When you think about food in Little Havana, what do you normally think of? Chances are that Cuban cuisine is the first thing that pops into your mind. The neighborhood has no shortage of it, and it’s easy to overlook any newcomers among the mainstays that have been there for years. But if you overlook Sala’o Cuban Bar & Pescaderia, you’re making a huge mistake.
It’s easy to miss Lekoke Wine & Bites while you’re driving down SW 8th Street, more popularly known as Calle Ocho. The cozy, unassuming wine bar doesn’t have the giant signs that hot spots like Ball and Chain, Azucar and other Little Havana staples have — blink and you’ll pass right by it. But although Lekoke lacks the snazzy window dressing of its neighbors, it deserves just as much of your attention.
This past Wednesday, StarChefs took over Marlins Park for an awards and tasting gala to showcase South Florida’s Rising Stars. The affair began with a VIP reception and continued with an awards presentation behind home plate. During the ceremony, top toques, artisans and other local industry stars were honored. Read more
The 32nd annual Miami International Film Festival is right around the corner. From March 6 to March 15, moviegoers will enjoy a wealth of great films playing throughout the city.
For the third straight year, MIFF is hosting its popular Culinary Cinema series, which fuses fine cuisine at local restaurants with food-related films. Hungry attendees can watch a movie and enjoy a three-course, wine-pairing meal inspired by the film — all for one low price. There are five different tasty dinner/movie combinations, and we have all the details you need right here.