have been fired. In those situations you do feel like everyone is looking at you. You get judged. I had to let it go. You can t worry about what everyone is saying. My advice Just ignore it. lane kiffin The Kiffin File Named FAU s head coach in December 2016 Spent 2014 to 2016 as offensive coordinator at Alabama Head coach at Southern California from 2010 to 2013 Became youngest head coach in the NFL s modern era when the Oakland Raiders hired him in 2007 at age 31 22 OCTOBER 2017 LMGFL.COM LMGFL.COM OCTOBER 2017 23 Improvements in Breast Cancer Treatment Help Patients at Cleveland Clinic Florida Breast cancer is a topic that concerns so many of us and needs greater attention. In the last few years several high-profile women and men including Good Morning America Margaret Thompson MD anchor Robin Roberts Breast Surgical Oncologist have been diagnosed with the illness. Her public bravery in post-operative photos added to her popularity. Did you know that Dame Maggie Smith Diahann Carroll and Richard Roundtree (better known as Shaft ) also battled breast cancer The state of the science in breast cancer is promising. However breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women and the chance that a woman will die from breast cancer is about 1 in 37. We can do more to prevent it and indeed we must do more. For instance mammograms previously done by two-dimensional equipment are now being replaced by 3D equipment called tomosynthesis. With better screening and improved technology we have better diagnostic capabilities. Tomosynthesis has reduced the call-back rate. Meaning we are more accurate in diagnosing a spot that is likely to be cancerous thus eliminating other unnecessary procedures. From a surgical aspect treatments are changing continuously and patients are benefiting from new therapies said Margaret Thompson MD breast surgical oncologist. We ve found that patients who required the removal of all lymph nodes can now be spared this invasive treatment option and only have a few lymph nodes removed. Radiation can now take its place safely and with fewer troublesome side effects. According to Dr. Thompson Every day we understand how important a team approach is in conquering cancer. At Cleveland Clinic Florida our patients typically see a multi-disciplinary team that includes not just a surgeon but also a radiologist pathologist medical oncologist radiation oncologist plastic surgeon and ancillary staff she commented. For our patients who require reconstruction a cohesive team approach is critical too. One of our most noteworthy innovations involves using fat injections during the plastic surgery portion of treatment. Our team removes the excess fatty tissue from the abdomen or thighs and injects it into the breast during reconstruction. Cancer care is complicated and overwhelming but Dr. Thompson comments that Cleveland Clinic Florida helps ameliorate the non-medical issues too. We provide navigators genetic counselors support groups plus massage art and music therapists to help patients undergoing treatment. There s even a boutique to help patients look their best by supplying wigs hats post-mastectomy bras and makeup seminars she said. PATIENT-CENTERED FEATURES AND AMENITIES Cleveland Clinic Florida s Maroone Cancer Center includes an on-site lab satellite and infusion pharmacy a patient resource center a wig and healing studio as well as special facilities for pain management physical and occupational therapy and diagnostics. Support services include Kline Family Wig & Healing Studio Art Therapy Group Breast Cancer Book Club Caregiver Support Group Look Good Feel Better (American Cancer Society) Music Jam Session Group Nutrition Group Survivorship Group Yoga Group Rieki and Massotherapy One team rallying against breast cancer. For a consultation call 800.639.DOCTOR or for more information please visit A world class oncologist. A top-tier surgeon. Three super nurses. My incredible book club. This is my Support Squad. One team rallying against breast cancer. Same-day y 24 appointments 800.639.DOCTOR OCTOBER 2017 LMGFL.COM clevelandclinicflorida.org BreastCancer LMGFL.COM OCTOBER 2017 25 BarTalk AHEAD OF LETTUCE INGREDIENTS 2 ounces vodka 1 ounce cane syrup 1 teaspoon of extra virgin olive oil 3 small leaves of romaine lettuce chili oil black pepper DIRECTIONS Shake well and strain into a chilled Champagne saucer. Garnish with drops of chili oil and a sprinkle of pepper. A Savory Mix PANTRY STAPLES MAKE A FORT LAUDERDALE SPEAKEASY S LATEST CONCOCTION A WINNER t first it was odd watching Brian Freed pour extra virgin olive oil into the shaker on top of the vodka. Then came the romaine lettuce. Was he making a cocktail or a salad Ahead of Lettuce recently debuted on the fall winter menu at Stache Drinking Den and Coffee Bar the craft cocktail-focused speakeasy in