Archive | September, 2011

A Daily Dose of Awesome

By Melanie Garcia garmelanie@gmail.com At The Daily Creative Food Co., the menu is as big in taste as it is in size. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, this place could live up to its name and dish out a different food selection, daily. Located on busy Biscayne Boulevard, this casual café has an on-the-go, New […]

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Tropical Smoothie Heaven in Kendall

By Ily Goyanes ily.goyanes@gmail.com Tropical Smoothie Café, with several locations throughout Dade and Broward, serves surprisingly healthy fare in the form of everything from soups to salads to sandwiches to wraps – oh, and let’s not forget smoothies! It features a superstar roster of the most delectable fruit combinations we’ve ever had the pleasure of […]

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La Palma – Doing Cuban Food Right for 32 Years

By Jonathan Brooks JonathanBMiami@aol.com Since 1979, La Palma restaurant has been serving up old school Cuban cuisine at old school prices. The atmosphere is warm and friendly. There are not many winter nights in Miami where you can’t find a Spanish television station camped out in front of the walk-up window filming locals enjoying some […]

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Elwoods Gastro Pub is Charming and Cool

By Sue Arrowsmith Sue.arrowsmith@yahoo.com Not to be mistaken with pink-loving Elle Woods, or soul man Elwood Blues of the Blues Brothers, but Elwoods Gastro Pub in downtown Miami is just as charming and cool. Owners Lorry and Louis Woods have poured their hearts and souls into this cozy eatery, featuring a variety of traditional English […]

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The Hot Dog Revolution on Wheels

By Melanie Garcia garmelanie@gmail.com Though the Dog Days of Summer are coming to an end, Miamians can still celebrate by savoring one of the season’s most popular food – hot dogs, of course! Dog Eat Dog: The Hot Dog Revolution food truck will have you eating this summer staple all year long. Ordering the Asquerocito […]

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Spanish Tapas y Tintos Comes to Midtown

By Melanie Garcia garmelanie@gmail.com I was lucky to spend this Spring Break in Spain, so when Tapas y Tintos opened a second location in Midtown Miami (the original is a South Beach staple), I jumped at the opportunity to indulge in Spanish food. For those who are not too familiar with Spanish cuisine, tapas are […]

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Scotty’s Landing Evokes Florida Keys Vibe

By Jonathan Brooks JonathanBMiami@aol.com Like a trip to the Keys minus the mileage, Scotty’s Landing offers Biscayne Bay views and casual waterfront dining at the piers in Grove Key Marina, accessible by boat or car. Whether it’s a cocktail and appetizer at sunset, a beer and burger after a boat ride, a relaxing getaway for […]

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Day or Night, La Sandwicherie is a Fresh Food Oasis

By Sue Arrowsmith Sue.arrowsmith@yahoo.com Where can you go for some substance after a long night on the steamy South Beach scene? You head over to La Sandwicherie, that’s what you do. This outdoor café has been serving up French-style subs and salads for 23 years, staying open as late (or early) as 6 a.m. These […]

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