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Mexican Food and Cooking

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2014

    Our Favorite Dishes From New Times' Seventh Annual Pairings

    Another year, another Pairings. Alas, New Times' annual foodie event has come and gone -- and what a night it was. Over 40 restaurants served up samples of some amazing food, paired with a fine wines and craft beer. If you weren't able to attend South Florida's best foodie event at the Broward Cen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2014

    Ten Best Lunch Spots in Palm Beach County

    Lunch: the glorious second meal of the day and a chow-down most Americans are forced to fit into an hourlong (in all reality more like 30-minute) break from work. Which means if you're not brown-bagging it from home, there are a few necessities to keep in mind when eating out for lunch. If you're ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2014

    Ten Best Late-Night Eats in Broward County

    The saying goes, "Nothing good happens after 2 a.m." We say "good" is an awfully subjective word. In any case, we don't believe it. Whether leaving a concert, a fun night out at the bars, a long day of work, or whatever other entertaining (but socially unacceptable) activities you may have been eng ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 5, 2013
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    August 15, 2013

    13|Even Owner Dishes on What's Wrong With Wilton Manors Restaurants

    Wilton Manors has a problem, and it has nothing to do with the density of same-sex couples living in the Fort Lauderdale suburb. "I think within a half a mile there are five Thai and sushi restaurants," said Nancy Goldwin, a co-owner of 13|Even, the craft beer and small plates spot that opened in M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2013

    Boca Raton's The Mexican To Reopen As 101 Cantina, Gainesville's Famous Tailgate Party Restaurant

    The north Florida establishment known for annually hosting Gainesville's largest tailgate party is coming to Boca Raton, setting up shop in the Royal Palm Place space most recently occupied by Dennis Max's The Mexican. While The Mexican recently swapped ownership -- no word on why -- it has retaine ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2013

    Ten Best Inexpensive Restaurants in Broward County

    Eating out tends to have negative effects on the size of your wallet. And while cooking at home tends to have positive impacts on your cash flow -- and waistline -- it can eat away at your free time. If you're broke and too busy, lazy, or culinarily challenged to cook at home, we have a list of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2012

    Stick This On Your Dog: Five Creative Hot Dog Toppings

    As you know, The Fourth of July, Independence Day marks the day when American colonists adopted The Declaration of Independence, a document which, effectively, told the British monarchy to shove it. As with any holiday, Americans have certain Fourth of July traditions like drinking heavily, calling ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2012

    56. Jerk Chicken Nacho Quesadilla at Nacho Bizness

    We're counting down to New Times' Best Of Broward/Palm Beach 2012 issue in June by serving up our top 100 favorite dishes. Click here for a full archive. If you have any nominations of your own, please add them to the comments, or visit our Facebook page.56. Jerk Chicke ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2012

    Burritos: They're Not for Women

    ​I don't remember where I had my first Chipotle burrito, and that's the point. I was too busy eating it. I do remember the careful ritual: peeling off rounds of foil, a quick visual examination followed by a dash of Tabasco. The first expectant bite, then another, then another. Setting the burrito ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2011

    SNL's Frozen Mexican Dinner: Food on the Run(s)

    DuTran via FlickrMexican Food gets you...moving.​Saturday Night Live has given us an entirely new way to help constipation.  In this commercial, we see members of a hair rock band recording their latest track...only something's not right with one of the band members....he's constipated.Instea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2011

    Dos Caminos' Executive Chef Ivy Stark in Fort Lauderdale Tonight for Book Signing

    Ivy Stark, executive chef for Dos Caminos. ​Last night, Dos Caminos, located inside the Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Beach Hotel, hosted a free dinner for the media with executive chef Ivy Stark at the helm. Stark is responsible for the menu at all six Dos Caminos locations (four are in New York and t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    Fort Lauderdale's PL8 Holds Clean Plate Charlie Night on October 6

    ​You love the brick oven egg over at PL8, served with cherry tomatoes and Vermont cheddar on buttery toast($10) but maybe you're reticent about the chicken "chimichangas" served with sour cream, pickled shallots, and chipotle ($10): too Chi-Chi's. For those who hope to shape a restaurant's menu,

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    Fort Lauderdale's PL8 to Host Clean Plate Charlie Night on October 6

    ​You love the brick-oven egg over at PL8, served with cherry tomatoes and Vermont cheddar on buttery toast ($10) but maybe you're reticent about the chicken "chimichangas" served with sour cream, pickled shallots, and chipotle ($10): too Chi-Chi's. For those who hope to shape a restaurant's menu,

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2011

    Four "Crazy" Buffet Lunch Deals in West Palm Beach

    Nicole DannaRachel's, a five-star steakhouse, features prime rib during its Wednesday buffet​See this steak? Not something you'd expect from a lunch buffet line, right?These days, your typical lunch buffet means Pizza Hut's $10 special, or a China Buffet line a mile long (and a bathroom line to m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2011

