Tequila! For many of us, drinking it means sloshing down a cheap shot of clear liquid -- quickly followed by lick of salt and a bite from a lime wedge to wash that bitter taste away. Long gone are the days, however, when Jose Cuervo and Sauza were the only tequila options at the bar. Today, we can ... More >>
What has passed off as "Mexican" cuisine in this country for so long has been an abject farce. Leave it to a certain fast food joint to try and homogenize an entire nation's food tradition into simple-to-wrap, thirty-item menu. Mexican food, real Mexican food, varies from state to state, maybe even ... More >>
The world of gastronomy is as subject to the whim and whimsy of the "trend" as any industry, from fashion to music. Some foods are eternal, like pizza, and others come and go from our midst, for better or for worse. So, we got together all of the food writers we could find and asked them what they ... More >>
These days everywhere you turn there's another Mexican place looking to run you through the line of burrito and taco "customization" for a quick and easy lunch or dinner. Now, West Palm Beach has a new option: Taco Vida, the assembly-line free fast and fresh place to order up all your Latin-inspired ... More >>
Spring Break is known as a month of complete chaos for Fort Lauderdale bartenders. It's kind of like babysitting a bunch of overgrown toddlers. In the heat of the moment, restaurant staff probably fantasize about punching these amateurs in the face. How would you feel if you have to wipe some strang ... More >>
As if the Miami Heat's 10-game winning streak wasn't hot enough, the Neighborhood Sports Bar and Grill has made it sizzling. Starting this week, the 5-month old restaurant in Boca Raton now offers free drinks for ladies during the Heat games if they come wearing Heat gear. The bar has dubbed th ... More >>
West Palm Beach holds its own on the nightlife front.
Two frosty bottles of Voodoo Tiki. Drink up. We have a tradition around the New Times offices called Beer Fridays, where we basically reserve the last two hours of a workweek to drink in excess. It's a good tradition, as you might imagine, and it was upheld this past Friday when we sampled two bott ... More >>
The Circus Sells Liquor and Wine Merchant
Daniel Santos, of Bayamon, Puerto Rico, via Pembroke Pines, is on his way to the top. Maybe.
Should the Men in White Coats come for our political system?
The drinks are the best thing about this cantina