Stories written by Jenny Lizarraga
Jenny Lizarraga was born in Honduras, she has a degree in food science and is also a translator from English to Spanish member of the American Translators Association. She lived in Chicago for around 5 years where she became more passionate about food, culture and cuisine. Traveling around the world for work she discovered the richness in culture in Spain, South America and United States. She lives in Miami, FL with her husband, Jenny wants to share with the world her experiences in restaurants and let the community know about the best kept secrets in town where you don't need a reservation. Her blog is at

Oh lala…Le Bouchon du Grove in Miami


For French cuisine in Miami, there’s an iconic, tiny and artful place in Coconut Grove; like a painting on the wall, Le Bouchon contributes to the beautiful, unique and bohemian shape of Coconut Grove streets. 3430 Main Hwy. Miami, FL 33133 Owned by a French couple, the servers speak French as well. A delicate, small […]

El Gran Inka in Key Biscayne


I have written before about Peruvian food and how amazing it can be. This time, driving to the beach in Key Biscayne I found El Gran Inka, I heard about this place before but I was not excited about it mostly because I am not a big fan of chain restaurants and El Gran Inka […]

The flavor of Central America in South Florida: Honduran Food


Eighth Street or “calle ocho”, is alive and well thanks to the many kitchens surrounding its borders. On our hunt for a great Honduran restaurant, we found Paseo Catracho, located at: 824 SW 8th St. Miami, FL 33130 This place is very authentic and is full of cute decorations. Each table has information about one […]

Don Pan from Venezuela in Miami


Over a year ago, I had just moved to Miami and I was looking for an early morning breakfast place. I remembered eating some delicious Venezuelan arepas from Don Pan that a friend of mine brought me once. I decided to walk there since it was pretty close to my place. I was looking for […]

Head over heels for Peruvian food in Miami!


Located in Coral Gables, we decided to dine at Pardos Chicken Peruvian Cuisine, a restaurant which prides itself with the Inca legacy in all their recipes. Modern but selective decoration makes this place a casual stop for lunch on weekdays or even a nice dinner on weekends. With top notch customer service from start to […]

European kitchen in Pinecrest, FL

Pastrami Sandwich

Driving on US1 in Pinecrest, I saw a shopping center on 112th Street which had a place called The Cheese Course. At first glance, I thought that it was only a shop and while I am always looking for small local restaurants with amazing food, cooking is always an option. Therefore, I like to find […]

More Mexican, More Miami!


I have always thought that Miami doesn’t have any good Mexican food. I am not completely mistaken because I have only found one place on my way to the Florida Keys, which is about an hour drive going south. Anyway, I have to tell you about how fantastic this place is! Puerto Vallarta Restaurant 105045 […]

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