Easter Lunch at my Brother’s House

Easter this year was simple and non-traditional at our families Easter lunch. My brother made this rosemary roasted Cornish hen with ratatouille style vegetables and a cucumber and apple balsamic glazed salad. Hope you all had a wonderful Easter!

Flavorful Tapas With a Twist!

Taperia Raca is the latest venture for the guys at Eating House. Boquerones is one of their platos frios (cold plates) form the menu. The marinated white anchovies with roasted lemon, herbs and a sliver of Florida grapefruit on top of a crusty and delicious bread drizzled with spanish olive oil is an extraordinary and flavorful bite! That was a…

Delicious Filet Mignon.

Last time I was in Santa Rosa California I visited BarnDiva restaurant and had a wonderful dinner. I had the herb roasted filet mignon with olive oil smashed potato, spinach, caramelized onion jam, bone marrow “tater tot”. The dish was displayed beautifully and the server explained it well. A must have dinner with friends or just you and you…

A Better Pizza

This delicious and unique pizza is totally an amazing experience. The slow roasted pork with the fig combination is delicious. With onions, Fontina cheese and arugula really makes this pizza unique. Harry’s Pizzeria in Buena Vista near the Design District makes a couple of really good pizzas to choose from. They also have local beers too.

Colorful Roasted Beets

Red and yellow roasted beets with endive, goat cheese and slivers of oranges. Delicious and very fresh. Well prepared and truly balance with the amount of beets and orange slices that this dish brings. I also would recommend their Seafood Risotto. It was off the chain. Try out Dolce Italian Restaurant at Gale on South…

Golden Risotto

Risotto is one of my favorite dishes. Always comforting and satisfying. They make it so good here. The corn puree with the sea scallops are wonderful together. Made with roasted Florida corn puree and jumbo sea scallops. The name of this dish is Acquerello Risotto at MC Kitchen in Miami Design District.

Simple Easy Gluten Free Pasta

I always prefer simple pasta that really embraces the flavors of the rest of the ingredients. Balans Café in MiMo District is always a skip and a hop from my place to get a delicious meal. The gluten free quinoa spaghetti with sundried tomatoes, capers, kalamata olives, roasted red peppers, pistachio mint pesto is simply good. A glass…