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Jeff Houck’s Power Lunch: Marc Murphy’s new restaurant at Seminole Hard Rock

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Food News: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino announced Tuesday that celebrity chef Marc Murphy will open an as-yet unnamed Mediterranean-themed restaurant at the Tampa gaming facility in November. WHY YOU SHOULD CARE: If you’ve seen Murphy on Food Network shows like “Chopped” or “Iron Chef America,” you know him as an affable, likable chef. In food TV terms, he’s the cool, funny, 8 percent body fat uncle who plays weekend pickup basketball down at the Y. It’s always cool…

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Cuban burger helps Florida man nab grill star crown

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It all came down to the Cuban Burger. That’s the mouthwatering creation that central Floridian Jose Juarez whipped up to earn the title “America’s New Grill Star” on ABC’s “Live with Kelly and Michael.” Juarez, who was named the winner on Friday’s show, will star in his own web series on “Live” and and receive a $10,000 check. He even got a shout out from Gov. Rick Scott who said he can’t wait to try Juarez’ BBQ. Juarez winning…

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