DÔA Miami Beach

DÔA Miami Beach
DÔA Miami Beach, is the latest restaurant to open in Miami Beach from renowened restaurateur Arjun Waney. This is the guy behind Zuma and Coya (Two of my fave Miami restaurants). DÔA (pronounced dow-ah), serves a Latino/Asian (think Japanese meets peruvian) cuisine. It is a more casual and affordable version of his other restaurants and the food quality is up to par.

I had the chance to go do a media preview dinner of their menu. And try out South Florida native Chef Carlos Estarita’s food. He absolutely outdid himself and brought some of the flavors and ideas of his previous kitchen experience at Coya and Zuma, where he was a member of the opening team. 

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Be your own Home Chef

Home chef

I wanted to introduce you today to Home Chef . This is a Home food delivery service, that brings a box to your front door with pre-package meals. They include everything that you need to create a complete dish, sides and all. I love services like this one, because they simplify my life. I have a very busy lifestyle and I really don’t have that much time to dedicate to cook meals. More the less to go out shopping for groceries. The recipes are created by chefs and I can get a delicious gourmet home-cooked meal made from scratch.

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A Sutter Home Verano

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Sutter Home Summer Vino

When Verano hits and its time for a party, the best way to entertain your amigos, is with Sutter Home wine and yummy desserts. This time around I wanted to share a refreshing cocktail, made with red wine. This is my version of a Tinto de Verano, which is originally a Spanish drink, but has been adopted by many latin countries. This cocktail can be paired with any chocolate flavored dessert. For my party I did an assorted pick, like a flour-less chocolate cake, a raspberry chocolate cupcake, a chocolate tart ganache and a chocolate mousse trifle.  Which I wanted to share a quick recipe on how to make it below. Both of these recipes are easy to make, so you don’t have to spend so much time in the kitchen and just enjoy with your family and amigos.

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It’s #SummerVino time with Sutter Home

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The following content is intended for readers who are 21 or older.

Sutter Home Wines

When it’s summer time, I think of colorful parties outside. And you know, I love doing a Gran Fiesta, so I am always trying out new recipes, to make my parties unique. This time, I want to talk a little bit about Sutter Home Family Vineyard wines, as they are the perfect wine to bring my friends together and enjoy a great time.  Lately,  I have been into crafty cocktails, they tend to be yummy and fancy looking, and they can be garnish with sweet frutas or fragant flores like I did here. So I wanted to share a recipe with you, of my version of a Girly Gimlet cocktail using  Sutter Home Family Vineyard Wines.

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The Pampered Dad

TAOS-Pampered-Fathers-day-gift-ideas-lacoste-clarinsWith father’s day is coming up soon, I wanted to share some of the Father’s Day / Dad Gift Ideas ideas I am having for my daddy’s gift. If you ever get to meet me and my father, you will automatically know that many of my traits I get from him. He is  a man of lifestyle and that loves pampering, just like me.

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Coffee with friends & a NESCAFÉ Clásico Sobremesa

NESCAFÉ Clásico
NESCAFÉ Clásico

I have to say that the best moments of my life, have been the times I get to spend with my family and friends. Being latina (and a dominican), any sort of gathering will always include food, and lot’s of it! After our meal is done, we spend sometime chatting around the table, having a café and some dessert, while sharing our latest tales and stories.

For this post, I invited some of my closets friends over, so we could share a Sobremesa with NESCAFÉ Clásico. 

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Getting inspired with Jonathan Adler & the Moto X Pure Edition

My inspired fashion illustration using the patterns from the Jonathan Adler for Motorola new limited line of the Moto X Pure Edition
My inspired fashion illustration using the patterns from the Jonathan Adler for Motorola new limited line of the Moto X Pure Edition

The artist side of me is always pursuing being unique. I personally like that my artwork it’s my own and I get super happy when someone recognizes it. I love hearing when someone on the street says to me: “Oh! you are that girl on instagram that draws the lashes”, I do a little happy dance and get more motivation to keep on drawing.

And on my pursue to be different, and not like everybody else, I have gotten inspired by Motorola and their new limited edition of the Moto X Pure Edition designed by Jonathan Adler. The designs are unique and eye catching, not just your traditional white or gray phone. From the three limited edition designs, I am sure anyone can find a style that fits their lifestyle.

Personally, I like all three designs but my fave is the one with the bold circles, so naturally I used it as the main source of inspiration for the fashion illustration above.

Moto X Pure Edition designed by Jonathan Adler
Moto X Pure Edition designed by Jonathan Adler
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