El Gordo & “Obama” Visit El Mago de las Fritas

When Obama visited El Mago de las Fritas back in October of 2010 it started a whirlwind of press activity for him which continues to this day. El Gordo from Univision’s El Gordo y La Flaca visited El Mago with “Obama” in tow. Unfortunately if you don’t understand Spanish you won’t find it as amusing although El Mago does a … Continue reading

Tio Colo Bocaditos De Helado In West Miami & Hialeah… It’s An Ice Cream Sandwich Folks!

You mean you haven’t heard of Tio Colo’s Bocaditos de Helado?!? Really, neither had I but they have been more than 4 years. Tucked away in a busy shopping center, “entre los dos maniqui” as one employee told me they serve up the same Cuban Ice Cream treats they did when they lived in their mother land. I walked into … Continue reading

Pastel de Guayaba

You know what’s really good? Everything at Karla Bakery

You know what’s really good? Karla Bakery. Back when I leeched off of my parents, I loved awakening  to the smell of Pasteles and fresh Cuban Bread from Karla Bakery on Sunday mornings. There’s nothing better than ripping open that little white box of goodies other than of course stuffing your face with them. Is there a better way to wash … Continue reading