downtown Fort Lauderdale (109 SW Second Ave.). Originally it stole the hearts and stomachs of diners at Freed s latest venture C.W.S. Bar & Kitchen in Lake Worth earning a spot on the permanent menu. We re trying to create some synergy between the two places by having some of the same cocktails says Freed the co-owner. This cocktail was a hit--it s delicious it feels healthy. It s light it s refreshing. We always change our drinks but this one was a winner. Stache s signature cocktails make use of fresh ingredients and a wild imagination. In addition to lettuce and a spoonful of olive oil Ahead of Lettuce calls on vodka (the lounge opts for Hangar One) fresh-squeezed lime juice ( It has to be fresh--no bottle stuff he says) cane syrup and chili oil to garnish. Oh and a dash of seasonings because what salad doesn t have salt and pepper The sweet syrup and the sour juice balance the richness of the olive oil which creates a slightly silky texture. The outcome is a libation that transcends seasons yet stands up to South Florida s hot autumn days. Plus vodka cocktails are an easy sell. Vodka pays the bills as they say he quips. It s not going anywhere. Otherwise an Old Fashioned is our biggest seller. Stache has become a favorite spot for whiskey lovers given its 350 varieties. It even spawned the Fort Lauderdale Whiskey Society a group of more than 500 enthusiasts who come together each month for a tasting. The bar also has its own barrels of bourbon. We wanted to do something different than what downtown Fort Lauderdale knows which is slamming drinks Freed says. Giving people a better spirit a better drink. Something that s balanced. People are beginning to take their cocktails more seriously. -- ALYSSA FISHER A 26 OCTOBER 2017 LMGFL.COM PHOTO BY EVELYN ROBLES LMGFL.COM OCTOBER 2017 27 What sCooking THE NEW MENU AT AMERICAN SOCIAL INCLUDING THE MAINE LOBSTER BENEDICT PUTS A GOURMET SPIN ON PUB FOOD BY KEVIN KAMINSKI Comfort Zone W Christopher Palmer hen it comes to changing its menu each summer and winter American Social remains a shining example of democracy in action. Executive chef Christopher Palmer calls on his chefs at the restaurant s two South Florida locations--Fort Lauderdale (721 E. Las Olas Blvd.) and Brickell (690 SW First Court)--for a culinary brainstorming session. Ideas are pitched. Cases are made. The concepts that make the cut advance to the preparation and cooking stage where the chefs come together as one for tweaking and testing. Eventually Palmer signs off on the final versions--but the power ultimately is vested in the people who quickly weigh in on the new menu offerings. When it comes to American Social s recent summer additions the people have spoken. Shared plates such as truffle rib tater tots rancheros meatballs and hickory-smoked chicken wings-- and entrees such as the steak and barley salad and the Drunken Goat (an 8-ounce lamb and beef patty with tomato jam arugula bourbon red onion and red wine goat cheese)--already are drawing raves. For Palmer who grew up in Cleveland before moving to Florida and cutting his kitchen teeth at Caf Boulud in Palm Beach it s the latest chapter in a never-ending quest to heighten the restaurant s comfort pub food focus. Food-wise so much has changed says Palmer who s been with American Social for three years. I took out everything canned and processed. We re a true scratch kitchen. Nothing frozen nothing out of a bag. Everybody works extra hard to make sure everything is all natural. I always tell people that you don t come to American Social to get healthy--but we re not going to pollute your body either. Sometimes the body wants what the body wants. That seems to be the case with the Maine Lobster Benedict which has been blowing up on the brunch menu (Saturday and Sunday 10 30 a.m. to 3 p.m.) on Las Olas. Here are some of the reasons why. 28 OCTOBER 2017 LMGFL.COM Sweet dreams The idea for Maine Lobster Benedict came to me when I was lying in bed one night Palmer says. We went away from a full buffet in Lauderdale so we wanted something on the brunch menu that had value--and was sophisticated. Raise a glass Another component with brunch are the deals we have on Mo t & Chandon and house Champagne. The women especially seem to love the dish with unlimited mimosas. What s better than lobster and Champagne On the side We also serve a small spinach feta and baby heirloom salad [with tomato vinaigrette] instead of the traditional home fries. That keeps it light. You re not going to eat our Lobster Benedict and then go home and feel like you need to nap. Seafood special Lobster adds a different element to the dish. You get the sweetness from the lobster meat to go with the tomato hollandaise sauce [and avocado mousse] you get a little bitterness from the spinach and then it all comes together with the fresh English muffin. We