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Holiday Recipe: Salmon Tostones with Chef Andrew Balick of Tap 42 Restaurants

Filming the first segment of A Bite of Miami with Brickellista was so much fun! I created the concept as a way to introduce local Miami Chefs in an intimate setting. And there’s nothing more intimate than my apartment! I rarely photograph within my apartment’s walls, so it’s truly a…


My Taco Obsession is Real at Rubio’s Coastal Grill

After a long day of shopping at the Midtown Shopping Center, I’m usually starving and craving tacos! To satisfy my never ending taco craving, I’ll pop over to Rubio’s Coastal Grill. It’s exciting when California restaurants make their way down to Miami because they take food pretty seriously. Rubio’s Coastal…


Perricone’s Sold and I’m Pretty Bummed About It

Perricone’s was the first Brickell restaurant I tried in Miami and a place I frequent with friends… especially on Pasta Thursday because big girl loves to eat.  It’s disturbing that Perricone’s has also fallen victim to the gentrification of Brickell because the restaurant has been a staple in the neighborhood since 1995. They haven’t…


Brickellista’s Local Happy Hour Hot Spots

Whisper Cocktail Lounge I know, I know this place has a name that sounds more like a strip club than a cool HH spot, but bear with me. Located on the 50th floor of the W Brickell with impeccable views of Miami, Whisper is changing things up for the locals. Bounce Back…


City Guide: Vamos a Calle Ocho, Señorita!

When I moved to Miami I remember thinking to myself, “I’ll be here 9 months maybe a year – no mas!” I absolutely hated Miami. I moved here in the brink of the 2008 economic meltdown and Brickell was a pretty boring place to live. The only place to grab…


Miami Spa Month Round Up

Tierra Santa Tierra Santa Healing House invites all to experience its South American-inspired treatments and exclusive amenities with special prices just for Miami Spa Month. My favorite, the Masaje de Coco which uses virgin coconut oil, is on special for $139. In addition to Spa Month Tierra Santa also has a…