Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar by Ray Raposo

Four of us visited the upscale Fleming’s Steakhouse in Coral Gables recently. They are almost finished with elegant renovations to the restaurant, all done after hours. The restaurant features a large dinning room, a long bar to the left of the entrance and a smaller room past the bar area. They can also host Private Parties for groups of...

The Capital Grille on Brickell by Ray Raposo

The Capital Grille on Brickell Avenue is one of those old world fancy restaurants with excellent service and an American Menu of food that always satisfies. They are by far the fanciest restaurants of the Darden Family extensive collection of eateries and are located in more than half of the 50 states, with the majority being in Florida. We visited...

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...

The Crépe Connection Café, Paris in West Kendall by Ray Raposo

The Crépe Connection Café is a delicious little piece of Paris, France on the Tamiami Trail in West Kendall. Once you walk inside, the warm decor filled with items and photos of iconic Parisian scenes and the wonderful aroma will magically transport you to Paris. There’s an eclectic mix of tables and decorations which add not just charm, but...

Pisco y Nazca – Ceviche Gastrobar by Ray Raposo

Pisco y Nazca - Ceviche Gastrobar features a modern twist to typical Peruvian cuisine. The unusual name, which has been quite hard for me to learn, comes from Peru… Pisco is a Peruvian city known for a grape brandy of the same name. Nazca is a town on Peru’s southern coast which also features Pisco brandy. Four of us visited...