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Halloween 2017: Miami's Spookiest Food and Drinks

Each year, Halloween is the chance for us to take our alter egos out for a test drive. Are you an accountant longing to be a superhero? A bartender who wants to sail the high seas as a pirate? It's also the time to feast upon pumpkin delights and sip blood-red drinks that Dracula would enjoy.

Whatever your taste, be it cocktails spruced up with gummy worms or a freshly baked pumpkin croissant, you'll find it here.
click to enlarge Party with your best friend at the Spillover - THE SPILLOVER VIA FACEBOOK
Party with your best friend at the Spillover
The Spillover via Facebook
Halloween 2017: Miami Restaurant Party Guide. Though Halloween isn't until Tuesday, October 31, the partying starts early. So grab your favorite ghoul and enjoy costume contests, special meals, and other fun at these Miami-area restaurants.
click to enlarge White chocolate pretzel witches' fingers and marshmallow Twinkie mummies. - COURTESY OF SUGAR FACTORY
White chocolate pretzel witches' fingers and marshmallow Twinkie mummies.
Courtesy of Sugar Factory
Halloween 2017: Lincoln Road Parade Dining Guide. Come Halloween night, Lincoln Road will be invaded by hordes of superheroes, zombies, and probably more than one Donald Trump. Jon Snow and Pennywise the Clown still need to eat, so if you want to take a break and savor a good deal, here's a rundown of where to go.
Pumpkin croissants at B Bistro & Bakery. - COURTESY OF B BISTRO & BAKERY
Pumpkin croissants at B Bistro & Bakery.
Courtesy of B Bistro & Bakery
Miami's Ten Best Pumpkin Dishes. Nothing says October quite like pumpkin, except maybe spooky pumpkin croissants. For fall, some of Miami's most creative toques are crafting a bounty of dishes chock full of the orange squash. Because too much pumpkin is never enough, here are the ten best places to get your fix.
Halloween 2017: Miami Cocktail Guide. Time to dust off the broomstick for Halloween. Sure, the supermarket is lined with bags of candy for trick-or-treaters, but don't let that stop you from enjoying a little adult entertainment. The holiday also offers ghoulishly fun drinks. Here are some of the best cocktails for Halloween. Check out our slideshow of spooky Halloween cocktails here.
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Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times. She has been featured on Cooking Channel's Eat Street and Food Network's Great Food Truck Race. She won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature about what it's like to wait tables.
Contact: Laine Doss