MOD Pizza set to Spread its "MODness" in Florida

MOD Pizza set to Spread its "MODness" in Florida

At least, that’s the plan by the brand’s exclusive Florida franchisee— BBX Capital.

Next week, the Seattle-based brand will be opening its first store in Miami-Dade County and fourth Florida store, overall. BBX Capital has already opened stores in Parkland, Coral Springs, and Jacksonville.

This new location will be in Kendall’s The Palms at Town & Country, a Mediterranean-themed, open-air shopping center.

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Mellow Mushroom Will Make Its Way to Sunset Later This Year

Photo Credit: Instagram, Mellow Mushroom Ft. Lauderdale

Photo Credit: Instagram, Mellow Mushroom Ft. Lauderdale

Upscale pizza and craft beer have both made a splash in the Miami dining scene within the past few years. We’ve got Harry’s Pizzeria, Lucali, and Andiamo — among others — which focus on higher quality ingredients than your normal pizza joint. And unlike your typical pizza joint, things can get pricey. But fear not, Miami pizza lovers — there’s a new pie in town.

Atlanta-based chain Mellow Mushroom is planning to hit Sunset later this year (mid-November, allegedly). The pizza/craft beer concept, a happy medium of comfort and upscale, combining that familiar pizza feel with upgraded ingredient combinations, features plenty of menu options: If mozzarella and cheddar cheeses, Applewood smoked bacon and caramelized onions, topped with BBQ chicken sounds good, try the Funky Q. And what’s a better pairing with pizza than some cold beer? According to Miami food blog Short Order, Mellow Mushroom will make 30 percent of their draft beer lineup local craft, featuring some of our favorites — Funky Buddha and Wynwood Brewing Company, among others. Read More