Out and About – Bunbury Miami

Bunbury is one of my favorite places in Miami. I’ve met Paula Costa, the owner, in 2008 when we worked together at Novecento, she was the Beverage Director. She then ventured out to open her own place. She decided to become a sommelier when she was 18 years old. Her massive experience in the wineContinue reading “Out and About – Bunbury Miami”

Happy World Plant Milk Day!

I wasn’t looking into taking dairy milk out of my diet, but a couple of years ago Alessa convinced me into joining her on the Whole 30 diet. I wanted to loose a few pounds so I said “why not!’. One of the ingredients I had to take out of my daily intake was dairy.Continue reading “Happy World Plant Milk Day!”

Hot Guy Corner – The man behind AlmZar Sweets

Tell us about who you are and what you do: I’m Carlos Almanzar, executive pastry chef at NOBU Miami; I create the desserts for the restaurant. I’m also starting my own company, AlmZar sweets, where I’m going to focus on creating vegan ice creams and small desserts (coming soon!).  What were the stepping stones onContinue reading “Hot Guy Corner – The man behind AlmZar Sweets”

The Lollipop Studio – the sweetest home in Miami.

Meet our guest of the month, Begum Jariyawiriya from The Lollipop Studio. Tell us a little about yourself. After getting my Bachelor’s Degree in Culinary Arts in Istanbul, I continued my career in America, and got my second bachelor’s degree from Johnson and Wales University. Shortly after I  focused on my professional training in prestigious restaurants andContinue reading “The Lollipop Studio – the sweetest home in Miami.”

Shake-it, it’s mojito time!

Last month I attended a really fun cocktail-making event with one of my best friends. Shake n’ Make was presented by Finka Table & Tap, Chat Chow, and The Doral Yard. As we arrived we were sat at our own socially-distance picnic table underneath the outdoors tent at The Doral Yard. In front of usContinue reading “Shake-it, it’s mojito time!”

Sir Earl Palmer

Who doesn’t love an Arnold Palmer? And no, I don’t mean the Arnold Palmer the pro golfer although I’m sure he’s a great man. I mean the tea, you know, 1/2 lemonade + 1/2 tea= so good!! My cocktail is inspired by this. Made with 2 of my favorite beverages; earl grey tea and ginContinue reading “Sir Earl Palmer”

Did someone say Bacon?

Okay so I know what you’re thinking, and your right I usually don’t blog about food well I have never blogged about food. But after learning that today is National Bacon Day I had to share my candied bacon recipe with you. This candied bacon is sure to be a hit on game night, movieContinue reading “Did someone say Bacon?”

29 -Dia de Ñoquis.

La costumbre Argentina se remonta al siglo VIII en la región del nordeste de Italia de Veneto. Según cuenta la leyenda, cuando el joven y mártir San Pantaleón pasaba sus días predicando y curando enfermos en esa localidad, todo vestido con andrajos, un dia 29 tocó a la puerta de una familia de pescadores queContinue reading “29 -Dia de Ñoquis.”

Santa Would Love One

Not sure how I obtained a subscription to Southern Living Magazine, I have been getting it in the mail at least for the last 6 months. I have to say, I have enjoyed flicking though, turning the glossy pages, reading the good articles BUT best of all – the fabulous recipes! I stumbled on thisContinue reading “Santa Would Love One”