Carmel is a big proponent of adding variety into our lives. For all around us there are different places, people, cultures, cuisines and experiences just waiting to be discovered. To that end, Carmel takes advantage of living in South Florida and explores the Cuban cuisine and culture of Miami. She takes viewers on a trip down Miami's famed "Calle Ocho," or 8th Street, and visits a landmark restaurant for a show-and-tell about popular Cuban dishes. She meets up with famous chef and author Norman Van Aken for a fun visit to a classic Cuban market, and takes a lesson in the popular Cuban sport of Jai-alai where she proceeds to play a match with fellow Baby Boomers. Additionally, Carmel prepares some Cuban food of her own in her home kitchen.