Wonder Bread

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2014

    Ten Best Grilled Cheese Sandwiches in Broward and Palm Beach Counties

    As an adult, life seems to be consumed by an endless stream of responsibility and minor annoyances. You have bills to pay, a house to clean, pets to take care of, friends to see, people to date, work obligations that need attention, jury duty to attend... the list goes on and on and on yet again. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2013

    Ten Best South Florida Food Trucks

    When you were a kid, there was something immensely exciting about playing in the front yard and hearing the sweet song of the ice cream truck making its way around. Sure you could have bought those crappy desserts at any old convenience store, but there was something special about chasing down the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2013

    Twinkies are Back Today, Now With Even Longer Shelf-Life

    Few processed foods are more representable of good ole' 'Murica than the Twinkie. The unidentified saccharine little cakes have been consumed in deep-fried form by many a presidential candidate in rural state fairs across the country. Who can forget the infamous image of Michele Bachman shoving on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2013

    German Bread Haus Bakes Bavarian Delights in Fort Lauderdale

    The pink-and-red gingerbread-looking house on East Commercial Boulevard could have been plucked out of Epcot Center's German pavilion and dropped in the middle of Fort Lauderdale. Sure Norma and Dieter Dauer sell apple and cherry strudel, poppy-seed cake, and crumb cake out of the pocket-sized hous ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2013

    New York Grilled Cheese Co.: Wilton Manor's Newest Grilled Cheese and Frozen Yogurt Shop

    Grilled cheese, America's favorite childhood after-school snack, has been a trendy adult meal for the past few years now. What was once a Kraft single melted between two grilled slices of Wonder Bread has been upgraded to gruyere, brie, and onion jam. But it doesn't seem like the trend has really g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2013

    Twinkies to Be Resurrected?

    Prepare your Costco-sized box of Kleenex for that friend who gleefully shelled out fistfuls of cash to obtain some of the last packages of Twinkies on earth. First because a U.S. bankruptcy court in White Plains, N.Y. on Monday gave Hostess Brands Inc. permission to auction of its Twinkie and Wonde ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2012

    Twinkies in Danger: Hostess May Liquidate Today

    Growing up in Brooklyn, there were only two kinds of bread available at any given day -- fresh baked loaves of Italian bread for the grownups -- and Hostess Wonder Bread for us kids. Read Also: Bankrupt Twinkie Manufacturer Warns of Hundreds of Florida LayoffsIn fact, Hostess was pretty mu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2012

    Michelle Bernstein Wins Miami Cochon 555

    ​Michelle Bernstein of Michy's won last night's Cochon 555 at The Four Seasons in Miami, an event in which five chefs each cooked a whole heritage pig --offal and all-- for judges and a several hundred adventurous guests. At the announcement of the win, the crowd held up flutes of sparkling r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2012

    A Veggie Round at Energy Kitchen

    ​Look at that forlorn veggie burger.After a weekend plus of double dinners, today seems to have warranted a meatless Monday. Inspired by a commenter who sent me a note about Energy Kitchen's burger as "a bitter disappointment," I ran over for a late lunch to try the vegetarian options. I second gu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2009

    Reviewing the Chains: The Bacon Melt at Checkers

    ​It's a classic example of the bait and switch. During one of my recent late night television binges, I found myself drawn to a commercial that seemed to repeat during every break. It was for some kind of cheesy, bacony, Texas toasty burger at Checkers. Despite seeing the commercial at least a doz ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2009

    A Love Story With Bologna Sandwiches

    Photo by Flickr user dtredinnick13​There's an episode of Pee-wee's Playhouse in which Pee-wee is talking about how much he loves fruit salad, and Miss Yvonne says that if he loves it so much, maybe he should marry it. So he does. Now, I like a guy with the courage of his convictions, but for me, w ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 23, 2009
  • Blogs

    January 9, 2009

    Miami Restaurant Musings

    *After years of my pooh-poohing parsley-speckled plate rims and mindless squiggles of mango and raspberry purees on dessert plates, it seems that both fads have faded into oblivion. Thank you, but please hold your applause until after the column is finished.*Norman Van Aken has laid low of late, no? ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 8, 2009
  • Film

    March 27, 2008

    Counting Sheep

    21 doesn't hit the jackpot. Doesn't even come close

  • Dining

    December 6, 2007

    Dessert Hearts

    Canyon is worth its wait in gold-dust

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2007
  • News

    August 17, 2006

    Budweiser: El Rey of Beers?

    Why don't Mexicans in America drink Tecate?

  • Dining

    January 19, 2006
  • Dining

    October 27, 2005

    To the Max

    Gone fishin' with 3030's Chef Dean, and a revisit to Café Maxx

  • Calendar

    November 25, 2004
  • News

    October 9, 2003

    Georgia Got a Gun

    The accused stalker of newscaster Kristi Krueger is still fighting childhood demons

  • Music

    October 5, 2000


    Bandwidth reviews local CDs

  • Calendar

    November 25, 1999
  • Dining

    September 16, 1999
  • Culture

    April 23, 1998