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. […]

Read More

Lunch At ZEST Restaurant by Chef Cindy Hutson In Downtown Miami

My brother sent me a link about a major new Caribbean restaurant opening in Miami, and he encouraged  me to visit Zest about a year ago. I can’t believe that it took me so long to actually step into this tropical food paradise. An eclectic fusion of global cuisine, focusing on island flavors, is what […]

Read More

Brunch At Essensia Restaurant & Lounge At The Palms Hotel In Miami Beach

I was longing to go back to Essensia as I had not been there in a while. When I heard that Chef Julie Frans was again responsible for menu creation, that was all the excuse I needed to revisit this restaurant that specializes in multicultural Miami Cuisine using local and sustainable ingredients. Working alongside Executive […]

Read More

La Mar By Gastón Acurio, Miami

It was my birthday, and my brother was pre-disposed to indulging me. La Mar by Gastón Acurio has always been one of my favorites restaurants in Miami, but I had not been there in a while. It was so pleasant to sit right next to the ocean on a breezy Saturday afternoon. It felt a […]

Read More

The Wynwood Walls, Urban Graffiti in Miami

I did not realize that the Wynwood Walls was such a popular place to visit in Miami. I had been there before, some years ago, but did not have the time to linger and appreciate the real beauty of the art painted on the walls. It’s different,  full of positive energy, a fascinating place showcasing […]

Read More

The Little Chicken’s Birthday At Wynwood Kitchen & Bar

She was supposed to be born on March 5th, an early birthday present for me. Instead, she decided to join us three weeks early because she was claustrophobic and was ready to see the world. My little chicken caught me off-guard – I did not think that she was fully cooked yet, but the doctor […]

Read More

Panorama Restaurant In Coconut Grove

I was looking at my archives and realized that I never shared my experience at Panorama Restaurant & Sky Lounge with you. I went there a long time ago and originally posted a review for Miami Culinary Tours. The restaurant is still there, in the same location. The view is still spectacular. The food is […]

Read More

Fresh Boiled Peanuts

Another Sunday drive, another opportunity to spend quality time with family while feeling vegetables, tasting unusual fruits and people watching at Robert is Here. This time my attention focused on one of the signs outside that said “Fresh Boiled Peanuts”. My father asked, what are those, people boil peanuts? I said that it was a […]

Read More

Ocean Rescue Stations In Miami Beach

These little “houses” on stilts scattered on the beaches of Miami Beach fascinate me. The colors and the wood construction remind me of the Caribbean. With about 29 locations located between South Pointe and 87th Street, these Rescue Stations are beautiful, interesting, colorful little gems of architecture  that  provide an important service to the community. There are […]

Read More

Brunch At Lulu In The Grove With My Baby Chicken

Lulu’s is a funky restaurant located in Coconut Grove. I have been wanting to go there for months but every time we planned to stop by, something happened. On New Year’s Eve I made the resolution to eat there, no matter what. This had to get done in 2015.  Each time I drove by Lulu […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

Local Cook-Off At The Fruit & Spice Park in Homestead

Our friend, Eleanor, invited us to attend a cooking competition at The Fruit & Spice Park in Homestead. It was exciting to watch the Chefs in action. The chickens and I had a blast! This local cook-off was part of GrowFest!, a festival that takes place annually and encourages and teaches people to grow some […]

Read More

Native Conch

About two weeks ago I went to the Fruit & Spice Park for an event and what do I see? The Native Conch food trailer. What to say about this roaming conch festival on wheels? Native Conch was started 13 years ago by ex pro football player George Mira. After being in the restaurant business […]

Read More

Summer Getaway

This was our second visit the to the Courtyard Cadillac Miami Beach and the experience was  fabulous – great room, wonderful beach,  nice pool, good food. The perfect place for families or couples. I am not going to say much more, I will let the pictures tell you the story.     *Cover Photo by Marriott […]

Read More