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Restaurant Miami

Clive’s Café: Abiding by the Caribbean in Wynwood

Wynwood clearly becomes very different place during Art Basel. Artists from around the world descend on the central Miami neighborhood, painting murals on the sides of walls. Liquor companies set up tents to host...
Restaurant Sign Miami

Jimmy’z Kitchen: Delivering Great Mofongo to Miami

A long run along Miami Beach left me hangry (hungry + angry), and by the time we reached Jimmy Carey’s restaurant in the Wynwood Arts District, the pressure increased for Jimmy’z Kitchen to deliver...
Chef Los Angeles

Caribbean Dreams: “Holy Food” in Highland Park?

Chef Fausto Alvarez was dispensing Texas-style barbecue from a truck in the parking lot of his upcoming Highland Park restaurant, Caribbean Dreams. Alvarez used to own Tropical Caribbean Restaurant on South Lake in Pasadena,...
Restaurant Pompano Beach

Calypso Raw Bar & Restaurant: Pomp-Free Pompano Caribbean

When I attended Vanderbilt University, my friend Brad and I ate twice a week at Calypso Café, a mini-mall “Caribbean” restaurant conveniently located two blocks from Tolman Hall. We’d gorge ourselves on boija muffins,...