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Miami Spice
April 1st, 2007

Here is the second part of my Miami food impressions. Better late than never! This is everything but complete because we had the best dishes outside in the evening hours and I did not bring my flashlight (well, that won’t happen again).

Below is a picture of our welcome bag with regional surprises from Julian. The perfect gift for a Foodie! Miami Spice: The New Florida Cuisine was written by Steven Raichlen. He is the author of the best Barbecue books I know of (recommenation from our BBQ master YaFoodie).

Miami Spice

On our first evening we had authentic Cuban cuisine at Versailles Restaurant: Mahi-Mahi dolphin fish (not Flipper!) served with yellow rice …

Mahi Mahi

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Joe’s Stone Crab in Miami
February 14th, 2007

What is the “must have seen” place for a Foodie in Miami?

My nice flight neighbour Cecilia, Julian (my favourite Miami person!) and my German food magazine “Der Feinschmecker” all had the same answer: No Miami food experience is complete without the visit to Joe’s Stone Crab!

Joe's Stone Crab

We eventually found this wonderful place despite “Hertz Everlost” – thanks to Janet & Sandra.

Joe’s accepts no reservations and you may have to wait up to three hours for a table. Fortunately, we went at lunch time and directly got in.

We ordered the “Select” Stone Crabs with garlic-creamed spinach as a side dish. A great combination.

Joe's menu

The plates of claws came pre-cracked, which made them much easier to eat. Well, I still decided to put on the bib that they gave us. :-)

Stone Crab

Of course we also had to try Joe’s “Key Lime Pie”:

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