Plato Deli – Medley, Florida

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It’s been years 5 years since I headed into Medley to eat, at Loven Ovens to be exact. I spent many summers in Medley working with my Dad on his WISE Potato Chips route. Who remember’s Haney’s Market and their Grilled Cheese Sandwiches? Ok, enough of that…I’m getting off topic. Plato’s Deli is located on […]

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 […]

Little Bread – Coral Gables, Florida – CLOSED

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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 Havana called Little Bread which seemed to take the parts that worked best at B+B and […]

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 […]

Guide To Cuban Sandwiches In Miami, Florida

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When I have friend come in from out of town they ask me about the variety of sandwiches always available at Cuban restaurants and cafeterias. There is always an extensive sandwich selection at 99% of Cuban places. I grew up around this and have never really given it a second thought. It’s easy for me […]

Rio Cristal Turns 40 And I Revisit

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Jose C. Acosta ¨Pepe¨ who not only founded Rio Cristal but also the legendary Lila’s in New York and on 8th Street recently passed away but his legacy lives on in Westchester. Rio Cristal just turned 40 years old this month and it doesn’t look a day over 38, I kid because I love. Walking […]

Rio Cristal In Westchester, Florida

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A few months back I wrote about my childhood love affair for the Supercheeseburger at Rio Cristal. I’ll save you the trip and post what I said below: I know what you’re saying (maybe you’re not saying anything because you have no idea what this place is), this is a Cuban restaurant. Let me plead […]

Morro Castle in Little Havana, Florida

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If you’re not into the open air type of thing, then this is not the place for you. Morro Castle, located in Little Havana is one of those places you probably drive by and say to yourself, I’m going to stop there one day to get something to eat but never do. It’s not too […]

El Mago De Las Fritas in West Miami, Florida

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El Mago De Las Fritas is located on 8th street in Miami. It’s not the only frita place on 8th street though. Approximately 10 years ago on my way home from my parent’s house I came across El Mago De Las Fritas . The first few times I attempted to stop here, there were no […]