The history of craft beer in Mexico traces its history to before the Spanish conquest when the natives brewed fermented beverages with ingredients ranging from corn, cocoa beans to agave. One of them is a drink called izquiate or tesgüino, which is brewed with corn. Then the Conquistadors introduc ... More >>
The 16th-annual New Times "Original" Beerfest is coming to Fort Lauderdale's Esplanade Park tomorrow, April 6, from 6 to 11 p.m. We can feel the excitement in the air as we prepare to drink plenty of good beer, eat delicious food, and listen to some of the best live and local talent south Florida ha ... More >>
The 16th-annual New Times "Original" Beerfest is coming to Fort Lauderdale's Esplanade Park tomorrow April 6, from 6 to 11 p.m. We can feel the excitement in the air as we prepare to drink plenty of good beer, eat delicious food, and listen to some of the best live and local talent south Florida has ... More >>
Prepare your tastebuds, because today Tijuana Flats has added another hot sauce to their charitable lineup - and this is no April Fool's Day joke.
Basketball season has been good to Heat fans this year. With a 58 to 15 record of wins, it's no surprise to see South Floridians all riled up at the office water-cooler. Well, locals have yet another reason to get excited about Miami Heat wins. Smashburger is rewarding Heat fans with free ... More >>
There's much to eat and drink and be merry about this weekend, with festivals devoted to America's favorite salted meat and everyone's favorite food celebrities hitting South Florida's beaches. After the jump, find five food and drinks events going down in South Florida this weekend. See also: - B ... More >>
The new year is off to a brisk start, with more than a dozen restaurants, specialty food stores, and bars opening for business in the first month of 2013. Of course, a few places fell by the wayside in the start of the year, though there are plenty of up-and-coming businesses angling to fill the voi ... More >>
Like most fun things in life, once you have kids of your own the fun is no longer your own. This includes Halloween. Once upon a time, Halloween was about barely-there costumes, pumpkin beer, and crazy parties with smoke machines.As a parent, it is now your responsibility to make a tour of the neigh ... More >>
While we're talking about old people doing whatever the fuck they want...The news stories were everywhere last summer: Harry Miller, a 103-year-old veteran with sparkling eyes and a warm smile, wanted nothing more than to be back onboard a Coast Guard ship for his birthday. The Coast Guard gave him ... More >>
The economy may continue to circle the drain, but that doesn't mean the restaurant scene in South Florida has stagnated. July saw the openings of restaurants from Lake Worth to Pembroke Pines and everywhere in between, from fine dining (Italian Red Sauce and Stephane's) to quick hits (Red Robin Gour ... More >>
Here's your chance to vote in our New Times Broward-Palm Beach Readers' Poll 2012 for your favorite barbecue joint. Text the code corresponding to your pick from the list below to 61721.The results will appear in our annual Best Of Broward-Palm Beach issue June 14. Click here for a master list of a ... More >>
The 17th-annual Expo Alfresco is set to draw more than 3,000 attendees Wednesday evening at ArtsPark at Young Circle. The event, billed as "the ultimate food, wine, and tradeshow experience," takes place from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11, bringing together local South Florida businesses and co ... More >>
The opening of Lime has been pushed back one more day until tomorrow's dinner, Clean Plate Charlie learned when we stopped by the chain. Damn. We've been hankering for burritos all week. To distract ourselves from the disappointment, we sized up each burrito place on Federal Highway and paired ea ... More >>
The newest outpost of Lime Fresh Mexican Grill will open Friday in Fort Lauderdale. Though it was slated to debut today, final inspections have delayed the grand opening. The menu is made-to-order Mexican grill standards: half a dozen appetizers, four salads, three soups, and a myriad of quesadi ... More >>
Take your kids to eat...then trick-or-treat!Trick-or-treating is hard work - first you have to dress up as your favorite monster, comic book character or Disney princess. Then you have to scour the neighborhood for the good candy, while avoiding the people who give out pennies and black licorice. ... More >>
Courtesy of Mike SapersteinJust because it's May 6 doesn't mean the Mexican festivities should stop. At El Jefe Luchador in Deerfield Beach, they don't just celebrate the 5th of May, they celebrate every day. Well, starting Tuesday they will, when they have their official grand opening. Tonight ... More >>
Dori Zinn Salad bars, dessert bars, and even all-you-can-eat sushi bars. But a hot sauce bar? Yes. It exists.
