Delightful Stuffed Cabbage.

Not a big fan of stuffed cabbage? Give it a second chance at Mina’s Mediterraneo! Stuffed with rice, meat, onions in a tangy tomato sauce. Good portion to share and a great start to an awesome menu. Check out my earlier post of their amazing sliders sampler! Great location and wonderful open interior space to feel…

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…

Love Mochi Ice Cream

These amazing delicate and flavorful ice creams are really wonderful. The creamy exterior has a delightful texture that’s made of pounded sticky rice and come in such pretty colors. The three flavors are strawberry, green tea, and red bean flavor. They really beat the typical Thai Donut dessert that everyone gets at Asian restaurants. If you…

Tastiest Popcorn Without a Movie!

OMG! Flavor with a every bite and oh so satisfying! Popcorn shrimp with house-made Napa kimchi & pickle, jasmine rice & bibb with scallions. Go hungry because you want to eat it all. The shrimp is pretty plump and together with the jasmine rice and sauce really blends well. Try it with one of their…

Tasty and Fresh Appetizer

It’s that time of the year in Miami where you have two months of great dining with Miami Spice. We decided to try Bourbon Steak in Adventura where Michael Mina is always creating appetizing menus. This Ahi Tuna appetizer is pretty colorful and refreshing. Sweet local watermelon with shiso and bamboo rice is the stage for…

The Amazing Thai Salad

This colorful scrumptious Thai salad was a real treat! The fresh Florida shrimps, mint, red Thai basil, slivers turnip, red onions with crispy rice exploded in my mouth with flavor. Making this simple salad was fun at the Edge Restaurant at the Four Seasons in Miami. Chef Aaron Brooks gives these amazing themed classes every month…