Each step across the hotel lobby led us closer and closer to the sound of a singer's boisterous voice. "Please tell me that noise is not coming from the restaurant," my dinner guest grumbled with a worried look across his face. We were walking toward the narrow entryway of East End Brasserie, an upscale French restaurant that opened last October inside the Atlantic Resort & Spa in Fort Lauderdale. Standing right across from the hostess stand was the source of the rowdy tune. A jazz cabaret singer was entertaining a scattered audience of boozed-up tourists on a Saturday night, and her lyrics loudly exuded a preposterous love for the city of Paris. My guest shot me a quick look while the hostess led us to our table. Though no words were spoken, his look said, "Let's get as... More >>>