Beautiful cakes made to order masterfully created at Dominican Cakes by Daneila

By Josie Gulliksen

It’s hard to believe that the simple storefront shop in this tiny place is where beautiful, carefully crafted cakes are created but owner Daneila wouldn’t have it any other way. Her pass… sion is creating masterpieces for her customers for any occasion imaginable.

She spent many years in New York honing her skills in cake baking and decorating, eventually… Continue reading

Norman’s Tavern stands the test of time in North Beach

By Josie Gulliksen

Operating a restaurant in Miami-Dade County for 40 years is a testament to quality food, great atmosphere and stellar service and that’s what Norman’s Tavern in North Beach has been doing since they opened that m… many years ago.

It features an elegant tavern feel with cherry wood high-top tables and chairs, a beautiful floor-to-ceiling liquor cabinet that spans… Continue reading

Suviche – Downtown Miami

The cuisines of Peru and Japan are expertly represented in the menu at Suviche, one of the Brickell area’s newest eateries. The unique concept of blending the two cuisines came from wanting to serve the freshest possible food from two regions that are never represented together.

A trained sushi chef prepares the colorful and creative items in an open kitchen where diners can… Continue reading

Revales Ristorante – Miami Beach

Chef/owner Marlon Reyes and his family are doing the Italian classics right at Revales Ristorante, due largely to Marlon’s extensive experience in Italian restaurant kitchens around Miami. He learned his skills at Coral Gables’ La Bussola where he became executive chef then he moved on to do the same at Giordano’s and Claudio’s, both also in the Gables.

He later moved on to… Continue reading

Waxy O Connors – Downtown Miami

The dark and heavy wood bar that commands Waxy O’Connor’s and is its centerpiece was placed at the heart of the bar and eatery to remind patrons they’re in an Irish pub and the 7,000 square foot unit is authentic, it was built entirely in Ireland and shipped over to the United States.

The 20 brews and ales on tap and plenty more… Continue reading

Flamma Brazilian Steakhouse – North Miami Beach

Tucked in a corner of the Intracoastal Mall in North Miami Beach is a gem of a place where the Brazilian eats are first-rate, the décor chic and elegant and the view of the wine cellar as well as from the outdoor patio area are unbeatable and unforgettable. Problem is, finding Flamma Brazilian Steakhouse Churrascaria is tough but seeking it out is worth… Continue reading