Neighborhood Joints

The Unemployed Chef in the Gables: Philly Cheesesteaks and Homemade Desserts

Small businesses make Miami special. After all, what's better than knowing your hard-earned dollars are supporting your fellow 305'ers, versus soulless corporations and their fat cat CEOs? This city wouldn't be what it is without Panther Coffee, Whisk Gourmet and Abraxas Lounge.

So the Unemployed Chef in Coral Gables is a welcome addition. The only problem? Not nearly enough people know they're there. This sister-owned outpost serves home-cooked breakfast and lunch, and they're earning rave reviews from those in the neighborhood. So why the hell haven't you eaten there yet?

See also:

- Panther Coffee's Miami Beach Shop Near Opening

- Scratch Bakery Downtown: Free Pizza, Cupcakes, and Ice Cream Tomorrow

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Hannah Sentenac covers veg food, drink, pop culture, travel, and animal advocacy issues. She is also editor-in-chief of
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