DESIGN DISTRICT — The mastermind behind the desserts at places like Alter and Brava, Soraya Kilgore, has debuted her first standalone ice cream and sweets shop MadLab Creamery in the Miami Design District (140 NE 39th Street). The store serves up unique ice cream creations topped with items like cotton candy and edible glitter, along with chocolate bark by the pound, Japanese cheesecake, cookies and cupcakes.
SOUTH MIAMI — Good-for-you, fast casual eatery American Harvest has debuted its second location in South Miami (5958 South Dixie Highway). This 2,900 square-foot locale serves as the restaurant’s flagship outpost and serve dishes found on the original menu like the steak tacos and rotisserie chicken skillets along with new items like acai bowls, a variety of toasts and the ever important meal: weekend brunch.
SOUTH BEACH — Call Me Gaby is the newest addition the South of Fifth neighborhood (22 Washington Avenue). It serves a variety of pizzas like the Carla, made with Mortadella, basil pesto, and pistachio crumble; and the Gina, made with “Fior di Latte,” baked potatoes, Chiodini mushrooms, stracciatella; along with other more classic pies. And although the pizza is the star of the show, there also an assortment of antipasti, salads, and pastas rounding out the menu.
SUNSET HARBOUR — The team behind Lincoln Road stunner Juvia and Sushi Garage have debuted their lunchtime poke concept, Sunny Poke (1784 West Avenue). Housed inside Sushi Garage, it offers create-your-own poke bowls with more than 15 different toppings and a variety of proteins, too.