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

Is New York’s Momofuku Milk Bar Ready For El Mago De Las Fritas?

Is Momofuku Milk Bar ready for El Mago De Las Fritas? Oh yes, you definitely read right…..The Magic Box from El Mago de las Fritas‘ will be making an appearance this weekend (Sat June 20th & Sun June 21st) at … 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