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Yardbird Southern Table & Bar

January 18th, 2012  |  by  |  published in FunBlog

Yardbird caters to a sophisticated, mature crowd– fancy table linens included. It’s a great family style restaurant that encourages patrons to share big and small entrees. Superior service is guaranteed. Try the Brunswick Stew,?Lil? Bit of ?Meat Loaf?, and the Corn to the Third Power. Y-U-M. Make reservations. Outside seating ?and valet parking available.

Sparky’s Roadside Barbecue

January 18th, 2012  |  by  |  published in FunBlog

It was almost dinner time, Papa was out-of-town, and I had a craving for hush puppies, so I decided to google “hush puppies miami.” The first place to pop up was?Sparky’s, located in downtown Miami– ?right across from the First Street Metro Mover station. It’s not the best kid-friendly area in the early evening (with […]

Reviews by Kids: Islas Canarias

September 20th, 2011  |  by  |  published in FunBlog, Reviews By Kids

This “auth?ntica cocina cubana” is a family-owned restaurant that has been in good business since 1977. And there’s a reason behind it: their amazing homemade food! This Sunday, I visited this restaurant for the first time. I had read on the internet that their dollar?croquetas were delicious, so I decided to try the ones with […]

The Power Is in the Dough

August 31st, 2011  |  by  |  published in FunBlog

Looking for more protein, less carbs and great taste in your Italian night out? Search no more! Check out Power Pizza, with four convenient locations in South Miami, Pinecrest, Kendall and Doral. For the extra healthy, try the whole wheat crust pizza or the multigrain pastas. Everything on the menu is made with high quality, […]


Miami Spice – August 1- September 30, 2011

August 24th, 2011  |  by  |  published in FunBlog

Now celebrating its tenth season,?Miami Spice is a great late summer opportunity to eat and see delightful restaurants around the city, places you would normally not patronize because of their pricey menus. The selections are eclectic, with multi-course meals (Lunch $22, Dinner $35)?to choose from. So bring a friend or the whole family and bon […]

Hurricane Season Is Here: Be Prepared

August 24th, 2011  |  by  |  published in FunBlog

We are right smack in the middle of hurricane season and at the height of activity here in South Florida. If you planned a vacation at this time, the arrival of a hurricane may seem like a party crasher and ruiner of plans, but it doesn’t have to be. Look for the silver lining in […]

Tax Free Weekend for School Supplies Returns to South Florida

August 4th, 2011  |  by  |  published in FunBlog

Everyone loves to save money, and some of us love to shop! Well, mark you calendars for the upcoming Florida tax free weekend,?which runs from Aug. 12-14, 2011. Residents and tourists like can purchase tax free books, clothing, and footwear ($75 or less) and school supplies ($15 or less) and other back-to-school items. This is […]


Maniac for Mangoes

July 6th, 2011  |  by  |  published in FunBlog

This weekend is the delicious Mango Festival at Fairchild. Check out their website for times and costs. http://www.fairchildgarden.org/ If you are on a budget, you can always go when it’s free. Check this out: Free Days at Fairchild The first Wednesday of every month until November and every Sunday in August This month: Wednesday, July […]

Library Museum Pass Program

July 5th, 2011  |  by  |  published in FunBlog

Miami-Dade Public Library System has a program now in the summer for families to go visit museums and zoos around Miami-Dade for free. The places available to visit are: – Deering Estate at Cutler – Fairchild Tropical Botanical Gardens – History Miami – Miami Art Museum – Miami Children’s Museum – Miami Science Museum – […]

Kid Review: Big Pink

May 7th, 2011  |  by  |  published in FunBlog, Reviews By Kids

Trying to plan a special birthday? Why not try Big Pink, a restaurant in South Beach and a great place to go for breakfast, lunch, snack, and dinner? Everything they serve is BIG, hence the name. My family went there recently for my 11th birthday, and we had an awesome experience. We tried a few […]

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