Time Out Miami Market

I had not been to Miami Beach in ages and I was so glad to be back in this area. Time Out Miami Market is an upscale yet casual food court that offers many food choices for all diners. We visited 4 different stalls and tried food from Vietnam, Perú, Italy, and America, of course. […]

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Art, Food & History In Little Havana, Miami 

Looking for more color in your life? Do you want to hear music in the street and see art on the walls? Are you craving delicious food and alluring drinks? Want to watch how to roll a Cuban Cigar? Visit Little Havana (Calle Ocho) in Miami. It will leave you enchanted. We live in a […]

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Meeting Her Boyfriend At Taste Buds of India

There comes a time in every mother’s life when you just have to accept that your little girl is growing up and is ready to fly with her own wings. Well, my chicken has a boyfriend and I decided to meet him in neutral territory – in an Indian restaurant. As we opened the door […]

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Tacos & Tattoos

When I found out about this place, I thought that you could order a taco and then get a tattoo in the back room. It turned out not to be that way. This tiny hole-in-the-wall is actually a powerful taco-producing machine that makes the most unusual, creative, exotic and delicious tacos that I have ever […]

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The Fontainebleau Hotel, Miami Beach

It was a nice way to spend a Sunday – Walking around the The Fontainebleau Miami Beach, one of the most historically and architecturally significant hotels on Miami Beach, and after eating dim sum with Wok Star at Hakkasan. Opened in 1954 and designed by Morris Lapidus, it is one the most luxurious hotels on Miami […]

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Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ, Miami

Looking for a fun way to eat your food? Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ offers you the opportunity to grill a large selection of meats, seafood and vegetables at your own table. The concept of making your own food, at your own pace at the table is simply brilliant. You choose your food and cook it right […]

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Mandolin Aegean Bistro – Bold & Simple Flavors in the Miami Design District

Greek food has been a fascination since a visit to Greece back in 2002. I was never able to recapture the intense yet simple flavors of the food I tasted there. Until now.  Mandolin Aegean Bistro is located in the Design District in Miami – a quaint building accented with blue and white colors and […]

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Eleanor Hoh – One Of My Culinary Inspirations

Anyone who knows me is aware of how much I like to visit restaurants just to try something new, something different from what I make at home. Sometimes I am awed and amazed by what I eat, other times I say to myself, “I can do better than this”, so much of it thanks to […]

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Aoki Teppanyaki – Making Friends With Great Food In Miami

The chickens and I got together with Miss E. to sample the offerings of a Japanese restaurant that recently opened in Kendall. It was an entirely different and memorable experience. The décor was unique and very beautiful. We sat inside at one of the teppanyaki tables, which we shared with another family, unusual for us […]

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Exploring The Everglades National Park With Family – A Photo Essay

This site at the southern tip of Florida has been called ‘a river of grass flowing imperceptibly from the hinterland into the sea’. The exceptional variety of its water habitats has made it a sanctuary for a large number of birds and reptiles, as well as for other threatened species.  We went walking, taking pictures […]

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Celebrate The Authentic Flavors of Perú at La Mar by Gastón Acurio – Miami

  I had been waiting for the opening of this restaurant since December 2013. It did not open until the following March, just in time for my birth-month My companions on this little culinary adventure were Miss E. and the chickens who are always ready to sample new foods. The atmosphere was delicious, the inside […]

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A Greek Feast In South Beach – Poseidon Greek Restaurant & Outdoor Lounge

Phil and Norma were once again in town and they suggested a Greek restaurant in Miami Beach and the experience was quite a celebration of Mediterranean flavors. It was a cool and breezy afternoon so sitting outside was the obvious choice. The dishes were all new to us and we did not know what to […]

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Lunch With The Chickens At Juvia Miami – a little photo essay

I was craving a particular dish that Juvia only serves on Fridays, Chirashi, so I took the chickens on yet another culinary adventure to this restaurant situated on a rooftop on Lincoln Road, South Beach. Cravings at my age are not frequent, so when they come along they have to be indulged. Chirashi, also known […]

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