At 9:45 a.m. yesterday, the George English Park Community Center voting station was about as active as Chik-Fil-A on a Sunday. The half dozen poll workers outnumbered the voters, and the polite older woman sitting outside the door wore a look of mild shock when approached and asked where to register ... More >>
By Marisa Cutaia Some time in the not too distant future, some form of legal marijuana might be coming to Florida. Just the idea of it gives us the munchies. But we aren't satisfied with a bag of Cheetos; our foodie palates are far too refined to settle for that. So we went cruising on Pinterest t ... More >>
Like it or not: It looks like medical marijuana is going to be legalized sometime in the near future. With states like Colorado and Washington legalizing weed, it's only a matter of time before it's medically allowed across the country -- we can hope, at least. Recently, our fare state was the fir ... More >>
What are you bringing to the Thanksgiving table or holiday pot-luck this year? If you said the usual store-bought pie, think again. You're bringing warm, homemade Doritos bread! It's easy, and it's awesome.
July proved to be a kind month to the restaurant world. Many new spots opened their doors with a pile more on deck. Fortunately, only a few shut down for good. To keep you informed of the overall comings and goings of the South Florida restaurant scene, we bring to you July's list of restaurant mort ... More >>
Dubbing themselves "a drinking club with a running problem," Fort Lauderdale's Hash House Harriers went on their usual Monday night run last week. Runners never know in advance the exact route their leader has planned, but they sometimes get a hint. This week, they knew that the run would be TSA-the ... More >>
It's official! Taco Bell's new Doritos Locos flavor has a launch date. The fast food company that specializes in "food you'll love now but regret once you're sober", has announced the date of its new Doritos Locos taco on Twitter: Read Also: Taco Bell Teases a New Doritos Locos Taco
Not content with their brilliant ad campaign (which says, "collect all two"), Taco Bell is adding another Doritos Locos Taco to their lineup. The fast food chain that caters to stoners and frat boys, reinvented themselves with their Doritos Locos taco, featuring a taco shell made from Nacho Cheese ... More >>
You know that guy who you follow on Twitter because he's so stupid his tweets make you want to punch yourself in the face and hurl yourself out of the window? Mike Wallace is that guy. Today he jettisoned some plain stoopid comments regarding NBA player Jason Collins' announcement that he's gay. ... More >>
We know, you and your food-snob friends turn up your noses at fast-food chains. McDonald's, Burger King, Wendy's, Taco Bell -- "Ugh, gross." "I don't eat that fake junk," you say in public, while secretly passing through a drive-thru while wasted on your way home from the bar. Well, closet junkfoo ... More >>
When Taco Bell launched the Doritos Locos taco, with a shell made from nacho cheese Doritos tortilla chips, stoners everywhere said a little prayer of gratitude.The product also translated into an out-of-the-ballpark hit for the fast food giant. USA Today reports that in less than one year, over 350 ... More >>
Superbowl: it's probably more American than apple pie. And a bigger celebration than even the 4th of July. One of the few occasions in which it is abnormal to remain sober by 5 o'clock. That being said, it is also one of the busiest days for the many sports bars that permeate the shopping centers of ... More >>
Super Bowl Sunday is just one week away and the countdown is on to get your condo party-worthy. Don't worry about scrubbing the grout in the shower or vacuuming the rugs, there's only three things your guests care about: food, beer, and the TV. Duffy's Sports Grill may be able to help in few of thos ... More >>
The TV Show Mad Men has gotten many people interested in what goes behind the scenes on Madison Avenue. Is it really just a bunch of guys drinking Scotch and hitting on women between sudden bouts of genius? Maybe not, but sometimes it takes an amateur to breathe new life into a commercial.Henc ... More >>
When the Tigers blew the Yankees out of the running for the 2012 MLB World Series, lots of South Florida baseball fans probably checked out of the event altogether. But even if you're not rooting for the Tigers or the San Francisco Giants, Taco Bell has devised a reason to keep people invested in th ... More >>
We're nearly upon 4/20, the unofficial cannabis holiday that results in a mean case of the munchies. A friend mentioned a munchies salve for which Entenmann's chocolate covered donuts meet a bag of crushed Doritos, a concoction that's scooped out by the handful. Now, we're not advocating that partic ... More >>
Taco Bell, everyone's favorite drive-through to hit after a night of serious drinking, released its Doritos Locos Tacos nationwide (including throughout South Florida) with a midnight debut last Thursday. A story on forbes.com begs the question of whether the new product -- essentially a ta ... More >>
We'll quit right after this post. What annoys you about restaurants lately? Is it a side of Sweet Home Alabama with your sliders? Or when the server ignores you? Maybe the ubiquity of flatbreads makes you want to defect to liquid dinner. After the jump, you'll find few things that are genuin ... More >>
In the we can't make this shit up category, we now bring you news of the tragic death of Arch West, who at 97 kicked the bucket in Dallas.West's claim to fame? He's credited with being the creator of Frito-Lay's Doritos, the favorite snack food of college-aged stoners everywhere.Here's where we e ... More >>
Angelina Jolie eats crickets like they're potato chips. In a ten-minute long commercial for luxury designer Louis Vuitton, Angelina Jolie talks about Cambodia. In the video, she talks about hidden minefields, riding elephants, watching sunsets and....eating bugs. Jolie talks abo ... More >>
The (totally genuine, but now off-the-market) sports energy drink your 8-year-old self could only dream of.Snack foods that all but promise to send you to the emergency room. Fast-food items that invoke natural disasters and use meat in place of grains. Bacon dishes that require weaving skills. A ... More >>
FlickrSmoke up -- it's a celebration!Happy April 20, readers! Why are we so happy to greet you on this most ordinary of Wednesdays? Because right at this very moment, thousands of potheads have their lighters poised at the ends of their joints in honor of 420 -- the pot smokers' holiday.Thanks to ... More >>
andrew_mc_dYou get home from a long night out and what is the first thing you want to do? Crawl into your bed and hope tomorrow does not bring sickness from the night's mistakes? Yes -- but first, Must. Have. Grease.We all know the feeling. You just can't quite roll into bed until you stuff your ... More >>
Photo by Eric BartonSabrina displays a foam finger of fun.You're on the internet reading the blog of an alternative newsweekly, so there's a damn fine chance that you'd like to smoke a joint legally. So why were so few people at the pro-pot rally yesterday in Fort Lauderdale?Sabrina Koramblyum, w ... More >>
Read a penetrating chapter from former Phoenix New Times investigative reporter Terry Greene Sterling's book: ILLEGAL: Life and Death in Arizona's Immigration War Zone
As the host of this year's Super Bowl, some South Florida blog owes America the chance to see the commercials that were deemed too hot for the big game. Or to put it another way, these are commercials that were ditched in the same year that Tim Tebow and his mom were given permission to make a bunch ... More >>
I arrived at work and found a pea-green bag on my desk with a note saying "I have no idea what this is." Printed across the top of the bag is "Vishwas," and "Roasted Chivda" along the bottom. In the spirit of this blog, I know I'm not allowed to hop online and find out exactly what this is, but I'm ... More >>
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