make our own English muffins at the Brickell restaurant so we re bringing that baker to Lauderdale so we can make the muffins fresh there as well. LMGFL.COM OCTOBER 2017 29 L Dr. Tracey Stokes Game Changer Breast cancer patients have an alternative when it comes to postmastectomy reconstruction BY ALONA ABBADY MARTINEZ ast December the U.S. Food & Drug Administration changed the conversation when it comes to reconstructive options for women following a mastectomy. That s when the FDA approved marketing of the AeroForm Tissue Expander. The device which is implanted at the time of the mastectomy gradually fills with carbon dioxide using a remote control given to the patient. Unlike the traditional saline tissue expander a process that involves painful weekly injections of 50 cubic centimeters of saline the AeroForm device allows the patient to independently trigger the release of 10 cc of carbon dioxide every three hours up to three times a day. Aside from being painless and extremely convenient it also speeds up the expansion process says Tracey Stokes a Harvardeducated plastic surgeon and a partner with Laura Sudarsky at Esse Plastic Surgery in Fort Lauderdale. Darice Lang 61 a two-time breast cancer survivor who underwent a bilateral mastectomy in March 2016 had the AeroForm expander implanted and called it a game changer. I had the expanders for 19 days Lang says. It did not interfere with my routine and I didn t have to take time to go to the doctor s office and go through all the pain of the [saline] expansion. It s empowering to be in control of that. The device is covered by insurance companies but for patients the psychological component is the most powerful selling point. Patients get to decide when they want to fill and if they are having a bad day they don t have to fill Stokes says. They don t have to go to the doctor every Tuesday at 10 or leave their work or family to get filled. 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OR CHECK OUT THE 2017 FALL COLLECTION ONLINE AT TRINATURK.COM. LMGFL.COM OCTOBER 2017 41 S SUSAN RINDLEY TITLE Global estate agent COMPANY One Sotheby s International Realty RESIDENCE Fort Lauderdale What drew you to real estate as a profession I grew up in South Florida and love showing others what it s all about. I was drawn to real estate because when people choose a home they are also choosing a neighborhood a community and a lifestyle. I feel like I m their tour guide or concierge. Why are you good at what you do I understand South Florida and its communities better than anyone. I also will outwork anyone. What s the best advice you could give to people looking to buy sell a home For those looking to buy location location location. [Decide] where you want to be first. You can change a house. You can t change where it is. For those looking to sell update simplify and clear out the clutter. Moonrise dress ( 398) and Hollywood Hills stone tassel earrings ( 78) from Trina Turk Francesco Sacco shoes from Rinaldi Fort Lauderdale TITLE In-house sales associate PROJECT Auberge Beach Residences & Spa Fort Lauderdale RESIDENCE Hollywood What drew you to real estate as a profession My parents owned numerous businesses from an exotic car dealership to an exotic pet store. As a young girl I learned to sell--and I acquired entrepreneurial skills-- by watching them and by being involved in the daily business. What s the most valuable business lesson you ve learned from being in real estate Always remember that people never forget how you treat them. Never judge a client or anyone at first glance I have been proven wrong-- and [it can] cost you money. Why are you good at what you do I am consistent and I listen to what people want. I always say that I m a walking dollar sign if I don t make calls meet people and constantly talk about and love the product I am selling then [why] is anyone going to want to buy it Beverly dress ( 298) Hanalei bangle ( 88) and teardrop earrings ( 48) all from Trina Turk Gianvito Rossi shoes from Rinaldi Fort Lauderdale M MARIA SCAROLA LMGFL.COM OCTOBER 2017 43 A AGATA FOLEY 44 TITLE Sales associate PROJECT Paramount Fort Lauderdale Beach COMPANY OneWorld Properties RESIDENCE Pompano Beach What drew you to real estate as a profession When I first moved to this country I started in the service industry. This taught me a few things about myself. First that I have a knack for selling. Second I m an outgoing person who loves to interact with different personalities. I feel like real estate is a natural extension of the service industry. ... In the end it s all about making your clients happy. What s the most valuable business lesson you ve learned from being in real estate Integrity is the name of the game. If your word means nothing you won t get anywhere. What s the best advice you could give to people looking to