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SoBe Miami brazilian pizza place ?

willowan Oct 26, 2009 01:32 PM

Dear all

I was last in Miami 2 years ago and was recommended a great funky Pizza place which I think was also Brazilian?

Am I losing the plot here ? - if not can someone remind me what it was called and is it still good ? ?

Also, any other top recs of a similar quality and vibe which will not break the bank ? Any cuisine is fine.

Have seen some posts here re Michaels- what is that like and is it open Sunday ?

Likely we will be staying South or North Beach

Thanks for any help & advice you can give.

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    CarNut Oct 26, 2009 03:55 PM

    How does Piola compare to Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza?

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      mialebven Oct 26, 2009 09:22 PM

      Anthony's better.

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        lax2mia Oct 27, 2009 06:30 AM

        Anthony's must use butter in their crust or something because it's way too flavorful.

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          willowan Oct 27, 2009 02:13 PM

          So is Anthony's the best place for pizza on SoBe ?

          How about best burger, Cuban, Italian ?

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            Frodnesor Oct 27, 2009 02:26 PM

            This is a pretty long list of "best ..." threads ->
            http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/477263

            Some haven't been updated for a while, others are fairly current, but you should find lots of information there and if you just search or browse this board some.

            www.foodforthoughtmiami.com

            1. re: willowan
              lax2mia Oct 28, 2009 07:11 AM

              No. Anthony's is not the best place for pizza in South Beach. They don't have a location in South Beach. I was just saying that people like the place for some reason and my theory is the butter/margarine/lard in the crust. Gotta be.

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        mialebven Oct 26, 2009 02:04 PM

        The name is Piola. There are several locations in the United States and in Europe. There's three Piola in Miami.

        Also, Michael's just opened up recently for brunch. :)

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          willowan Oct 26, 2009 04:14 PM

          Hey thanks for this.

          What is Michael's like ?
          Any other quintessential SoBe recs ?

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            Blind Mind Oct 27, 2009 09:50 AM

            Search this board for Michael's Genuine and youll find a ton of info. Its open Sunday now for brunch 11a-3p (make a rez if you wanna go cuz it just started last week and was very popular) and for dinner. Im not sure about Sunday lunch. Its my favorite restaurant in Miami.

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