Our Contributors


Ellen Bowen

Managing Director/MIAbites Editor.  Florida resident since 2017. Former VP Sales and Marketing in the fashion industry in NYC but always passionate about food, restaurants...and Miami. Branding and Social Media Specialist. Director of Marketing/ Invites Curator and Partner in popular Connecticut food website,  CTbites.com. Miami Site Director for Food Rescue US, national non-profit working to end food waste and direct transfer to those in need.


Amber Love Bond

 Amber Love Bond is a self-taught baker and owner of Cakes by Amber Love. In addition to her love of irresistible goodies, craft cocktails, and discovering Miami's newest restaurants, she continues her dessert journey as Saturday Sweets contributor for MIAbites. On the board of USBG, Follow her fun food and cocktail adventures on Instagram: @amber__love and Twitter: @amberlove_bakes.


Marian Bacol-Uba

Holistic Health & Wellness Expert. Transformational Coach. Living and sharing her world of Conscious Travel, Lifestyle and Plant-Based food/drinks. Follow her on IG: @mbacoluba


Christina M. Ramos

A football fanatic with a serious passion for food and travel (to visit stadiums and try food in other cities, of course), Christina's obsession started as a child who would watch cooking and travel shows over cartoons. Sports marketer for Orange Bowl by day, foodie by night! Follow Christina on IG: @footballfoodie.


Steven Guillen

A writer looking to explore the world of food, nature and people. A  Journalism student at FIU, a Miami native, you can find him out in nature, reading a book with his pet cats or grabbing a bite to eat.  Follow Steven on IG at @stevenwrites_miami/

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Arielle Cole

Guest Contributor and Broward County food blogger that is trying to make eating gluten free look and feel good. You can find her dining around South Florida on her IG at @glutenfreegalpal and Twitter @gfgalpal


Deanna Dominguez

A Connecticut native living in Miami and married to a Cuban. While living in Trevi, Italy created a blog, "Travels in Umbria".  Passionate about fresh, good food, and frequent visitor to Farmer's Markets.

Diana Rodriguez

Diana Rodriguez

Diana Rodriguez is a Cuban native with a flare for foodie finds. Chances are you will catch her talking about her latest adventures with food. With a background in engineering and creative writing, Diana seeks to find the art and balance in each dish. Follow her on IG: @dmrodrigzz


Patty Kinne

Guest Contributor and semi-retired Chemist, who admits to not being a good cook, so follows the Miami and Miami Beach food scene very closely.


Raquel Ofir

Raquel Ofir is a Miami native, who has watched the shifting sands of the Miami food scene first hand as both a cook and a server, and is passionate about supporting local farms and farmers and sourcing organic and sustainably grown produce.


Eleanor Hoh Wok Star

Eleanor Hoh aka Wok Star is a cooking teacher, entrepreneur and blogger who loves to share easy, healthy and fun cooking techniques without recipes or measuring. Her audience appreciates her restaurant recommendations based on honest opinions and pursuit of good non-traditional Chinese food prepared by Asian and non-Asian chefs, reach her at http://eleanorhoh.com. Follow her on Instagram and Facebook!


Olga L. Reyes

Also known as “Olguita,” is a passionate traveler and explorer, fascinated by cultural diversity and with a keen interest in volunteering. She enjoys making elaborate cheese boards and grazing tables for family and friends, but might want to expand her creations to the public in the future. She holds a Master’s degree (MBA) in Business Administration, with a focus in marketing from the University of Miami. #gocanes ! Follow her on IG: @olinkitar


Lilia Ingegno Temple

After graduation from The Culinary Institute of America, she took a position at the then General Foods (now Kraft Foods/Mondelez) Test Kitchen in Westchester, NY where she was primarily responsible for recipe development, new product & line extensions development, food styling, product testing, sales rep. training and trade show support for both retail and food service products. She continues to have her my own successful freelance food styling and recipe development business working with Pepperidge Farm, Uncle Ben’s, Nabisco, Seagram’s, Grand Marnier, Smirnoff among many others. Follow her on IG :@liliastyles1