Two new Miami eateries bring a taste of Mexico, from Mexico and the Caribbean, the restaurants embark on a cultural exploration of these two new eateries.
TACOMBI. – If you’re craving tacos in the Design District, direct your paths to this NYC import, occupying a corner spot on Northeast Second Avenue. Floor-to-ceiling windows encase a taqueria outfitted in white tiles and yellow-topped card tables, while an open kitchen frames, especially made for scratch taco action. The menu is pure Mexican street food with tortillas made in-house. Topped with everything from a pastor’s pork to marinated free-range chicken. Quesadillas and Burritos Hum, Hum! And you could cool or hot the atmosphere with beer, Margaritas, refreshing Rubio created with watermelon juice and Tequila. 3930 N.E. Second Ave. Suite 100, Miami.
LA CANITA. – James Beard Foundation award-winning Chef Michele Bernstein, known for command of pan-Latin cuisines and her husband opened La Canita (“Little Sugarcane,” from Spanish). Celebrate the food and flavor of tropical destinations like Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti, Trinidad & Tobago, and Puerto Rico, with influences from Central and South America. Spectacular views of Miami and live music nightly. It’s famous for its conch fritters, topped with spicy powdered sugar, Jamaican jerk-kissed chicken wings and their empanadas. Bayside Marketplace, 401 Biscayne Blvd., 2nd floor, Miami.