The List: Top bites in Miami with Finka's Eileen Andrade

"What I love about croquetas is they're quick. You grab and go. They fill you up. They're tasty," says Eileen Andrade of Finka and Amelia's 1931.

Chef-owner Eileen Andrade is raising the bar on gastropub food in West Kendall with her Finka Table & Tap, which riffs on the culinary traditions of Peru, Korea and Cuba. Here’s where Andrade likes to chow down besides Finka: 

1. Sushi Deli

Ceviche Roll. 

1412 79th Street Cswy., Miami Beach; 305-861-0143.

2. Hy Vong 

Spicy Ribs, Curried Chicken and Sweet Potato.

3458 SW Eighth St., Miami; 305-446-3674.

3. Islas Canarias Café

Tostones Stuffed with Shrimp Ceviche.

3804 SW 137th Ave., Miami; 305-559-0111.

4. Gabose

Kimchi Jjigae.

4991 N. University Dr., Lauderhill; 954-572-4800. 

5. Hakkasan 

Hand-Pulled Mushroom Noodles. 

4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 786-276-1388.

6. Andiamo

The New Yorker Pizza, with Goat Cheese. 

5600 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-762-5751. 

7. Buena Vista Bistro


4582 NE Second Ave., Miami; 305-456-5909.

8. Cypress Room

Frog Legs. 

3620 NE Second Ave., Miami; 305-520-5197.

9. Bali Café

Opor Ayam. 

109 NE Second Ave., Miami; 305-358-5751.

10. MC Kitchen

Roasted Pear and Cheese Fiocchi

4141 NE Second Ave., Miami; 305-456-9948.