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Roasters’ n Toasters Fans Delight in New RNT Grill

By Jonathan Brooks JonathanBMiami@aol.com The owners of Pinecrest’s renowned Roasters’ n Toasters Deli open new R n T Signature Grill a few doors down to expand their menu, hours and clientele. Already the restaurant’s subs, salads, gyros, and wings are winning over local celebs, sports stars, politicians, and more. You might find yourself seated next […]

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Say Cheeeeese!

By Jonathan Brooks JonathanBMiami@aol.com The Cheese Course, a European-style bistro offering more than 150 cheeses from around the world, has set up shop in Pinecrest. The South Florida-based business prides itself in authentic, hand-crafted artisanal creations made from dairy farms using old world cheese-making methods. As their website states, “we are a unique and culturally […]

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French Cuisine with a Hint of Argentina

By Jonathan Brooks JonathanBMiami@aol.com Located across from The Falls in Pinecrest, the French Bistro is truly an unforgettable experience. Indulge in steak, pasta, chicken, seafood, crepes, soups, salads, and more at this continental steak house. Owner Daniel Gonzalez, who managed Rincon Argentino in Coral Gables, serves fresh, innovative, healthy, and delicious dishes with the help […]

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Oye Means ‘Oh Yeah’ for Cuban Cuisine

By Jonathan Brooks JonathanBMiami@aol.com Oye Cuban Grill, a new Latin hotspot in Pinecrest, dishes up delicious Cuban delicacies with an American spin. Oye stands for “Organization of Young Entrepreneurs” and is family-run by Hector Gutierrez with his son and cousin. All their dishes are made-to-order, natural and purchased from local vendors; concentrating on Cuban staples […]

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Delices De France’s Treats Are Sinfully Sweet

By Anais Alexandre anais.alexandre1@gmail.com Surrounded by exuberant customers, I breathed in the intoxicating aroma of fresh bread baking at Delices De France, a tiny French bakery tucked away in a plaza off US-1 and 144 St. There was so much to choose from! I ordered the popular almond croissant, which I had heard a great […]

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Whole Foods Dining: Ultra-Fresh and Delicious

By Sue Arrowsmith Sue.arrowsmith@yahoo.com You’ll be amazed at all you can get at Whole Foods Market for $7.99 per pound! How about Sword Fish, Red Thai Tofu Curry, BBQ Ribs, or Vaca Frita? There’s that, and so much more. The store in Pinecrest offers three daily buffets for this price, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. […]

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Eat, Drink and Be Merry…Cuban Style

By Sue Arrowsmith Sue.arrowsmith@yahoo.com Named after one of Cuba’s most commonly-used root vegetables, Malanga Café in South Dade offers something rare in this part of town – solid, Cuban comfort food and a party atmosphere for the whole family. Malanga Café makes (yes, you guessed it) one amazing cream of malanga soup ($4.50). The texture […]

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