Holiday Parties Should Be Like This

On a perfect afternoon on the rooftop of The Betsy Hotel in South Beach we had the ideal gathering to celebrate the holidays and each other. Brilliant sun, lovely food, a stunning view. The best thing was that it took place from 2pm to 5pm, during working hours, so it was a real treat for me as I do […]

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The Most Expensive Thing I Have Ever Eaten

I was looking forward to tasting this for a while and I finally got the opportunity to try it. This dish takes traditional Chirashi to a whole new level – a warm bowl is filled with seasoned sushi rice and topped with tastes of Juvia’s signature items and most luxurious ingredients.  While it changes depending on […]

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Happiness Begins With A Cup Of Tea

Tea has always been my consoler, my perpetual door to inner peace and tranquility. Pair tea’s soothing qualities with both sweet and savory nibbles and heaven will the final destination. Tea, always tea. *Cover photo by Anna Verdina

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Congress Hotel In South Beach Getaway – A Photo Essay

We embraced the South Beach lifestyle once more and reserved a room at the Congress Hotel South Beach in Miami Beach. Congress Hotel South Beach is an oceanfront hotel located in Miami’s South Beach district. As usual, we had the time of our lives just chilling out on the balcony with a serene and beautiful […]

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Comfort Food Before School

Summer vacation is over and we have not gone out to eat in a while. We did not go far, just around the corner to visit Aromas Del Perú where the food is always good and wonderful. After doing all the shopping for the first day of school, cooking was not an option. We brought our […]

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A Bum Sandwich

I first came across this technique for making sandwiches while reading a book called “The Gastronaut” by Stefan Gates. I was so intrigued by the whole concept that I decided to try it myself Sitting on a sandwich for an hour, basically using your posterior as a low-temperature oven is what makes a bum sandwich. […]

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The Fresh Market Close To My House

Fresh Market is not exactly an economical place to visit. I got a gift card for Mother’s Day and it was time to indulge. A quick trip for veggies and flowers was enough to put a massive grin on my face.

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Some Of My Favorite Anthony Bourdain Quotes

“Your body is not a temple, it’s an amusement park. Enjoy the ride.” “I don’t have to agree with you to like you or respect you.” “Do we really want to travel in hermetically sealed popemobiles through the rural provinces of France, Mexico and the Far East, eating only in Hard Rock Cafes and McDonalds? […]

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What Does Javier Bardem Eat?

I must admit that I like Mr. Bardem a little too much. There is something about his voice and his eyes that makes me happy. I searched the Internet to see what my favorite actor likes to nosh on and found this. Croquetas de Jamon Jamon: Bardem’s acting in the dark comedy “Jamon Jamon” makes […]

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Lunch

We got up late on a Saturday, close to noon. We were hungry and craving good food, fast. Our destination? Aromas del Perú. I am not writing much today, just simply showing you photos of a good, comforting lunch. Fish & Chips, Macaroni & Cheese and Cau Cau de Mariscos. The traditional Peruvian Creole Cau […]

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Miami Culinary Tours visits the Neighborhood of Wynwood

The Wynwood Food Tour is the newest Miami food tour offered by Miami Culinary Tours. The neighborhood of Wynwood is now the mecca for art, music and (you guessed it) food! The art scene moved from the Design District to Wynwood where local and international artists as well as top Miami restaurants are thriving. The […]

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What to Eat?

I just HAD to share this video. I guarantee a smile. Love the musical conversation between these two. Sometimes, you simply do not know what to eat. Let’s Get Food Video Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQ10ZdiSJe8 Written by Charlene deGuzman Directed by Miles Crawford Starring Charlene deGuzman & Miles Crawford

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naughty masala

What can I say? I am no saint and when I came across this video, there was a strong desire to share it. A robust relationship between food and sex exists. It is something that cannot be denied.  What does sex have in common with food? Stimulation makes the juices flow, just in different parts […]

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