No two principles by chef José Mendín are alike.
He’s opened a gastrobup, a sushi chain, a Sunset Harbour Italian restaurant and a Puerto Rican spot that tied again to his roots on the island. His reward is mixing and matching flavors from exterior a common cuisine to make something uniquely his.
On the July 14 episode of La Ventanita, the Miami Herald meals podcast, we’ll question him about his latest, Patio Isola, an growth of his Casa Isola into the house that as soon as housed La Placita — the small-plates Puerto Rican principle he opened powering a 4-story Puerto Rican flag mural. Oh, that mural — it polarized neighbors in the MiMo historic district, where by locals took selfies with it all day, but some neighbors complained until finally Mendín switched the complete idea.
Also on the podcast we’ll explore:
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This tale was initially posted July 13, 2022 6:00 AM.