On Giralda, tonight we brought the dog and sat outside at Mesa Mar.  Bug city.  I don’t recommend the outdoor seating at this time of year but I loved this place.  It has everything it takes to be a new favorite. Great food, including a magnificent Chocolate Mousse.  we ate off the Miami Spice Menu. […]


OMG.   OMG.    OMG. And it only gets better. When we pulled up I thought, looking at the neighborhood, that even I might not want to get out of the car.  But this was wonderful.  Perfect in every way.  Cloth napkins, salt on the table, a huge wheel of Parmesian cheese with honey and bread […]

Blue Ribbon Sushi

Beautiful! Delicious! A Perfect 10! At the Plymouth hotel Miami Beach.  No  valet.  Street parking.  

ELLA’S Oyster Bar

1615 SW 8th Street.   Opening Night Tonight I’m upgrading the blog, wish me luck.  I’m going to try for photos in real time. Here at Ella’s Everything was stupendous!  Thats the best recommendation you are going  to get from me.

Chuck Wagon

Lets talk breakfast.  And lets not talk about going anywhere else.  Corn Bread to die for (I still smother it in butter and yesterday discovered the pouring on of the honey)   A thick ham steak,

Caffe Vialetto

Hands Down my favorite, even though they don’t have a dessert I love.  For the first two years I came here I got the Papparadeli Short Ribs.  I had tasted it and knew nothing could compare.  Then one night I tried a piece of fish with risotto, then I tried the short rib, then another […]

The Peacock Garden Cafe

Coconut grove for lunch.  Love this place. The food is good but the atmosphere is why i go.  Sometimes I just want to eat in the garden and this is one of the few places in Miami where one can do that.  The bonus being the food is good and you take a walk through […]

Greek Islands Taverna

OMG!!!  Was this worth the drive.  I don’t know where else to get Greek food and I can’t imagine anything would be more mouth waveringly delicious. 3300 N Ocean Blvd  Ft. Lauderdale 33308