La Palme d’Or
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Coral Gables Congregational Church
George Merrick’s father was a New England Congregational minister, so perhaps that accounts for him donating the land for the city’s...
Biltmore Golf Course
Designed by the golfer of that name and boasting the immaculate company of the Biltmore Hotel.
Founded as the Florida Shakespeare Theatre in 1979 and now housed on the property of the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, this company...
Allen’s Drug Store
Don’t worry: they do diner in the Gables. In Allen’s case, they’ve just plopped one into a pharmacy. Don’t let the proximity of Pepto...
Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave · interesting places nearby
La Palme d’Or information
One of the most acclaimed French restaurants in the USA, the Palme is the culinary match for the Jazz Age opulence that ensconces it. With its white-gloved, old-world class and US attention to service, unmuddled by pretensions of hipness, this place captures, in one elegant stroke, all the exclusivity a dozen South Beach restaurants could never grasp.