While the world's temporary, Slumdog Millionaire-fueled obsession with Bollywood may have faded into the background, Indian culture is a lot more than a pop phenomenon. And for those who are still into all things Indian or Moroccan, Bhoom Shanti is the place. From silky draperies to elaborate saris, home furnishings, jewelry, incense, statues. Any ornate accouterments your little heart desires. Authenticity doesn't come cheap, but the quality and customer service will more than make up for the dent in your wallet. So stop by this Biscayne boutique and stock up on South Asian specialties.
Miami's Indian population has slim pickings when it comes to restaurants and even slimmer pickings when it comes to authentic fashion and home décor. That's why Biscayne Boulevard's Bhoom Shanti is a mini-mecca for expats and India-philes -- a riotous explosion of ornate fabrics, dazzling jewelry, and heavily carved furniture housed in the corner storefront of an otherwise vanilla mixed-commercial strip mall. There are enough saris, salwars, wraps, and dresses here to clothe the... More »