January 19, 2020

Miami | Miami

La Placita

6789 Biscayne Blvd

Best New

Pubbelly wizard Jose Mendin delivers a personal gift from the heart that Florida desperately needs: A big, crispy helping of his native Puerto Rican. Mofongo amd trifongo a half-dozen ways, alcapurrias and all the fritters in the island’s fryers. Plus, his mom’s hearty carne guisada.

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