The upscale establishments of complete variety are concentrated in the Coral Gables and Coconut Grove districts. These are the established destinations for genuine connoisseurs of haute cuisine. The heart of the Little Havana district is beset with a popular eating establishment – the Centro Vasco restaurant, being a popular spot of attraction for youth. Though Miami offers different restaurants meeting every wish and desire the local folks give preference to the Caribbean cuisine.
It features plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables as well as sea foods. In most gastronomy establishments specializing in Caribbean cuisine cooks are following ancient recipes. They cook inimitable vegetable stews and soups. Fish and meat is cooked only on the open fire.
The main secret of cookery experts is a variety of special spices, sauces and herbs which add to each dish genuinely unique shades of taste. The most popular accompaniment served with meat and fish dishes is rice. Travelers wishing to try popular ethnic dishes should order jerky pork. This way of cooking pork has been used by local people since the ages when there were no fridges at all. The most popular festive treat is stuffed pig accompanied with sweet potato or roasted yams.