CLOSED: Exciting Flavors and Textures for a Former-Picky Eater: Mercadito Cevicheria & Taqueria (Gluten-Free, Mexican, Midtown)

UPDATED: Location in Miami is currently closed (rumors that it will eventually be coming back). There are locations in Chicago and New York. Tonight I went to dinner at Mercadito in Midtown. We were looking to go somewhere close and I was kind of craving Mexican, but I wanted to do something a little bit […]

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Delicious and Solid Food and Service: Lunch at Blue Collar Restaurant (Upper Eastside, Contemporary)

Today for lunch we were looking for a restaurant close to work so we focused on the Biscayne Corridor and the Upper Eastside. We’ve been to a lot of places around there and were kind of looking for something new. I had heard about Blue Collar and had wanted to check it and after looking […]

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Coral Gables Architecture Tour (Merrick House, City Hall, Miracle Mile) + The Barnacle (Coconut Grove)

After starting off strong with the checking out the Biltmore (http://portlandermiamian.com/2012/04/01/historic-and-iconic-the-biltmore-hotel-coral-gables/) we drove down Coral Way (which is absolutely beautiful through Coral Gables) and stopped by the Merrick House. George Merrick was the visionary behind Coral Gables developing it and giving it a strict housing code that gave it a lot of its great charm […]

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