An original frita cubana couples Cuban bread with a spiced beef patty, seasoned with cumin, paprika, and pepper. Some add chorizo to the mix. Others cap meat with an American-style hamburger bun. Despite minor variations, one thing remains consistent: Papas fritas, deep-fried and grease-slicked juli ... More >>
Buika is a sultry, sexy, raw, and impassioned vocalist who grew up on the Spanish island of Majorca with political refugee parents from Equatorial Guinea.
As the biggest island in the Balearic Archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea, Majorca is something like the South Beach of Spain, a major tourist ... More >>
Miami 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 >>
The PalmDolly Parton signs her likeness on The Palm's wall.Eighty-five years ago, The Palm opened its first restaurant in New York City. The original owners, Pio Bozzi and John Ganzi wanted to name it La Palma, but their Italian accents were so thick, the city's licensing clerk misunderstood ... ... More >>
Photo by Christina VillamorEver since we discovered the food blog Gastronaut Jones, we've been intrigued. Not only do we love the name, the blog chronicles some interesting kitchen experiments. Think pork skin cannoli, pig's tongue confit and more approachable dishes like butternut squash gnocchi ... More >>
Calle 8 Old FashionThe Booze Hound yesterday featured mixologist David Ortiz from the Viceroy's Club 50. He has been nominated as one of the city's top mixologists in tonight's Iron Fork Awards and after tasting through a myriad of his Miami-inspired cocktails, we know why.
These were the three t ... More >>
David SamayoaSerrano ham croquetas at Dolores, but you can call me LolitaA croqueta is an ideal street snack. It's cheap, portable, and easy to eat on the run or while lingering over a counter. Typically filled with ham, chicken, or fish, croquetas pack a protein punch and will quickly subdue a g ... More >>
Lee KleinGazpacho at Palme d'Or -- it's a dealWe have spent the past couple of weeks going over Miami Spice menus and categorizing each as being either a deal (a bargain at $50 after tax/tip/etc.) or no deal (usually because of inferior menu selections or just not any real break from regular menu ... More >>
A few months back when the Food Network's Bobby Flay named the 50 best burger joints in America, Little Havana's own El Rey De Las Fritas was awarded best burger in Florida. But Sef Gonzalez, the dude behind BurgerBeast.com, says he knows better and recently suggested a Calle Ocho frita crawl to pro ... More >>
I like an afterparty as much I like playing Ms. Pacman. But, just like Ms. Pacman, afterparties have no ending. I love Ms. Pacman, but level after level, ghost after ghost -- they just keep on, until I die. Afterparties are cool but hour after hour, smoke after smoke -- they just keep on, until I le ... More >>