Club SU Miramar: Shockingly Authentic* Korean Food

Did you come to Cuba for the Korean food? No? But that photo looks pretty good right? Well if you’re looking for some of the best international cuisine in Cuba (that isn’t Italian or Spanish), check this place out. It’s expensive and the name is a little weird, but it’s worth the price if you have a hankering for a bowl of bulgogi. *the claim … Continue reading Club SU Miramar: Shockingly Authentic* Korean Food

La Casa Del Habano, Miramar: Best Cigar Shop in Havana

Ok, you’re in Havana and you want to buy cigars. But you don’t actually know anything about cigars. We feel you. Step 1: Don’t buy cigars from anyone on the street, they’re jinateros (con artists) and full of shit (both the people and the cigars). Only buy from government-run shops or hotels (though the latter are more expensive). Step 2: Go to the Casa del … Continue reading La Casa Del Habano, Miramar: Best Cigar Shop in Havana

Diablo Tun Tun: The Best Thursday Evening in Havana

Better than the Casa de la Musica downstairs, Diablo Tun Tun offers a kickass (and packed) party every Thursday from 7-9. Get there by 6 to get a decent spot. The music is always fun and the crowd is mostly Cuban regulars. Drinks are cheap, too–we recommend buying a bottle of rum for 5 CUC and a few cans of soda and sharing among friends, … Continue reading Diablo Tun Tun: The Best Thursday Evening in Havana

Rio Mar: Expensive Seafood with a View of the Sea

Taking it’s name from it’s location at La Puntilla, where the Almadares River (rio) meets the ocean (mar), Rio Mar serves up delicious seafood on a beautiful deck overlooking the water. It’s a great spot, but pricy–entrees can cost over $20, which is a fortune in Cuba prices. Still, it’s worth a visit. Just try to make a reservation if you’re going for dinner. And … Continue reading Rio Mar: Expensive Seafood with a View of the Sea