Elected officials and business boosters welcome a new restaurant in downtown Miami Lakes with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Nov. 30. La Cumbancha, a Cuban fusion dining spot that presents musicians and a singer too, is at 6743 Main St. Co-owner Julio Cabrera, shown at center with the scissors, is an award-winning mixologist and founder/co-owner of Cafe La Trova in Miami.
Shown in the photo from left are Beatriz Barrionuevo, Cabrera’s wife; Andy Cabrera, his son and partner and a mixologist; Yoel Suarez a partner and restauranteur; Loiver Hernandez, partner and mixologist;
Yordanis Suarez, Yoel’s wife; Carlos Hidalgo, partner and chef; Julio Cabrera; Vice Mayor Tony Fernandez, Mayor Manny Cid and Councilman Luis Collazo.
Also at the party were members of the Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce and the town’s Economic Development Committee.