buy sell a home Find somebody who has your best interests at heart--somebody willing to listen to your wants and needs [and who will take] them into consideration and guide you through the process. Iman dress ( 368) tassel-drop earrings from Trina Turk Cesare Paciotti shoes from Rinaldi Fort Lauderdale OCTOBER 2017 LMGFL.COM TITLE Director of regional sales and marketing COMPANY Nu World Title RESIDENCE Weston What s the most valuable business lesson you ve learned from being in real estate Be self-reliant. In real estate you are your own business. And as a business you must hold yourself accountable for the actions you take. No one else is going to make things happen for you. If you want something figure out a way to achieve what you are after. Why are you good at what you do I ve learned that you must treat others as you would want to be treated. It s a simple rule that I live by. My success lies in the fact that when you need me I am there. What s the best advice you could give to people looking to buy sell a home Find a realtor that you can trust and that has experience. Make sure the realtor has a great title company. This will ensure that you get to closing. Get your finances in order and find a mortgage company you can trust. Lastly have a great time. Flashy dress ( 378) from Trina Turk Francesco Sacco shoes from Rinaldi Fort Lauderdale M MABEL MULLAN LMGFL.COM OCTOBER 2017 45 R 46 REBECCA BATTERMAN TITLE Director of sales PROJECT The Residences at W Fort Lauderdale COMPANY Related Group RelatedISG RESIDENCE Boca Raton What drew you to real estate as a profession As a real estate professional I m in control of my success. Real estate isn t about being lucky it s about being strategic persistent and always sticking to the plan. Also it allows me to use my entire skill set--marketing finance public relations creativity networking and my love for learning about people. What s the most valuable business lesson you ve learned from being in real estate Never take the first second or third no as an answer. Be persuasive persistent and passionate. Why are you good at what you do I build relationships with both my clients and my real estate partners which I believe is the foundation to success. I listen to the wants and needs of my clients. I m organized. And I see a project through. Demming top ( 328) Kait pants ( 268) and tassel-drop earrings ( 78) all from Trina Turk Jimmy Choo shoes from Joya Delray Beach OCTOBER 2017 LMGFL.COM TITLE Waterfront specialist TEAM Kimpton Howard COMPANY Douglas Elliman RESIDENCE Fort Lauderdale M MELANIE KIMPTON What drew you to real estate as a profession I started in real estate in my hometown of Montreal after traveling the world and living abroad in my 20s. My international life experience made it easier to connect with my clients. I was drawn to the industry because it s always evolving with plenty of challenges. Why are you good at what you do I do real estate the same way I live my life authentic true and passionate. What s the best advice you could give to people looking to buy sell a home For sellers timing is everything and going on the market at the right price is key. Keeping a clean and minimalist home while on the market is important. For buyers create a list of needs and desires understanding that you will need to bend a little on certain items. piece bangle set ( 158) all from Trina Turk Stuart Weitzman shoes from Joya Delray Beach LMGFL.COM OCTOBER 2017 43 q&a RICHARD LEWIS UNPLUGGED Comedy s prince of pain heads to South Florida at the top of his game-- and with plenty on his mind (as always) BY KEVIN KAMINSKI I t s nearly 16 minutes into a phone interview that will go on for well over an hour and Richard Lewis has yet to answer a single question. I m going to try a new tack and hopefully not ramble he says later in the one-sided conversation. How am I doing so far It couldn t be going any better. When one of the most original and influential stand-ups of any era unleashes a self-deprecating stream of consciousness the last thing you want to do is interrupt him. As it turns out comedy s Man in Black is rambling for a reason. He s wrapped up a ninth season of Curb Your Enthusiasm with best friend and show creator Larry David he s 23 years sober he s happily married to wife Joyce and at age 70 he s back on stage after taking time off last year to recover from various ailments including a fractured wrist ( I did more shows at CedarsSinai the past year than [on stage] he says.) Lewis co-headlines this month with Artie Lange at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek with 300 000 hours of material in his head. I m going to be so raw I might get so provocative in that casino that the people wearing Bermuda shorts won t have to go in the sun he says. Their thighs and calves will be red by the time I m off the stage. If