Upscale chain Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants opens in Pembroke Pines

I’ve been to CityPlace Doral several times and have noticed the Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant but had never been there so I immediately accepted an invitation to visit the new Pembroke Pines location. Again, I’m going to have to re-name this blog So Fla Centric instead of Miami Centric.

Pretzel bun and Pinot Grigio

I made my way into the restaurant, which… Continue reading

Finally got to try Pisco y Nazca

My husband had been for several happy hour outings with co-workers and I know several other people who raved about it so it was great to finally experience Pisco y Nazca for myself.

They recently debuted their Spring menu and it was nice to try some of the items they’re offering. I visited the Doral location which is located in the cute Main… Continue reading

Lime Fresh Mexican Grill is back! Oh happy day!

I was grinning from ear to ear when I found out Lime Fresh Mexican Grill was making a comeback so when I heard about the South Beach location grand opening, I immediately RSVP’d.

I was very sad when the one in my neighborhood closed because it was a favorite lunchtime meeting spot for me and my good friend Fernande. (They’re opening back up… Continue reading

Chuy’s makes it down to Miami, giving Doral a Tex Mex eatery

Tex Mex officially arrived in Doral a few weeks ago with the opening of Chuy’s Tex Mex Restaurant, a fixture for some time now in Tallahassee, Gainesville and Jacksonville.

Hubcap-filled ceiling at Chuy’s in Doral.

Besides a menu brimming with tasty Tex Mex favorites the decor is kitschy and fun. We’re talking an Elvis shrine, hubcaps hanging from the ceiling and a clear… Continue reading

Free and cheap fun this weekend

Channel your inner artist, get to a brewery for Easter fun or the opening of Marlins season, get in cheap to the Fair and watch Sheila E beat the drums.

Classic Italian Film Series at The Wolfsonian-FIU. (Facebook)

Events at The Wolfsonian-FIU

Aside from being in a very cool historic building on South Beach, you can spend Friday night doing one of two… Continue reading

Buon appetito at Angelo Elia in CityPlace Doral

Chef Angelo Elia already has an impressive restaurant empire throughout Broward County and now he’s expanded it to CityPlace Doral with the more casual Angelo Elia Pizza Bar Tapas.

The atmosphere may be casual but the menu is anything but. That was evident at an intimate media dinner where a specialty cocktail was offered to kick off the meal, followed by tapas, pizzas… Continue reading