El Rinconcito Latino – Westchester & Beyond…

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Just a few blocks from my parent’s house in Westchester is a Cuban restaurant they frequent, El Rinconcito Latino. There are actually 6 other locations. My first recollection of seeing/hearing about this place was their spot across the street from Leo’s Pizza. My parents eat in or take out from here a couple of times a […]

A-Mari-Mix Fresh Mex Fusion – Westchester, Florida

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Normally I’m the one driving which makes it difficult to scope out new spots to stop & eat at. Luckily, Chunktronics was driving which meant I could sit back and enjoy the ride around Westchester. Then all of sudden I spotted out of the corner of my eye a restaurant I had never seen or […]

Bru’s Room After A Long Delay, Opens In Westchester, Florida

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All I had ever heard about Bru’s Room was how great their Wings were. A few years back I tried them at a Food Truck event in Broward where they had a Food Trailer. I never really had the inkling to drive up to the 954 to check out the entire menu however I was […]

Magic City Pizza on the Outskirts of Westchester

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Magic City Pizza had the unenviable task of opening up in the same spot where my beloved That Pizza Place on Coral Way was. What that essentially means is that I was gonna have a certain of expectation even though I know they’re not the same owners. Yes, I know….how Yelp of me. On my […]

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

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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 […]

La Brasa Rotisserie & Grill In Beautiful Westchester, Florida

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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 reminiscing a bit with Chunktronics about it we then get […]

Rio Cristal Turns 40 And I Revisit

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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 a day over 38, I kid because I love. Walking […]

And Then There Was Westchester, Florida….

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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 born) when I was about a year and a half […]

Starbucks’ Noche Culturales Tour In Miami

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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 Flan Latte at the Starbucks on Coral Way & 87 Ave. […]

Taco Rico Opens Up In Westchester

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You like Taco Rico and live in beautiful Westchester you say? You’re in luck cause their new spot is across the street from Tropical Park at 7921 SW 40 Street. The 5th Taco Rico location (after Coral Gables, Doral, Miami Beach & Pinecrest) opened up on Valentine’s Day and is ready to serve you their […]