What do you think of when you hear the words "homestyle cooking"? Is it a large plate of collard greens, ribs, and corn on the cob? Do images of your grandmother's matzoh ball soup come to mind? Or do you envision a pot full of arroz y frijoles (rice and beans) cooking alongside some maduros (plantains)? Does homestyle simply mean the comfort of a toasty, grilled cheese sandwich and a hot cup of tomato soup? With Miami being such a multicultural town, it's no wonder our ideas of what a homestyle meal is also vary. That's why we've decided to include restaurants that offer homestyle meals for a variety of tastes.
When it comes to tried and true, American homestyle diner dishes, complete with beef stew, egg salad sandwiches, and meatloaf, the S&S Diner (with a second location in the Gables) is where you want to be. If your version of homestyle evokes memories of grilling burgers in the backyard, Crumb on Parchment might be the place for you. And if your idea of a home-cooked meal involves tostones (fried plantains), congri (mixed rice and beans), or maybe some pan con lechon (pork sandwich), you'll feel right at home at Versailles in Little Havana.