Cuban Whole-Roasted Pig with the Crispiest Skin in Miami — Dining on a Dime

– Ladies and gentlemen,we are exiting the city of Miami proper.We are headed to the city of Doral.We’re gonna try an entire roasted pig.This guy we’re about to talk to right now,Victor Alvarez has opened La Esquina del Lechon.Probably one of the best places to havetraditional Cuban Lechonwhich is an 80/90 pound pigthat is gonna […]

The Giant Arepa Burger Born out Of Colombia’s Street Food Wars — Dining on a Dime

– Hi everybody, here we are.We’re at the platform of the Brickell Stationin downtown Miami, and we’re about to headto a Colombian restaurant called La Moon.Now Colombia, of course, is a country in South Americaby Venezuela and Ecuador,and it’s one of the most ethnically, culturally,linguistically diverse places on the entire planet.There is a ton of […]

How Ham Is Made from a Whole Pig — Prime Time

– [Brent] It’s Monday morning at the shop.We just got our pig deliveryand today, we’re gonna make ham.– Why are we makin’ ham?– It’s the holiday season, Ben.Get in the spirit. – It is the holiday season.– Most people don’t know what goes into making ham,so here’s a tutorial, 101,we’re making American style deli ham.– […]

Cheap, Healthy, Fast Food at Roy Choi and Daniel Patterson’s LocoL in South LA – Dining on A Dime

People who live in neighborhoods like South Central Los Angeles don’t alwayshave a lot of options when they’re going out to eat, because it’s kind of a fooddesert. It’s typically just fast food or things you get hit the corner store:chips, snacks, sodas. Chefs Roy Choi and Daniel Patterson collaborated on a newrestaurant called LocaL […]

The Garlic Shrimp Truck That Has Taken Over Oahu’s North Shore — Dining on a Dime

We’re on the Kamehameka Highway innorthern Oahu, we’re headed towardsKahuku where there is a shrimp truckthat has become sort of legendary. Foodtrucks weren’t really that popular inHawaii up until very recently, I meaneven in other places in the States, thefood truck hasn’t really been a thingfor much longer than 10 years, say. Thetrucks have really […]

How Deep-Fried Hot Dogs Became a Miami Favorite — Dining on a Dime

– Hey everybody, we’re headed to eatsome of the best hot dogs in Miami right now.We’re going to the Westchester neighborhoodto a place called Arbetter’s.It’s a family business, a pass-down to the current owner,Dave Arbetter, who’s been running it for thebetter part of the last decade.It’s really been like a bedrockand mainstay of the community.You […]

How Deep-Fried Hot Dogs Became a Miami Favorite — Dining on a Dime

– Hey everybody, we’re headed to eatsome of the best hot dogs in Miami right now.We’re going to the Westchester neighborhoodto a place called Arbetter’s.It’s a family business, a pass-down to the current owner,Dave Arbetter, who’s been running it for thebetter part of the last decade.It’s really been like a bedrockand mainstay of the community.You […]

Why Zippy’s Is Hawaii’s Favorite Fast Food Restaurant — Cult Following

– [Whitney] When you think of food from Hawai’i,you probably think about poke, kalua pig, and poi.And while those may be the island’s most famous dishes,they definitely don’t tell the whole story.To really eat like a local, you’ve got to check outan iconic restaurant chain called Zippy’s.– It’s a diner with a twist.– I love […]

Is the Instant Pot Worth It? — The Kitchen Gadget Test Show

– Today we are testing the popular Instant Potversus your traditional pressure cooker.The one thing about pressurizing food isit’s quick, but it doesn’t really develop the flavorsas much as a slow-cooking method.So compared to your basic pressure cooker,which is just a pot,the lid that pressurizes,you’re using it on a standard stove top.This guy is supposed […]

Why Zippy’s Is Hawaii’s Favorite Fast Food Restaurant — Cult Following

– [Whitney] When you think of food from Hawai’i,you probably think about poke, kalua pig, and poi.And while those may be the island’s most famous dishes,they definitely don’t tell the whole story.To really eat like a local, you’ve got to check outan iconic restaurant chain called Zippy’s.– It’s a diner with a twist.– I love […]