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Antonio Bachour Bakery and Restaurant

Antonio Bachour Bakery and Restaurant

The undisputed king of pastries, Antonio Bachour made his mark by perfecting his exquisite creations at leading restaurants in Puerto Rico, New York and Miami, winning all the top awards. Bachour opened his flagship bakery and restaurant in Coral Gables in the spring of 2019. His signature Viennoiserie, Petit Gateux, Bonbons and Macarons are unmatched in terms of form and flavor.

Bachour Tart

Bachour’s exquisite creations

Breakfast favorites include guava and cheese pancakes, Croque Madame, croissant french toast, Eggs Benedict and the Bachour Egg Sandwich. The specialty coffee selection is splendid, along with a custom blended tea.

The all-day menu features arepa fritters, a local burrata, and wagyu sliders. Salads are a specialty, with a standout Seafood Causa Salad — yellow potato causa, soft poached shrimp, tuna salad, salmon ceviche, crispy quinoa. The sandwiches and tartines (chicken curry) make a great lunch selection.

Main dish recommendations from readers include the local deep fried whole fish, a 45-day aged New York strip loin, the slow roasted bone-in short ribs and Beef Bolognese.

Bachour Bakery and Restaurant is located at 2020 Salzedo, open from 7am to 10pm Tuesday to Saturday and until 5pm on Sundays and Mondays. Call 305-203-0552.

Great Gables Restaurant Of The Week – Doc B’s

Great Gables Guide - Restaurant Of The Week

Doc B's Restaurant and Bar

Doc B’s Restaurant and Bar

A great place to meet with friends, Doc B’s features an adventurous menu of all-American delights, with a clever wine list, assortments of beers and ciders, and their own signature cocktails. Readers love the candied bacon, chicken and waffle and Chimichurri Steak and Eggs for brunch.

For starters and sharing, try the Iron Skillet Mac & Cheese, Grilled California Artichokes or One Pound Angry Meatball. The Ahi Salad is a favorite and the ten inch pizzas are well done. Burgers are the house specialty, and the steak sandwich is a nice upgrade. The Buttermilk Fried Chicken (entree or sandwich) is a winner. Danish Barbecue Ribs, Dijon Soy Glazed Salmon and Chicken Kebabs round out the menu. Among the Wok Bowls, a Marinated Filet Mignon is hard to beat.

Finish with Rob’s Double Decker Chocolate Cake or the quirky Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cheesecake.

Doc B’s is located at 301 Miracle Mile. Call 786-864-1220.

Great Gables Guide

Great Gables Events – weekend of June 19


Enjoy the Fathers’ Day weekend and spend some quality time with family and friends to celebrate family bonds.

Robert and Robin Burr

Happy Fathers' Day
Happy Fathers’ Day
Fathers’ Day is the time we honor fatherhood and paternal bonds, as well as the influence of fathers in society. To all the dads who’ve dedicated quality time to their families, we salute you on this holiday weekend.

Cernuda Arte – Now Open By Appointment
Cernuda Arte – Black Art Matters
Cernuda Arte presents Black Art Matters: A Group Exhibition of 13 Modern and Contemporary Afro-Cuban Masters, in Memory of George Floyd, featuring a showcase of powerful paintings, sculptures, ceramics and illustrations. Through this exhibition, Cernuda Arte is expressing its commitment to equality of opportunity, harmony in race relations and rejection of racism in any form. This special exhibition is open to the public. Visitors are asked to wear masks. Email [email protected] Cernuda Arte is located at at 3155 Ponce. Call 305-461-1050.

Father's Day Special At Fred Astaire
Father’s Day Special At Fred Astaire
Gift Certificates are available for Father’s Day at Fred Astaire Dance Studios in Coral Gables. Take the first step on your dance journey today, and discover a new world of joy, confidence, health, energy and fun. Call 305-443-1661.

Woman's Club Blood Drive
Woman’s Club Blood Drive
The Coral Gables Women’s Club is hosting a blood drive at their historic club on Saturday, June 20th from 10:30am to 4pm. The public is encouraged to donate blood and save lives. Every participant will receive a free COVID-19 antibody test. Coral Gables Women’s Club is located at 1001 East Ponce de Leon Blvd. For more information, please contact Theresa Gilmore via email: [email protected] or call 305-812-1844.

Documentary: A Towering Task
Documentary: A Towering Task
The Coral Gables Art Cinema presents the remarkable story of the Peace Corps, taking viewers on a journey of what it means to be a global citizen. This new documentary by Alana DeJoseph is narrated by Annette Bening The film tells the remarkable story of the Peace Corps and takes viewers on a journey of what it means to be a global citizen. The Peace Corps is again confronting a crisis of identity: What role should it play around the world and in the lives of engaged citizens?

Seraphic Fire Saturday Podcast
Seraphic Fire Saturday Podcast
The second episode of the Seraphic Saturday Podcast is available now on Spotify, Apple, Google, and the Seraphic Fire Blog. This episode talks all things Messiah, from its first premiere in Dublin, to Messiah’s arrival in America. Hit play and enjoy the witty cast of Seraphic Fire’s artistic company and special guests as they dive into a smart and frank discussion of classical music.

Hire Frost Musicians
Hire Frost Musicians
Music has a way of opening our hearts and helping us feel more connected to others and to the world around us. In these unprecedented times, the talented students and alumni of the Frost School of Music at the Unversity of Miami are available to fill your summer with the healing power of music through the marvel of advanced technology, from their home to yours.

Films For Families
Fun and Imaginative Films For Kids
Coral Gables Art Cinema is producing a bi-weekly newsletter that features fun and engaging films to watch with your kids along with themed lesson plans and activities. Film education can start at a young age and we will do what we can, in spite of the current circumstances, to give our children and families the tools to do so. These films have been curated by Midge Blumberg-Krams, Chair of the Cinema’s Children & Family Programs, and the lesson plans have been developed by Lili Dominguez, Ph.D. Subscribe to Films For Families email list get the details from Coral Gables Art Cinema.

Miami-Dade Solar Co-Op -- Solar United Neighbors of Florida
The Time Is Now To GO SOLAR
Get the story from friends with solar experience and get started with free information from Solar United Neighbors of Florida about the new Miami-Dade Solar Co-op. It’s free.

Kids Culinary Camp At The Biltmore
Kids Culinary Camp At The Biltmore
A hands-on cooking camp taught by Biltmore chef instructors with special workshops by these acclaimed hotel chefs. The week long sessions are open to children ages 9 to 16. Students are grouped by age and work in our fully equipped, professional kitchen. Class size is limited to eight campers. The weekly camps run Monday to Friday from 9am to 2pm, all summer long and include lunch, a chef’s apron, and all cooking materials. The first session begins June 22.

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