The S&S Diner has moved from its tiny building with the historic facade to this spot at 2699 Biscayne Boulevard. The new owner, Maria Linares, worked with the previous owner to bring over the memorabilia and even the sign, which they are waiting on permits to put up.
Syrian refugee families who have been relocated to South Florida are teaming up with a fundraising group that uses home-cooked meals to help them financially and socially as they adapt. The refugee women take turns cooking homemade Syrian delights and then enjoying the food and conversation along with the Syrian Supper Club of South Florida participants.
The winner of Calle Ocho’s first croqueta-eating contest Sunday scarfed down just under 20 of the fried ham rolls per minute. Carmen Cincotti of New Jersey ate an impressive 158 croquetas in eight minutes, beating out the second-place finisher with 144 croquetas.
Michael Schwartz built one of the most beloved Miami restaurants — in a part of town no one thought could work, at a time when the Design District was even more of a gamble than a young Wynwood — and became a Miami success story.