Cristian Alvarez

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2013

    Top 15 Restaurants Reviewed in 2013

    'Twas the year of chicharrĂ³n tacos and bacon-wrapped quail eggs, a time of fried alligator and pan-seared frogs' legs... Alright, enough poetry: Last year was a good year for eating, so now it's time to give thanks. 2013, thank you for the barbecued beef tongue at Gabose; the ridiculously deliciou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2013

    Miami's Top Ten Hidden Gems

    These places aren't made for out-of-towners. They're made for Miamians. And that's why we keep them a secret. We take our family, perhaps a friend or a date. But that's it. We don't want these places disrupted by rowdy crowds. What follows are the top ten hidden gems in Miami. See also: Gabose in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2013

    Wood Tavern to Open Cocktail Lounge Above Future Pizzeria Site

    Fans of Wood Tavern's casual Wynwood vibe will have much to celebrate come fall. Wood's owner, Cesar Morales, is partnering with Maximiliano and Cristian Alvarez of Fiorito to open a cocktail lounge. It will be located upstairs from a pizzeria that Morales recently announced in the two-story space ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 30, 2013
  • Blogs

    May 27, 2013

    Fiorito: Stunning Argentine in Little Haiti

    Sit on Fiorito's front porch on a Saturday afternoon. Watch men with dreadlocks kill time outside the Little Haiti Supermarket across the way. Listen to the one-two beats of compas blast from a nearby speaker. Check out that guy! He's selling T-shirts from the back of his Jeep. Behold neon-painted b ... More >>