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Courtesy of St. Roch Market

Politan Row Miami

Courtesy of St. Roch Market
On a cool Friday evening, stylishly dressed crowds scurry up an escalator toward St. Roch Market. The 10,000-square-foot food hall holds 12 distinct food and drink concepts. You can sample house-made Italian ravioli, wolf down a bowl of spicy ceviche, and slurp a few oysters on the half-shell. The idea is based on the successful flagship of the same name in New Orleans. Start with a drink before dinner at the Mayhaw, which serves tiki cocktails made with fresh juices and mixers. Then try gnocchi-like spinach dumplings called gnudi toscani at Dal Plin or 25-hour-brined fried chicken served on a cheddar-chive waffle at Coop. Finish with a slate of vegan desserts such as sprinkle doughnut holes and frozen matcha at Chef Chloe and the Vegan Cafe.

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