A Lunch Date At Tacos & Tattoos, Miami

It was raining, and the last thing I wanted to do was drive anywhere – but I promised. The little one’s boyfriend was coming over, and I said that I would take them to lunch. I had to keep my word. Where could we go that had good food, and covered outdoor seating that would […]

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Killian Café & Grill in Kendall, Miami

It began with a phone call – I wanted to know what time the restaurant started to serve lunch. The gentleman who answered said: “This is Killian Café, we serve everything all day, every day.” I loved the tone of his voice, and I was hooked before I even walked through their doors. The day […]

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Miami Greek Festival 2019

The Miami Greek Festival happens every year in November. Each time I have said that we must go, and each year I have missed it. Not this time! Mister B., the little chicken, her beloved boyfriend and myself, hit the road and drove 9 miles to experience Greek culture firsthand in Miami.  The 40th Annual […]

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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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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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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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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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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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