Quintessential Miami bar and experience with a dollop of history- Ball & Chain (Bar, Little Havana)

Over the Thanksgiving weekend one of my best friends was back home in Miami from New York City. We had┬átalked 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 […]

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The oldest restaurant in Florida is still pretty exciting- Columbia Restaurant (Spanish/Cuban, Tampa, Ybor City)

A few weeks ago my parents were visiting South Florida (staying up in Delray Beach) and they had made their return flights to Portland from Tampa. My aunt and uncle had just moved to Tampa from Antigua so it was a great chance to see them. I drove my parents from Delray to Tampa Saturday […]

Read More The oldest restaurant in Florida is still pretty exciting- Columbia Restaurant (Spanish/Cuban, Tampa, Ybor City)