Energy Kitchen Closes in Pinecrest, Decides to Relocate to Coral Gables
Don't worry, Miami isn't losing another healthy dining option. Energy Kitchen , the fast-food chain boasting of menu items under 500 calories , recently closed its only location in Miami, down in Pinecrest. However, the company says it will reopen just a little ways north, in Coral Gables.
The new address is 2626 Ponce De Leon Boulevard, where UVA Restaurant and Lounge used to be.
Why did they move? Better business opportunities, says Tapan Shah,
Energy Kitchen's marketing director. In other words a new location in a
trendy part of the city with a lot of foot traffic, such as Miracle
Mile, is better for business.
Can't blame them. The Pinecrest
location was too easy to overlook.
With the new place, one
downside is finding a free place to park. The upside is that your healthy fast-food eating options have not diminished. Everything on the menu at Energy Kitchen
is grilled, baked, steamed and never fried, and the menu offers wraps, salads and burgers. They have
There is no re-opening
date yet, but the owners are looking at no later than October.
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