Numerous earthquakes have hit the West Coast recently. A powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of Chile last night. So many are wondering if these quakes are a sign of a larger one on the horizon. Fear not, South Florida; the ground won't be shaking here anytime soon. It may open up ... More >>
Last week, we told you about the Food List Challenge, the Facebook app of 100 dishes and drinks to prove you're a foodnik. So far, 335,345 people have tried it, including former food critic for the Washington Post Phyllis Richman (97) and former New Times critic Gail Shepherd (85). Some of the ... More >>
Laine DossJerk chicken cooking the traditional way..OK, we had to get that jerk-off pun out of the way. But seriously, if you like your meat hot and spicy, then you want to head over to Markham Park in Sunrise for the 10th annual Jamaican Jerk Festival, sponsored by Grace (which, by the way, make ... More >>
Nicole DannaHere's something Palm Beach County hasn't seen in awhile: A well-executed tapas restaurant.Whether you call it pinchos, chopitos or tapas -- derived from the Latin word "tapar," meaning "to cover" -- doesn't much matter. All you really need to know is that Cha Cha's certainly has ... More >>
'Tis the season of the ritual charring of the flesh--aka, barbecue season--(check out John Linn's review of Sheila's here) so a young man's fancy turns to what beverage of the alcoholic persuasion is best to wash down some killer 'cue. Many of you (philistines) will say beer, and while it's tr ... More >>
Everybody's looking for a good deal on wine nowadays, and anybody who's been paying attention to the wine market knows that some of the best deals around are coming from Latin America. Or to put it more succinctly, Chile and Argentina. The quality of their grapes, skill of their winemakers ... More >>
It's time to kiss the chef goodbye, folks. Paula DaSilva, Hell's Kitchen season 5 contestant and longtime Executive Sous Chef at Fort Lauderdale's 3030 Ocean, is packing up her knives and heading to Miami. DaSilva, who's worked at 3030 Ocean under Chef Dean James Max for over 10 years, will becom ... More >>
Every wine-producing region has its iconic wine. The Napa Valley has Cabernet Sauvignon; France, Bordeaux; Italy, Chianti; Spain, Rioja; Australia, Shiraz; Chile, Carménère. And Argentina has malbec. Like its South American cousin, malbec is one of the "noble grapes" of Bordeaux (al ... More >>
One of the world's unique and most interesting wines has long been one of its most mysterious. The wine is Carmenere, today made almost exclusively in Chile, though until a dozen or so years ago, even the people who made it thought they were making Merlot. Carmenere was once one of the "noble ... More >>
New Times was graciously invited to an evening of pampering and boozing last night courtesy of the Ritz-Cartlon Fort Lauderdale's (semi) new and much improved wine bar. And it went.... well, how do you think it went? We were pampered. We were boozed. It was an all around lovely evening, and I would ... More >>
The Boca Museum scurries to match all the fine Latin American art exhibitions around
Putumayo Presents Latin Reggae (Putumayo)
Go ahead. Corporatize the Day of the Dead
Cézanne can have his apples. These artists go for the watermelon, even when flies are circling.
The Latinbeat film festival invades South Florida
Harrison's Wine Bar
Christian Slater hunts monsters but finds only a lame movie
"Hispanic heritage" is hard to find at ArtServe and Gallery Six By Michael Mills
Argentine tango goddess María Angelica Milán remembers her nine lives
... they're rock stars! Comprende?
Insect tongues, frogs, human skin, and more -- they're all "corporal"
The drinks are the best thing about this cantina
"Reality and Figuration: The Contemporary Latin American Presence"
The local International Hispanic Theatre Festival is one of the biggest and best of its kind -- when will South Florida discover it?
El Gran Baile (Emperor Norton Records)
Mi Reflejo (RCA)
"Frank Stella at 2000: Changing the Rules"