Haute 5 Comfort Foods in Miami: When the Holidays Call for Yummy Relief

Without the palm trees that are suddenly illuminated and the dramatic increase in tourists, many people find it hard to recognize the holidays have even arrived in Miami. With flip-flops in tow, many Miami locals head to the beach and go about business as usual, while much of the rest of the country shovels snow and scraps ice off of their cars. If you’re looking for some compensation for the fact that you won’t be having a white Christmas in Miami, read on to find out some of the areas hautest spots for all your holiday comfort food needs.

Delightful Cupcakes

Stella’s Sweet Shoppe is a fantastic comfort food stop to sweeten any day of the week. As an old-fashioned cupcake emporium with a modern twist, Stella’s Sweet Shoppe creates designer cupcakes that are chic, elegant, and delicious. Each cupcake is handmade for the perfect cross between “grandma’s cooking and the minimalism of the fashion world.” Stella’s Sweet Shoppe was launched in January 2009 and has already become the haute choice of Miami’s socialites.


Stella’s Sweet Shoppe is located at 666 University Drive, Coral Gables, FL Tel: (305) 479-9098

Cupcakes Nouveau specializes in gourmet couture cupcakes, so that haute factor is pretty clear. The locale uses only the finest ingredients such as Scharfeen Berger Premium Cocoa and Nielsen-Massey Madagascar Boubon Vanilla. Each cupcake is fresh, homemade, and custom designed for every customer and their special occasion.

Cupcakes Nouveau is located at 4712 South Le Jeune Road Coral Gables, FL 33146 Tel: (305) 448-0011