This is the last post I need to write before I am all caught up on the backlog of Miami posts! (I have already accumulated a number of Portland posts in my few days here, but regardless it’s progress!). The day before my flight to Portland for the holidays last week my team scheduled a […]Read More Finding the fabled “unicorn” of authentic Mexican in Little Havana- Mi Rinconcito Mexicano
Over the Thanksgiving weekend one of my best friends was back home in Miami from New York City. We had talked for a few days about grabbing drinks Friday night with his wife and her family. Friday afternoon he told me we were going to Ball & Chain on Calle Ocho. That took me a bit […]Read More Quintessential Miami bar and experience with a dollop of history- Ball & Chain (Bar, Little Havana)
I have a number of friends who are completing their two years in Teach For America and are moving elsewhere to teach, go to grad school, or do other jobs. I’ve been asking people what are some of their favorite spots that they’ve discovered over the last two years/places they’ll miss the most. One that […]Read More Authentic, Line-Out-The-Door Nicaraguan Food- Pinolandia (Little Havana)
Calle Ocho is Miami’s biggest street fair where over a million people converge on one day in Little Havana on of course 8th street/Calle Ocho for food, music, dancing, and pride. On Calle Ocho from about SW 11th Ave to 27th Ave are hundreds of stands and numerous stages down the whole stretch. Cultural pride […]Read More Calle Ocho Festival!