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Foods Only A Miamian Would Understand

 There’s only one way to tell when someone’s from Miami. It’s not by the way they talk — with 65 percent of the population coming from all over Latin America, this would be an impossible test. It’s not by the way they dress — again, way too diverse.

 country. You don't order SAM-on at a restaurant. It's SAL-mon.


You don’t order SAM-on at a restaurant. It’s SAL-món.

But take a look at the things they eat, and it becomes instantly clear that they hail from the one-of-a-kind city that rests on the tip of South Florida.

Guava pastelitos are a breakfast of champions.

Guava pastelitos are a breakfast of champions.

You know you’ve got a Miamian in front of you when they eat a smoothie for breakfast, chicharrones for lunch, stone crabs for dinner and take down more cafesitos than you can count.

You knew the difference between a colada, cortadito and cafe con leche before you could read or write.

You knew the difference between a colada, cortadito and cafe con leche before you could read or write.

Being bred in this city means you’ve lived the perfect melting pot of Latin cuisines with South Florida ocean living. It’s strange, but only in the best of ways. If you’re from this unique town from the South, we’re willing to bet that you — and only you — can truly understand the food truths we speak about.

Even if you don't speak a lick of Spanish, you can order chicharrones like a boss.

Even if you don’t speak a lick of Spanish, you can order chicharrones like a boss.

You don't buy mangos or avocados. Ever.

You don’t buy mangos or avocados. Ever.

They grow for free in your backyard. Or in your neighbor’s. Or at your employer’s house. Or your cousin’s. Or your abuelito’s. And if you don’t have anyone in your life to give you mangos and avocados, you can buy them 6 for a dollar on the side of the road, out of the trunk of someone’s car. Never, ever at the grocery store.

Maduros are good with everything. Even sushi.

Maduros are good with everything. Even with sushi.

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