Ahi Tuna Poke

Hidden near the Design District in Miami is a wonderful sushi restaurant that’s been one of my favorites. Shokudõ by World Resource Cafe is a nicely designed space where service and food is always fresh and inventive. I had the Ahi Tuna Poke that has fresh Ahi tuna, macadamia, avocado and scallions served with Taro…

Sweet, Light and Sexy!

This amazing sweet and crispy dessert called Sfogliatina Di Caramello was a great end to a lovely James Beard menu by Carla Pellegrino at Touché Miami. It consisted of orange curd Chantilly with fresh raspberries and frizzy lime. It’s always a pleasure to dine and enjoy great drinks at this lovely and sexy rooftop restaurant in the…

Mini Pizzettes Full of Flavor

I went to La Gazzetta in Brickell this past week and really had a surprisingly good dinner paired with attentive service. We had a special six-course tasting menu with wonderful wines for each course. The Asian BBQ Pulled Pork Mini Pizzette was excellent. Great texture and well presented on a board. They also have an Ahi Tuna…

Fried Chicken Season Starts NOW!

Nothing like good fried chicken during the Summertime. I got the chance to try this small bite of deliciousness during a preview to Lee Brian Schrager, Adeena Sussman and Evan Sung new cookbook Fried & True. The Biscuit Love Truck’s East Nasty Sandwich was pretty amazing and not to say that the book has more than fifty recipes from…

Better than Potato Chips.

Whenever you go to a Cuban restaurant and don’t know what kind of appetizer to order, try these banana chips called Mariquitas. They come with a mojo sauce that works really well with these golden sweet and crispy treats. You can find them at Little Havana Restaurant in North Miami.

Exploding Egg Roll!

Dim Sum lunch has never started so spectacular! Black Brick in Midtown Miami showcases this delicious shrimp with local vegetables and a tangy pumpkin, sweet & sour dipping sauce egg roll. The rest of the meal comes with pork & shrimp dumplings, hot tea and for dessert an Azucar Ice Cream with Wife Hales’ fortune…

Fresh Wahoo Crudo!

Apricot, pickled ginger, passion fruit, Satsuma purée and Red Hawaiian salt is all the magic you see on this fresh and delicious dish. Uvaggio in Coral Gables is the latest place where you can really enjoy great dishes and pair them with outstanding wines. Don’t forget to pick up their Jalapeño Jam on your way out.