Flickr/Ruby Show Look at the dumb costume this guy has to wear...If you're In The Biz you probably worked through the Superbowl. On the one hand, that really sucks. On the other, unless the restaurant was filled with Canadian Tourists, you made some pretty good money last night. You c ... More >>
Nicole DannaThis Thursday, you can eat, drink -- and get a glimpse of some spectacular art -- all for a good cause.How? Simply attend the Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce's sixth-annual "Red, White, and Zin" event, a gourmet-food- and winetasting event to be held January 27 fro ... More >>
Now that the temperature has finally taken a dip, watch for dead iguanas falling out of trees! (See photo, taken in Oakland Park last January.) South Florida's plague of big green lawn lizards was culled somewhat last winter by a cold snap that killed legions of the critters. The canal bank ... More >>
Miami-based truck Dim Ssam a GoGo serves gourmet Asian fusion from a gas station in Coral Gables.There's no Dish column in this week's print edition -- in its place is a feature story I've been writing for a few weeks on South Florida's food trucks. These mobile kitchens, painted in bright colors ... More >>
Photo courtesy of Jesse ScanlonJesse Scanlon, a 21-year-old English major at Florida Atlantic University, recently completed a 2,500-mile bike ride across the country. He rode from Jacksonville Beach to Los Angeles (with a stop in Tijuana), covering anywhere from 20 miles to 100 miles a day. He c ... More >>
Today, amnesty is a dirty word. So what happened to the immigrants given a fresh start by Reagan in 1986?
flickr.comJorge Hank RhonEarlier this year, the American Greyhound Track Owners Association, which is headquartered at the Palm Beach Kennel Club, took on a new member with a questionable, controversial past. At the AGTOA's spring conference, held in Las Vegas, then-President Karen Keelan called ... More >>
• After more than 30 years on Lake Avenue in downtown Lake Worth, it's time to bid adieu to L'Anjou, one of a fading breed of old-school French restaurants in ever-trendy South Florida. Declining business and illness in the owning Cela family were reportedly the cause. Though generally flying u ... More >>
Photo by Flickr user serlingrodHidden in President Obama's health-care initiative is a regulation that requires chain restaurants to begin posting nutritional information on the food. This may seem like trouble for burger joints, but it might be Tex-Mex burrito purveyors that face the most troubl ... More >>
Courtesy of Tijuana Flats Burrito lovers rejoice! With their biggest menu roll out in their 15 year existence, fast-casual Tex-Mex restaurant Tijuana Flats welcomes half a dozen new menu options to the South Florida Mexican food-loving masses starting today. All six new items were featured items ... More >>
How many enchiladas can dance on the head of a palm?
Apparently, the Tijuana Flats Burrito Co. has finally opened up a location in South Florida. It's about time. Tijuana Flats is a Floridian company, after all, straight out of Winter Haven, and they've got branches in four states already. We ordinarily wouldn't get so excited about a chain restaurant ... More >>
The chipped paint just tells you that Streeters is for real
... And the pachucos got their zoot
Two hometown Mexican eateries vie for the hot spot on the grill
Try and keep her happy
Tijuana Moods (RCA/Legacy)
Soulfly's frontman makes nice with a former bandmate is Sinead O'Connor next?
201 NW First Ave., Boca Raton, 561-394-5449
Guajiro shores up a Latin punk audience, Castro excluded.
Tijuana Sessions Vol. 3 (Nacional)
Capsule reviews of current area art exhibitions.
Sweet and Sour, Hot y Spicy (Higher Octave)
Tijuana Flats Burrito Co.
Migrante (This Record Label)
Rock al Parque offers a more metallic Plan Colombia