El Rinconcito Latino – Westchester & Beyond…

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 … Continue reading

Doce Provisions – Little Havana, Florida

I’ve been waiting for Doce Provisions to open. Justin Sherrer and his wife Lisetty Llampalla have come up with a really great comfort food menu that’s not dumbed down for the masses. I met Justin a few years back at … Continue reading

Barley’s Serrano Ham & Manchego Cheese Croqueta Recipe

Croquetapalooza is around the corner so I figured I’d share the recipe to Barley’s Serrano Ham and Manchego Cheese Croquetas, winners of the 2014 Croquetapalooza Competition. Serrano Ham & Manchego Cheese Croquetas Recipe Makes 24 Croquetas Croqueta Ingredients: 4 tablespoons … Continue reading

Little Bread – Coral Gables, Florida – CLOSED

Just a little over 2 and a half years ago I wrote about Chef Alberto Cabrera and his just opened Bread + Butter Counter in Coral Gables. This past December I told you about his new sandwich concept in Little … Continue reading

The Fish House – Miami, Florida

The Fish House…..that’s right a seafood place. How did I end up here? It’s a great question so let me explain. Months ago someone mentioned to me on Instagram that there was a seafood spot I needed to check out … Continue reading

Sandy’s Cuban Cafe – Naples, Florida

Every summer my family rents a home in Marco Island for a week. At some point, normally early on I get impatient and go for a drive through Naples. A year ago I drove by Sandy’s Cuban Cafe with plans … Continue reading

Little Bread – Little Havana, Florida – CLOSED

Chef Alberto Cabrera just opened up Little Bread in Little Havana. This comes just a couple of months shy of Bread + Butter Counter‘s 2 year anniversary, B+B is his other restaurant. Sandwiches are more my speed and that’s what Little Bread … Continue reading

A Look At Barley & Wich

A few things happened to Jorge & Jorgie Ramos’ B&S Gastropub since I was last here in early September. In October, due to issues tied to construction B&S Gastropub could not continue to operate in its current form so the … Continue reading

Munchies Cafe 2 – West Kendall, Florida

A day before Croquetapalooza I dropped in to Munchies Cafe 2. I had last visited their original location a little over year ago after a BB reader mentioned that their Croquetas are a must try. I was torn as to … Continue reading

Chico’s in Hialeah, Florida – Open 24 Hours

Chico’s has been serving Hialeah crowds for almost 40 years now. It never closes, yes it’s open 24 hours a day. It can be best described as a Cuban Diner. It’s currently going through a renovation and everything probably looks … Continue reading