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Vegan and Juice Plantain Pastelon

@veganandjuice wins dish of the week here at GFL! At first I judged the dish by appearance, cause it looked to “veggie” for lunch, but the Plantain Pastelon, with a light broccoli center, Dominican Style was very satisfying and delicious. I also had a split pea soup which was not to thin or thick, just right. […]

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SKEWER SOMETHING SCRUMPTIOUS AT PINCHO FACTORY

By Jonathan Brooks JonathanBMiami@aol.com It’s mid-day and there’s a steady flow of customers placing orders in a cubby hole called the Pincho Factory, located just off of Bird Road in West Miami. Vanesa Ojeda from Coral Gables brought her son in for lunch after receiving a flyer. “Everything I’ve ordered has been delicioso (delicious),” she […]

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Five Delectable Dining Options at the Miccosukee Resort

By Jonathan Brooks JonathanBMiami@aol.com The Tribe of Indians of Florida’s Miccosukee Resort at the intersection of S.W. Eight Street and Krome Avenue offers something for everyone with five delectable dining options. Discover great culinary treats at either Empeek Cheke (their intimate signature restaurant), Empeeke Aaweeke (their international buffet), Empeeke Aya (their 24 hour deli), Cafe […]

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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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Get Fresh, Sizzling Seafood at Disco Fish

By Sue Arrowsmith Sue.arrowsmith@yahoo.com If you’re less about looks and more about substance, Disco Fish is a seafood lover’s paradise. Not to say it’s not cute; it definitely has character. There are murals of sea creatures, wood paneling, fishing nets, and “Gone Fishing” tin signs set against light blue walls. But people come eat here […]

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