N-O-A Cafe Pops Up in Wynwood For Lunch

It’s about time we had a quick-bite-to-eat type of spot. And while it’s definitely long overdue for Wynwood, we’re really happy to welcome N-O-A Cafe to the neighborhood. The Miami Herald‘s got the scoop…

Fresh Arugula on Salmon served on fresh homemade focaccia at N-O-A Cafe in Wynwood

Fresh Arugula on Salmon served on fresh homemade focaccia at N-O-A Cafe in Wynwood

The small café N-O-A has a few tables out front flanked by bougainvillea and is only open for lunch during the week. Inside there’s a white leather couch to wait for a pickup order, several tables and a L-shaped counter with stools where diners can watch the kitchen action. The cuisine changes with the seasons, offering Mediterranean dishes and specials ranging from grilled grouper with lemon and oregano to sweet potato soup with ginger and orange peel.

Israeli proprietor and chef Adi Kafri grew up in Tel Aviv. Her grandparents immigrated from Austria, Russia, and Bulgaria to what was then known as Palestine. Adi had a restaurant in Tel Aviv but came to Miami 10 years ago for a restaurant opportunity with a business partner. After it closed, she starting a catering company and named the year-old cafe for the initials of her daughters, Niv, Omer and Amit. She added a few Thai dishes after taking cooking classes in Thailand.

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