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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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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Thai Food Festival 2018 at Wat Buddharangsi Buddhist Temple of Miami

This was my first time visiting a Buddhist Temple in my life; I didn’t find out that there was one so close to me until last year. Wat Buddharangsi Buddhist Temple of Miami was celebrating its 36th anniversary with a Thai Food Festival, so it was the perfect time to visit. There was live music, fresh produce, […]

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Moon Thai & Japanese Restaurant in Kendall, Miami

Moon Thai & Japanese Restaurant is very close to where I live. For some reason we had not been there in years, too busy exploring other places, so on a rainy Saturday afternoon, we decided to have lunch in one of our old haunts. The décor was the same, pretty as always – modern, colorful with […]

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Caribbean Stewed Oxtails

Stewed Oxtail is one of my favorite things to eat. I do not make it often because it is time-consuming and not exactly the healthiest thing to have on a regular basis.  When I do make it (2 or 3 times a year), it’s an excellent treat for special occasions. This recipe is from Chris […]

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Favorite Restaurant Food In Miami – 2017

2017 was a thought-provoking year with constant ups and downs that I was able to withstand mostly because of the ability to compartmentalize and focus on the positive, that positive being mostly the joy of being able to eat, take pictures of food and share unforgettable culinary adventures with my dining companions. It may sound […]

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KYU Miami Restaurant

  It was time to try something new and different, so we decided to pay a visit to KYU, a restaurant with an Asian-inspired menu with flavors enhanced by the wood-fired grill. We started with the Crisp Pork Belly Steamed Bun – This was swallowed in a nanosecond by the little chicken. I barely got […]

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La Boulangerie Boul’Mich In Pinecrest

Miss G. invited me to this bright and beautiful bakery in Pinecrest, close to where she lives. Little Chicken had to tag along because I did not want to leave her home alone. This Boulangerie Boul’Mich is the 4th and newest location; the others are in Key Biscayne, Aventura and Coral Way. The menu was […]

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Is Ketchup The Secret of Happiness?

Mommy adores ketchup; it is almost an addiction for her. She puts on on everything from scrambled eggs to macaroni; cooking would be unfathomable without the addition of this ruby-colored condiment. I always thought it was strange – this all encompassing obsession with gloopy tomatoes, that is, until recently when I started adding it to […]

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Finka Table & Tap Restaurant in Miami

  A friend of mine recommended Finka Table & Tap, it looked good, but I thought that it was far away from home. When I found out that it was less than fifteen minutes away from where I live, there was no time to waste; we had to run to this restaurant and try the […]

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Lunch at Aromas Del Perú

We visited Aromas Del Perú again to have a quick lunch, but this time it was not only about the food – I needed a safe place to play. The staff at this restaurant knows me and are aware that I am always taking pictures of their food. This time though, I was dabbling in […]

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Shokudo By World Resources Café in Miami

I had a mad desire to taste and take a pretty picture of a bowl of ramen in Miami. I have not been to Shokudo in over three years and saw that they had Shiroshoyu Ramen on the menu, so the decision to re-visit this restaurant was inevitable. We had to have some appetizers first, […]

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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 […]

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