Abuela & Abuelo - May 1999

Frita Showdown Wins The305’s 2014 Best Foodie Event

In 1962 my Grandparents Gollo & Maruca Echevarria decided they were going to uproot & leave behind their lives in Cuba to look for something better for their children Gregorio & Caridad (my Mom) in the United States. A few short years later the Gonzalez family (which included my father Serafin Jr.) would find their way to New York also as … Continue reading

Karla Bakery's 25th Anniversary

Karla Bakery’s 25th Anniversary Party Is Today

Guess who’s 25 years young? That’s right, Karla Bakery. The Pastelito powerhouse is celebrating its 25th Anniversary today (Saturday December 20th) from 3-6:30PM at its original location. There’ll be music, gifts, surprises and best of all Pastelitos for 25¢ (10 per person so that you’re not an abuser). I’m going to go ahead and leave you the address but I’m … Continue reading

OTC Turns 2

OTC Turns 2 On Friday, Have A $5 Burger To Celebrate

As Vince Vaughn said so eloquently in Swingers, “Our little baby alls grows up!” OTC turns a mighty two years old this Friday November 7th and is there any better way to really celebrate a birthday than with $5 Burgers (regular Fries included) all day starting at 11:30 AM. The $5 deal applies to those eating in, not to you carpetbaggers trying to … Continue reading

Tropical Chinese

Guess Who’s Turning 30 Years Young? Tropical Chinese!

This coming Tuesday October 28th is big day for beautiful Westchester, Tropical Chinese turns 30 years old. So there’s gotta be a celebration right? Absolutely, here’s the info from the press release: On October 28th, 2014, Tropical Chinese will celebrate its 30th Anniversary by treating *guests to a memorable evening featuring complimentary light bites, dim sum demonstrations, art, music and … Continue reading

Cheeseburger Baby Turns Lucky 13 Today

Cheeseburger Baby is finally turning 13 which means they’re now a teenager. To celebrate their coming of age, they’re having a party today (Sunday January 13th) with 13% off of your entire check, $13 Buckets of Corona and $5 Magic 8 Ball cocktails (Champagne based Specialty Drink). They’ll also be handing out a limited supply of complimentary Baby Burgers (that mean … Continue reading

Ms. Cheezious Food Truck

Ms. Cheezious 2 Year Cheesiversary Party is TODAY

Can you believe it’s been 2 years since Ms. Cheezious started the Melted Cheese Revolution in South Florida? I remember it just like yesterday when they debuted at Launch Arte in the Design District. They’re having a party to celebrate at Gramps today. It starts at 2pm and for 2 hours you can munch on free grilled cheese and wash them … Continue reading

The Whopper is Celebrating its 55th Anniversary with a 55 Cent Deal

Yup, you heard right! Burger King is celebrating the 55th Anniversary of the Whopper with a limited time deal. Come into any participating Burger King from Thursday December 6th through Sunday December 9th, buy a Whopper at regular price and get your 2nd one for a mere 55 centavos. The New Wisconsin White Cheddar Whopper and the ANGRY Whopper are … Continue reading

Free Taco Bell Doritos® Locos Taco Today from 2-6PM

Angel Pagan’s stolen base during Game 2 of the World Series had more of an impact that he was aware of. Apparently Taco Bell had been running a promotion that if anyone stole a base during the World Series they would give away millions of their Taco Bell Doritos® Locos Tacos. No purchase is necessary and everyone is eligible to … Continue reading

Celebrate Shacktoberfest at the Shack from Oct. 12th – 21st

Shake Shack’s annual October event celebrating Oktoberfest, Shacktoberfest runs from Friday, October 12th through Sunday, October 21st at all Shake Shacks (except ballparks and international locations). I’ve still got my souvenir glass bier stein which I got 2 years which means refills for $7. And this year my eye is on the Cheddar Brat Burger, what are you planning on … Continue reading

Fatburger Is Now 60 Years Young

Fatburger is celebrating 60 years of being in business with “Secret” & “Special Prices” on certain menu items. Those items will be taking a DeLorean back to their original prices in 1952 when Fatburger originally opened up. But it’s not as simple as it sounds. For three consecutive Wednesdays you must know what phrase to say to get the old … Continue reading

Saturday makes 28 Years of Magic at El Mago de las Fritas

Busy Saturday? C’mon….you can find time to come and celebrate with El Mago. El Mago de las Fritas hits the 28 year mark this Saturday September 8th. There will be limited quantities of their Mini Fritas for the retro price of $1.00! And it’s Saturday which means Chicharrones and Ajiaco day! If you don’t know what Chicharrones and Ajiaco are, … Continue reading

Come Celebrate My 4 Year Blogiversary at Pincho Factory on Monday Night

This coming Monday September 10th I’ll be celebrating 4 years of blogging by having a Blogiversary Party at Pincho Factory! I can’t believe it’s been 4 years since I sat down at my computer, opened an account at Blogger and then wrote about East Side Pizzeria in North Miami.  Time does indeed fly. There will be a “Special Menu” available … Continue reading

Quickie’s Burgers & Wings of Hollywood Turns 3 Years Young!

Quickie’s Burgers & Wings of Hollywood turns 3 years old this weekend. Man, does time fly. I remember eating here just a few weeks after opening which eventually led to my attempt at the Titan (something my intestines would rather not remember). Anyways enough about my bad decisions in life, Quickie’s is celebrating 3 years in the South Florida Burger … Continue reading

Jack’s Old Fashion Hamburger House Celebrates 40 Years!

Jack’s Old Fashion Hamburger House has hit the milestone of 40 years of burger service in South Florida. Throughout the month of July stop in at one of their 2 locations (Ft. Lauderdale and Pompano Beach) to join in on the celebration. July 8th looks particularly good since the original burger will be sold at the initial price of 85 cents … Continue reading

Come celebrate 50 years of Arbetter’s Hot Dogs on April 15th

The Miami landmark Arbetter’s Hot Dogs will be celebrating its 50th Anniversary on Sunday April 15th. The party will include “raffles, desserts, gifts, music, snow cones, & a dunk tank“. What kind of celebration would it be without Dogs, Chili Fries and Corn-dogs as well? It all starts at 1Pm! Celebrate with a Dog: Arbetter’s Hot Dogs 50th Anniversary Party … Continue reading

Shake Shack

Shake Shack celebrates 1 year in Miami!

This weekend Shake Shack celebrates its 1 Year Birthday in Miami. Today, Thursday June 23rd the celebration begins by serving up $3 ShackMeister Ales, The Miami Dog: A bacon-wrapped Vienna all-beef hot dog stuffed w/Swiss cheese and fried crisp, with pickles & Shack Sauce and Happy Birthday! Concrete:  Vanilla or Chocolate Custard blended with an awesome Chocolate Cake from IceBox … Continue reading

El Mago De Las Fritas

El Mago celebrates Hamburger America Tonight

Tonight El Mago De Las Fritas is celebrating! Why? George Motz, the foremost Hamburger expert has included him in the new edition of his book, Hamburger America. Hamburger America features 150 great burger joints in the United States. To be even considered you must be in business for over 25 years and only use fresh never frozen beef. El Mago … Continue reading

Cheeseburger Baby Is Celebrating Its 10 Year Anniversary

Cheeseburger Baby is celebrating its 10 year anniversary by having a party on Sunday January 16th. What to expect? Free Burgers, Free Beer & DJ Baby Chino (whoever the hell that is). The free grub is from 4PM – 6PM but I’m sure the party will go on much longer. Happy 10th CheeBaby! Cheeseburger Baby 1505 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, … Continue reading