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Bachour Galore

Bachour Galore

Ava Lederman, highlights contributor

April 21, 2019

Bachour adds a refreshing touch to the Miami food industry with its varied menu items and its eye-catching pastries and plates. The lingering smell of fresh pastries consume the restaurant. This shop recently opened in February and has already brought an immense amount of customers to their elegant a...

La Muse Cafe: the best of both worlds

La Muse Cafe: the best of both worlds

Mathilde Requier, highlights contributor

March 22, 2019

Overflowing with modern paintings and sculptures, La Muse Cafe stands out among the concrete jungle of Downtown Miami. Located inside the Avant Gallery —an exposition that features contemporary art—  La Muse offers a new kind experience in which customers get to savor the best of both the art and cu...

A.C.’s Icees Celebrates 40 Years

A.C.’s Icees Celebrates 40 Years

Emma Vela, highlights contributor

February 25, 2019

A.C.’s Icees has been serving the perfect refresher after a long walk in Coconut Grove’s Kennedy Park for 40 years now. The white truck painted with an unmistakable wild-haired, bearded Allan Cohen is parked at the front of the park every day from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. On most days, Cohen wakes up at...

Fairchild’s Night Gardens Light Up the Holidays

Fairchild’s Night Gardens Light Up the Holidays

Gregoire Winston, highlights contributor

January 7, 2019

As the fall season comes to a close and the winter festivities are taking shape, Fairchild Tropical Gardens in Coral Gables is propelling a fresh initiative, one that will run through the Holiday seasons— its very own Night Gardens. This compilation of hazy fog, mystical music and surreal holograms pro...

Caffeine cravings

Caffeine cravings

Natalia Pallas, highlights contributor

December 7, 2018

Cruising Calle Ocho may cause one to miss the small coffee shop that packs a big punch. Situated on a large, colorful lot with ample outdoor seating, Old Station Cafe captures the aroma of coffees from Latin America.        Walking into Old Station Cafe, one immediately senses a blend of exoti...

Rolling out trendy cuisine

Rolling out trendy cuisine

Ava Lederman, Staff Writer

November 20, 2018

Sushi Kong, located on 3000 Coral Way, brings flavor and decor to another level at its under the radar location in Coral Gables. This Japanese-Latin fusion, opened in late 2016, is a modern take on cuisine with its Instagram-worthy products. While the outside may fool some with it’s simplistic appearanc...

The food hall craze

The food hall craze

Sara Ebrahimi, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018

Food halls have captivated Miami’s culinary community. Their trendy and approachable environments allow for less developed vendors to establish their identities and become more popular. Social media platforms such as Instagram and Facebook have sparked popularity among different food halls by sharing...

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature Center: a secret weapon for saving our beaches

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature Center: a secret weapon for saving our beaches

Alma Martinez, highlights contributor

October 7, 2018

For years, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature Center (MSDBNC) has been educating the future generations on the importance of ocean conservation. Located in the heart of Biscayne Bay near Miami Seaquarium and founded by Marjory Stoneman Douglas, a conservationist who advocated against th...

Ironside: A hidden gem worth the trip

Ironside: A hidden gem worth the trip

Isabella Villarroel, highlights contributor

October 7, 2018

With its original iron framed doors, Ironside stands in the very same walls that accommodated an old iron factory situated along the railroad running across the historic neighborhood of Palm Grove. This diverse and artsy urban center for tourists and locals alike is home to approximately 70 luxury inde...

Shipped in Sushi

Shipped in Sushi

Alma Martinez, highlights contributor

September 18, 2018

For many, having their dinner arrive on a miniature Japanese fishing boat may not have made it onto their bucket list; however, Sushy Lucy’s floating boats are definitely worth saving a spot. Though the fluorescent lights and hole-in-the-wall feel may not look like much from the outside, diml...

Sit Back, Relax, and Play

Sit Back, Relax, and Play

Thomas Morcillo, highlights contributor

August 22, 2018

Nestled in a nondescript shopping center past  Florida International University’s (FIU) Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Mac and Chess offers a different type of dining experience centered around enjoying time with friends and family. For $5, the self-described “board game cafe,” located at 12486 ...

Fireman Derek’s Pies are on Fire!

Fireman Derek’s Pies are on Fire!

Alexandra Torres, highlights contributor

May 1, 2018

Located in the heart of Wynwood, Fireman Derek’s colorful, brick building with “Fireman Derek’s Bake Shop & Cafe” carefully hand-painted across the front, blends in with Wynwood’s infamous graffitied walls and artsy dynamic. From across the street, a flashing neon sign of a red fireman prot...

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