Rancho Grande

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2013

    Top Ten Ingredients and Where to Find Them

    You're scanning a menu, and a word jumps out at you. One specific food item in one specific dish that you now can't help but order. It's like a trigger. The thought of that ingredient has turned on a switch in your brain. The phrase "Pick me" plays over and over in your head for no apparent reason. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2013

    El Rancho Grande Reopens as Tequiztlan in Sunset Harbour

    Remember El Rancho Grande? That quasi-stereotypical Mexican/Tex-Mex restaurant hidden just off Lincoln Road behind SushiSamba? About a year and a half ago, as the restaurant neared its 20th year in business, owner Jose Ortiz had to shutter it because "the rent went crazy." Declining to give number ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2012

    Provecho Bistro Latino, An El Rancho Grande Spin-Off

    Provecho Bistro Latino opened its doors on 15th Street off of Alton Road a few months ago (in the space where Cha Cha Cha Cafe performed a rather short dance). It attracted little notice in the local food media, surprising because it comes from the same owners as El Rancho Grande, the long time Mexi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2011

    El Rancho Grande: Best Mexican Food Pics Ever

    John Zur El Rancho Grande's fresh tostadas. ​It might not be Cinco de Mayo any longer, but that can't stop the craving for good Mexican food. At El Rancho Grande, lunch got started with a basket of complimentary chips, served warm with a side salsa kick.Although listed on the menu, guacamol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2011

    Baja Fresh Opening In South Beach; Let The Mex Wars Begin

    ​The national Baja Fresh Mexican Grill chain has been around since 1990, and has two locations in Miami-Dade: At 1021 S Miami Ave. and at 220 Miracle Mile in Coral Gables. The corner of Washington Avenue and 12th Street in South Beach, former home of Michael Schwartz's Afterglo, will house Miami B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2010

    Head to El Rancho Grande for a Pop Rocks, Halloween-Inspired Tequila Shot

    ​El Rancho Grande has managed to combine two things we love dearly; tequila and Pop Rocks. The candy that tingles your mouth and the alcohol that burns your esophagus have come together in perfect harmony with the "Pop Rocks On" shot. It is made of Hornitos Premium Tequila lined with sweet ag ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2010

    Cinco de Mayo in Miami Guide

    Image via House of Sims' Flickr/CC 2.0Yet another international holiday America loves to adopt as their own for the sole purpose of alcohol consumption has arrived. Cinco de Mayo is here, just 49 days after St.Patrick's Day! Replacing beer with tequila and green with sombreros, the "any-excuse-to-p ... More >>

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