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Biga Bakery

South Beach
1050 Alton Rd. (Michigan Ave.) Map
Miami, FL 33139
Classical music soothes the morning coffee crowd


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Classical music soothes the morning coffee crowd. Thick-crusted European boules and rustic baguettes line the wooden shelves. Elegant rustic tartlets and tortes are piled onto tiered iron pedestals. The deep, dark, chocolate-glazed pound cake is dense and rich as a brownie. Naturally leavened sourdoughs and organic-grain loaves are unique and nutty. The ciabatta is chewy and wholesome. Custom-designed Italianesque panini are created along with Biga's signature breads. The garlicky focaccia sandwich with chèvre and grilled eggplant is a stunner. The "Biga lunch bag," including a gourmet sandwich, a pastry and a beverage for under $7, is an enticing deal by any standard. Sandwiches and desserts fly out of this tiny place all afternoon in Biga brown paper bags, as busy go-getters grab their goods on the run. Other locations.

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