In Miami, the quintessential Cuban cafetería is as ubiquitous as traffic. These are the bustling café-con-leche counters that are virtual shrines to hot, buttery, perfectly pressed pan cubano, and rib-sticking comfort dishes guaranteed to fortify your spirit before it again braves the urban gridlock.
At Bread + Butter, a cozy new eatery in Coral Gables, 37-year-old Cuban-American chef Albert Cabrera has taken the beloved café counter concept and given it a gastro pub makeover. That means your usual Cuban frita (spicy burger topped with potato sticks) becomes a chorizo and beef slider with cilantro, onion and kimchi, served with fried shoestring potatoes and homemade Sriracha ketchup.
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