Category Archives: Food & Drink

Miami Restaurant Myn-Tu Shares Its Crispy Betsy Recipe

Crispy Betsy Recipe by Myn-Tu Restaurant in Miami

Delicious international cuisine doesn’t have to be complicated. In fact, French-Japanese restaurant Myn-Tu is sharing its Crispy Betsy recipe, created by Executive Chef Merryl Villacorta, for home cooks looking to treat themselves to a gourmet snack or wow guests at their next dinner party. Follow the instructions ahead to treat yourself and your guests to this tiny delight.

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Art Cooking: Salvador Dali

Art Cooking: Salvador Dali
Photo courtesy of PBS Digital Studios

Surrealist artist Salvador Dali is well known for his distinctive mustache and melting clocks, but what about his 1973 cookbook? Watch below as The Art Assignment attempts to recreate a “Bush of Crayfish in Viking Herbs” from Les Diners de Gala, and also explore Dali’s life and art.

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Recipe: Seaspice’s Power Waffles

Seaspice Power Waffles Receip

I wish I could tell you that I’m the kind of mom who wakes up on Saturday mornings to put together Pinterest-worthy power breakfasts for my family. But I’m really more of a McDonald’s drive-thru kinda lady. Still, there are those of you out there who can whip up a beautiful, delicious, and healthy breakfast like it’s nothing. And to you, I say, “Seriously. Why. You’re making me look bad.” For the rest of us who need a cheat sheet to achieve that level of excellence I only ever saw Mary Poppins attain, here’s the recipe for Seaspice’s Power Waffles.

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Luxe on a Budget

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Miami is known for many things, but being budget-friendly isn’t necessarily one of them. Still, being born and raised in this city within pretty modest means will undoubtedly make you a bit of a deal hunter, like it or not. And if you’re one of the tribe that believes nice things don’t necessarily always have to be out of reach, then it’s likely you’ve figured out some of these tips for yourself. Continue reading

A Few Favorites…

Bubbles & Ink Blog by Alicia Palma

It’s been about six months since I started writing for MasterCard. They reached out to me as a result of coming across my blog and liking my writing (yay!) and offered me the opportunity to write a few articles for their Priceless Cities blog from a local’s perspective. What began as a twice monthly gig has now become about 6-8 pieces per month that have not only helped me sharpen my writing skills (writing for yourself can get a bit too comfortable), but have also allowed me the opportunity to explore my city with a fresh perspective. The results of which have led me to discover some great new spots, as well as revisit some of my favorites. Here are some of my top choices.

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