Drink

Where France meets Cuba in Hialeah

Hialeah’s probably the last neighborhood where you’d expect to find excellent French cuisine, but about five years ago, La Fresa Francesa popped up — and it’s très bon.  It’s owned by a young couple, Benoit Rablat and Sandy Sanchez, who met while working at a Michelin-starred restaurant in Los Angeles. He’s a French chef, and […]

/ November 13, 2019


The proof is in the pastrami

Henderson “Junior” Biggers remembers his first day on the job. He wanted to be an auto mechanic, but the employment agency sent him to Stephen’s Deli in Hialeah, where he started working as a dishwasher. That was nearly six decades ago. Today, he slices corned beef and pastrami by hand at Florida’s oldest deli and will celebrate […]

/ November 13, 2019


Allapattah’s bean-to-brew roasters

Gannon Mennis is serious about coffee. He’s showing us how he transforms green beans sourced from Ethiopia, Cameroon and Brazil into brew by guiding us through his coffee-roasting process. “The more coffee I get to taste and work with, the happier I am,” says Gannon. Take a peek inside Deco Coffee Co. in our video […]

/ November 13, 2019


A “typical” Sunday in Allapattah

So you think you can dance? Well, at Club Tipico you can show off your bachata, salsa, merengue or reggaeton moves seven days a week — always for fun, and sometimes for cash. This is the spot in Allapattah, a.k.a Little Santo Domingo, where locals have been coming to do something typically Dominican — eat, […]

/ November 13, 2019


Chemex Coffee Pour-Over: A recipe from ‘A Taste of Coral Gables’

All you need for this recipe is a Chemex coffee brewer (and some locally roasted coffee). Threefold Cafe in Coral Gables brews a coffee pour-over that tastes like blueberries.  And now, with the soon-to-be-released “A Taste of Coral Gables” cookbook, you can make your restaurant favorites at home. All you need for this recipe is […]

/ September 13, 2019


10-minute DIY ceviche

Today, you can savor more than 30 world cuisines in over 100 restaurants in The City Beautiful. Coral Gables was Florida’s first planned city in the Miami area. That was in 1925.  Today, you can savor more than 30 world cuisines in over 100 restaurants in The City Beautiful. And now, with the “A Taste […]

/ September 12, 2019


Looking for a place to watch the Women’s World Cup in Miami? We’ve got you covered

Looking for a spot to watch the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Miami? We’ve got you.

/ June 5, 2019


What’s up in Little Havana: Life House

THE NEIGHBORHOOD: Little Havana THE PLACE: Life House Hotel is Little Havana’s first boutique hotel, and it’s not just for travelers. It’s for locals who want to live like they travel here. The courtyard feels more like a backyard with its plants, hammock, and edible garden. The cafe, Parcela, offers a modern take on Latin cuisine—inspired […]

/ May 8, 2019


Avocado toast on pan cubano? Yes, please

THE NEIGHBORHOOD: Little Havana THE PLACE: Old Station Cafe is bringing that Miami flair to Calle Ocho without those Miami prices. The colorful patio is hard to miss and their food is hard to resist. The guac toast (just $4.50) is served on Cuban bread with all the fixings, their pan con lechon ($5) is slow-roasted […]

/ May 2, 2019


Corporate Cocktail Giveaway at PAMM

📷 PAMM Wanna go to a swanky party? We’ve got a great member giveaway for a pair of tickets to the Fifth Annual Corporate Cocktail at PAMM <https://www.pamm.org/calendar/2019/03/pamms-fifth-annual-corporate-cocktail> on May 15, hosted by Bar Bevy <https://www.swanbevy.com/> and Dave Grutman. You’ll get to enjoy an evening of cocktails and networking with emerging professional leaders, who understand […]

/ May 1, 2019