Best Cafe: Panther Coffee
This cozy cafe features some truly delicious coffee. If you’re into artisanal brews, this is the spot for you.
Best Bakery: Mischa’s Cupcakes
From mini cupcakes to cakes to specialty snacks, Mischa’s Cupcakes is like dessert heaven.
Best Food Truck: Miss Cheezious
Grilled cheese on the go. Is anything better?
Best Restaurant: Sugar Cane Raw Bar Grill (3252 NE 5th Ave)
Where sushi meets latin food is the place we want to be.
Best Weeknight Bar: The Wood Tavern (2531 NW 2nd Ave)
With a slew of artisanal beers and a dog listed on the employee page, you know this is the cool spot to hang Monday through Friday.
Best Party Spot: Blackbird Ordinary (729 SW 1st Ave)
Three words: Thanksgiving dance party. You’re welcome, Miami.
Best Place to See Bands: The Fillmore (1700 Washington Avenue)
Arctic Monkeys, Panic! At the Disco, and The Weekend are just three bands popping by The Fillmore this month.
Best Destination for an Arty-Afternoon: Winwood
Easily the artiest ’hood in Miami, Winwood had everything from galleries to art shops, and the neighborhood even has a website that will tell you what not to miss.
Best Movie Theater: The Drive-In at Swap Shop (3291 W Sunrise Blvd)
Check out an awesome movie and then so a little vintage shopping at this awesome movie theater/store.
Best Scenic Spot: Vizcaya Museum and Gardens (3251 South Miami Ave)
The former estate of James Deering, the area is now a museum with moonlight tours and film screenings.
Best Boutique: Alchemist
From Maison Martin Margiela to cool streetwear, the Alemist has it all.
Best Vintage Shop: C Madeleine
Get all your vintage Dior dreams at this well-stocked shop.
Best Record Store: Sweat Records (5505 NE 2nd Ave)
It’s a record shop and a cafe. What more could a girl want?
Best Book Store: Books & Books
The name says it all: all the books you need in one handy store.
Best Store To Fill Your Apartment: Nest Casa (120 NE 39th St)
A store as cute as it sounds, Nest Casa will get you in that Miami design state of mind.
Best Spot No One Knows About (Yet): Sugar Belle
This new cupcake joint features cupcake cookie sandwiches--that’s a cupcake with a cookie on top. Seriously.
If You Can Only Go To One Place In My City, Visit: South Beach
You really can’t beat Miami’s most popular beach.