La Palma

  • Dining

    May 2, 2013
  • Blogs

    April 30, 2013

    Miami's Top Ten Fritas Cubanas

    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 >>

  • Music

    May 10, 2012
  • Blogs

    May 1, 2012

    Buika's Sultry, Sexy, Raw Sound Takes Over the Fillmore Miami Beach on May 12

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2012

    Cold? Try Churros and Hot Chocolate at La Palma

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2011

    The Palm Turns 85 With a Gift Card Giveaway

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2010

    Gastronaut Jones: A Food Blog by Jarrett Hann of Animal Tropical

    Photo by Christina Villamor​Ever 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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2010

    David Ortiz: Iron Fork Finalist's Recipes

    Calle 8 Old Fashion​The 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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2010

    Plato Royale: Battle of the Upscale Croquetas, Michy's vs. Dolores, But You Can Call Me Lolita

    David SamayoaSerrano ham croquetas at Dolores, but you can call me Lolita​A 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 >>

  • Dining

    August 12, 2010
  • Blogs

    August 4, 2010

    Miami Spice: Deal or No Deal? The Final Tally

    Lee KleinGazpacho at Palme d'Or -- it's a deal​We 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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2009

    Video: Best Frita on Calle Ocho? Ask The Burger Beast

    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, says he knows better and recently suggested a Calle Ocho frita crawl to pro ... More >>

  • Music

    January 29, 2009

    ¿Que Pasa, M.I.A.?

    José El Rey weighs in on the best after-club, late-night snacks.

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2009

    ¿Que Pasa, M.I.A.? The Best Late-Night Snacks

    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 >>

  • Finest Foods

    May 11, 2000

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