Sergio's Restaurant, the old guard for Cuban comfort food in Miami, is adding to its skinny selections by adding craft beer and tapas to their menu.
Known as one of the neighborhood bastions of Cuban eats in Miami for almost four decades, the place hasn't changed much over the years. But Sergio's v ... More >>
There was a time, not long ago, when boys in khaki swarmed Coral Gables. They sauntered down avenues while gossiping about the latest venture capitalist to move to New York. Ageless women, hair blow-dried and legs strangled by skin-tight white pants, muttered words like "supposebly." There were gold ... More >>
Although originally from Spain, tapas have taken on a whole new identity in the past couple of years, becoming a global phenomenon.
The word tapa comes from the act of covering (tapar). Eateries long displayed delectable Spanish meats like chorizo, lomo, and jamon Serrano beside their cheesy sideki ... More >>
Long before he was a competitor in the Food Network's culinary hazing extravaganza The Next Iron Chef, Seamus Mullen, chef and owner of Tertulia in New York City, was one of countless young cooks who bought a one-way ticket to Spain in hopes of landing a job as a free labor stagier in one of the cou ... More >>
See also Coral Way Brings the Flavors of the World to Miami, Part 1 and Coral Way Brings the Flavors of the World to Miami, Part 2. You don't have to go far from the Uruguayan Zuperpollo to reach the neighboring Bistro 1401, about two blocks west, for an Argentinean culinary experience. You can si ... More >>
There's a perception that the vegan diet, which excludes all animal products, is incompatible with fine dining. In this new series, the Beet Reporter aims to see whether Miami's tastiest restaurants are prepared to feed vegans with something more than boring garden salads.The menu at Tapas y Tint ... More >>
Photo by Riki AltmanMaybe we are what we eat, but would someone tell us what the heck it is?We realize this critique may spark some ire, but what the hell. We're just going to say it: Servers need to freakin' speak at least basic English if they are "serving" in our country. Yes, even in Miami an ... More >>
The interior of Tapas y Tintos Midtown.Lately, it seems Miami Beach restaurants are venturing into new territory on the other side causeway. Lime Fresh Mexican Grill, Primo Pizza, La Sandwicherie, Half Moon Empanadas, Miss Yip, and Jimmy'z Kitchen are just a few of those who have migra ... More >>
Paella, the slow-cooked aromatic dish of seafood, meat, rice and saffron, could possibly be what Valencia, Spain is best known for. Problem with paella, is that it can be pricy and is mostly served for two (leaving singles out in the cold).
El Rey De La Paella, the newest truck to hit the str ... More >>
Tapas y Tintos Midtown -- the wait is over.The midtown Miami outpost of Tapas y Tintos is scheduled to open today in the former Kafa Cafe location on NE 36th Street and Second Avenue, according to the Española Way flagship.
Tapas y Tintos Midtown will serve the same menu as the original So ... More >>
Octopus pinchos. Really, there's no place in Miami more appropriate to eat tapas than Coral Gables. This city has the look of old Spain, perfect for a new authentic Spanish restaurant. Lizarran is coming to town with paella, tapas and pinchos ready to enter your belly.The Coral Gables location is th ... More >>
via jlastrasAt the risk of exposing my bad-Catholic tendencies, I'll admit that as a kid, I looked forward to Lent. All the Cuban restaurants in my neighborhood would roll out special seafood menus, and the coffee windows would beckon with extra shelves of bacalaitos, malanga fritters, ... More >>
South Beach fave Tapas & Tintos looks like it's going to open its second outpost on the corner of 36th and NE 2nd Avenue at the former Kafa Cafe spot.
Known more for nightly musical features than food, Tapas & Tintos will bring some much needed variety and spice to Midtown/Design Dis ... More >>
A small bite of next week's Cafe review:To the right of the entrance is the epicurean epicenter: a large dining area fronted by a 12-seat tapas bar. The crowd's heady buzz provides a surging soundtrack to bumblebee-like flights of white porcelain plates held aloft by waiters as they weave through ... 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 >>
The ground floor of the Miami River's trendy Neo Lofts is not where you would expect to find a traditional Spanish restaurant. But just when you are about to give up on this city, Miami pulls through with a low-key, genuine eatery. The recently opened Jamon Jamon Jamon is no Design District take ... More >>
Paula NiñoIt's sometimes a little scary when a restaurant you like decides to go bigger. There's always that fear that quality may suffer, that it'll lose its essence, that it may not be "what it used to be."But for Spanish restaurant, Xixón (pronounced SHE-shon), it seems like moving from the ... More >>
If you are Latin and have a pulse, you are either going to the Calle Ocho Festival today or know someone who is. Well, at the end of what promises to be a crowded and loud day, stop at Las Tapas de Rosa. This little gem in a strip mall at SW Fifth Avenue and Eighth Street, takes the edge off the ... More >>
Paula NiñoOn the left, tortilla from El Rincon Asturiano; on the right, Delicias de EspañaThe tortilla de patatas (Spanish tortilla) is a simple but tasty and versatile dish from Spain. Made with fried potatoes and eggs, you can eat it as a tapa, as a meal, in a sandwich, for breakfast. In its ... More >>
Paula NiñoIt's obvious that Ole Tapas & More was created for the Brickell office crowd. The recently opened restaurant is located in the sky lobby at the Four Seasons, where at $5 an hour, parking may run you more than your sandwich. The restaurant opens Monday through Friday only from 7 a.m ... More >>