A lot of world records have been set in Miami. On October 11, 2009, chefs Michael Schwartz and Allen Susser led a group of high school students to break the Guinness World Record for the largest serving of guacamole. The portion weighed 4,114 pounds, by the way. And on April 20, 2013 the Magic ... More >>
People living in the area of Flagler Street and NW 37th Ave. hung out of their windows in disbelief as a parade of 62 colorful food trucks rolled through their neighborhood, flanked by a police escort. The trucks were part of caravan to set a Guinness World Record for "largest food truck parade." ... More >>
If you think eating and drinking all week is irresponsible behavior, think again. While we all might be broke, underfed, and over-stressed, taking part in any kind of food-centric events helps us come back down to earth. Hanging out with friends, sipping a fine wine, drinking a good craft, and nos ... More >>
Ever wanted to be part of a Guinness World Record? How about making history while stuffing your face? The time has come my friends, prepare for battle. Tomorrow, April 20, at Magic City Casino, Burger Beast plans to break the record for "World's Largest Food Truck Event." Free admission? Yes. Free ... More >>
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The weekend's here, folks! And in its wake come hot and tasty things going on around the 305. This weekend we have everything from a Buffalo Brown show to a whole lotta beer, to a beer heaven's weekend inauguration, to famers' markets (where beer is probably sold). Really, why ask for anything m ... More >>
There appears to be a new record-setter for beer. A team of microbrewers in Scotland at Brewmeister Brewery has made what could now be considered the world's strongest beer weighing in at a whopping 65 percent alcohol by volume, or 130 proof.The beer is called Brewmeister's Armageddon and is set to ... More >>
We suppose you could grab the usual stale lunch from the sandwich lady that comes around each day, or you could head out today for a little mid-afternoon meal that involves food trucks, drag queens, and the world's largest air guitar jam session. So which is it, pookie?Today, September 7, from 11:30 ... More >>
Never mind Miami Spice, you want spice? Red Robin, the gourmet burger chain, will soon be the first national chain to have the ghost pepper on its menu. Keep in mind that the ghost pepper, or Bhut jolokia, is one of the world's hottest peppers, measuring anywhere between 855,000 to more than 1,000,0 ... More >>
Finding success in the music industry is hard. Pleasing both critics and commercial fans is even more difficult. Doing it all, plus setting a Guinness World Record by the time you're 23 is not only an achievement, it's an awesome feat. And apparently it sends you into hiding. That's the oversimplif ... More >>
Terence Gerchberg is fit to be tied. Literally, fit to be tied. In June, he and four friends tied themselves together and ran the God's Country Marathon in Coudersport, Pennsylvania, breaking the Guinness world record for "fastest marathon completed by a linked team," with a time of 3:26:15.He will ... More >>
click for lrgr imgHow many tomatoes does it take to fill a giant stainless-steel salsa bowl?Find out Super Bowl Sunday when the Miami Gardens Pollo Tropical (19500 NW 27th Ave.) across the street from Sun Life Stadium hosts a free family tailgate party and Guinness World Records event.In add ... More >>
via Flickr user Lorri37Remember Coal Chamber? Yeah, didn't think so, but they were a Nu Metal band in the mid 90s that disbanded due to "creative differences." Frontman Dez Fafara decided he wanted to do a little less Nu Metal and a bit more death metal so he started Devildriver. Their first coup ... More >>
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