Healthy and convenient aren't two words that typically go together. Although your stomach might not agree, fast food is easy and cheap, two highly valued qualities in today's fast paced, expensive world. Maybe you should follow the advice of your cardiologist and stop shoveling pizza and French fr ... More >>
Everyone knows that Miami is a coffee-lover's paradise. You can get a solid cafecito in just about any neighborhood. What Miami really lacks is a solid tea presence -- with the exception of Teavana, there aren't a ton of places in South Florida that focus exclusively on tea. European founders Valeri ... More >>
It sounds like an elusive legendary creature -- much like a unicorn or a griffin. Maybe that's because it's named after the legend of modern mythology: Ron Burgundy. But Ron Burgundy Great Odin's Raven Special Reserve Blended Scotch Whisky (or, as the famous anchorman himself likes to call it: Scot ... More >>
Not long ago, I set foot in my first and last Smoothie King. At the time, I was a smoothie-making fiend in my own home, gulping down bags of expensive organic frozen berries like flappers guzzled bathtub gin. So I was psyched when I walked in the door of this "Nutritional Lifestyle Center" at 14200 ... More >>
Oh, Urban Beach Week. You came and left so quickly. We're still coughing up your kush clouds, and they still taste like purple. We can't get the image of your bubble-butt constricted by ill-fitting neon fishnets and your glorious bikini gut out of our minds. We only want to smoke our Swishers from ... More >>
The corpse of Fidel Castro is enjoying a personal renaissance. He's discovered the haiku form. He admires yogis. He keeps going on about a miracle plant called moringa. He's ordering helicopter hijackings in California.
All photos by Emily CodikI've had my share of batidos. Growing up in the Dominican Republic, my mother would always whip up thick shakes with produce from her favorite street-side fruit carts. She'd add the fruit, milk and ice to a blender and serve a simple, yet delicious, batido. The chilled drink ... More >>
Food NetworkSandra Lee and the Kwanzaa Cake. Epic fail for all seasons.Sandra Lee: Satan's spawn or hapless purveyor of crap television? We're not sure. On the one hand, this drunken Barbie could very well be the beginning of the end of civilization as we know it, with her semi-homemade recipes, ... More >>
Weezy told TMZ all about his love affair with Purple DrankPost-Tha Carter II and right up until the year or so after Tha Carter III, you couldn't get Lil Wayne to shut the fuck up about slugging back big Styrofoam cups of Purple Drank, an unholy brew of soda, jolly ranchers, and cough syrup ... More >>
via FlickrDon't eat Subway -- eat fresh!As a connoisseur of truly fresh subs -- I love a Philly cheesesteak loaded with onions, mushrooms, and green peppers on a whole-wheat hoagie with lettuce, tomatoes, and hot peppers -- when I hear the words eat fresh in a Subway commercial or read them on an ... More >>
via Flickr Mark HeardWe don't like po-yo. We like chicken.In 1988, the first Pollo Tropical restaurant opened in Miami and the Latino population rejoiced. There was finally a Latin fast food restaurant in our city. A real one, unlike Taco Bell. Like a new relationship, it was awesome in the begin ... More >>
Solid soul food at a bargain price — to go.
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