Given the fact that the nearly 70 percent of Miami’s population is of Latino decent, it comes as a surprise that Miami doesn’t offer much by way of Latin American live music and dancing. Translating to “today as yesterday,” Hoy Como Ayer is one of the only nostalgia fixes for Cuban exiles and younger generations that grew up hearing about the good old days.
The small lounge in Little Havana packs guests in for jam sessions featuring all the standards from the island’s heyday. Fueled by freshly concocted mojitos, dancers strut their stuff, especially when homegrown band Spam Allstars takes to the stage for its Thursday residency. You better bring your dancing shoes.