While it might still feel like summer when you step out the door, fall has finally arrived! To get you into the spirit of the season, a handful of local restaurants are still bringing a slew of tastes and flavors that bring forth the autumn spirit no matter the climate. From a pumpkin spice milkshake to a pumpkin seed pesto pasta, keep an eye out for these trendy menu items featuring a classic fall ingredient you can never go wrong with – pumpkin:
1. Pumpkin Gnocchi at Beaker & Gray
Chef Brian Basajon of the Wynwood eatery is bringing the city a Pumpkin Gnocchi made of pillowy bites of goodness accompanied by pork rib, Manchego, and gremolata. You’ll wish they offered this all year long!
Find Beaker & Gray at 2637 N Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33127
2. Pumpkin Spice Malted Milkshake at Cracked by Chef Adrianne
This is for all the PSL lovers who run to Starbucks the second the seasonal item is put on the menu. This is actually the PSL 2.0! Indulge in the over-the-top Pumpkin Spice Malted Milkshake made with pumpkin spice.
Find Cracked by Chef Adrianne at 7400 SW 57th Ct #101, South Miami, FL 33143
3. Cinderella Beef Puff at Tanuki
The seasonal Cinderella Beef Puff dumplings are back at this modern Asian eatery in Miami Beach for a limited time only! This insta-worthy (they look like mini pumpkins!) Dim Sim perfectly combines Wagyu beef, pumpkin, and scallions for the ultimate fall flavor.
Find Tanuki at 1080 Alton Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139
4. Pumpkin Spice Churros at Bodega Taqueria y Tequila
On National Dessert Day, October 14, Bodega Taqueria y Tequila will be introducing a fall twist on a beloved treat with their limited time Pumpkin Spice Churros! This delicious item will be served with dulce de leche and will be available at all locations in store and on the Bodega app.
Click here to find the closest Bodega Taqueria y Tequila to you.
5. Pumpkin Spice Old Fashioned at Chef Adrianne’s Vineyard Restaurant and Bar
We are well into pumpkin spice season and this is a seasonal take on an old classic. Made with Four Roses Bourbon, this pumpkin spice treat known as a Pumpkin Spice Old Fashioned is for adults only!
Find Chef Adrianne’s Vineyard Restaurant & Bar at 11715 Sherri Lane, Miami, FL 33183
6. And a Pumpkin Cheesecake!
Just when you thought Adrianne’s Vineyard couldn’t possibly infuse any more items with classic fall flavors, you were wrong! This Pumpkin Cheesecake isn’t your grandma’s cheesecake — it’s made with salted caramel and vanilla bean and topped with whipped cream.
7. Fall Pesto Pasta at True Food Kitchen
True Food Kitchen’s simple yet nutrient-dense menu alters its diverse offerings each changing of the seasons, and this fall, the health food hub is serving up a delicious classic: The Fall Pesto Pasta; made with seared mushroom, roasted acorn squash, marinated pepper, parmesan and cilantro pumpkin seed pesto.
Find True Food Kitchen at 8888 SW 136th St Ste 340A, Miami, FL 33176
8. Pumpkin Spice Latte and Iced Coffee at Crema Gourmet Espresso Bar
Crema Gourmet Espresso Bar is ‘fall’-ing into the pumpkin flavored trend, and adding spiced flavors to its menu. You can now order their Pumpkin Spice latte and iced coffee at any of their eight locations! Sip on the delicious coffee drink all season-long until November 24.
Click here to find the closest Crema Gourmet Espresso Bar to you.