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I Think You’ll Love Fritanga Caña Brava Too

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 multiple times over the course … Continue reading

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Cochon 555 Crowns Jose Mendin Of Pubbelly

I didn’t attend Cochon 555 but I received this and thought it was worthy of passing along. Congrats to a great Chef and also a great dude on the win, Jose Mendin. COCHON 555 CROWNS CHEF JOSE MENDIN OF THE PUBBELLY GROUP MIAMI’S PRINCE OF PORC IN 6TH ANNUAL EPIC PORK FESTIVAL Culinary Competition Promoting Family Farms Announces Miami Winner NEW … Continue reading

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Fantastic Pastelitos Delivers To Your Home

I’m about to tell you about a company that is going to send shivers down your spine. Why? They deliver Pastelitos to your home or job!!! I know, I know….if you’d like to name your first born after me I totally understand. So yeah, Fantastic Pastelitos delivers Pastelitos, Empanadas, Croquetas, and Pies to either your home or your place of … 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 is then toasted on a sandwich press (plancha for you Cubans out there). Some folks add a little mustard which … Continue reading

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Jacalito Taqueria Mexicana In Miami, Florida

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 be worked on a little bit because I don’t understand why there’s an inflatable plane hanging above one of the … Continue reading

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

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 phone number as its predecessor. The previous Pizza parlor at this same location failed miserably with their horribly bland Pizza … Continue reading

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Royal Castle In Miami, Florida

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 of Royal Castle’s history (see below). Both locations are open 24 hours. Both locations also serve Castleburgers (sliders) and Feastburgers … Continue reading