Sandy’s Cuban Cafe – Naples, Florida

Medianoches

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

Pulpeta Sandwich

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

Croqueta Preparada (Lechon Asado, Croquetas, Ham & Swiss Cheese)

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

Munchie's Palomilla Steak

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

Flan aka Flan

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

B&S Gastropub – Kendall, Florida

Pad Thai Pig Ears

Before we get into the thick of things, there is free valet parking in the building where B&S Gastropub is located. There you go, now you can’t complain about the parking situation. Onward…. Chef Jorgie Ramos runs the kitchen and … Continue reading

EDGE Steak & Bar – Brickell, Florida

Steak

Do you have ever lie to yourself about something? I’ve been saying to myself this is the week I go to EDGE for almost two years.I got dangerously close to eating here last November and then I don’t know what … Continue reading

Croquetapalooza Tickets Update

Croquetapalooza-Flantastic

Croquetapalooza is finally happening on Sunday October 12th from 1-4PM indoors at Stage 305 in Magic City Casino (conveniently located near the Miami Airport). It will feature Croquetas from many local restaurants including Islas Canarias, Gilbert’s Bakery, Sergio’s, Luis Galindo … Continue reading

You Know What’s Really Good? The Croquetas at Mario’s In Homestead, Florida

a couple of Croquetas

You know what’s really good? The Croquetas at Mario’s. *Someone out in Social Media land has told me multiple times to check out the Croquetas at Mario’s, that they’re possible contenders for the “Best in Miami”. I was in Homestead getting … Continue reading

Taperia Raca – Miami, Florida – CLOSED

Tortilla Española

Taperia Raca is the new tapas spot by Giorgio Rapicavoli and Alex Casanova of Eating House fame with Chef de Cuisine Ryan Harrison, formerly of Preservation in the kitchen. They recently opened up in the old Metro Organic Bistro location near … Continue reading

Secret Menu Mondays at A&G Burger Joint

A&G Secret Menu

Probably the most famous “Secret Menu” in the universe is from the West Coast Burger chain In-N-Out. Its popularity caused it to eventually become not so secret and it can now be found on their website. A&G Burger Joint in … Continue reading

Breakfast At Bread + Butter Counter In Coral Gables

BB Counter Breakfast

Since the day Bread + Butter Counter opened back in February 2013 I was waiting for them to start serving Breakfast on weekdays, the time is finally here. The Breakfast is available only Weekdays from 8AM -11AM. I went to … Continue reading

Let Me Introduce You To Pincho Factory’s Croquettessa

Pincho Factory - 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

Back At Molina’s Ranch Restaurant In Hialeah After 20 Years

Molina's Mariquitas

The FGH kills me every time with her photos from Molina’s Ranch Restaurant in da Hialeah. In fact, it was that picture of the Bistec Artesano from Molina’s that gave me the couple of sleepless nights that caused my visit … Continue reading

Cinebistro – at Dolphin Mall near Sweetwater, Florida

There’s probably nothing worse than waiting through your entire work week to finally see the “big movie” and having to deal with knuckleheads who think they’re at a pool party. There’s a couple of ways to solve this. If you’re … Continue reading

Sarussi Cafe & Subs in Westchester, Florida

Sarussi Original Sandwich

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

Polo Norte and their Cuban Style Pizza

Chorizo Cuban Pizza

Most folks think of Polo Norte for 2 things, Ice Cream & Cuban Style Pizza. I’ve never had dessert much less ice cream any of the times I’ve eaten here. Fans of Cuban Style Pizza come here to fulfill their … Continue reading

Latin American Bakery & Cafe in West Miami

Latin American Bakery & Cafe is one of the greatest things to happen to me food wise in the last few years. I love Luis Galindo’s Latin American Restaurant which is right next door but sometimes it’s just filled to … Continue reading

I’m all about Blue Collar in North Miami

Mashed Potatoes

Sometimes I write about a new restaurant, go through the motions and point out a couple things here and there I like. I’ve been to Blue Collar run by Chef Danny Serfer five times and have not left disappointed. I’ve … Continue reading

Cuban Guys in Hialeah Gardens Brings on the Frita

Our Meal

I’ve been keeping tabs on Cuban Guys for what seems like almost a year now. I loved the concept, a fast food Cuban restaurant that doesn’t cut corners on quality. It seemed like they might never open but just last … Continue reading