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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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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