Chef Eileen Andrade (from Finka) brought her iconic Latin-Asian Fusion to The Doral Yard with her latest restaurant, Barbakoa. This was my first time at the Doral Yard. It was absolutely adorable and incredibly lively! Fair warning, parking can be tricky on a Friday night. I love the cocktails at Finka, so it is only … Continue reading Barbakoa by Finka
Miami-Dade County Fair & Exposition Opening Day Tradition!
For every year of my life, I have gone to the Miami-Dade County Fair & Exposition on opening day. This year was no different. I have so much to be thankful for and so many blessings to celebrate, so why not continue the tradition, eat yummy food, and knock back a cold one at Beer:30 … Continue reading Miami-Dade County Fair & Exposition Opening Day Tradition!
Serendip-A-Tea – Scintillating, Spry & Special!
I was pleasantly surprised by how splendid Serendip-a-Tea was. It may be hidden and not as popular as its neighbor, Hole in the Wall, but it is not to be disregarded. The place is quirky and distinctive. In addition to its heartwarming display of art/decorations and unique teacups, it provides excellent, personalized service. … Continue reading Serendip-A-Tea – Scintillating, Spry & Special!
Bombay Darbar – Authentic Indian Cuisine in Coconut Grove
The once lively Coconut Grove was deserted on Saturday at 9:30PM, but Bombay Darbar was far from vacant. The place was effervescent and clearly not disturbed by the lack of activity in the area. Upon entering the restaurant, I was immediately reminded of a banquet hall – as if I traveled … Continue reading Bombay Darbar – Authentic Indian Cuisine in Coconut Grove
Yellowstone National Park Offers Something for Everyone to Enjoy
I am grateful that I was able to enjoy multiple national parks before the fires ran rampant. I am saddened to see the beauty I encountered hindered by the blazing flames. My thoughts and prayers go out to the parks, the people, and the animals. I can honestly say that if you do not … Continue reading Yellowstone National Park Offers Something for Everyone to Enjoy
Spokane, WA and Whitefish & Helena, MT
Spokane, Washington We started off the vacation landing in Spokane International Airport to a beautiful, sunny day. Previous to the trip, I heard that Spokane was famous for their coffee –naturally, I made it my mission to try it before moving on to the next destination. Being the foodie that I am, I was … Continue reading Spokane, WA and Whitefish & Helena, MT
Jaguar Latin-American Kitchen
Jaguar Latin-American Kitchen was the first place that introduced me to ceviche and I quite possible could not have chosen a better place to do so. Jaguar has always been ahead of its time – it is a place that seems like it would reside in New York or LA, but shines bright … Continue reading Jaguar Latin-American Kitchen
Siamo Ristorante & Pizzeria – Italian Mom and Pop in Miami Springs
Siamo Ristorante & Pizzeria was just what I needed after a long week of work. The ambiance was cozy, welcoming, and made me feel like I was no longer in Miami. We sat in the open air and for the length of our dinner I was in an Italian state of mind. I usually … Continue reading Siamo Ristorante & Pizzeria – Italian Mom and Pop in Miami Springs
Bistro Bulgogi – Korean Fusion Cuisine in Doral
For those of you craving Korean food, but not sure where to get it – Bistro Bulgogi is just the place for you. It's a mom-and-pop restaurant located in a Doral strip mall with a loyal fanbase of customers. I heard about it from one of my neighbors and now I must share with everyone! I … Continue reading Bistro Bulgogi – Korean Fusion Cuisine in Doral