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Bigstu99 Jul 12, 2011 08:07 AM

Any recommendations....and don't suggest anyplace that uses green muscles!

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    danb73 Jul 12, 2011 08:26 AM

    Cafe Seville on E. Oakland Park Blvd, East of US1. Makes a nice paella. Don't know what kind of mussels they use

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      dlgc Jul 12, 2011 11:58 AM

      La Dorada in Coral Gables........Paella 3 different ways.......Superb!

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      La Dorada Restaurant
      177 Giralda Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134

    2. LiveRock Jul 12, 2011 09:22 AM

      Wow...such a polite request!

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        southocean Jul 12, 2011 10:54 AM

        Second only to his spelling ability.

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          SaminSFL Jul 13, 2011 10:13 AM

          Its a cultural different...he's from New York...(Im from New York so this isnt a New Yawk Bashing)

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            CFByrne Jul 13, 2011 06:29 PM

            I'm from NY too... But I know that you lift your dinner utensils with your MUSCLES and then use them to pick the MUSSELS out of your paella.

            My best guess would be a) make your own or b) be prepared to pay a LOT if you don't want to be disappointed.

            Paella is labor intensive and a good one is food-cost intensive, what with: chorizo, chicken, shrimp, clams, mussels. And oh did I mention saffron?

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        ChefsBakeToo Jul 15, 2011 05:05 PM

        Casa Juancho has surprisingly good paella! Just make sure you're either ravenous or dining with another person. You must order a minimum of two orders for about $28 per person and they're tremendous portions. I'm yet to try La Dorada, but I've heard good things too.

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        Casa Juancho
        2436 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33135

        La Dorada Restaurant
        177 Giralda Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134

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