Jan 29

Caesar Salad with Meyer Lemon Dressing and Rosemary Flatbread Croutons

Meyer Lemon Caesar Salad

If life was still like high school and cuisines could be friends, I would choose Italian to be my bestie.  Italian food incorporates three of my favorite food groups: cheese, pasta, and tomatoes.  Really, what more does a girl need?  I could easily eat Italian food seven nights a week; however, I'm not sure my #1 customer (i.e. Dan) would enjoy the monotony.  As a matter of fact, I might not even enjoy it myself.  Thus, I try to keep things interesting by allowing various cultures to … [Read more...]

Jan 25

Miami Brunch Review: Oliver’s Bistro

Oliver's Bistro

Although I don't have much room for comparison, I feel confident recommending Oliver's Bistro to anyone searching for a charming, comfort-food-competent, and slightly-off-the-beaten-path (a.k.a. not in the thick of Ocean Drive) brunch spot.  The service is unpretentious, the food solidly delicious, and the atmosphere private and date-worthy.  Don't expect extreme innovations, face-lifts, or advancements with regard to your favorite brunch staples; do expect a pretty presentation and an … [Read more...]

Jan 23

OLA Miami? I do.

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For those of you who have not heard, Miami ended up being more than sandy beaches, restaurants, and shops.  Saturday night, Dan popped the question on our balcony overlooking the ocean, and I said "yes!"  Our original dinner plans would have left us celebrating the elation of engagement at Mercadito Midtown; however, due to some Yelp-ing on the beach early in the afternoon, we decided to nix our reservation there because of some very poor reviews.  The replacement restaurant we chose caught … [Read more...]

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