    Rock Hard Tacos Now Open in Boca Raton, Serving up SoCal Style Mexican Fare

    Nicole DannaBreakfast burritos are the specialty here, where they're served all day long.​When it comes to East Coast/West Coast battles, it seems like California has it all. It's got the girls. The sun, the surf. And -- according to Rock Hard Taco partner and general manager Steve Mille ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2011

    $10 Lunch - Suite 100

    Laine Doss Suite 100's Patio Dining Area​The deal: Suite 100 features a variety of lunch specials every weekday. Chef Ted Inserra changes up the lunch menu daily, which includes several different salads, sandwiches, and entrees. Prices range from $7-$9 and all entrees and sandwiches come wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2010

    Michael Blum Debuts Holy Smoke's in PBG

    ​After a controversial stint in Hollywood and a less-than-satisfying one in Sunny Isles with a pair of Michael's Kitchens, local top toque Michael Blum has landed in Palm Beach Gardens, where he's heading up the kitchen of the new Holy Smoke's American Bistro & Bar (2650 PGA Blvd., 561-624-742 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2010

    Cinco de Mayo in SoFla -- Time to Celebrate! (UPDATED)

    ​Bust out the tequila and the limes, because tomorrow is Cinco de Mayo! The Mexican national holiday is a celebration of the country's victory at the Battle of Puebla --but to revelers the world over, it's just another excuse to eat chips and salsa and drink margaritas. You can join in on the f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Cracked Conch From Sheila's Famous BBQ, Conch and More

    John Linn​As a countdown to the Best of Broward Palm Beach 2010, coming in May, Clean Plate Charlie is serving up a hundred of our favorite dishes in South Florida. Send your own nominations to john.linn@browardpalmbeach.com.No. 19: Cracked Conch From Sheila's Famous BBQ, Conch and MoreSheila's ... More >>

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    May 3, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Almond Cookies from Gran Forno Bakery

    Photo by Eric Barton​As a countdown to the Best of Broward Palm Beach 2010, coming in May, Clean Plate Charlie is serving up a hundred of our favorite dishes in South Florida. Send your own nominations to john.linn@browardpalmbeach.com.No. 20: Almond Cookies from Gran Forno BakeryIt's lunchtime ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Nobu Snapper From Sushi Simon

    John Linn​As a countdown to the Best of Broward Palm Beach 2010, coming in May, Clean Plate Charlie is serving up a hundred of our favorite dishes in South Florida. Send your own nominations to john.linn@browardpalmbeach.com.No. 21: Nobu Snapper From Sushi SimonA Sushi Simon in Boynton Beach, fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2010

    Is Long John Silver's Pitchman Our Johnny V?

    Johnny V sells some tacos.​If you've seen Long John Silver's TV spots, you might be wondering if the fast-food joint's "Johnny V" pitchman was South Florida's own Johnny V, aka, chef Johnny Vinczencz. "I'm Johnny V. I'm rich," one of the spots begins. "Why? I'm smart. I choose the $1 Baja fish tac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Pâté Trio from Le Patio

    John Linn​As a countdown to the Best of Broward Palm Beach 2010, coming in May, Clean Plate Charlie is serving up a hundred of our favorite dishes in South Florida. Send your own nominations to john.linn@browardpalmbeach.com.No. 22: Pâté Trio from Le PatioServed in an ornate, porcelain duck, t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Aloo Pie From Lovey's Roti

    John Linn​As a countdown to the Best of Broward Palm Beach 2010, coming in May, Clean Plate Charlie is serving up a hundred of our favorite dishes in South Florida. Send your own nominations to john.linn@browardpalmbeach.com.No. 23: Aloo Pie From Lovey's RotiThis popular Trinidadian street food ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Maple-Bacon Donut From the Office

    ​As a countdown to the Best of Broward Palm Beach 2010, coming in May, Clean Plate Charlie is serving up a hundred of our favorite dishes in South Florida. Send your own nominations to john.linn@browardpalmbeach.com.No. 25: Maple-Bacon Donut From the OfficeDelray Beach's The Office features a me ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Swordfish Carpaccio at D'Angelo

    John Linn​As a countdown to the Best Of Broward Palm Beach 2010, coming in May, Clean Plate Charlie is serving up a hundred of our favorite dishes in South Florida. Send your own nominations to john.linn@browardpalmbeach.com.No. 25: Swordfish Carpaccio at D'AngeloD'Angelo, the latest restaurant ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Michelangelo Sandwich From Talia's Table

    John Linn​As a countdown to the Best Of Broward Palm Beach 2010, coming in May, Clean Plate Charlie is serving up a hundred of our favorite dishes in South Florida. Send your own nominations to john.linn@browardpalmbeach.com.No. 26: Michelangelo Sandwich from Talia's TableTalia's Table is nearly ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Overstuffed Deli Sandwiches From 3G's Gourmet Deli

    ​As a countdown to the Best Of Broward Palm Beach 2010, coming in May, Clean Plate Charlie is serving up a hundred of our favorite dishes in South Florida. Send your own nominations to john.linn@browardpalmbeach.com.No. 27: Overstuffed Deli Sandwiches from 3G's Gourmet DeliLots of South Florida ... More >>

