For National Hispanic Heritage Month taking place September 15 through October 15
support some local Miami favs.
Cantina Beach (The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami) Chef’s name: Jason Quenguan About Restaurant/Cuisine: Set to a backdrop of endless blue ocean and colorful, casually sophisticated décor, Miami’s oceanfront, coastal Mexican restaurant, Cantina Beach sits in the heart of The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami’s pool-scape which overlooks the Atlantic.
Cantina Beach features an innovative menu with daily specials inspired by Mexico’s culinary regions.
Cafe La Trova To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, Cafe La Trova will shine the spotlight on four Hispanic countries that have made a significant and lasting contribution to the classic cocktail world.
Each week from Sept 15 - Oct 15, Cafe La Trova’s world-famous cantineros (Cuban bartenders) will highlight one Hispanic country and two representative cocktails. Each cocktail will be $15 and $1 from each cocktail will be donated to the American Museum of the Cuban Diaspora. The first week will highlight Mexico with the Mezcal Paloma and Rosita; the second week will feature Perú with the Pisco Sour and Chilcano; the third week, which coincides with El Dia del Cantinero Day on October 7, will highlight Cuba with the Canchánchara and Mary Pickford; and lastly, week four
will spotlight Puerto Rico with the Piña Colada and Coquito.
Tropezon Chef’s name: Juan Garrido About Restaurant/Cuisine: Tropezón (a Spanish word meaning “a stumble” or to “trip” on something) is an Andalusian-style gin and tapas bar hidden in the corridors of historic Espanola Way.
The food menu features favorites like jamon Ibérico and tortilla, highlighting Arabic influence and the Mediterranean coast's fresh flavors.