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Latin America and the Mediterranean Inspire at Paon Eatery

July 13, 2017

Paon Eatery is located in the heart of Bay Harbour Island. Its ambiance brings a calm relaxing energy with it’s worn brown leather booths and it’s dark walls and accessories. This quiet little restaurant is unassuming and brings some of the best internationally inspired cuisines in a casual low key setting. Led by Chef Federico A. Cassino and Designer Sofia Rodriguez Kandeler, Paon is a casual restaurant that provides a gathering space and thoughtful service that goes above and beyond…

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Vapiano

March 16, 2017
Chicken Insalata - Vapiano Miami - Munch Miami Gluten Free Review

An Italian eatery is surely a place gluten free crowd wants to stay away from. However, Vapiano makes sure they cater to everyone’s needs. Their very inclusive and comprehensive menu has options for any taste bud and food restriction. Launching their seasonal menu this past week, March & April are looking delicious already! Vapiano Recommendations: Vapiano’s cafeteria style ordering makes it simple to place your order and enjoy your evening. Their new seasonal menu has really warm tones and brings…

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South Pointe Tavern

March 9, 2017
Munch Miami South Pointe Tavern Gluten Free

Our beloved South Beach gets another fancy drinking establishment! This one pays great attention to detail, with beautiful decor and even leather wrapped menus! Located ‘South of Fifth,’ South Pointe Tavern (SPT) boasts a large selection of wines, whiskeys, and tequilas, as well as a very creative selection of cocktails. The tavern’s happy hour is quite generous with beer, cocktails, and wine being half-price from 5  PM to 7 PM on weekdays. On Whiskey Wednesdays, South Pointe offers their extensive whiskey…

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City Tap House

October 28, 2016

Let’s face it… for us Celiac and gluten-intolerant few, it is hard to find a bar that will cater to our needs. It is even more difficult to find a bar that offers an array of gluten free beers and ciders (currently offering a GF pumpkin cider on tap!) as well as a full fledged gluten free menu. Well, the hunt is over. City Tap House in CityPlace (West Palm Beach) takes  care of the gluten-sensitive in full force. Click…

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Lan Pan-Asian Cafe

September 22, 2016

Lan Pan Asian Cafe brings a unique twist to Pan Asian cuisine tying in flavors from Japan, China, Korea, Thailand and Vietnam. Zagat rated, and named one of Miami’s 8 under the radar Japanese restaurants… you must visit! Located in the Dadeland Station in South Miami, this casual no-reservations needed restaurant doesn’t try to frill you with a fancy over the top ambiance, but rather lets it’s food speak for itself. Asian cuisine is not normally recognized for it’s gluten…

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Bodega Taqueria y Tequila

August 2, 2016

Located in South Beach on the corner of Alton and 16th street, is a tiny Mexican restaurant with a unique twist. You know you’ve arrived at Bodega Taqueria y Tequila, when you turn the corner and see a small establishment with a built-in food truck! Long lines are common on the weekends (and especially in the evenings), and this is because Bodega has their very own massive bar/lounge situated in a secret room located behind the food truck. Find your…

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Recipes

Parmigiano Reggiano Tacos

July 28, 2016

Munch Miami was graciously invited to participate in a Parmigiano Reggiano themed cooking class at the Biltmore Culinary Academy. The event was sponsored by the Parmigiano Reggiano Consortium and the main ingredient for all the dishes of the evening was (the real) Parmesan Cheese! Our team consisted of: Claudia Serrano and Ricardo Arbona of Knock on Food (@knockonfoodrc) and Laura Sgroi of Now That I Am in My Thirties (@laura.sgroi). This was one of Munch Miami’s favorite events of all time and we wanted to share the…

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Talavera Cocina Mexicana

July 26, 2016
Talavera - Munch Miami Gluten Free Review

Mexican food isn’t just about tacos, burritos, and quesadillas… and Talavera Cocina Mexicana strives to make this a point every day. Located in the heart of downtown Coral Gables, Talavera brings classic and contemporary Mexican fare to a sophisticated new level. This place isn’t your typical hole-in-the-wall, midnight munching spot. It’s a place you can sit down with the whole family and enjoy some excellent, authentic Mexican food and have a drink or two… or three. Sure, Talavera will serve…

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Piripi

April 22, 2016

Traditional Spanish restaurants are a dime a dozen in Miami, but many turn out to be a big disappointment, leaving you feeling unsatisfied and with an empty wallet. Piripi, located in The Shops at Merrick Park, is a Spanish restaurant with a twist, providing their guests a delicious variety of both classic and experimental options (a large number of which are thankfully gluten-free). In Spain, the word “Piripi” is used to describe the state of being tipsy or feeling “a…

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Top 10 Gluten-Free Places – Easter Round-Up

March 20, 2016

Over the past few months, Munch Miami has had the pleasure of reviewing many gluten-free restaurants and cafes around South Florida. Some have actual gluten-free menus or items, and some show their flexibility and hospitality by being accommodating. As gluten-free awareness grows, we wanted to make a top 10 list of our favorites for Celiac and gluten-free eaters to have for quick referencing… and the winners are: Top 5 Restaurants: Sugar Factory Located on Ocean Drive, this restaurant is not for…

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