MFP Destinations: Staycation at The Confidante

We’re spoiled here in Miami. We have beautiful beaches in our backyard that we can visit whenever we feel like it. It’s easy to take a day on the sand and in the sun for granted.

Nothing has made us appreciate this proximity more than a weekend staycation. Sure, other neighborhoods like Wynwood have just as many attractions and activities to offer, but there’s something special here you can’t find on the mainland: The Confidante Hotel.

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Silverlake Bistro: Your Diet Starts Never

La Fresa Francesa is fantastic. The Hialeah French restaurant (yes, you read that correctly) has become a neighborhood staple with its delectable dishes and friendly faces, and the latest venture from its owners is poised for the same success. Normandy Isle’s Silverlake Bistro, which gets its name from the owners’ time in Southern California, is fairly different from its sister eatery but shares one big similarity: quality.

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Cake Thai Zap Elee: In Memoriam

When we first set out to write this story, we expected Cake Thai Zap Elee — the latest concept from Chef Phuket “Cake” Thongsodchareondee — to stick around for a while. We knew it would be short-lived — it was a pop-up after all — but we never expected it to shut down almost as quickly as it opened inside B Bistro + Bakery.

Alas, all good things come to an end. Cake Thai Zap Elee may be gone, but it’s definitely not forgotten. If anything, this post will serve as yet another reason to check out Cake’s amazing food.

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