Food

Today’s how-to: 5 places to eat in Cutler Bay

Head to Cutler Bay and sample the BBQ at Down South BBQ Rib Shack. (📸: Bruce Pinchbeck) Cutler Bay is surprisingly delicious. While mostly residential, the town has main arteries that provide a wide range of cuisines and places to relax with friends and family. Most are located on Dixie Highway and Old Cutler Road, […]

/ October 2, 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


Need a cool, sweet treat during summer in Miami? We’ve got some recommendations

Need to keep cool while summer rages on in Miami? Here are some places serving up chilly goodness.

/ August 23, 2019


Meet your local cheesemakers

Meet your local cheesemakersMimmo's makes specialty cheeses on the daily – by hand.Posted by The New Tropic on Thursday, July 18, 2019Ten years ago, Bruno Ponce started making mozzarella from home with the help of YouTube and his friend Mimmo. Just a few years later, he opened Mimmo’s Mozzarella Market and Cafe, where he makes […]

/ July 18, 2019


NoMi’s coffee roasters (and pizza makers)

NoMi's coffee roasters (and pizza makers)They're brewing "The Wine of the Tropics."Posted by The New Tropic on Tuesday, July 9, 2019Ever seen a Sivetz in action? This fluid-bed coffee roaster works overtime at Alaska Coffee Roasting Co. in North Miami where your cup of joe is roasted and brewed to order. First established in 1993 […]

/ July 9, 2019


Flavors of the Caribbean

Flavors of the CaribbeanGuess how old this menu is?Posted by The New Tropic on Friday, June 7, 2019Sheir and Nafeeza Ali have owned and operated Little Haiti’s B&M Market and Roti Shop for over 25 years. Nafeeza’s the chef while Sheir runs the register, and the grill.  They serve Caribbean cuisine, and Nafeeza makes everything […]

/ June 10, 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


Looking to go shopping this mango season? Here are some Miami spots to check out

Want to actually buy some locally-grown mangoes during Miami’s mango season? Here are some places to get your fix.

/ June 4, 2019


Miami loves a good croqueta, here’s the history of the tasty treat

Miami loves a good croqueta but where did these tasty treats come from? The history goes all the way to France

/ May 31, 2019