Bodega on Central – St. Petersburg, Florida

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 … Continue reading

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

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

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

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

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

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

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