Linda Bladholm
Linda Bladholm is a well-traveled writer, photographer and cook with a deep understanding of global food and culture. In addition to taking Miami Herald readers along on her weekly explorations of South Florida, she is a contributor to Gourmet and Saveur magazines and the Atlanta Journal Constitution. She has written three critically acclaimed guides, The Asian Grocery Store Demystified, The Indian Grocery Store Demystified and Latin & Caribbean Markets Demystified (Renaissance Books), and is at work on a definitive Indian cookbook for W.W. Norton.

Write to her at lbladholm@miamiherald.com.

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A Fork on the Road

A Fork on the Road: Choices Cafe gives vegans plenty of flavor

Linda Bladholm

In a sign of the times, a small vegan café has opened a larger outpost, offering meatless burgers, wraps, soups and salads. Choices Cafe doubles as a juice bar with cold-pressed fruit and vegetable juices and innovative smoothies such as the Miami Heat with mango, jalapeño, lime, plantain, ground flax and chia seeds and agave.