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PDQ Opens In Miami-Dade County, Sweetwater Area

I’ve eaten from 4 different PDQs (Flagler, Ft. Lauderdale, Oakland Park & Wellington) throughout South Florida now and I can unequivocally say they’re 100% consistent. I’ve had Chicken Tenders and the Spicy Buffalo Tenders Sandwich at every one and never been let down.The Fresh-Cut Fries and the Fresh-Squeezed Lemonade are also part of my regular order. I had lunch at … Continue reading

A&G Burger Joint - Closed 'Til Further Notice

A&G Burger Joint Is Not Permanently Closed, Only Relocating

Earlier this morning A&G Burger Joint’s instagram account posted an almost cryptic picture of a sign that said, “Closed ‘Til Further Notice” with this comment: “We want to thank all of our followers for all the love an support through this year an a half. Due to personal issues A&G is now closed. We will be reopening soon so don’t … Continue reading

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Burger Joint Invasion Continues In South Florida

The world of Burgers is again movin’ and shakin’ in South Florida. There’s a bunch of openings happening in the next few weeks with the highest profile being Food Network star Bobby’s Flay’s Bobby’s Burger Palace this Friday December 6th. I’ve done my best to compile all the info I have below for you and as I get updates I … Continue reading

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A&G Burger Joint Celebrates 6 Months With Brunch & Food Trucks This Sunday

A&G Burger Joint in Sweetwater is celebrating its 6 month Birthday this Sunday and what better way is there than with Brunch & Food Trucks! A&G’s Weekly Brunch is now going on its 3 Sunday. You’ll be able to choose from things like the Fruity Pebbles Pancakes, Eggs Benedict Burger, Chicken & Waffles and the Eggs in a Basket with … Continue reading

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Cerro Negro, A Nicaraguan Restaurant In Sweetwater

First thing is first, Cerro Negro is a Nicaraguan restaurant not a Fritanga. If you’re not even sure what that means (I didn’t before I started dating my wife 15 years ago) even better. Sweetwater is littered full of Nicaraguan businesses and Fritangas seem to make up a large portion of them. Fritangas are the quick service version of a … Continue reading

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A&G Burger Joint in Sweetwater, Florida – CLOSED

Sweetwater isn’t exactly known for its burgeoning food scene but it is the Fritanga capital of South Florida. Right on its border to Westchester near FIU you can find A&G Burger Joint with its giant Burger menu and great Craft Beer selection. A&G Burger Joint opened up in late December of 2012 and I’ve probably been here a good ten … Continue reading

Cinebistro – at Dolphin Mall near Sweetwater, Florida

There’s probably nothing worse than waiting through your entire work week to finally see the “big movie” and having to deal with knuckleheads who think they’re at a pool party. There’s a couple of ways to solve this. If you’re going to be checking out some indie fare then I’d suggest visiting O Cinema to get your culture fix. If big … Continue reading

Carne Asada Tortilleria Nica – Sweetwater, Florida

Carne Asada Tortilleria Nica is one of many Fritangas that can be found in Sweetwater. Sweetwater is the hub of the Nicaraguan community in South Florida. And el Centro Comercial Managua where Carne Asada Tortilleria Nica Fritanga is located would probably be its White House. You can also find the very popular Raspados Loly in this same strip mall. My … Continue reading

A&G Burger Joint Coming To Sweetwater – Saturday December 22nd

Chef/Owner Alex Parra will be opening A&G Burger Joint in Sweetwater next Saturday December 22nd at 7PM. There a few things I’m liking about this place. First is that they’re opening at 9AM and serving Breakfast which means possible Burgers for breakfast.  Second, there are some appetizers like Wings and Sandwiches like Buffalo Chicken if you’re not having a Burger … Continue reading

Raspados Loly’s In Sweetwater, Florida

My wife Marcela introduced me to Raspados Loly’s back in 1998. Raspados are Nicaraguan Icees. There’s a giant block of ice which is shaved, packed into a cup and layered with Dulce de leche. You don’t have to choose Dulce de leche though, there are other flavors like Nancite (yellow cherries), Tamarindo, Pineapple, Jocote (a type of plum), Strawberry, Mango … Continue reading