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Power Lunch: Caffe Abbracci Imperial Old Fashioned Caffe Abbracci has the weekday power lunch down to a science. They start with award-winning Italian dishes and add impeccable service plus a roster of high-profile visitors to create a fantastic dining experience Monday–Friday from 11:30–3:30. This winning combination has attracted the likes of Bill Clinton, John Boehner, Rick Scott, Dick Gephardt and Don King, and has won the café some extraordinary accolades including the OpenTable Diner’s Choice Award for 2013 and the coveted AAA Five Diamond. Guests can expect delicious and healthy northern Italian specialties true to the owner’s Venetian heritage. The lunch menu offers authentic appetizers such as Imported Mozzarella Caprese served with ripened tomatoes, olive oil and fresh basil; pastas such as Spinach & Ricotta Cheese Ravioli served with robust tomato sauce; salads such as Seared Fresh Tuna “Nicoise” served with a cup of soup, tuna, green beans, cherry tomatoes, hardboiled egg, black olives, potatoes and red wine vinaigrette; entrees like the Veal Scaloppine Boscaiola with brandy mustard sauce, topped with sliced champignons; and traditional Italian desserts. Caffe Abbracci also serves dinner seven days a week and is located at 318 Aragon Ave. (between 42nd Avenue & Salzedo Street) in Coral Gables. For more information, call 305.441.0700 or visit www.caffeabbracci.com. straight or on-the-rocks. Cheers! 2 oz. Ron Barceló Imperial .5 oz. simple syrup (1:1) .5 oz. lime juice Method: Shake the ingredients. Add a few ice cubes into a double old fashioned glass and serve. Add cut lime in pieces or use orange peel. Ron Barceló Imperial is a full-bodied rum with hints of toffee, roasted nut, spice and vanilla. It is a superpremium sipping rum that is ideal for consuming Eat – Drink – Art Nov. 8 will mark the third edition of Eat–Drink–Art, a monthly event that fuses art and fine dining. Held at City Hall The Restaurant, each event features the work of a top Miami artist and a fantastic dinner inspired by the artist’s work and home country. The November event will feature Marcelo Holzinger, an abstract artist from Argentina. City Hall’s Executive Chef Luis Lopez will create an Argentinean inspired meal that complements Holzinger’s colorful, abstract style. The total event price is $99 and includes a full four-course dinner, wine pairings, gratuity, tax, a special gift, plus a meet and greet with the artist and chef. Guests will also receive a VIP pass to the black-tie opening event for Holzinger’s Art Basel Week exhibit. The first installment of the Eat-Drink-Art event was a huge success and featured incredible work by Noel (pictured). To view Noel’s latest collection, visit www.about.me/Noel1. For reservations or information about upcoming events, call 305.764.3130 or email steve@cityhalltherestaurant.com. Main Course created by Executive Chef Luis Lopez - Double-bone Lamb Chop Mint & Mustard Crusted and Lemon Sole Filet with a Carrot Béchamel served over a Parsnip Mashed with Julienne Vegetables. Artist Noel with City Hall The Restaurant founder/owner Steven Haas Artist Noel with City Hall The Restaurant Executive Chef Luis Lopez. Photos Courtesy of Henry Perez Photos


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