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...

Icebox Cafe, CityPlace Doral, features both artistic surroundings and delicious culinary art. Review by Ray Raposo

While Icebox Cafe has been around since 1998 with the flagship property on South Beach, it’s latest restaurant is located in the fabulous new and happening CityPlace Doral. CityPlace is a high-end design center featuring shopping, dining and living spaces. It’s located at 8300 N.W. 36th Street in Doral, just west of the Palmetto expressway. Icebox Cafe offers visitors a modern American menu...

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...

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...