EPIC JOURNEYS

Cerro Negro
Cuisine: Nicaraguan
What you’ll eat: Traditional Central American dishes
Known for: Affordably priced huge portions
What you should know before you go: Weekend evenings and weekday lunches can be crowded.
Cost: $10 to $15 per person
Ideal meal: Carne desmenusada, gallo pinto, maduros, frito and, to wash it down, a glass of thick cacao
Why it’s still under wraps: It’s located at a less-than-glamorous strip mall
9613 W. Flagler St., Miami, 305-227-9870

Knaus Berry Farm 
Cuisine: Fruits, veggies and baked goods
What you’ll eat: Fresh fruits, shakes and rolls
Known for: Desserts
What you should know before you go: Sometimes there’s a line, but it moves quickly.
Cost: $10 to $15 per person
Ideal meal: Sticky cinnamon rolls, milkshakes and strawberries
Why it’s still under wraps: It’s located an hour outside Miami proper
15980 SW 248 St., Homestead, 305-247-0668; knausberryfarm.com

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