#MBFGW2 and My Little Greek Deli

Recently my teenage daughters and I joined one of my dearest friends from college on a chick-flick outing to see My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2. Though somewhat cute (for a young adult audience), like most sequels, the second movie wasn’t nearly as good as the first one. They couldn’t improve on the original, and sometimes the same can be said […]

A Family Tradition – George Balanchine’s Nutcracker

Get your tickets now for Miami City Ballet‘s local performance of George Balanchine’s holiday classic The?Nutcracker. Featuring music by Pyotr?Tchaikovsky, this two-act ballet delights children and adults as they travel with?Marie and her Nutcracker Prince from the mice-ridden battlefield in her family’s living room to a dreamy, winter wonderland of dancing holiday treats – twirling […]

Balans in Brickell

For those who like the outdoor caf? atmosphere without the crowds of South Beach, checkout Balans Restaurant in Brickell. A quick walk from the Miami Metromover, the Brickell area has recently expanded to include many quaint stores, art galleries and a number of yummy eateries. The cuisine at Balans is international modern, including luscious breakfast […]

Cuban Food Recommendations

Here are some simple suggestions on what to order at a Cuban Restaurant. WARNING: Cubans are not known for their heart healthy cuisine so don’t be surprised if you find a lack of variety in salads, vegetables and other “light” fare. We’ve heard it said that Cuban food is either smashed, fried or both.

Get Ready for The Fair!!

Take advantage of savings for 2 Admission Tickets + 2 P*O*P* Ride Cards (Unlimited Rides) for only $50 available NOW thru Feb. 14th – SAVE up to $48 with this GREAT offer! Getting your tickets early for the Miami-Dade County Fair is easy if you follow this link. But hurry, this Sweet Deal ends on Valentine’s Day. Offer good for The […]

Holiday Celebration for Families with Little Ones

Our family always enjoys visiting Downtown Miami for Macy’s Thanksgiving lunch at the Royal Palm Restaurant. Now you can reserve your spot for a Santa Claus treat, complete with Mrs. Santa and the Elves. Check out Macy’s Breakfast with Santa!

Joe’s Stone Crab on the Cheap

Believe it or not, you can enjoy the circuses of the famous South Beach landmark, without having to break the bank. ?Granted, you won’t be able to dine on a bucket of the signature stone crabs, but you can have very tasty fried chicken and a side for less than $15 per person. ?But if […]

Miami/Bahamas Goombay Festival 2008

Enjoy colorful costumed junkanoo groups dancing to Caribbean rhythms, with rake ‘n scrape instruments.

Midnight Run for Donuts a Fun Adventure for Kids

Summer is here and it’s okay for kids to stay up late and sleep in the mornings. If your kids are anything like mine, they?are happy to be out of school and look forward to adventure?and memorable experiences. Want?a crazy outing idea? Why not wake up your kids in the middle of the night and […]

Montefiore: Intimate Eatery Offers Kosher Dairy Menu

Walking distance from the Atlantic ocean and the other?mountain of fire in Miami (Mt. Sinai?Medical Center), visitors to middle Beach can find a relaxing, gourmet eating experience at Montefiore Cafe, located at 4017 Prairie Ave., Miami Beach, FL 33140. Their menu is Kosher dairy, so they serve no chicken or meat. Great selection of breakfast, […]

Morton’s Steakhouse in Miami Beach

Last October, Morton’s Steakhouse opened in Miami Beach. While their steak is not bad, it is definitely not worth the $15 valet parking, even if their motto is “the best steak anywhere.” The famous “onion bread” wasn’t bad either, but it isn’t anything to write home about. Do I sound like I ‘m complaining? In […]

Shake Shack in Miami Beach

A new craze in burgers and shakes has hit Lincoln Road, but this MFG food critic isn’t going to join the bandwagon too quickly. The food tastes good, but the prices range a bit high for a “fast food” place. Speaking of fast, don’t go if you have a 30-minute lunch break or need a […]

The Frieze – Ice Cream Factory

If you are near Lincoln Road check out The Frieze, located at 1626 Michigan Ave, (305) 538-0207.

Two of Miami’s Best Cuban Restaurants

We know and have been to the Cuban restaurants that are featured in all the tourist marketing: Versailles, La Carreta, Latin Cafe. But we want to clue you in on a couple of Cuban restaurants that are not as well known to outsiders but are favorites to the locals.

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