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

Cuban Guys Opens Up In Hialeah’s Westland Mall

About 3 and 1/2 years ago I told you about a little spot in Hialeah Gardens called Cuban Guys. A year later they were announcing the opening of the 2nd and 3rd locations (Kendall & North Miami Beach).Here are we … Continue reading

Buchito – Kissimmee, Florida

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 … 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

Fireman Derek’s Bake Shop & Cafe in Wynwood

I go way back with Derek Kaplan aka Fireman Derek to the early beginnings of the Burger Beast Blog. We met at La Camaronera when he was delivering some of his famous but then unknown Key Lime Pies to them. … Continue reading

Los Bobos Cafeteria & Deli – Doral, Florida

You wanna talk old school Cuban cafeteria? Los Bobos is located in the warehouse area near Rowland Coffee Roasters (Cafe Bustelo and Pilon) in a pretty non descript building. They’ve been doing their thing here for over 30 years. There … Continue reading

Rio Cristal Turns 40 And I Revisit

Jose C. Acosta ¨Pepe¨ who not only founded Rio Cristal but also the legendary Lila’s in New York and on 8th Street recently passed away but his legacy lives on in Westchester. Rio Cristal just turned 40 years old this … Continue reading

El Exquisito In Little Havana

You see that buttered bread in a basket (pictured above), that’s a sign you should be looking for when you arrive at a Cuban restaurant. The bread basket along with a cup of iced water is their way of saying, … Continue reading