Cuban bakeries are as popular as the beaches in the Magic City. It’s difficult to not come across a Cuban bakery loaded with pastelitos in Miami — especially in the southern part.
The baked, puff pastries — similar to a turnover — are filled with a vast assortment of sweet and savory fillings such as guava, cream cheese, coconut, ham, and ground beef, including unique combinations and some modern, unexpected creations. Whether it’s for breakfast with a cafecito in the mornings, a midday snack, or a weekend treat for family and friends, pastelitos are always a mainstay in the South Florida diet.
Here’s a list of some of Miami’s top contenders to score pastelitos from in geographical order from north to south.Read More