Today I want to share with you a Miami staple–Cuban pastries! You can find a Spanish bakery on nearly every corner in South Florida. There’s nothing like starting your day with a cafecito and a baked good to remind you that you’re on vacation. My personal favorites are the empanadas. I actually make them at home, though not as large. And I would be remiss if I didn’t pay tribute to the croqueta. You may be asking, what’s a…

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Boozy brunch is South Florida’s favorite weekend pastime, and for good reason. There’s no better way to start the day than with a little sunshine and a lot of mimosas. The growing popularity of this activity, however, has made Miami locations subject to inevitable problems, including overcrowding and price gouging. The solution? Head to Fort Lauderdale. Just 40 minutes north of Miami, the city’s residents fully embrace boozy brunch. It’s not uncommon to see groups…

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