Burgerliscious is back for another year of burger mayhem. Burgerliscious, in which participating Coral Gables restaurants complete to see who makes the best burger, drew a big crowd. As usual, I had to get in on the action and sample what each restaurant had to offer at Burgerliscious 2014.
Yesterday, I went to the Peruvian Independence Day Festival 2014, expecting to gorge myself on lot of delicious Peruvian food. Unfortunately, the festival had other plans. I was so underwhelmed that I am not going to bother with a detailed post. Thank you, though, to Arty Photoworks for the excellent photos! Sorry again that I
Don’t tell my Jamaican friends, but I am not particularly fond of Jamaican food (sorry, guys!). Even when a Jamaican restaurant has been highly recommended, I am not particularly impressed when I go and try it. But, my experiences with a certain Caribbean restaurant had led me to believe that I just wasn’t giving “Island
Riverwalk’s Burger Battle returned this year, and the competition at Burger Battle 2014 was fierce! As usual, 16 Broward County restaurants threw down the gauntlet to see who makes the best burger. It was a hot, humid evening. But, that didn’t stop anyone from showing up. Veteran competitors, defending champions, and newcomers all faced off.
May is National Hamburger Month here in the U.S. What better way to celebrate than with a burger festival? This year, renown South Florida food blogger, Burger Beast, decided to organize the first ever Burger Brawl. For Burger Brawl 2014, he invited 20 restaurants from all over South Florida to showcase their burger-making craft, and
Everyone knows that I don’t generally turn down a food festival when there is chocolate involved. So, March 9th found me wandering around Pinecrest Gardens and sampling all sorts of delectable bites. Compared to last year’s event, this was one considerably smaller. It was a bit of a letdown, but it was still a beautiful
Burgerliscious returned again this year for another night full of burgers in the heart of Coral Gables. Thankfully, I was able to nab a VIP pass on LivingSocial for about half the price, which meant unlimited tastings, dessert, and booze. Of course, this means that I was able to sample every single one of the
A little ongoing project that I had for the past couple of weeks was making cupcakes for a baby shower. The anticipated head count was 75 people, which was more than I have ever made in a single go. But, when a friend asks for a favor for such a special occasion, one simply cannot
Have I mentioned that I LOVE Peruvian food? Yes? Well, I’ll say it again anyway! PeruFest 2013 billed itself as a gastronomic adventure throughout the different regions of Peru. Since I’d had a pretty good time at the Peruvian Independence Day Festival a few months ago (and, since there was a Groupon out for this
July 28th marks the anniversary of Peru’s independence from Spain, which they won in 1821. The annual Peruvian Independence Day Festival promised a gastronomically enlightening tour of Peruvian culture. That also meant plenty of ceviche to go around.