Around Town Bites

Around Town Bites

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...

Los Parrilleros, an Argetinian Steakhouse in Doral by Ray Raposo

On a recent Saturday night ten good friends met to enjoy the food and music at Los Parilleros restaurant in Doral. The authentic Argentinian-Uruguayan steakhouse with a big Italian influence, opened more than 16 years ago. Several friends in our party are regular patrons and have enjoyed eating here for years. That should tell you that the food is...

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...

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...

Secreto Restaurant and Art Gallery in Kendall by Ray Raposo

Four of us went to the lovely Secreto restaurant on Kendall Drive and 117th Avenue to celebrate two December birthdays. On this occasion, the intimate restaurant with a capacity of 50 had a lovely decorated Christmas tree near the front entrance. We have all been to Secreto a few other times before this visit. Secreto, which means secret in Spanish, is a culinary...