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

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 … Continue reading

La Brasa Rotisserie & Grill In Beautiful Westchester, Florida

1/2 Chicken - La Brasa

I grew up eating at the IHOP with my grandfather that was in the same spot where La Brasa Rotiserrie & Grill is now located. The building looks totally different inside but there’s no denying by looking at the structure what it once was. After … Continue reading

Rio Cristal Turns 40 And I Revisit

#51 Super Rio Cristal Steak w/mound of Fries

Jose C. Acosta ¨Pepe¨ who not only founded Rio Cristal but also the legendary Lila’s in New York and on 8th Street recently passed away but his legacy lives on in Westchester. Rio Cristal just turned 40 years old this month and it doesn’t look … Continue reading

And Then There Was Westchester, Florida….


If you’ve read my blog over the last 5 years for any stretch of time or followed me on Facebook, Instagram and/or Twitter I’m sure you’ve noticed my multiple shout outs to Westchester. My family moved to Westchester from New York City (where I was … Continue reading

Starbucks’ Noche Culturales Tour In Miami


Starbucks closed out its “Noches Culturales” tour, a FREE live music series that launched in Los Angeles in Miami, where else? And to be exact, the center of my hometown of Westchester. “Noches Culturales” featured performances by local bands and tastings of the new Caramel … Continue reading