Love is Blind Food & Wine Opens in Coral Gables

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John Lennon famously sang that love is all you need -- but it's so much better when food and wine are part of the package. Coral Gables newest eatery, Love Is Blind Food & Wine, will be offering up all three.

The new spot is the latest endeavor by the owners of Dolores But You Can Call Me Lolita and Crazy About You -- and they're serving up steak, seafood and vino at affordable prices.

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The third Miami restaurant by Carlos Galan and JC Chamizo, the concept behind the new spot is fine dining, affordable prices and love, love, love. Entrees run $17.99, $20.99 or $24.99, and include an appetizer of choice.

The menu includes items like Asian vegetable spring rolls, Serrano ham croquettes (just like those at Dolores), a trio of mozzarella, goat and ricotta calzones and a charcuterie plate.

Entrees include braised steak brasatto ($20.99), brick oven chicken galleto ($17.99), "Love Is Blind" strawberry risotto ($24.99) and salmon a la sal (sea salted crusted salmon, $24.99).

The new digs reportedly have a high-end lounge vibe, and there are two bar options on site. House wine runs $4 a glass or a (cheap!) $14 a bottle -- and they've got signature cocktails, too.

As far as decor - thing warm and candlelit with love quotes all around.

Love Is Blind is now open for lunch and dinner at 225 Altara Ave in Coral Gables. Hours are as follows: opening Monday through Friday at 11:30 a.m. and Saturday and Sunday 12 p.m.; closing Sunday through Wednesday at 11 p.m., Thursday at midnight, Friday & Saturday at 1 a.m.Check out more details on their website.

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