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Best Cafe Con Leche Miami 1999 - La Casita No. 1

When the La Casita team took over this Calle Ocho location eight years ago, they showed their acumen by holding on to the best part of the previous restaurant: Amparo Jidy, concocter of the creamiest, sweetest, foamiest café con leche in town. Amparo has ruled the coffee bar ever since, serving up plenty of smiles, along with coladas and cortaditos. Some years back, a young lady discovered, too late, that she didn't have enough change to pay for the steaming cup of liquid gold she needed to get through her morning. "No te preocupes," Amparo said, waving her hand magnanimously. "Esta es tu casita." No wonder lawyers, laborers, and locals keep beating a path to her door.

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ali jidy
ali jidy

i remember growing up that i would sit in la cafeteria during the summers and just watch my abuela make everyone cafesitos and she rocked that little place. they are not exaggerating when they say people had to beat a path to the door.

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