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 […]

I Think You’ll Love Fritanga Caña Brava Too

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My wife Marcela is Nicaraguan which means two things. First, I’ve eaten from way more Fritangas than your average Miamian. Secondly, there’s little credence placed on my thoughts about Fritangas (Nicaraguan quick service-style restaurant). So of course when I spotted Fritanga Caña Brava and mentioned it to my wife I was shot down, not one but […]

You Know What’s Really Good? The Esponnrú at Pastelmania in Little Havana

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You know what’s really good? The Esponnrú at Pastelmania. What is an Esponnrú, you may be asking yourself. It’s a Sponge Cake Rusk unlike most of the ones you will find out there, this one is moist. Pastelmania sells them 5 to a pack and they go down perfectly with a Cafe con Leche (Warm Milk […]

Miami Smokers – Little Havana, Florida

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You know what’s real good? The Duroc Bacon at Miami Smokers Urban Smokehouse in Little Havana. Miami Smokers is all about doing things right. They use Heritage Breed Pigs from Berkwood Farms, & in the case of this Bacon a Duroc. There are no antibiotics or hormones….well you know…..let them tell you: To create Miami […]

Little Bread – Little Havana, Florida – CLOSED

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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 is all about. The Sandwiches at Little Bread are serious business, just take the Pulpeta (without […]

Krispy Krunchy Chicken Opens Up In Little Havana

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You can only hope one day that when you pull into a gas station for a fill up you end up walking out with a box of Fried Chicken too. At the Sunflex Gas Station (16th & Flagler) in Little Havana you can now pick up some Krispy Krunchy Chicken. Most definitely worth ordering is the […]

Pan de Muerto at La Migaja Mexican Bakery in Little Havana

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Mexico’s Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) takes place over the course of 2 days, the 1st and 2nd of November. On Nov 1st you remember the lives of children who have passed and Nov 2nd is for adults. Some folks find el Dia de los Muertos a bit gruesome as a holiday. […]

Mi Rinconcito Mexicano & La Migaja Should Be In Your Restaurant Rotation

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It’s been well over 5 years since I posted anything on the Burger Beast blog about my favorite Mexican place, Mi Rinconcito Mexicano in Little Havana. My wife’s Mexican born friend swears by the food here and well, so do we. We eat here at least once a month. I’ve never had a bad meal in […]

El Exquisito In Little Havana

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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, welcome. And if the bread is nicely toasted and buttered perfectly then you should strap […]

Bacon Waffle Cones And Bacon Maple Bourbon Ice Cream From Azucar In Little Havana

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I’m not sure if you can even begin to imagine the intoxicating smell of fresh Bacon Waffle Cones being made. The Cones taste as good if not better than whatever you’re thinking. Then you add Azucar’s new flavor Cochino Borracho and you’re in salty sweet heaven. Cochino Borracho is Azucar’s homemade Vanilla Ice Cream mixed […]

Day Of The Dead Bread Is Available At La Migaja Already

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Mexico’s Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) takes place over the course of 2 days, the 1st and 2nd of November. Mexicans celebrate by eating “Pan de Muerto” and “Sugar Skulls“. The Pan de Muerto (Bread of the Dead) is a sweet bread covered in Sugar and the Sugar Skulls (Calaveras de Azúcar) are […]

You Should Have Been At Frita Feast In Little Havana

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If you are a fan of the Frita Cubana then you should have been at Frita Feast last night. The inaugural Frita Feast took place at El Rey de las Fritas in Little Havana. Your $35 all inclusive ticket got you Frita creations from PB Steak, MEAT Eatery & Taproom and El Rey De Las Fritas with dessert […]