Texas Roadhouse’s new West Kendall restaurant location by Ray Raposo

I had been wanting to visit this restaurant since I was one of five Judges in Miccosukee Resort’s Krome BBQ Cook-off Competition. Texas Roadhouse’s BBQ ribs had come in first place between local entries and third place overall. Having not visited their Flagler or Florida City locations, I was glad this one closer to me on Kendall...

Marfil Bistro in Doral by Ray Raposo

Recently a party of six friends met for dinner at Marfil Bistro in Doral. This group of longtime friends travel together and we regularly get together for meals all around town. We have all been to Marfil as couples before, separately. Marfil Bistro bills itself as Mediterranean meets modern. They offer Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner menus. As usual we...

Miami Spice at Ruth’s Chris Steak House by Ray Raposo

A group of good friends love Miami Spice and visit numerous restaurants during the August to September promotion every year. We ventured to Ruth's Chris Steak House in Coral Gables on a Friday night to try out their version of Miami's cuisine showcase. The steak house's Spice Three Course Dinner Menu runs $39.00 pp, which is an incredible deal for such...

Fontainebleau Hilton’s Michael Mina’s Stripsteak. by Ray Raposo

While spending a weekend at Miami Beach’s most iconic hotel, the Fontainebleau Hilton, we had the pleasure of trying several of the eating establishments in the large complex. The property is almost a town all on its own. You certainly have a variety of 11 dining and drinking spots to keep your stomach and mouth satisfied. The hotel's several...

Edge Steak & Bar by Ray Raposo

If you want to experience a true downtown Miami dining treat, visit Edge, Steak & Bar in Brickell. Located inside The Four Season's Hotel, on the 7th floor, this contemporary American cuisine restaurant offers two private dining rooms in addition to the large dining area, a bar, and an pleasant outdoor terrace. Our party of eight long time friends...