La Placita Puerto Rican restaurant will open New Year’s Day under a controversy. A massive mural covering the three-story building was commissioned without going through a historic board that governs the MiMo area in which it resides.
La Placita Puerto Rican restaurant will open New Year’s Day under a controversy. A massive mural covering the three-story building was commissioned without going through a historic board that governs the MiMo area in which it resides.
La Placita Puerto Rican restaurant will open New Year’s Day under a controversy. A massive mural covering the three-story building was commissioned without going through a historic board that governs the MiMo area in which it resides.

Miami Herald food editor Carlos Frías won the 2018 James Beard award for excellence in covering the food industry. A Miami native, he’s also the author of “Take Me With You: A Secret Search for Family in a Forbidden Cuba.”