Magic City Pizza on the Outskirts of Westchester

Pepperoni & Ground Beef Pizza

Magic City Pizza had the unenviable task of opening up in the same spot where my beloved That Pizza Place on Coral Way was. What that essentially means is that I was gonna have a certain of expectation even though … Continue reading

I Think You’ll Love Fritanga Caña Brava Too

Carne Asada & Gallo Pinto

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 … Continue reading

Night Owl Cookie Company Delivers Late Night Greatness

Night Owl Cookie Company

A few weeks ago I came across Night Owl Cookie Company online and I thought what a great idea. I figured I would wait for the right opportunity to order from them. Last night my wife Marcela was out with … Continue reading

Who Knew La Rosa In Flagami Delivers?

La Rosa Black Beans

Since 1970 La Rosa has been serving Cuban Cuisine in the Flagami area of Miami, right near the Miami Airport. Less than a block from here is another one of my Cuban comfort food favorites, El Caribe Cafe. My family … Continue reading

The Viewing Party For Burger Land At El Mago De Las Fritas

Burger Land Miami

On Monday April 22nd El Mago de las Fritas hosted a viewing party for the new episode of Travel Channel’s Burger Land hosted by George Motz which was shot in Miami and features El Rey De Las Fritas, El Mago … Continue reading

Sweet Dogs – Miami, Florida

Mr. Chill

I live about 4 or 5 blocks from Sweet Dogs. Late last year I remember driving right by the sign and saying to myself, was this always here? It wasn’t opened yet and then all of a sudden a few … Continue reading

Top 5 Flans In Miami – As Flan As Miami!

Top 5

The saying goes, “As American as Apple Pie”. While we may not have a lot of apple pie options in Miami, we do have flan! I searched far and wide, (as far as Hialeah, Westchester and Kendall) to find the Top … Continue reading

El Palacio De Los Jugos is the Real Miami

Either you instantly get El Palacio De Los Jugos  or you immediately add to your “do not return list”. Make sure to bring a Spanish speaker with you as its almost like being in a foreign country and that’s part … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

Jacalito Taqueria Mexicana In Miami, Florida

Fresh Guacamole

Jacalito Taqueria Mexicana is owned by the same folks as Mi Rinconcito Mexicano (a big time favorite of mine). Since this is a Taqueria (Taco Shop), the menu focuses on Tacos, Enchiladas, Quesadillas & Burritos. The decor might need to … Continue reading

That Pizza Place On Coral Way In Miami, Florida – CLOSED

Cheese Slice

No one wants the take up the horrible task of following in the footsteps of a failure. That Pizza Place On Coral Way (great name by the way) has taken up this challenge and even dared to use the same … Continue reading

Champions Sports Bar At The Marriott Hotel In Miami, Florida

My friend Ed told me about Champions Sports Bar a few weeks ago. He had heard some blurb about it on sports radio. My friend Luis was in town from Los Angeles, so my wife Marcela and I decided to … Continue reading

Royal Castle In Miami, Florida

Brimberry's Royal Castle

The last 2 Royal Castles left in Miami are owned by 2 different people. There is Arnold’s Royal Castle and this one is owned by James Brimberry. Carlos Miller’s excellent article on Royal Castle can give you a better overview … Continue reading

Al Carbon In Miami, Florida

Al Carbon Burger

Another Colombian Fast Food Joint? I had sworn off all “Colombian Places” after the debacle that is Que Perros, plus I pissed some dude off enough with my comments that he left a near unreadable retort worth checking out alone. … Continue reading

Arnold’s Royal Castle In Miami, Florida

Wow, this place is open 24 hours. Royal Castle was part of mighty chain of sliders that existed in the Southern United States but originated in Ohio. This location happened to be one of the original locations (opened in 1956) … Continue reading

Sergio’s in Miami, Florida

I remember the first time I heard of Sergio’s. It was the early ’90s and my sister & her friends would go there late at night on the weekend to get Cafe con Leche (Cuban coffee with steamed milk). I … Continue reading