Openings

Make A Shake To Open in SoBe Tonight: A Mooooving Sign Intrigues Us

​"Moooving" along Alton Road, we spotted this upside down cow. Intrigued, we walked over for a closer inspection.

What's behind it? U.K. sensation Make A Shake is debuting its very first American store today on Alton and Lincoln in South Beach, with a planned 7 p.m. opening.

According to co-owner Ben Way, Make A Shake sells milkshakes and candy. Using a special fat-free yogurt base, customers can choose from 103 flavors and 240 different candies to make a custom shake in virtually any variety (no word yet if a Brussels sprouts flavor is available).

"You can have, say, a Snickers and jelly bean shake or a fat-free strawberrry shake. Basically we run the gamut from healthy to very naughty," Way said.

We're looking forward to a Swedish Fish/chocolate maltball shake -- what's your flavor?


Make a Shake is apparently also hiring, so if you have crazy mad customer service skills (or can produce milk) this may be a good opportunity.

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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.
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