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.

Beer and Florida Alligator Bites!

Good craft beers that will surprise you and make an expert a novice! Kush by Lokal is a one stop beer aficionado spot that also has a menu to go with it. The Florida alligator bites are fried and seasoned with Old Bay and the creamy garlic and spicy mayo for dipping is good. The best part is that this…

Farm Style Chicken Sandwich

Craving a real good chicken sandwich? Kush in Wynwood has won my heart! This small but quaint place is brought to you by the guys at The Lokal. This crispy free-range fried chicken with melted jack, avocado, dill pickles, homemade BBQ sauce and rooftop arugula on a whole wheat bun really taste good. And with their amazing craft…

Callas Cakes

If you come to New Orleans you must try this blend of sweet spices, long grain rice, deep-fried and dusted with powdered sugar, served with maple syrup. It’s a recipe that dates back to the mid 1800’s and still being served at the Old Coffeepot Restaurant. And try getting a solo acapella from the waitress…

Arroz Con Pollo

Down and dirty Cuban food is not hard to find in Miami but how do you know when it’s good Cuban food? Casa Larios in South Miami is that Cuban restaurant that makes great Cuban food better. The arroz con pollo was prepared with chicken served on a bed of yellow saffron rice. The chicken…

Honey Drizzled Sliders!

 OMG! You can only get these amazing tiny bytes during happy hour at Swine in Coral Gables. They’re drizzled in honey and the biscuits are buttery good. The fried chicken is tender and moist and seasoned to perfection. Where else can you get a clever and appetizing snack during happy hour? Ask  Robert Ferrara to make you one of…

A Good Morning!

Sometimes all you need is a good breakfast to start the day! Home fries, bacon, fried eggs and toast with real butter. Make it a good one Peeps!