Louie Bossi

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2014

    August Restaurant Openings and Closings in Broward and Palm Beach

    With another month comes another batch of new restaurants. Though we still have plenty of spots that we're waiting to see open their doors, the last few months have shown an equal number of places have closed up shop -- or are preparing to reap the rewards of the South Florida season. From high-end ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2014

    Louie Bossi's Aims to Redefine Italian Cuisine in South Florida

    Louie Bossi, chef and partner of his new eponymous Italian eatery set to open in Fort Lauderdale this fall, likes to make everything from scratch. Even popcorn, his first memory of dabbling at his family's gas kitchen stove heating kernels over an open flame, was hand-popped. That do-it-yourself me ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2014

    Louie Bossi's Ristorante, Bar & Pizzeria Opening in Fort Lauderdale

    Around these parts, there's a lot of trepidation when it comes to finding good Italian food. Even the tourists don't expect to find decent pizza this far south -- and without a neighborhood of trattorias called Little Italy. Despite the misconceptions surrounding our state's ability to churn out g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2011

    After-Hours Eats: Big City Tavern's Chef Louie Bossi

    ‚ÄčI've been perusing Las Olas wine and cheese shops lately as well as ducking into bars and restaurants down the stretch. I'm curious as to how the strip will turn itself into a holiday extravaganza on November 29, perhaps because I've never spent the season in 84 degrees. Big City Tavern is among ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2011

    New Look for Big City Tavern, New Bar for City Cellar

    ‚ÄčNine local restaurant business years is the equivalent of 100 or so regular old human years. Nine restaurant years on Las Olas Boulevard, well. . . that's downright prehistoric. Celebrating those nine years of scratching, clawing, fighting for business, Big City Tavern has redone its indoor and o ... More >>