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Maureen Aimee Mariano

 

Maureen Aimee Mariano is a freelance food writer for Miami New Times. She earned a bachelor of science in journalism from the University of Florida before making her way back to the 305, the city that first fueled her insatiable appetite for food and adventure. She puts her passion to practice during her exploration of the neighborhood's top eats for New Times' "Ten Best" food lists.

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  • 2 days ago | Best of Miami

    During the dog days of summer, the dangerous combination of extreme heat and high humidity sends most Miamians running for an air conditioner or a cold drink. If it’s the latter you’re looking for, the Magic City is also known as a boozy city, wit...

  • 2 months ago | Best of Miami

    Sunday, June 4, is National Cheese Day, and because cheese makes everything taste better, New Times scoured the Magic City for the best and brightest dishes offering gooey goodness.

  • 3 months ago | Best of Miami

    Although the West Coast reigns supreme when it comes to infinite variations and regional styles of Mexico’s beloved street food, Miami’s taco scene continues to soar with an ambitious mix of modern Mexican spots and under-the-radar mom-and-pop taq...

  • 3 months ago | Best of Miami

    There’s no need to harp on the “bacon makes everything better” camp. If you’re alive and eat meat, you already know this. So let the food do the talking: Crunch into bacon-wrapped plantains — because Miami — wrap your head around bacon pizza, or i...

  • 3 months ago | Best of Miami

    The key to happiness comes in different forms and flavors. For many, it’s circular in shape, delightfully sweet in taste but tart enough to make you pucker. It’s a major key DJ Khaled has yet to mention: key lime pie. As Florida’s official state...

  • 5 months ago | Lists

    Valentine's Day has come and gone, but there's no need to stop celebrating. Nothing says “I love carbs” like Italian food, and nothing says Italian food like a big bowl of pasta. Sorry, pizza: It’s pasta's time to shine. From authentic creations r...

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