The Lunchbox

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  • Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Closed Sunday.
Lunchboxes open two ways: brimming with epic delights or filled with disappointing carrot sticks and soggy sandwiches you hope to pawn off on an unsuspecting classmate. Carlos Dorado's Lunchbox, however, puts a new spin on this old standard. He spent months building out a restaurant in the hopes of creating Miami's first zero-waste eatery. Best known in Miami for his Arepabox food truck, Dorado offers a list of favorites to satisfy any sensibility. A spicy tom kai gai soup could accompany a chicken paillard or a Philly cheesesteak sandwich. Because the Lunchbox promotes a no-waste philosophy, you'll have to request utensils with your to-go order; otherwise, you'll be left eating with your hands.

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