Cardón y El Tirano Revisited

Tucked away in a Calle Ocho shopping center is Cardon y El Tirano, where a fusion of Latin American flavors awaits. Its odd locations makes it stand out from its neighbors, which include the more traditional Versailles and La Carreta. Curious diners will be rewarded with phenomenal plates at prices that won’t break the bank.

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MFP’s Picks of the Month – April 2016

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If you haven’t noticed, we go out to eat a lot. It’s sometimes hard to keep track of the best spots we’ve visited each month (and week and day). That’s why we’ve decided to put together a monthly list of our top picks. You can expect restaurants both young and old on this list — we’re always discovering new spots on our foodie adventures.

Here are our top picks for April 2016. Read more

MFP’s Picks of the Month – June 2015

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If you haven’t noticed, we go out to eat a lot. It’s sometimes hard to keep track of the best spots we’ve visited each month (and week and day). That’s why we’ve decided to put together a monthly list of our top picks. You can expect restaurants both young and old on this list — we’re always discovering new spots on our foodie adventures.

Here are our top picks for June 2015.

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Cardón y El Tirano Review: A Hidden Gem on Calle Ocho

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Cardón y El Tirano is an interesting place. This cozy, innovative Latin fusion restaurant is something you’re more likely see in Wynwood alongside more avant-garde peers. It’s not a place that you’d typically associate with a random shopping plaza on Calle Ocho

Chef Francisco Anton has taken a risk by bringing such inventive cuisine to a neighborhood that’s more about traditional fare like croquetas and cafecitos. After being invited to the restaurant and eating enough for a family of six, we’re confident that risk will pay off.

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