The Local Craft Food + Drink: Where Flavors Flourish

Change is scary for most people, but not for The Local Craft Food + Drink’s Phil Bryant. At the Coral Gables gastropub, the chef actively embraces it in his Southern cuisine. What’s on the menu one day will be most likely be gone the other, making each visit to the neighborhood spot a unique one. Case in point: All the items we had during our visit for this story are no longer available.

It doesn’t matter, though, because one thing has remained the same at The Local under Chef Bryant’s care: the quality of the experience.

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SAAM at SLS Brickell: Good Times Await

Credit: SLS Brickell

Great drinks will only get you so far in Brickell. With so many bars and lounges in the financial district, visitors have seemingly limitless options for a good time. But SAAM at SLS Brickell isn’t just another lounge — it’s much more than that. By pairing memorable cocktails AND bites in a space that just exudes “cool,” the indoor/outdoor venue will quickly become one of your favorite Brickell haunts.

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Say Hello to New Drinks and Dishes at The Anderson

Since opening last March, The Anderson’s menu has remained constant. For over a year, guests of the Upper East Side bar have enjoyed delicious drinks paired with a food menu by ex-Vagabond Chef Alex Chang. With Chang long gone, the local watering hole has revamped their food and drink selections for the first time. Here’s a closer look.

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Café Roval: A Charming Addition to Morningside

What was once a historic pump house is now one of Morningside’s most charming restaurants. Late last year, restaurateur Mark Soyka opened Café Roval just a stone’s throw away from his eponymous concept, and it’s taken the neighborhood by storm ever since. The vast venue features an equally vast menu comprised of tasty Mediterranean fare and a creative “cocktail” menu by master mixologist Douglas Beedoo.

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Recap: Let’s Noodle on It With Goodtella and Pubbelly

It had been a while since we last visited the original Pubbelly on Miami Beach. We’ve spent most of our time at Pubbelly Sushi and Pubbelly Station as of late (mainly because they’re way closer to us). This past week, our good friends at Goodtella hosted an event at the O.G. location, and things have changed a lot in the year since we last dropped in. Read more