Carla Torres found her inner gourmand voice while writing for Miami New Times in 2012. She has also worked with Travel & Leisure and Ocean Drive and today is involved with a tech startup. She balances passions for wine, sweets, yoga, and kayaking.
7 months ago | Best of Miami
There's no denying it: Wynwood is becoming a food mecca. Turn back the clock a decade, though, and there was virtually nowhere to grab a bite. Joey's changed that fact in 2008, when Tony Goldman saw a gourmet future for the neighborhood. Today Wyn...
11 months ago | Best of Miami
Yes, South Beach is filled with tourists wearing "I'm in Miami, Bitch" T-shirts. But that's only one side of the Ocean Drive and Collins Avenue fence. The area boasts eateries that source fresh local seafood, offer the finest cuts of beef, and are...
2 years ago | Brunch Report
Feeling a little hung-over? No Name Chinese's dim sum brunch with bottomless Riesling just might make you feel alive again.
2 years ago | Beer and Wine
Downtown java joint All Day is pouring more than coffee now that it's dishing out a new "Happiest of Hours" menu. The café's partner and award-winning barista, Camila Ramos, has been thinking about offering the afternoon menu, which includes eleph...
2 years ago | Best of Miami
What makes a restaurant old-school? Is it the amount of time it's been in operation or the fact that the menu is timeless? For some people, it's the smell upon walking in, the feel of the chairs, or handwritten checks. For others, the food has to ...
2 years ago | Lists
Nothing says October quite like pumpkin, except maybe spooky pumpkin croissants. For fall, some of Miami's most creative toques are crafting a bounty of dishes chock full of the orange squash. Because too much pumpkin is never enough, here are the...