Jack Mancini's namesake restaurant on East Las Olas Boulevard was a rare, long-standing institution on a street where some restaurants depart faster than visiting tourists.
After a decade in business Mancini's closed its doors in 2011 when the 10-year lease expired. After trying his hand at a short ... More >>
Over the past few years, the west end of Las Olas Boulevard has transformed into a hot spot. Even in the past six months, new -- and very busy -- bars and restaurants have been springing up incessantly: American Social, The Royal Pig, Voodka, Grille 401. Today, dinner service starts at the newe ... More >>
Menu changes, renovations, face lifts, and other changes are afoot in restaurants around the area. Here's a short list of what we've learned.1) Luigi's Coal Oven is adding a patio in its parking lot, nearly doubling the seating for the restaurant. Chef Luigi DiMeo says he's not sure when it ... More >>
Tania Saiz via Flickr Creative CommonsThink you've got a sexy set? Think you've got a sexy set? Of lips, that is - mind out of the gutter, people. While some bars pull in the crowds with hot body or wet T-shirt contests, M Bar's take on the quintessential South Florida sexy showdown leaves a bit ... More >>
Though chef Ted Inserra is holding down his chef gig at Old Fort Lauderdale Breakfast House, he's been on double duty behind the line at Jack Mancini's M Bar with chef Kevin McCarthy. "I'm there a couple of nights a week to help get things organized and to pitch in," said Inserr ... More >>
A spiffed-up corner hangout from Jack Mancini, M Bar in Fort Lauderdale isn't just another tapas bar and restaurant.Here, start out by relaxing with any one of the restaurant's handcrafted drinks From the Garden list, which features herbal, fruit-forward cocktails such as the East Las O ... More >>
Change is afoot at M Bar on Las Olas Boulevard -- already.The bar, which opened just over a month ago as a sibling to longtime Las Olas staple Mancini's, began serving lunch yesterday. But that's not the big news. More notably, the brother/ sister team of chefs --
Photos by Melissa McCartM Bar's excellent sweetbreads.M Bar has quietly debuted at the corner of East Las Olas and NE 13th Avenue as a sibling to the evergreen Italian restaurant Mancini's. Owner Jack Mancini closed his namesake restaurant a couple of doors down with plans to open it next door to ... More >>
M Bar, Jack Mancini's tapas concept, will have a soft opening this evening, June 24, with a grand opening planned for July 7.
Mancini has tapped the brother-and-sister team of Kevin Anderson (formerly of 1500 Degrees at the Eden Roc) and Lauren Anderson (of Moto in Chicago) as co-execut ... More >>
Restauratuer Jack Mancini will launch two restaurants on Las Olas by August.Welcome to Las Olas, where things are always shaking up. Moving straight to the front of the conga line this week is M Bar, the upcoming restaurant from Jack Mancini, owned of Mancini's on Las Olas. M Bar, a global tapas ... More >>
Mancini (above) has shuttered his same-name restaurant to make way for M Bar.It's official: M Bar, the global tapas restaurant and bar from Mancini's owner Jack Mancini, will open in June at 1301 E. Las Olas Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale. The space, formerly belonging to Bar Amici, has been completely ... More >>