Alona Abbady Martinez, New Times Broward

Alona Abbady Martinez

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Past articles by Alona:

Ten Best Restaurants in Broward County Florida 2019

Kuro, Burlock Coast, Dune, and more of the best restaurants in Fort Lauderdale, Hallandale Beach, Hollywood, and more. → Read More

SOBEWFF 2019 Goes North With Parties in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach

This year, the party moves farther north with a first-time event in Palm Beach County. → Read More

Here are five South Florida heroes who served combat tours

On Veterans Day, we celebrate and honor those who answered the call to defend the country. Here are 5 South Florida heroes who served combat tours from Iraq, Afghanistan, Vietnam and World War II. → Read More

Ten Best Venezuelan Arepas in Miami: Doggi's, La Latina, Obra, Mondu, and Others

Grilled, baked, or fried and then split open like baby pita rounds and stuffed with practically whatever befits one's taste and imagination. → Read More

The Potato Whisperer

Manuel Choqque Bravo’s delicious, colorful creations are adored by world-class chefs. → Read More

Palat Opens in Miami's Buena Vista Neighborhood

Chef Pippo Lamberti has grown up in a family immersed in the culinary world. The 37-year-old chef is part of a dynasty of successful eateries in the Northeast created by his father, including the flagship Caffe Aldo Lamberti in New Jersey and six other restaurants spread throughout southeastern Pennsylvania and the Garden State. → Read More

Michi's Serves Comfort Food With a Healthful Twist in Doral

At 25 years old, Venezuelan native Michelle Posada has a long list of accomplishments. The actress and YouTuber became a restaurateur last year when she opened Michi's in Doral. The eclectic menu, under the care of chef Daniel Celauro, ranges from pizza, pasta, and poke to arepas, ceviches, and superfruit bowls, all made predominantly with fruits, vegetables, and other nutritious ingredients. → Read More

Miranda Cuisine & Bar Offers Venezuelan and Brazilian Dishes Near Miami International Airport

Miranda Cuisine & Bar, housed inside the modern EB Hotel, is a dining destination that caters mostly to weary travelers who need a convenient spot near Miami International Airport. The restaurant, however, hopes its Venezuelan food and drinks will attract more locals. → Read More

Breadman Miami Bakery's Croqueta Cake Is a Triumphant Salute to the 305

Breadman Miami Bakery makes a croqueta cake to order. → Read More

Whole Foods to Open New Fort Lauderdale Location in 2020

Whole Foods is expanding its reach in South Florida with the opening of its sixth store in Broward County. The new Fort Lauderdale market will be located on the corner of North Federal Highway and SE 17th Street, making it the 17th South Florida location. → Read More

Breakfast-Inspired Cocktails at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood, Florida

The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino's L Bar has debuted breakfast-themed cocktails based on coffee and doughnuts, avocado toast, and bacon and eggs. → Read More

Slow Food Miami Snail of Approval Tasting Party 2018 at Palms Hotel Miami Beach March 16

Snail of Approval, now in its seventh year, was launched by Slow Food Miami to help identify chefs who support a sustainable way of life. Participants must present two appetizers and two entrées that are locally sourced and then provide a list of their purveyors, which the organization checks out. → Read More

Proper Sausages' Grab-and-Go Menu Takes Burgers and Sandwiches Up a Notch

Proper Sausages offers grab-and-go sandwiches and burgers made with the antibiotic- and hormone-free, grass-fed, organic meats and poultry the shop sells. → Read More

Call Me Gaby in South Beach Offers Simple Yet Elegant Dishes

Miami Beach's South of the Fifth neighborhood welcomes the addition of a bright, casual spot named for owners Kathy and Anthony Arrighi's love of the name Gabrielle. → Read More

Greek Taverna Skorpios Opens in Midtown

Skorpios, a new restaurant named for the Greek island once owned by the late Aristotle Onassis, has opened at the former Bocce Bar space in midtown Miami. The restaurant's name is meant to imply a celebratory spirit, according to owner Eric Milon. In his day, Onassis threw lavish parties on the island, including a wedding reception for his bride Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. → Read More

Ghee Offers Quick and Varied Traditional Indian Tiffin Lunch

Ghee Indian Kitchen has recently introduced an affordable, fast, and photogenic midday dining option for those wanting real food in a crunch. The meals are served in Indian lunch boxes called tiffins: three or four stacked stainless-steel containers sealed with clips and a lid with a handle for carrying. → Read More

FattyCakesNY and Mr. Kream Collaborate on Rap-Inspired Cookie-Cake Sundaes

FattyCakesNY has partnered with Wynood's hip-hop ice-cream parlor, Mr. Kream, adding ice cream to the mix to offer unique cookie-cake sundaes. → Read More

Empanada Harry's Bakery & Café Serves Fresh Empanadas in West Kendall

Harry and Michelle Coleman have a simple mission for Empanada Harry's, which opened in April 2017: Offer gourmet versions of the Venezuelan pastries they've loved for years. → Read More

Pepiteria 13 Offers Venezuelan Street Sandwiches From a Professional Motorcyclist

Just open a little more than a month, Pepitería 13 is alive with people munching on pepitos, the sandwich served on nearly every street corner in Venezuela. → Read More

Miami Chefs Shine at the Palm Beach Food and Wine Festival

Miami chefs such as Danny Serfer join national celebrities like Robert Irvine and Marc Murphy at the 11th-annual Palm Beach Food & Wine Festival. → Read More