Coolest Suburbs Worth a Visit
Coral Gables, FL
South Beach may get all the Miami-area attention, but Coral Gables has its own form of beauty. Built in the late 1920s, Coral Gables draws upon an air of authentic glamour with its exquisite Mediterranean-style homes and a sophisticated international flavor.
See: Independently owned and beloved by South Floridians, Books & Books has nearly 60 author readings per month.
Eat: Try the Caribbean-influenced fare at Ortanique on the Mile (278 Miracle Mile; 305-446-7710). Start with mojitos at the intimate bar, then savor the Bahamian black grouper served with a sweet plantain mash.