The Local In Coral Gables, Southern Comfort Food At Its Finest

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Chef Phil Bryant of The Local
Chef Phil Bryant of The Local
The truth of the matter is that I had lost faith in The Local. After Chef Alberto Cabrera’s (Little Bread) exit, there seemed to be a loss of focus on the food.

Enter Chef Phil Bryant.

I had met Phil when he was at Swine where he created one of the greatest Burgers to ever grace this earth, the Swine Burger. I later found out from Alberto that Phil had also created the Burger I liked so much from the Local at the 2011 Burgerliscious competition in Coral Gables. It turns out that Phil had worked briefly at the Local before his stints at Yardbird & Swine. In other words, Chef Phil Bryant is South Florida’s Best Burger Chef.

Now he’s back at The Local where he’s creating some killer Southern inspired comfort food. Don’t just take my word for it, look at the pictures below and you’ll see what I mean.

You’d have to be a fool to skip out on eating here.

And of course, don’t forget to order the Burger.

Beef Jerky
Beef Jerky

Cornbread & Cultured Butter made in house
Cornbread & Cultured Butter made in house

Pulled Hen & Buttermilk Dumpling Soup
Pulled Hen & Buttermilk Dumpling Soup

Disco Fries
Disco Fries

Hushpuppies
Hushpuppies

McDisco w/American Cheese & Ham
McDisco w/American Cheese & Ham

The Local - Coral Gables, Florida
The Local – Coral Gables, Florida

The Burger
The Burger w/Papi’s BBQ Sauce

Vaca Frita Sandwich
Vaca Frita Sandwich

Uncle Phil's Steak n' Cheese
Uncle Phil’s Steak n’ Cheese

Fried Chicken Sandwich
Fried Chicken Sandwich

Hot Chicken Sandwich
Hot Chicken Sandwich
The Local - Coral Gables, Florida

The Local - Coral Gables, Florida

The Local - Coral Gables, Florida

The Local - Coral Gables, Florida

The Local - Coral Gables, Florida

January 2015 Menu (click to enlarge)
January 2015 Menu (click to enlarge)

July 2015 Menu (click to enlarge)
July 2015 Menu (click to enlarge)

October 2014 Menu (click to enlarge)
October 2014 Menu (click to enlarge)

Secret Info on the back of the Menu
Secret Info on the back of the Menu

The Burger "Local Style"
The Burger “Local Style”
More about Phil Bryant & The Local:

Miami.com‘s It’s Southern cookin’ with Miami flair at The Local gastropub in Coral Gables

Miami Food Pug‘s Chef Phillip Bryant and The Local Craft Food & Drink: A Winning Combination

Time To Get Local:

The Local Craft Food & Drink
150 Giralda Ave Coral Gables, FL 33134
305-648-5687