MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Book lovers will soon have a new place to shop and nosh in Downtown Miami.

Books and Books, one of South Florida’s most popular independent book stores is planning to open its newest location in the historic former Sears Tower at the Adrienne Arsht Center, according to CBS4 News partner the Miami Herald.

The bookstore’s cafe will be open for breakfast, lunch and dinner every day.

Chef Allen Susser, who oversees food at the book chain’s other locations in Coral Gables, Miami Beach and Bal Harbour, is working on the menu, which will include a “whole array of snacks, burgers, artisan tartine, paninis and salads, big plates, breakfast.”

A coffee bar with some seating will be set up near Biscayne Boulevard and tables will be available on the promenade next to the Ziff Ballet Opera House. For patrons coming to a show, the restaurant will offer pre-show, fixed price menus and grab-and-go snacks for those in a rush. A full bar will be set up on the tower’s second level.

The new shop and restaurant is expected to open in late November.

(©2014 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. CBS4 news partner The Miami Herald contributed material for this report.)


[display-posts category=”business” wrapper=”ul” posts_per_page=”5″]

Comments (2)