Miami Food Pug’s 2016 Holiday Gift Guide


Christmas is around the corner, but it’s not too late to pick up some presents for your loved ones. Below, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite food and non-food gifts to help you spread some holiday cheer. Next week, be on the lookout for our other holiday roundup: Christmas events. Happy shopping!

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Wag Wednesday: Sef Gonzalez & Elsa and Shelley


Since starting the blog, we’ve interviewed many members of the hospitality industry, and one constant among the interviewees has been a profound love for their pets. We thought it would be great to share this love with our readers. That’s why we launched an ongoing feature called “Wag Wednesday” to showcase industry peeps and their pets. Know someone who wants to be featured? Email us at

This week, we’re featuring Sef Gonzalez, the Burger Beast, and his dogs, Elsa and Shelley.

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Brunch Presented by America’s Best Breakfasts: Rise and Dine for the Launch of Lee Brian Schrager’s 3rd Cookbook

Brunch Flyer

Come brunch with us for the launch of #SOBEWFF Founder & Director Lee Brian Schrager’s third cookbook, America’s Best Breakfasts: Favorite Local Recipes from Coast to CoastBrunch presented by America’s Best Breakfasts will take place on Sunday, April 24 at the Magic City Casino, and Schrager – with the support of local food authority Burger Beast – has brought together 40 of his favorite South Florida spots to serve up some of the best eggs, pancakes, waffles, donuts, a matzo brei from Chef Allen Susser for guests observing Passover, and more.

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Pincho Factory Celebrates 5 Years With 5 Special Burgers From Local Culinary Superstars

5 years of Pinchos

On November 10, 2010, three cousins — Nedal Ahmad, Otto Othman and Nizar Ahmad — opened Pincho Factory at 9860 SW 40th Street with only $6.27 to their names. The local fast-casual concept proved successful, and the trio went on to open a second store at Coral Gables in 2010 as well as an outpost inside American Airlines Arena just this year. With another location opening soon in Hialeah and other franchise projects in the works, there’s no stopping these guys.

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