Archive | August, 2011

Che, Amigo!

By Melanie Garcia garmelanie@gmail.com Che: (ch-eh) interjection… 1. Argentine expression used as a greeting 2. Argentine equivalent of English “hello” 3. Call out to friendship and camaraderie3. Used frequently and often in Argentine culture Now that we’ve got that covered, let me introduce Che Grill, a culinary adventure featuring 100 percent Argentine cuts of beef […]

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Blissful Food Down to the Crumbs

By Melanie Garcia garmelanie@gmail.com When you first walk into Crumb on Parchment, it’s like you’ve discovered a country retreat hidden amid the upscale shops around this stealthy, pop-up restaurant. And then the smell of fresh-baked pastries lures you toward the chalk-written menu where you uncover the real gem: blissful comfort food. Crumb is Chef Michelle […]

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Anthony’s Creative Pizzas are a Nice Surprise

By Sue Arrowsmith Sue.arrowsmith@yahoo.com Cauliflower on pizza? Bring it on! This summer, Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza, with about eight locations in South Florida, unveiled a new creation: Roasted Cauliflower Pizza. Robert Flume, the general manager at the Pinecrest store, admits the concept didn’t wow people at first so he began passing around samples while customers […]

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Stumbling On a Purple Patch of Tastiness

By Melanie Garcia garmelanie@gmail.com Remember that cool 80s movie Purple People Eatery with Neil Patrick Harris and the one-eyed monster? Yeah, we don’t either. Thankfully, the owners of the psychedelic Purple People Eatery do remember it. In fact, so much so, that they’ve based their food truck menu and décor off the cinematic creation. I […]

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Off The Grille Is Off the Charts

By Jonathan Brooks JonathanBMiami@aol.com Off the Grille Bistro is off the charts. Folks come from near and far just to try some of their scrumptious fast fusion cuisine. They boast “good food, healthy choices, real chefs,” and they totally deliver. No appetizers here; they focus fully on the main attraction. Menu items may change due […]

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Showing Miami Who’s Boss

By Melanie Garcia garmelanie@gmail.com If the bright orange and yellow colors aren’t enough to reel you in, I’m pretty sure the food will hook you. Jefe’s Original Fish Tacos & Burgers is a gourmet food truck experience that transports you to the cool and easy going shores of Ensenada, Baja California. The menu is a […]

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This Truck has the Good Stuff

By Sue Arrowsmith Sue.arrowsmith@yahoo.com Stop by Mr. Good Stuff’s food truck and feel like a kid all over again. The names on the menu alone, such as I Dream of Winnie and Cheezy-My-Neezy, will make you giggle. On a recent balmy summer night, I stumbled on this jovial, yellow truck with a big image of […]

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Jimmyz Kitchen Rocks a Puerto Rican Classic

By Sue Arrowsmith Sue.arrowsmith@yahoo.com Miami’s historic Puerto Rican neighborhood may be all souped-up with galleries and designer shops, but one recent newcomer to the Wynwood area is making sure tradition stays alive. Six months ago Chef Jimmy Carey opened a second location for his celebrated restaurant, Jimmyz Kitchen, serving six different types of Mofongo and […]

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This Ms. is all Cheese

By Melanie Garcia garmelanie@gmail.com She’s hot, steamy and going around town…serving delicious, cheesy creations that is! Ms. Cheezious is a little sexy food truck offering variety of bold flavors in unexpected combinations that leave you wanting more. Among the Ms. Cheezious must-haves is my personal favorite, the Grilled Blue & Bacon. The creation consists of […]

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