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Nom News: August 28, 2015

August 28, 2015 Each Friday, we compile South Florida food-related news and events that we couldn’t fit on the site earlier in the week. Want to be included in next week’s roundup? Shoot us an email at bark@miamifoodpug.com. Havana 1957 Hosts “Juego Jueves” Havana 1957 is a chain of Cuban restaurants known for its authentic […]

Café Americano Sets Itself Apart

Compelling variety breathes life back into the 24/7 restaurant at Caesars Palace. It seems like it was only a few weeks ago that I was telling you how I rarely review 24/7 restaurants located in hotels. Oh wait—it was only a few weeks ago. And then I went on to review Siegel’s 1941 in El […]

Havana 1957 Brings a Taste of Old Cuba to Brickell

Havana 1957 quietly debuted their third South Florida location in the former Brickell Irish Pub space a few weeks back, but they don’t officially open till tomorrow. The eatery, managed by the V & E Restaurant Group, serves up traditional Cuban fare in a space reminiscent of old Cuba in the 1950’s complete with famous […]

Local Chains We Love in Miami

The Formula: Authentic Cuban cuisine Number of Locations: 4 in South Florida Meal for One: Traditional grilled Cuban steak topped with chopped onions and parsley, served alongside boiled yuca ($15.50) and paired with a mango mojito ($9.95) Menu Highlights: Classic Cuban dishes full of juicy meats, fried plantains and roasted potatoes https://www.zagat.com

Dining scene: From shrimp tacos to chicken-turkey meatloaf

The former Stir Crazy could pass for a Hollywood movie set with walls that alternate between stone and a rustic green finish with red accents including tufted banquettes. Sit at one of the red-and-silver diner stools at the bar where 120 different kinds of rum, mojitos ($10.95-$11.95) and Cuban libres ($9.95-$13) are served, as well […]

Havana 1957: tirar la casa por la ventana

Con música de los años 1950, comida cubana de la buena y un menú para comer sin culpas, ‘El habanero delgado’, este restaurante-club pone sabor en Brickell. ALBERTO SÁNCHEZ Casi a la una de la madrugada el grupo Palo!, que dirige Steve Roitstein, sube al escenario del Havana 1957 de Brickell para celebrar su onceno […]

Cinco de Mayo Parties in Miami and South Florida

Break out the lime and salt. This Cinco de Mayo, here are the best places to drink tequila and wear a goofy sombrero and fake mustache. Oh! Mexico on Espanola Way The biggest street party takes place in South Beach at Oh! Mexico’s annual festival. Starting at 6 p.m. the entire area along Espanola Way […]

The Molcajete at Oh! Mexico in Miami

As a native New Yorker, I hear the word “touristy” and cringe, so after checking out the mixed bag that is Yelp, I had my reservations (see what I did there?) about dining at Oh! Mexico. Here’s why I gave it a chance. In Miami, I am kind of a tourist, even though I’ve circled […]

Tapas y Tintos Spanish Cuisine and Flamenco Show

On July 24, SFG went to Tapas Y Tintos located on Espanola Way in Miami Beach to experience their weekly Flamenco show and Spanish dinner. The Spanish tapas bar has been bringing its Spanish inspired atmosphere t0 the historic street since 1981. From ceiling to floor, the walls are covered with authentic photographs and décor […]

On the Road: Miami Restaurants

Miami’s reputation for dancing and music goes hand in hand with its spicy Latin cuisine. From Italian to Cuban to New American and Chinese, Miami casts a wide net to find the best, freshest flavors. Rachael Ray’s search for Miami nightlife led her to Tapas y Tintos, where diners revel in live music and flamenco […]