Thursday, January 17, 2008

Day 2 in Miami

Friday was the day of Tim & Patty's wedding, so we were quite busy. Before leaving on the trip, I did a lot of research on places to visit and also for good restaurants. We knew, we wanted to find a authentic Cuban place because there is no better place to get Cuban food than in Miami. Thanks to the wonderful nesties from the Miami board, on, as they recommended the Cuban restaurant Versailles. We headed over there for lunch and had a great meal! The girls were right on about the restaurant!

The fried Yucca was really good, especially with the garlic cilantro sauce. Yummm!

David and I both got the Chicken Versailles: chicken marinated in mojo sauce and served with a lemon butter sauce, Moros rice and Fried Plantains

After, lunch we headed next door to their bakery. I got a mango moose that was amazing. I can't believe I forgot to take a picture! We all changed into our snazzy wedding clothes and headed over to the wedding which was at the Miami Beach Botanical Gardens. They had so many great touches and the one I loved the most was that Patty and her dad walked into the Star Wars theme song!

The sparklers farwell was super cute as well

Hopefully, tomorrow I will have time to blog the last two days of the trip!

7 comments on "Day 2 in Miami"

Discombobulated on January 17, 2008 at 7:29 PM said...

Those fries look so good!

Brenda on January 17, 2008 at 10:38 PM said...

Mmmmmm plantains! :D

mrsmogul on January 18, 2008 at 3:10 PM said...

I've been to Miami South Beach three times. I WISH someone would get married and invite me to a soiree! The plaintains are delicious! (came by nanette)

Robyn on January 18, 2008 at 3:16 PM said...

Mrsmogul- The plantains were yummy! Thanks for visiting!

Nanette on January 21, 2008 at 10:19 PM said...

There are Versailles outside of LA? AWESOME!

Please tell me you've been to the So. Cal version. If not, we are soooo there!

thecookmobile on January 24, 2008 at 11:36 PM said...

The restaurant has a location in Culver City. I just love their liver and onions! And the black beans...hmmmm!

Robyn on January 25, 2008 at 7:45 AM said...

I have never been to one here in Ca. I am going to put it on our list to go there. The hubby will be excited to hear about it.



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