MFP Destinations: A Staycation at Biltmore Hotel

We love Coral Gables. It’s a balanced city: Whatever your interests — food, history, culture, etc. — there’s something for everyone to enjoy in the neighborhood. That’s why it’s the perfect place for a staycation.

If you were to ask a local where to stay in The City Beautiful, odds are that the Biltmore Hotel would be at the top of the list. No building is more iconic — the structure’s history dates back to the 1920s. And while it is a luxury hotel, we found out firsthand that a big budget isn’t required to enjoy its accommodations.

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Nom News: January 26, 2018

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January 26, 2018

Each Friday, we compile South Florida food-related news and events that we couldn’t fit on the site earlier in the week, as well as other local news that piques our interest. Want to be included in next week’s roundup? Shoot us an email at bark@miamifoodpug.com.

Here’s your weekly dose of nom.

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Plant Miami Unveils New Menu

Miami is no stranger to plant-based cuisine. Casual eateries that cater to vegetarians and vegans are a dime a dozen, especially here in South Florida where everyone’s busy working on their beach body. What’s rare, though, is a plant-based place that’s not just grab-and-go or counter service. Enter Plant Miami, a refined operation that successfully fills this particular niche.

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The Alley: A Pizza and Pasta Paradise

We’re just one month into the new year, and we already have a serious contender for Favorite Meal of 2018: The Alley at The Betsy Hotel. It’s been a while since we’ve had an entire meal that’s impressed us so much, but this cozy Italian restaurant knocked it out of the park. From the moment the starters hit the table to the last bite of dessert, we couldn’t stop smiling.

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Coral Gables Hosts 9th Annual Tour of Kitchens

On Saturday, February 3, 2018, foodies, home-design enthusiasts, architecture admirers and fans of the City Beautiful will unite for the Coral Gables Community Foundation’s Ninth Annual Tour of Kitchens presented by INFINITI of Coral Gables.

The Coral Gables Community Foundation’s Tour of Kitchens is Coral Gables’ signature lifestyle experience. Now for a ninth year, “tourists” will get inspired as they visit Coral Gables’ most exquisite private residence kitchens, indulge in gourmet samplings and desserts from the City’s best restaurants, and shop home goods from local merchants.

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