Barceloneta: Did We Just Become Best Friends?

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When we visited Barceloneta for a media dine a few weeks back, we weren’t expecting much. The Sunset Harbour restaurant, which specializes in Spanish Mediterranean cuisine, has been a staple of the area since 2011, but we just never had any urge to stop by; our “just-okay” experience at their now-shuttered South Miami location probably had something to do with it.

But life is all about second chances, right? Well, we’re glad we went back. Little did we know that we would enjoy one of our favorite meals of 2016 here — and one that had us immediately asking, “Did we just become best friends?”

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MFP’s Picks of the Month – April 2016


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

Wag Wednesday: Juliana Gonzalez & Beckham


Over the past year, we’ve interviewed many members of the hospitality industry, and one constant among the interviewees has been a profound love for their pets. We thought it would be great to share this love with our readers. That’s why we launched an ongoing feature called “Wag Wednesday” to showcase industry peeps and their pets. Know someone who wants to be featured? Email us at

This week, we’re featuring Juliana Gonzalez, Executive Chef of Barceloneta, and her chihuahua, Beckham Read more

Omertà Cucina and Theater Bar: A Breath of Fresh Air in Doral’s Food Scene


Doral is the land of chain restaurants. If you drive up 87th Avenue, you can’t go a block without seeing one. Fortunately, more and more higher-quality eateries have recently moved into the neighborhood to mix things up. Omertà Cucina and Theater Bar is one of these new additions.

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