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

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 … Continue reading

Magic City Pizza on the Outskirts of Westchester

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

La Brasa Rotisserie & Grill In Beautiful Westchester, Florida

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 … Continue reading

Rio Cristal Turns 40 And I Revisit

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 … Continue reading

Let Me Introduce You To Pincho Factory’s Croquettessa

“The World’s first 1/3 pound Chuck, Brisket and Short Rib Croquetta Burger Patty topped with Crunchy Pickles, Dijon Mustard and Mayo cuddled in a Brioche Bun.” And this is how love at first sight begins…..Pincho Factory’s Croquettessa Sandwich is available … Continue reading

El Rey De Las Fritas Last Chance Brunch This Sunday

El Rey de las Fritas is moving their 107th and 16th Street location (across from FIU) in Westchester to Sweetwater. While the new location won’t be ready for a few months, the El Rey de las Fritas Food Truck will … Continue reading

El Palacio De Los Jugos Opens Up In Westchester

As the Rock might say, Finally! El Palacio de los Jugos has come to Westchester! El Palacio de los Jugos has opened up in beautiful Westchester, the area in the United States with the largest Cuban population. It took long … Continue reading

Night Owl Cookie Company Delivers Late Night Greatness

A few weeks ago I came across Night Owl Cookie Company online and I thought what a great idea. I figured I would wait for the right opportunity to order from them. Last night my wife Marcela was out with … Continue reading

La Fiesta Mexicana in Westchester, Florida – CLOSED

Folks are always talking about the lack of “Authentic” Mexican restaurants in South Florida but they must be looking in the wrong places. I seem to run into them all over the place. Even the bad authentic places are better … Continue reading

3 Chefs and a Chicken – Westchester, Florida

A little over 10 years ago a friend of mine was always talking about this place he loved to have lunch at in Kendall (107th & Kendall Drive) called Chicken Kitchen. I lived a couple of blocks from there but … Continue reading

Sarussi Cafe & Subs in Westchester, Florida

If you live in Hialeah, Westchester, Kendall or West Miami then you probably already know about Sarussi Subs. You might have also seen Sarussi on the Man v. Food LIVE episode. If you don’t well they’re known for their giant … Continue reading

Sunny Restaurant in Westchester, Florida – CLOSED

Sunny Restaurant is located on the corner of a strip mall right near Arbetter’s Hot Dogs in Westchester. I knew they had stuffed burgers (also known as Juicy Lucys) on their menu because they mentioned it on their Twitter account. … Continue reading

Pincho Factory – Westchester – Miami, Florida

Pincho Factory? Really? It may be named Pincho Factory but Pinchos are not even under consideration when there’s a Burger on the menu. My wife Marcela, that’s another story, she loves Pinchos (feel free to NOT leave jokes below). The … Continue reading

You Know What’s Really Good: The Chili Cheese Fries At Arbetter’s Hot Dogs

Arbetter’s is Hot Dog country. It’s been around forever (actually 1959) but the must order item on the menu are not Hot Dogs but the Chili Cheese Fries. The Chili makes this dish. It’s homemade, slightly spicy and with no … Continue reading

Rio Cristal In Westchester, Florida

A few months back I wrote about my childhood love affair for the Supercheeseburger at Rio Cristal. I’ll save you the trip and post what I said below: I know what you’re saying (maybe you’re not saying anything because you … Continue reading

Arbetter’s Hot Dogs In Westchester, Florida

Arbetter’s is a Miami institution, it’s been around around as long as I can remember (since 1959, but at the present location since 1972). It also looks like it’s been around forever (I’m not saying that’s a bad thing), which … Continue reading

Sergio’s in Miami, Florida

I remember the first time I heard of Sergio’s. It was the early ’90s and my sister & her friends would go there late at night on the weekend to get Cafe con Leche (Cuban coffee with steamed milk). I … Continue reading