It’s hard to image that it was 7 years ago that we wrote about the exciting new restaurant being opened by Chef Richard Sandoval right here in Miami. Since then, Toro Toro has kept things fresh and exciting, which brings us to our latest news, the debut of a plethora of new dinner and cocktail offerings. The names themselves are delicious: Pork Chop Mojo, Chuleta Kan Kan, Lobster Mac & Cheese and the exotic drinks Tres Palmas, Cold Fashioned, Tainted Rose and Tango In Paris. Like the restaurant’s signature items, the new menu offerings embrace the flavors, techniques and culinary nuances found in cuisines from the islands and The Americas. Created by Executive Chef Jean Delgado, under the watchful eye of acclaimed Chef Richard Sandoval, the new dishes stay true to credo that food is more than a meal, it’s a feast for the senses; ToroToroMiami.com.
Some of the most unforgettable experiences for Rodrigo Vianna, MD, PhD, are when he comes across a patient who is now an adult and he performed a transplant on them as a baby. Seeing them older, living healthy lives, doing the things they love, is an ongoing inspiration.
The Chihuahua breed’s origins are steeped in mystery. It’s widely believed that they are direct descendants of the Techichi — a small dog of Chinese ancestry that dates back to Mayan times. It’s possible that explorers bred the Techichi with a small hairless dog, and the Chihuahua was the result.