Alona Abbady Martinez

Alona Abbady Martinez is a food, travel, and lifestyle writer in South Florida with over fifteen years of writing experience. She freelances for Upscale Living Magazine, International Opulence Magazine, Lifestyle Magazine, and Miami New Times. Previous work has appeared on Alimentum Journal, Brain, Child Magazine, Humor.org, Every Day With Rachael Ray, The Dallas Morning News, The Miami Herald, and The Sun Sentinel. For over ten years she has enchanted readers with her blog, Culinary Compulsion, based on her adventures with food, family, and travel. Her global food memoir with recipes, My Culinary Compulsion, is scheduled to come out this Fall. You can reach her at alonamartinez.com.
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SOBEWFF 2019 has become another Delicious Success!

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Food lovers rejoice, Miami Spice, the two-month celebratory dining extravaganza, is here.  From  August 1st to September 30th the Magic City’s most upscale eateries will offer their fine dining cuisine as three-course...

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Alona Abbady Martinez

Alona Abbady Martinez is a food, travel, and lifestyle writer in South Florida with over fifteen years of writing experience. She freelances for Upscale Living Magazine, International Opulence Magazine, Lifestyle Magazine, and Miami New Times. Previous work has appeared on Alimentum Journal, Brain, Child Magazine, Humor.org, Every Day With Rachael Ray, The Dallas Morning News, The Miami Herald, and The Sun Sentinel. For over ten years she has enchanted readers with her blog, Culinary Compulsion, based on her adventures with food, family, and travel. Her global food memoir with recipes, My Culinary Compulsion, is scheduled to come out this Fall. You can reach her at alonamartinez.com.
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