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Lisbon: a Foodie Heaven

For me, food is the main focus of every trip.  Last year’s sister reunion in Lisbon was no exception. Traveling with three sisters is tricky. Luckily, we all share a love of good food, thanks to our mom, who in our minds was one of the best cooks ever.  Here’s a roundup if you only…

Finka Table and Tap, best Cuban, Korean, Peruvian Fusion

Expect the unexpected when you visit Finka Table and Tap, a Cuban, Korean, Peruvian Fusion gastropub, inside a brick building that previously housed KFC.  A 260 seater that would make any chef/owner run a mile but not pint sized Chef Eileen Andrade. She’s a little firecracker with enough energy to shoot off a rocket!  I…

Best Eats During Art Basel Miami

Art Basel Miami means there’s a mad scramble to get into popular restaurants, so I’ve compiled some of the BEST eats that are more out of the way.  You’ll get innovative food, value for your money and most are chef owned! Yes, I love supporting chef owned restaurants, I admire and respect what they’re doing!…

Hakkasan, Only At Fall Menu

Visualize an angled crispy noodle nest spilling out with Crispy Beef Tenderloin that’s battered and so tender, you only need to pop it in your mouth without even chewing. This enchanting dish was a crowd pleaser and part of a collection of 8 small bites, main dishes and dessert with cocktail pairings from the Only…

Bazi Miami, Asian Thanksgiving

Peking Turkey for Thanksgiving? Yep, you heard right. Bazi Miami, an Asian-inspired restaurant in South Beach opened by an Italian Chef was offering an Asian Thanksgiving and I fell for it.  A pretty daring challenge since duck is a very fatty bird and turkey is not!  If you’ve never had Peking Duck, it’s all about…

Lemoni Pizza & Kitchen

I wish there were more restaurants like Lemoni Pizza & Kitchen and its sister restaurant 2 doors down, Lemoni Cafe in Buena Vista! It is so cozy and you feel like you’re in a European cafe! There’s loads of choices for omnivores and vegetarians, even vegans! What’s very amusing about these sister restaurants is that…