Jay Z and Beyonce Visit Wynwood, Chow Down at Joey's Italian Cafe
Jay and Bey, walking off their meal in the 'Wood.
Photo by Liz Tracy
Wynwood ... It's the kinda place where hip-hop power couples chow down on exotic pizza pie.
We here at Crossfade can say so with confidence 'cause our pal, Broward-Palm Beach New Times music editor Liz Tracy, just caught Jay Z and Beyoncé coming out of Joey's Italian Café and snapped a post-meal cell phone paparazzi pic.
Don't hurry down to the 'Wood, hoping to catch your very own glimpse of Hova and Queen Bey, though.
As Liz informs us: "They were in their Escalade moments later."
Yes, one of these tables may have accommodated music's most famous pair.
Photo by Simon Hare
What did the Carters have for their very early Wynwood dinner? Or was it a late lunch?
No clue. So far, there's no official word on Jay Z and Beyoncé's preferred Joey's menu items.
But since the place boasts that "there are many places that claim to have the best pizza, we actually do," let's agree to guess that they scarfed a Dolce e Piccante, loaded with figs, gorgonzola, hot Peppers, and dripping in honey.
UPDATE According to Joey's, Jay and Bey actually ate "Burrata Caprese w assorted salami. Mista salad, Rigatoni w meat sauce topped w shaved truffle. Branzino with asparagus. Yum!"
Otherwise, here's what we know ... Jigga and his better half apparently planned some time off leading up to this Thursday's Magna Carter show at the BB&T Center. And they decided to spend it in Miami.
In recent days, Hova and Queen Bey have been all over our city. They witnessed the Dolphins get ass-whooped by the New York Jets. They ran into Gloria and Emilio Estefan after lunch at Sea Salt & Pepper. And according to one Facebook user, they may have even begun their pizza binge at Miami Beach's Lucali last night.
Now they're galavanting through Miami's hippest hood by foot and Escalade.
Guess their BFFs Kanye and Kim gave the 'Wood a good review.
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