Yesterday, after 18 months of construction and $44 million, Goya Foods opened a huge new distribution facility in West Miami-Dade to send goods to Latin America and beyond. One of those present was president of Florida operations, Frank Unanue, a member of the family that owns the nation's larges ... More >>
South Beach newcomer Yardbird has us all thinking of fried chicken, bourbon, and biscuits. We gave you a brief preview of the food and a glimpse inside the opening party madness, but what you may not know is that they also cultivated an extremely user-friendly wine list. Offerings are separated i ... More >>
Back in the day (circa 1950), every person on Planet Earth was panicked about the impending apocalypse.
The Soviets were hoarding warheads like bottles of vodka. The United States government was stacking 'em up like Coca-Cola. And in the interest of "national security," our nation's very best phys ... More >>
We might equate tequila with lime chasers, tropical cocktails, and a hazy night or two. But to Francisco Gonzalez, president of the National Chamber of the Tequila Industry, it means a taste of Mexico, even when he's far away from home.Home for Gonzalez is Los Altos, the highlands of Jalisco, a stat ... More >>
Yesterday, Honest Tea, a beverage brand owned partially by Coca-Cola, set up kiosks across 12 cities in America stocked with chilled bottles of its iced tea. Though, instead of an actual cashier, the company only placed a clear plastic box near the center with a sign asking for a dollar in exchan ... More >>
You've got a date with pop star Kat DeLuna. And surprisingly, the little Dominican chick is pretty low maintenance.
All she wants is a trip to Dolphin Mall, some movie tix, refillable popcorn, two new pairs of banana yellow high-tops, and three or four games of bowling at Strike Miami.
Oh, and ... More >>
Eating at a diner located inside of a drugstore is an American tradition. Unfortunately, Miami isn't big on American traditions unless you count destroying beautiful architecture to put mini-malls up in their place.But we digress. Speaking of the dime store or drugstore diner, we only know of two ... More >>
Jefe's owner Jack Garabedian tweets to attract customers.Food truck owners in Miami are an entrepreneurial breed. These men and women don't really have a typical profile. Some are chefs looking to start their own kitchen. Others are restaurant owners looking to start a supplemental mobile oper ... More >>
The elusive honey bun: Responsible for making prisoner's lives both heaven and hell.There may be a new way to deter crime. Apparently honey buns (yes, those gooey, sticky, doughy sponges covered in cellophane) are more popular with Florida prisoners than cigarettes and Coca-Cola.Florida inmates b ... More >>
Ray Hicks is a good Southern boy who grew up on comfort food and at his downtown eatery, First & First Southern Baking Company. He's bringing those flavors to Miami one deliciously gooey cake at a time. From Coca-Cola cake to red velvet, the only thing more American in this establ ... More >>
Trina SargalskiMexican Coke on the shelf at my local PublixMexican Coke has been trending up over the past couple of years. Aficionados claim that Coca-Cola made in Mexico, unlike most American Coke, is tastier because it's made with real sugar instead of the now-pariah high fructose corn syrup. ... More >>
Ingrid HoffmanNow here's a chef who knows the meaning of caliente. For those of you who may not recognize this hometown girl (which rock have you been living under, huh?), she's the host of Food Network's Simply Delicioso, as well as Galavision/Univision's hit series, Delicioso, and she's authore ... More >>