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 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

Partner in MIAbites. 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 feature writer for MIAbites. Follow her fun food 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 Instagram @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 Instagram @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 instagram 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 Instagram @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.

Allison Riley

Y'all Taste This- Southern born. Farmer's daughter. Food adventurer. Twitter: @YallTasteThis  Instagram: @allisonjriley


Jennifer Massolo

 Beverage through the veins, Massolo's professional resume includes 20 years in the industry.  Recently named as one of Miami's Top 50 Food and Beverage influencers by the Miami Herald, Massolo consults on numerous bar and beverage programs and founded and hosts CRAFT: Wine and Spirits tasting event. Visit her website,   http://TheLiquidProjects.com/

Alex Beck

A graduate with Culinary degree from Johnson & Wales, Alex works at DeepSleep Studio crafting brand identities for leaders in the hospitality industry and by night she can found touring Miami's hottest food spots or dancing and cooking happily in her beloved home kitchen. Besides food, she is passionate about salsa dancing, superheroes, and college football. Instagram: @bitesbybeck

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 Instagram instagram.com/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.

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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. As a personal hobby she enjoys creating mini docs about social interests to create community awareness and engagement, while promoting authentic human interactions. 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