his Q&A with Lifestyle (which honestly was way more A than Q) is any indication that may be an understatement. (Visit lmgfl.com for the full interview.) We ve finished shooting the ninth season of Curb Your Enthusiasm. I ve seen some of the [episodes] I think it s the best season. Larry took a long five-year nap unfortunately. But he doesn t go into a new season unless he thinks he has a 10-story arc. The show is adlib but there are some expositional points otherwise there s no story and it would be like those cakes that crumble whatever they re called. I used to know. That s the thing [about being] 70. My brain now ... you might ask a question about politics and I ll tell you that things aren t going well for President Eisenhower. If only Eisenhower would stop tweeting I m starting to go bald in the back of my head. So we re doing some post-production stuff for Curb and I say to Larry Why do you always have the camera on the back of my head you bastard. ... Larry says The balder you get the more episodes I m [doing]. I haven t spoken to him in a week. I m not sure whether I m rooting for more hair to be in the drain or not. I think I d rather be semibald and do a 10th season of Curb. Then after that I ll be offered a show where I play Uncle Mikey the guy who [lives] with a chimp. I used to use notes on stage I haven t in a decade. ... I had this sheet that was Scotch-taped together. When I opened it up it would be about 6 feet long. It looked like a Jewish Christopher Columbus scroll. ... When I was younger I carried this sheet everywhere I went. If I lost it I would have had to run away with the circus and be shot out of a cannon. The first Jewish clown to be shot out of a cannon. I d probably go about a footand-a-half in the air. And then I d apologize and offer to pay for everyone s tickets. There are so many different platforms [for comics to pursue today] that I almost want to take a nap thinking about all the work I would have to do. The road was narrower in [the 1970s]. It was like Get The Tonight Show or you re done. So I d drive to Catch a Rising Star in New York try to meet as many consensually loving actresses as I could--who were all unfortunately waitressing--and work on my act. I wasn t thinking about protein and probiotics. I was thinking about The Tonight Show and condoms. Don t think there weren t comedy groupies. They weren t walking around with clown shoes and red noses on--although I know one comic who was into that. I had an unfortunate attraction to some unfortunate personalities [during his dating days] and I would parade this Fellini-esque group one after another in front of my therapist. ... Out of the corner of my eye I would envision my therapist giving me a thumb s up. There was never a thumbs-up. ... This went on for 15 years until I met Joyce [his wife of 12 years]--a name that we both despise but there s nothing I can do with it. I like Richard it s a cool name. But Joyce If I kiss my wife after saying her name I feel like I m kissing my aunt at a Passover meal in Brooklyn in 1957. By the way I have a fascination with clocks. I have a collection of them. ... Why was I even thinking about the clocks Maybe it s because I ve been on the phone with you for 3 days. Oh the therapist. So my wife when we dated I had to find some reason to go to the therapist. My therapist loved my wife and knew she was the right one for me. But she just couldn t take me anymore. The therapist leaned in about an inch away from my face and said This is as good as it gets. And she said it in this scary horror voice like Linda Blair in The Exorcist. Her head spun around on its axis and she spit this green guck all over my black suit. Listen I m going to need some oxygen soon. We ve been talking for 80 minutes. I know because I m looking at one of my 1 000 clocks. 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AMAZING LASH OPENING LIFESTYLE MAGAZINE CELEBRATED THE GRAND OPENING OF AMAZING LASH STUDIO OF DAVIE AT A SPECIAL EVENT THAT INCLUDED COCKTAILS LIGHT BITES GIVEAWAYS AND A RIBBON-CUTTING CEREMONY WITH CITY OFFICIALS. Nina Coletta owner and Michelle Janetis is Barry Belmont president physician at Plantation of Weston Town Center is wearing a Helmut Lang top Yves Saint Laurent jeans Wellness Center is sporting wearing a Bugatchi shirt Neiman Marcus slacks and jacket shoes and a House her Louis Vuitton handbag. Salvatore Ferragamo shoes. of Harlow 1960 necklace. Francely Dewedeer is wearing a Rachel Zoe jumpsuit and Chanel jewelry. Joey Belmont principal of Babette Ferre-Kosar executive director at I Care Belmont Investment Corp. I Cure Childhood Cancer is wearing a Scotch & Soda shirt DL1961 jeans and Foundation is wearing a Gucci shoes. top and pants from Mango Louis Vuitton handbag and Charles Jourdan shoes. 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