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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The Salty Donut In South Miami

It is very unusual for me to feature a place that specializes in desserts, but a dear coworker, Miss Nia,  was so raving about The Salty Donut that I decided to go visit the shop in South Miami. We went early on a Saturday morning, beating the crowd that they are famous for. The little […]

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Making Trinidadian Curry Chicken The Super Simple Way

There are so many ways of making good curry chicken that it was hard to pick a recipe to share. This is one of my super-favorite dishes to eat with rice and sliced avocados. The version below I got from Foodie Nation, a really exceptional website and YouTube channel in terms of content about Trini […]

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Roasted Asparagus

When asparagus season rolls around, we indulge in them by using this recipe – it’s easy, fast and delicious. I first ran across this method on the internet, in a recipe by Laura Vitale. She uses parmesan cheese, which I love. My mother is not too keen on parmesan (she calls it “pum” cheese) so […]

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A Summer Lunch At The Brick American Kitchen & Bar

The Brick American Kitchen and Bar had been on my bucket list for a while, so when I saw that they had a special summer lunch menu, focused on warm and bright flavors, the chicken and I took a little drive to Downtown Dadeland. I was not sure if this was the right time to […]

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Chana Thai Kitchen In Miami

I found Chana Thai Kitchen by accident while looking for something else on the internet. It is right across the street from one of my favorite grocery stores, and I never noticed it before. This time we were joined by Miss E. – a person who possesses a set of unparalleled taste buds. The first […]

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Lunch at La Mar by Gastón Acurio in Miami

La Mar by Gastón Acurio has always had a special place in my heart. This restaurant combines 3 things that I especially love – Peruvian cuisine, outdoor seating by the sea, and exceptional service. I was going thru yet another professional transition in my life, so I decided to have lunch here as a symbolic […]

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Masala Eats Miami is 6 years old!

My website, Masala Eats Miami, is a serious hobby. Is serious because it involves 3 of the things I like to do most: eat, take pictures of the food eaten, and writing about the experience. This hobby requires thought and time – it’s a process. After 6 years, I have 1200 followers to whom  I […]

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Thai Sweet Chili Salmon

This is the perfect dish to prepare for a weeknight dinner – easy, quick and delicious. I came up with this method because I love combining salmon with sweet sauces, so why not use Thai chili sweet sauce for a change? My chickens love it so now it is on our dinner rotation regularly. I […]

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Redland Market Village in Homestead, Florida

Miss G., the little chicken and I went to the market to get some veggies and eat some Salvadorean food. Redland Market Village is about 20 minutes from where we live if I take the back roads. After living in Miami for over 30 years, it is a shame that it took me such a […]

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Pupuseria LA PALMA, Restaurante Salvadoreño

Eating a pupusa was something I had to do so when we visited the Redland Market Village, we stopped by a pupuseria called La Palma, a Salvadorean restaurant. They had a big menu, serving mostly fast food, but I was mostly interested in the pupusa. What is a pupusa? According to Wikipedia, “Pupusa is a […]

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Pasta Yazzy – Squid Ink Pasta With Alfredo Sauce

I was so proud of my little chicken when she came up with this method of preparing a fat pasta dish.  I thought that for someone who does not cook, it was quite original. We were checking out the cupboard when her eyes focused on some squid ink pasta and a jar of Alfredo Sauce. […]

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Tacos & Tattoos Food & Culture in Kendall, Miami

I first visited Tacos and Tattoos back in 2015, at their first location in Kendall. My chickens and I used to go there all the time, especially on Taco Tuesdays. In a fit of nostalgia, we decided to pay them another visit only to find out that they have a new location, still close to […]

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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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