S2 E34 Miami Restaurant Reviews 68-75

A candid look at some of the Miami restaurants we recently visited.  68. Mosaico by Maurizio Farinelli69. Le Jardinier70. Tam Tam71. Queen Omakase72. Mamey 73. La Mar Miami74. Casa Mariano75. La Cosecha Argentinian Steakhouse Most of the Miami restaurants discussed in this episode are small operations that, for better or worse,  left a big impression.  Listen at the link above and on all major […]

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Toast Names 15 Best Miami Food Blogs of 2023

…and recognizes THE WHET PALETTE as Best Miami Review PODCAST. “We love reading a food blog as much as the next foodie. However, listening to a podcast about restaurant reviews can save time, and be done on the go. This food blog is run by a Cuban-American writer and podcaster who loves spotlighting chefs and […]

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Top 22 Miami Restaurants of 2022: Palette Awards

IMPORTANT: I know you want to scroll down quickly and see the results. And you can. But please read the following intro now or later to understand the “why” behind this list. What is it? What is it not? What went into the naming and placement of each honoree?  You can also choose to LISTEN […]

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PODCAST Miami Restaurant Reviews: 34-39

A candid look at some of the restaurants we visited in June.  Once again, the hubs and dining partner-in-crime, Lawrence, joins me as co-host for this developing Miami restaurant review series.  Dale! Click play to listen! 34. Phuc Yea 35. L’Atelier de Jöel Robuchon 36. Ariete 37. The Surf Club 38. Korner 67 39. Lion […]

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Michelin Guide Florida Finally Revealed

Coño, that took forever. But it finally happened. I was blessed to experience the unforgettable reveal live and in living color, and I am still decompressing from a magical night. Tears. Joy. All the 305 feels. Do you even bleed sunshine and cortaditos if you weren’t emotional over this? If you have followed me from the beginning, you know I’ve had much to say about the topic for the last eight years. But, for me, this is personal. My city. My heart.

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Post-Quar Fine Dining in Miami: Fiola and Bourbon Steak




Huh? What are those pointy things glaring back at me? That’s SO February 2020! No more chancletas? Do I still know how to walk in those? It turns out I do, and I wore heels twice this weekend to visit two of my favorite newly-reopened restaurants. How did the experience compare to pre-quarantine fine dining? What safety measures did each restaurant take? Did I feel safe?

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