Moises Bakery Of Miami
Miami Beach, FL 33141
Miami New Times' Description
The shelves are stocked to the gills with import market goods from South America, the display cases stuffed with assertively colored desserts of every stripe, and the countertop piled with sandwiches of varying shapes. Specialties of the house - other than the steamy espressos poured all day - are empanadas modeled after those from Argentina, Chile, and Venezuela. The Argentine kind are the familiar baked half-moon packets sealed with braided dough. Moises' Chilean empanada seems to be made from the same basic water/flour dough, but it's shaped like a burrito. The fillings are similar too, whether they are ham and cheese, melted cheese, or chopped beef flecked with raisins and olives and potently seasoned with cumin. But the Venezuelan version rocks, the half-moon dough tasting of corn meal, fried to soft consistency, and plumped with moist shreds of chicken or beef. As the juice drips down your chin, you'll think about how well your $3 has been spent.
Tips from foursquare
Venezuelan bakery. Try the empanadas and the golfeados
Try a Venezuelan empanada...you won't regret it
The best cachitos in Miami!
Best Venezuelan bakery in the beach; try the cachitos and tequños. The best in town. Venezuelan empanadas aren't so good, to much dough and greasy. On the other hand Argentinian empanadas are baked.
Try the cachitos and Venezuelan empanadas, the best!