Celebrating The Year Of The Monkey At Bází Miami

We celebrated the Chinese New Year of the Monkey at Bází. I am a Tiger, arch-enemy of the Monkey, so I thought that honoring the monkey would bring me the extra good luck I need in 2016. Bází is a contemporary, Asian-inspired restaurant located in Miami Beach. Chef Michael Pirolo creates Asian classic dishes and […]

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The Fontainebleau Hotel, Miami Beach

It was a nice way to spend a Sunday – Walking around the The Fontainebleau Miami Beach, one of the most historically and architecturally significant hotels on Miami Beach, and after eating dim sum with Wok Star at Hakkasan. Opened in 1954 and designed by Morris Lapidus, it is one the most luxurious hotels on Miami […]

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Eleanor Hoh – One Of My Culinary Inspirations

Anyone who knows me is aware of how much I like to visit restaurants just to try something new, something different from what I make at home. Sometimes I am awed and amazed by what I eat, other times I say to myself, “I can do better than this”, so much of it thanks to […]

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Celebrate The Authentic Flavors of Perú at La Mar by Gastón Acurio – Miami

  I had been waiting for the opening of this restaurant since December 2013. It did not open until the following March, just in time for my birth-month My companions on this little culinary adventure were Miss E. and the chickens who are always ready to sample new foods. The atmosphere was delicious, the inside […]

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How Eleanor Hoh changed the way I cook

Eleanor Hoh, also known as the Wok Star, is a cooking teacher in Miami who enjoys sharing her knowledge of food and love of wok cooking. I have known her for some time now and been to many of her classes and her techniques have permanently changed the way I cook everything now.  People come […]

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