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In the Kitchen: Savory Mustard Sauce for Stone Crabs

This is one of my favorite times of the year, stone crab season! With the start of the season on October 15th, I had to visit my favorite place for stone crabs, Joe’s Stone Crab Restaurant. Celebrating their 100th year anniversary, Joe’s Stone Crab is as iconic restaunt in South Beach, a place where locals […]

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Bento Box: Mo

a) California Salad // Melting Pot The California salad is one of my favorite salads! This is served with mixed greens, diced tomatoes, pecans, and Gorgonzola cheese with raspberry black walnut vinaigrette on the side. The dressing is excellent. b) The Prohibition Burger // Tap 42 Bar and Kitchen This juicy burger was cooked to […]

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a) Blue Ocean Punch Bowl // Benihana This refreshing cocktail is a mixture of alcohol and juices that leaves you feeling like you are on a tropical island. This drink comprises of Malibu rum, Sky pineapple vodka, blue curacao, pineapple juice, lemonade and since Benihana is a Japanese restaurant, some sake. b) Medium Stone Crabs […]

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a. Swedish Meatballs // Ikea Restaurant What’s my favorite meatball? The Swedish meatballs from the Ikea Restaurant. For $3.99, you get 15 delicious meatballs with mashed potatoes and lingonberries smothered in their signature gravy. These meatballs are juicy and succulent, and the lingonberries adds a nice sweet pop that complements the meatballs. b. Gyro on […]

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In the Kitchen: A Mickey Mouse Cake Fit for Any Age

This past weekend, I decided to try something new, creative, and fun. Inspired by one of my best friends, Lindsay, I decided to combine two of my passions together: Desserts and Disney. Since my birthday just passed, I figured this would be a perfect time to make a cake, an ice cream cake in the […]

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Bento Box: Mo

a. Tropical Tuna Taco // Serendipity 3 (Miami) This appetizer is delightful. Fresh sushi grade tuna is served in a crunchy taco shell topped with a fresh mango salsa. The tuna had a very subtle kick in spice, but the sweet mango easily cooled off any lingering zest. b. Broccoli Cheddar Cheese Soup in a […]

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The Best Tempura Roll Ever: Jasmine Sushi & Thai Cuisine

Jasmine Sushi and Thai, as the name implies, is a sushi and Thai restaurant that is quaint and under new ownership and new management. It is located across the Florida International University Maidique Campus, perfect for a lunch break for the hungry college student or dinner for the sushi and Thai lovers. With new management comes […]

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(a) Taro Bubble Tea Slush / Shing Wang This is a perfect refreshing drink for the upcoming summer weather. Not too sweet, the taro flavored slush is my favorite. Shing Wang offers other exotic flavors for bubble tea lovers – like lychee and mango. Or if you are not too daring, strawberry or watermelon flavors […]

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