Xixón

Spanish in Little Havana

It takes a lot to stand out in Miami’s crowded tapas-spot stakes. Bread that has a crackling crust and a soft center, delicate explosions of bacalao (cod) fritters and sizzling shrimp and baby eel cooked in garlic secures Xixón’s status as a top tapas contender. The bocatas (sandwiches), with lavish Serrano ham and salty Manchego cheese, are great picnic fare.

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