My First Michelin Star Experience

On December 15, 2016 I was treated to my first Michelin Star restaurant. Michelin Stars are a prestigious restaurant rating system from the famed “Michelin Guide”.  Anonymous inspectors dine at these restaurants and review if they are worthy of the accolade. Having been recommended by Anthony Bourdain, Jewel Bako lives up to its brilliance. Hidden…

Hidden Japanese Gem

In a nondescript shopping mall in North Bay Village, Miami, lies a tiny market that is marked by an “Open” sign. Only by word of mouth did I find  some of the freshest authentic Sushi in South Florida. The hole in the wall is also a restaurant that is only open from 12 pm –…

Modern Peruvian

In the heart of Downtown Doral, Pisco y Nazca is setting the bar high for Peruvian Cuisine. One of my favorite trips was visiting Machu Picchu in Peru where the sights were unforgettable and surprisingly so was the food. I was very excited to dig in! As you walk in, a gorgeous Pisco bar is…

Global Tapas

Beaker and Gray brings modern tapas that will take your tastebuds around the world and back. The polished new restaurant has created a name for itself on N. Miami Ave. and has set a culinary caliber for Wynwood.  The menu may be limited but not when it comes to flavor. Happy hour is a popular…

Oyster Happy Hour

Down by the (Miami) River resides a cozy yet sophisticated bar that has the best selection of raw seafood I’ve ever had. Their specialty oysters range from California to Massachusetts, and are full-bodied, creamy, sea gems that left me wanting more and more. Luckily, you can enjoy them at $1.50 a piece during happy hour…

A Unique Strawberry

Right in the heart of Hialeah, lies a gem hidden in a tiny shopping center. Once inside, the space is buzzing with eager eaters sipping on champagne and the aroma of truffle wafts through the air.  I was ecstatic to finally try La Fresa Francesa. It translates to: The French Strawberry. A suitable yet charming…

Not so Innocent Grilled Cheese

Before I begin, I have to disclose that this post is based on multiple visits. Although I do love cheese, Ms.Cheezious has some serious “queso”. You may recognize them as the popular food truck on the streets of Miami. The mobile grilled cheese sandwhich can now be found on Biscayne Blvd. in the MiMo District,…