Felipe Valls

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2014

    Versailles Restaurant Slapped With Whistleblower Retaliation and Defamation Lawsuit

    Attorneys have filed a lawsuit in Miami-Dade Civil Court that claims Versailles Restaurant fired two employees for reporting illegal goings-on at the iconic eatery, including hiring undocumented workers, sexual-orientation harassment, and wage and hour violations. The lawsuit, which names Versail ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2013

    Top Ten Influential Figures in Miami Dining

    This isn't a popularity contest. This is about influence. These people have shaped our city's dining scene. They operate fabled restaurants, mentor budding chefs, grow organic vegetables, and roast the best damn coffee in town. What follows is a list of the top ten influential figures in Miami din ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2012

    Cold? Try Churros and Hot Chocolate at La Palma

    ‚ÄčMiami isn't immune from cold snaps like the one hanging out for the past three days, but folks aren't falling out of palm trees, stunned by the arctic blast. Instead, people rolling in from the frozen tropical tundra on a cold day gather and socialize at La Palma restaurant on Calle Ocho to warm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2011

    Versailles' 40-Year Anniversary Party

    Photo by Riki Altman‚ÄčLast night, 300 VIPs and hundreds of hungry Versailles' diners flooded the intersection of Calle Ocho and SW 36th and 37th Avenues to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Miami's most popular Cuban restaurant.

  • News

    April 10, 2008

    A Felony with That Croqueta?

    Criminals are everywhere at the nation's best-known Cuban eatery.

  • News

    May 5, 2005

    Miami Gun Rhapsody

    Who's packing heat in the Magic City? You don't have to conceal your curiosity a second longer

  • News

    October 3, 2002

    What Did You Do in the War on Poverty?

    Always fighting the good fight, Miami's politicians have been tireless in assisting the city's poor huddled masses

  • Finest Foods

    May 16, 2002


    Casa Juancho

  • News

    April 19, 2001

    You Are Cordially Invited

    So you weren't among those lucky few who dined with the king and queen? Consider it a compliment.

  • News

    October 8, 1998

    Portrait of the Artist as a Litigant

    Cuban human rights activist Armando Valladares takes Cuban artist Mario Valladares to court

  • News

    July 28, 1993