The new Olive Garden Italian Kitchen in West Kendall by Ray Raposo

Five of us recently enjoyed this new Olive Garden Kitchen in West Kendall. Our party of five... Shelbie, Ryan, Brad, Ray and Peg. The new building is warm, clean and inviting. The whole staff, from the front area to the waiters are all very cheerful and accommodating. The...

Doc B’s Fresh Kitchen on Miracle Mile, by Ray Raposo

Four of us had reservations for the new Doc B's Fresh Kitchen on the now finished Miracle Mile in Coral Gables for 7:45pm on Saturday. After years of new sidewalk and street construction it's a pleasure to visit the now complete and beautiful Miracle Mile again without the mess. Doc B's Fresh Kitchen, restaurant and bar, is located at 301 Miracle...

Enjoying Flanigan’s Seafood Bar and Grill by Ray Raposo

Flanigan’s Seafood Bar and Grill is a South Florida institution with over 23 locations along the East coast. Although seafood is in the name and they serve all kinds of fish, they are most famous for their legendary Baby Back Ribs. We’ve been dining at Flanigan’s for years and have enjoyed eating at this unique restaurant no matter the...

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...

Fine Italian Cuisine at Salvatore D. by Ray Raposo

A group of ten long time friends met for dinner recently at Salvatore D., a fine Italian restaurant in Kendall. Some of us have eaten at this little piece of Italy, formerly known as “Il Piatto Italiano” many times, for others it was their first visit. This restaurant, tucked in a strip mall on Sunset Drive and 87th Avenue...