Bulla Gastrobar by Ray Raposo

We had wanted to try Bulla Gastrobar for a while and finally visited in July. They specialize in Tapas (small dishes) which are a staple in Spain. If you ever visited Cafe Tu Tu Tango in Coconut Grove's Cocowalk back in the 90's, you get the idea. We had early evening reservations and the place was starting to fill...

Crust Italian Restaurant by Ray Raposo

Our group of eight good friends enjoyed a nice dinner at Crust on a recent Saturday for the first time.  Crust Restaurant serves unparalleled pizza and modern Italian cuisine in the scenic and trendy area by the Miami River.  The restaurant has been in business for 3 years.  The restaurant is located in what was once a stand-alone private home built...

Andalusia: The Marvelous Southern Spain by Ray Raposo

Andalusia is an autonomous community that covers most of southern Spain. It has quite a diverse landscape, a long Mediterranean coastline and its own mountain chain, and possibly the hottest average temperatures in Europe. Andalusia is a rough translation of an Arabic word who’s meaning is up for discussion. The area has a series of cities and towns with...

4th of July Freedom Festival at Miccosukee Resort

Join us on the 4th of July for Freedom Fest at Miccosukee Resort. Live Music performances by country music artist and record producer Aaron Tippin, gifted singer Tony Jackson, and singer-songwriter Luke Pell... yes he of ABC's The Bachelorette's 12th season fame. Free Admission from 10AM to 10PM. Fun for the entire family! Featuring Live Music, Carnival and Airboat Rides, Water Slides, Alligator...

El Chamán Peruvian Cuisine in West Kendall by Ray Raposo

El Chamán Peruvian Cuisine is located way inside a West Kendall Shopping Center and you could drive by it for years and not know that it’s there. However those that have found this restaurant gem keep coming back for more. Six good friends recently met for dinner, some of us have been to El Chamán a few times over the years....