Clear Your Schedule: The Coral Gables Food Tour is Coming May 24

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We’re teaming up with the awesome South Florida blog Coral Gables Love for a food-filled night in Downtown Coral Gables. On the Coral Gables Food Tour, you’ll visit three different venues to sample delicious drinks and bites. Enjoy a fun evening with friends and discover some great local spots — read on for all the info.

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Meet Your Bartender: Will Thompson

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When you’re sitting on the other side of the bar from Will Thompson, you’re getting more than a transaction. More than just a “What are you having?” More than just a “hello” and “goodbye.” You’re getting an experience.

Thompson, a 32-year-old former Air Force medic, has made a name for himself over the years tending bar at some of Miami’s top restaurants and watering holes including Broken Shaker, Ball & Chain and, more recently, The Local Craft Food + Drink. He’s come a long way since getting his feet wet in the industry at P.F. Chang’s after completing his military service. Read more

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

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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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