Contemporary Japanese Cuisine at Dragonfly Izakaya & Fish Market

Dragonfly Izakaya is a modern Japanese restaurant located in Doral. It has a vast menu filled with dishes that I have always wanted to try – I was primarily after the chicken karaage – fried chicken. We headed up north – the little chicken, a new dining companion, Mister B. and I – to try […]

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Restaurants Visited In Miami, FL – 2018

I am not rich, but I do enjoy going to restaurants mainly to eat, of course, and to take pictures of the food. My fascination with food photography stems from a lifetime of cookbook reading and genuine enjoyment of the culinary arts. Given my budget constraints, I make a commitment to visit one restaurant a […]

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Relax Your Soul At Redland Ranch In Miami

The little one had been obsessed with trying honeycomb for a while so when we found a place where we could get real ones, we headed in that direction, especially as it was so close to home. What we found when we entered Redland Ranch was a little paradise – a beautiful green area chock-a-block […]

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1-800-LUCKY Food Hall in Wynwood, Miami

1-800-LUCKY has been on my bucket list for months now so when I got the opportunity to go with two of my dining companions, Miss E. and Miss G., I was thrilled indeed. This hip food hall had seven restaurants, and we got to try three of them. This time I will start describing my […]

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Isla Del Encanto – Puerto Rican Cuisine

This year I have been visiting restaurants that are closer to home. La Isla del Encanto is a place that I drive by almost daily but never really tried the food, except for some bacalaítos (cod fritters) that I picked up to go a while back. It was time to give their food a proper […]

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Mr. & Mrs. Bun Peruvian Sandwich Restaurant in Miami

Mr. & Mrs. Bun had been on my bucket list for a while – sandwiches made with Peruvian inspired fillings had to be a winner, right? We decided to go on a culinary exploration and find out. Pancetta (Pork Belly) En Caja China Juicy and crunchy pork belly cooked in Caja China with fried sweet […]

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Dr. Limón Ceviche Bar In Kendall, Miami

Peruvian food is one of my favorites, so the little chicken and I headed to Dr. Limón Ceviche Bar. I wanted to try different types of ceviches, and she was just hungry. Diagnóstico Reservado Ceviche – Red Pepper, Ginger. This was the best ceviche I have had in years. It dropped a flavor bomb on […]

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Tiffin Lunch At Ghee Indian Kitchen In Miami

The first time we went to Ghee Indian Kitchen we sat inside. I wanted to sit outside to take some pictures, so we went back in spite of the heat. I also wanted to try one of their tiffin Lunches as I have a long-standing fascination with the tiffin itself. Tiffin Lunch Service is offered […]

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Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ in Pinecrest, Miami

We were in the mood for Japanese BBQ so off we went to Gyu-Kaku in Pinecrest. We ordered the “Value Set” and the “Premium Party Course” for 2. The food was good, the experience was entertaining, the service fast and friendly. We will go back for sure. Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ self-description? “Gyu-Kaku, meaning “Horn of […]

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Jamrock Cuisine, Jamaican – Chinese Food in the Heart of Kendall in Miami

It all started with a phone call with a friendly voice at the other end. You could hear Marcia Chang’s smile as she answered questions about the restaurant’s opening hours and menu. The positive vibe continued as we entered this colorful restaurant with reggae music playing in the background. I was eager to try Jamaican- […]

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Lan Pan Asian Café in Miami

I recently traveled to San José, California for work and did not get to visit any of the many Asian restaurants except for a musty Japanese place that smelled like old socks. On the way back to Miami I was wondering where I could go to make up for this faux pas and Lan Pan […]

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Delicious Jamaican Cuisine At Island Restaurant in the Hammocks, Miami

Island Restaurant is a little gem of an eatery that is close to where we live. I have been going there for years but never even thought about writing about it – the food was too familiar, not exotic enough. It was time to pay some more attention to Caribbean cuisine. The food served here […]

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Pubbelly Sushi Dadeland in Miami

Anyone who knows me is aware that I have a weakness for Asian cuisine. When I realized that there was a Pubbelly Sushi close to us, I asked my little chicken to invite a friend so we could check the place out. The restaurant was beautiful with cool lamps hanging from high ceilings and colorful […]

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Barley – An American Brasserie In Downtown Dadeland, Miami

Barley is a restaurant that has been on my radar for a while. The reason it took so long to visit is that it is open mainly for dinner, at 5:00 pm, and I am primarily a lunch person. With the time change, came the light, so why not have an early dinner? The inside […]

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