It sure seems like we've been doing a lot of bacon and beef worshiping lately. And for a state where you can find a farmers' market every day of the week, year-round, with local farms delivering seasonal organic produce each month, it often feels like finding a perfectly prepared vegetarian (or vega ... More >>
If you consider yourself a fan of good Mexican food and occasionally give in to a shopping spree are two, now you can indulge in both at the same time. Lucky for you, Deerfield Beach's El Jefe Luchador is opening its second location in the Town Center at Boca Raton today. Owners Mike Saperstein and ... More >>
Are you a serious Super Bowl party host or hostess? You may think so, but if you're just serving chicken wings and burgers, you're not. Serious football fans serve their guests an epic football stadium -- all edible, of course. See also: The Great Chicken Wing Hunt: Movie and Recipe in Time for ... 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 >>
Since the economy got flushed down the toilet, the fast-casual sector has been on the rise. It seems like once a day, a new burger joint or burrito place is opening its doors -- it's almost not even news at this point. There are, however, some exceptions. Late last month, Salsa Fiesta made its way ... More >>
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Pinche Taqueria, the Wilton Manors outpost of a New York City Mexican restaurant, has closed just shy of its one-year anniversary. It "was not making enough money to support the business in this area," Stephanie Lee, who ran the Wilton Manors restaurant, wrote in an e-mail. "There will be more in N ... More >>
I know what you're thinking - another Mexican restaurant? South Florida has as many Mexican restaurants as it does plastic surgery clinics. How could we possible use any more? Nonetheless, Red Dog Cantina opened it's doors to the taco and tequila loving public on Friday, October 19th on Su ... More >>
Salsa Fiesta, the Broward and Miami-Dade-based fast and casual Mexican concept of South Florida that originated in Venezuela, is getting geared up to fight breast cancer this month. Since opening its first location in Miami in 2009, the restaurant's new location in Pembroke Pines will be hosting the ... More >>
When I was a kid -- a good 20 years ago now -- Deerfield Beach's waterfront scene didn't have many dining options. Sure, the Whale's Rib and Amante were there in the late '80s, but if you wanted something besides pizza or fried fish, a Slurpee at 7-Eleven was about all you could hope for.Well, all t ... More >>
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. 47. El Jefe Luchador Quesadilla from El Je ... More >>
After setting an overflowing basket of tri-colored chips and two small bowls of salsa in front of me, my bartender at the recently-opened Pinche Taqueria made a friendly threat: "You're going to be my guinea pig," he said, rubbing his hands together and surveying the bottles in front of him. I had j ... More >>
Tomorrow is the Miami food truck rally at the Seminole Hard Rock, the last Thursday of the month event sponsored by BurgerBeast. I find a strategy among the land mine of offerings helps, so I don't end up eating five tacos, fries on a stick, and an ice cream sandwich over more popular and satiat ... More >>
Sunny.org Esplanade Park will host 15 food trucks tonight.If you're a fan of food trucks, head on down to Fort Lauderdale's Esplanade Park for an evening of food, music, and fun on the river when Riverwalk Trust presents "Gourmet in the Park." The fun starts this evening, July 27 at 5 p.m ... More >>
Step into Maracas Mexican Bar & Grill in Oakland Park, and instantly you're transported to another world -- one where bright colors, loud music and strong margaritas make for a perfect afternoon (or evening) for sipping away all the stress of the day.With plenty of Mexican beers on tap, and s ... More >>
Dori ZinnWhile your iPhone map application may have you driving down Dixie Highway in sketchy parts of Pompano Beach for some original Mexican food, don't fret. The arrival at your final destination, Taqueria Dona Raquel, is worth it.
Dori ZinnThis six year-old authentic Mexican hideaway may be a hidden Broward County gem, but the treasure is worth the hunt.
Boca's Whole Foods Market now has a burrito bar. If a giantmega salad bar, dozen-plus steam-table dishes, sushi bar, pizza station, barbecue station, deli counter, and impressive array of entrées to go aren't enough, now you can build your own burrito. Hey, it worked for Chipotle. Bu ... More >>
John LinnTacos de trompo, five to an order.What are tacos de trompo? Basically, it's another name for tacos al pastor. The "trompo" refers to a spinning top, which is not unlike the gyro-like spindle al pastor is typically cooked on. The meat is shredded off the spindle and layered into tacos wit ... 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.No. 28: Pupusas Revueltas from El GuanacoPupusas are essentially two t ... More >>
John Linn The pozole is undoubtedly the best thing I tasted at El Zocalo Authentic Mexican Restaurant, the subject of this week's Dish review. The dark red soup has thick chunks of pork and plenty of hominy, large kernels of corn with a potato-like texture. On its own, the soup is spicy and savor ... More >>
Raquel Welch and Hector Elizondo Today begins our Cucina Verite Movie of the Week (see our list of upcoming films to watch along with us), and in honor of Cinco de Mayo, we start with Tortilla Soup.First, a little trivia about Maria Ripoli's 2001 film. (1) The beautiful culinary scenes were choreogr ... More >>
Tequila Ranch doesn't buck any trends
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Tijuana Flats Burrito Co.
Just a buncha burritos
The South Florida outpost of the Cafe del Rio chain doesn't explore any culinary frontiers
The folks at Olé Olé are very nice they just dont cook very well
The Mexican fare at Zona Fresca is indeed fresh -- and fast and fabulous
The smoke gets in your eyes at Las Fajitas, but that's not such a bad thing
Regional Mexican specialties rule at David's on the Avenue
La Molienda offers tasty Salvadoran fare-if you steer clear of seafood
La Hacienda de Angel
Jalapeños Mexican Kitchen
La Palma Grill
Eduardo de San Angel