Neighborhood Joints

Five Reasons to Visit Proper Sausages in Miami Shores

Have you been to Proper Sausages yet? It's a tiny store, one that sits on a busy street in Miami Shores. The butcher shop opened earlier this year, proffering a lot of things you'd be hard pressed to find anywhere else -- think Florida beef, local eggs, and, yes, even raw goat's milk.

The shop offers something less tangible, too. Owners Freddy and Danielle Kaufmann are bringing back a tradition that's been long gone: the neighborhood butcher.

We know, we know. It's easier to drive to Publix and pick up Saran-wrapped beef than to visit an offbeat specialty store. But there are several reasons why Proper Sausages is better. Here are just five of them.

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Emily Codik