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    April 20, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Hummus and Pita From Bash Wine Cafe

    ​As a countdown to the Best Of Broward Palm Beach 2010, coming in May, Clean Plate Charlie is serving up a hundred of our favorite dishes in South Florida. Send your own nominations to john.linn@browardpalmbeach.com.No. 29: Hummus and Pita from Bash Wine CafeSometimes, it's little innovations that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Chopped Beef Brisket From Tom Jenkin's Bar-B-Q

    ​As a countdown to the Best Of Broward Palm Beach 2010, coming in May, Clean Plate Charlie is serving up a hundred of our favorite dishes in South Florida. Send your own nominations to john.linn@browardpalmbeach.com.No. 30: Chopped Beef Brisket From Tom Jenkin's Bar-B-QThere's a reason Tom Jenkin' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Burger From Brass Ring Pub

    Gail Shepherd​As a countdown to the Best Of Broward Palm Beach 2010, coming in May, Clean Plate Charlie is serving up a hundred of our favorite dishes in South Florida. Send your own nominations to john.linn@browardpalmbeach.com.No. 31: Burger from Brass Ring PubThe Ring has been open, run by the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Smoked Marlin Fish Dip From Hurricane Alley

    ​As a countdown to the Best Of Broward Palm Beach 2010, coming in May, Clean Plate Charlie is serving up a hundred of our favorite dishes in South Florida. Send your own nominations to john.linn@browardpalmbeach.com.No. 32: Smoked Marlin Fish Dip from Hurricane AlleyHurricane Alley is only blocks ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Bimini Bread From Bimini Boatyard

    ​ As a countdown to the Best Of Broward Palm Beach 2010, coming in May, Clean Plate Charlie is serving up a hundred of our favorite dishes in South Florida. Send your own nominations to john.linn@browardpalmbeach.com.No. 33: Bimini Bread from Bimini BoatyardThis sweet, white Bahamian bread has bee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Crispy Orange Beef From Pine Garden

    ​ As a countdown to the Best Of Broward Palm Beach 2010, coming in May, Clean Plate Charlie is serving up a hundred of our favorite dishes in South Florida. Send your own nominations to John.Linn@BrowardPalmBeach.com.

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2010

    Cooking With Dried Chiles, Part 3: Barbecued Pork Al Pastor

    John LinnBarbecued pork al pastor all chopped up and ready to eat.​Welcome back to Charlie's dried chile adventure. In previous installments, we talked about how to prepare dried chiles as powder or puree, and how to transform those ingredients into award-winning chili con carne. Today, we're goin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2010

    Valentine's Day Dining Deals - UPDATED

    ​Clean Plate Charlie is collecting info on what the best dining deals are for the most romantic date night of the year. If your restaurant is celebrating St. Valentine's with a special promotion, let us know by sending an email to John.Linn@BrowardPalmBeach.com. The information will be published i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2009

    Chowing From Fort Lauderdale's Canyon Southwest Cafe and on to Albuquerque

    Photo by Flickr user lorda​My steady (and hopefully permanent man) and I headed to Albuquerque to meet the 'rents for Turkey Day. On the flight out, I had to instruct him on the epicurean eccentricities of the American Southwest. He was practically drooling by the end of the conversation, imaginin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2009

    Going, Going, Gaoneras

    ​Tag and bag Las Gaoneras, the modestly ambitious and thoroughly delightful Mexican restaurant across the street from the goliath Renaissance Commons complex in Boynton Beach. The first U.S. outpost of a Mexico-based chain, it didn't even make it a year before folding.  A bit higher up the fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2009

    Reviewing the Chains: Bacon Cheesy Potato Burrito at Taco Bell

    ​I'm certainly not the first person to notice that Taco Bell primarily has about five ingredients: Beef (sometimes ground, sometimes in larger chunks and called steak), chicken, tortillas, rice, and cheese. Every couple weeks, the powers that be at Taco Bell headquarters will come up with a new co ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 23, 2009
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    April 30, 2009
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    January 26, 2009

    Would You Like Pakora With That? Fast Food Outsourcing Order

    Jack in the Box is apparently testing a program to outsource their drive-through orders, routing requests for burgers and shakes to call-takers outside the country. The program is getting its first test run in Charlotte, North Carolina, where folks innocently pulling up to the order box are being ta ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 6, 2007

    Dessert Hearts

    Canyon is worth its wait in gold-dust

  • Restaurants

    May 12, 2005

    Best Mexican Restaurant

    Tacos al Carbón

  • Foodstuffs

    May 12, 2005

    Best Fajita

    Café del Rio

  • Dining

    April 21, 2005

    Arroz con Mario

    New location, same great time at Catalina

  • Foodstuffs

    May 15, 2003

    Best Taco

    San Loco

  • Foodstuffs

    May 11, 2000

    Best Restaurant/Broward County

    Canyon Southwest Café

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    October 8, 1998
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