Bodega on Central – St. Petersburg, Florida

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A few years back, Bodega on Central had just closed their doors as my wife Marcela and I had arrived. We were down the street at an antique shop who suggested we check out their Frita Cubana. It’s been stuck in my mind since then. My cousin Chunktronics and bud John are with us so […]

Burger Beast On The Road – Tallahassee 2016

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Just a couple of months ago I stopped over in Tallahassee for breakfast at Whataburger on the way to Nashville. I wanted to come back and spend a couple of days taking the city and its food in. My wife Marcela and I separated a few days at the end of a week on our […]

Doce Provisions – Little Havana, Florida

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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 his regular gig, Chef at Cinebistro while Lisetty’s background includes working under Ralph Pagano for a […]

Buchito – Kissimmee, Florida

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My wife Marcela and I met up with our friend Marvin to have a late breakfast at a spot he really likes in downtown Kissimmee, Buchito. It wasn’t until we arrived that I really thought about what a great name Buchito is. It’s not used very often but it means “a sip”. So if you want […]

Guide To Cuban Sandwiches In Miami, Florida

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When I have friend come in from out of town they ask me about the variety of sandwiches always available at Cuban restaurants and cafeterias. There is always an extensive sandwich selection at 99% of Cuban places. I grew up around this and have never really given it a second thought. It’s easy for me […]

Umami Burger In South Beach – CLOSED

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Way way back at the 2011 Burger Bash I first tried Umami Burger. It was around this time I believe that they had announced their intentions to open a spot in South Beach. Late last year Short Order mentioned that Umami Burger had secured the old 8 oz. Burger spot on Alton. While the official opening isn’t […]

Sarussi Cafe & Subs in Westchester, Florida

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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 16 inch take on the Cuban Sandwich called the Sarussi Original (also available in 9 […]

Miami Subs Grill Is Bringing In The Latin Flavors

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On Monday, Miami Subs Grill posted the picture below on their Facebook Page asking the question, “Hmmm… why are we posting a “behind the scenes” pic of a Cuban sandwich?”. Since Pitbull recently became an owner, I figured it meant the Cubanification of Miami Subs Grill. Annnndddd I was right! I hope Miami Subs Grill’s […]

You Know What’s Really Good? The Cuban Sandwich At El Original Latin American In Miami, Florida

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I grew up on eating at Latin American in Coral Gables. There’s only one thing you came here for and that’s the Cuban Sandwich. The Cuban Sandwich is Swiss cheese, Ham, Roasted Pork slices and pickles on Cuban bread which is then toasted on a sandwich press (plancha for you Cubans out there). Some folks […]