Auténtica Taqueria in Kendall, Miami

My friend, Miss Y., surprised me with an invitation to eat tacos at Auténtica Taqueria. It was exciting – the first restaurant I visited since the pandemic! We were short on time, so we only ordered two dishes – a chicken tostada and tacos, of course. Chicken Tostada A crispy tortilla topped with refried beans, […]

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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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Dukunoo Jamaican Kitchen In Wynwood, Miami

Mister B. suggested that we visit Dukunoo Jamaican Kitchen in Wynwood. It’s unlike any other Caribbean restaurant I have been to in Miami – so very pretty, elegant in a whimsical kind of way, eclectic and full of flamboyant art on the walls. Color and comfort are two things that strike you when you first […]

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A Lovely Stroll in Wynwood

It is always nice to take a little stroll in a beautiful and unusual neighborhood, replete with art on the walls and a charming atmosphere. We went roaming after an exquisite meal at Dukunoo Jamaican Kitchen and the streets were full of tourists and locals alike. This is a description of Wynwood that I lifted […]

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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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Pubbelly Sushi In Dadeland

How did we end up in Pubbelly Sushi again? Well, let me tell you. We were supposed to join Mister B., but at the last minute, that was canceled because of the weather. When I informed the little one, she said that she was already dressed and that we needed to go somewhere, no matter […]

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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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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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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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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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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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