Luigi's Coal Oven Pizza in Fort Lauderdale: Pizza's Not the Best Thing on the Menu at This Las Olas Joint
These days, there is a glint in the food-permeated air on Fort Lauderdale's Las Olas Boulevard, especially around the 1300 to 1500 blocks. In February, the vivacious Rocco's Tacos & Tequila Bar replaced the ho-hum Smith & Jones restaurant. In June...
At a dinner party in 1979, Tim and Nina Zagat groused about the local newspaper restaurant reviewer. Afterward, they rallied 200 of their friends to provide amateur reviews of 100 New York restaurants. Soon, the city's gastronomes were clamoring f...
The Mason Jar Café in Fort Lauderdale: The Food Will Remind You of Grandma's House – and So Will the Curtains
My grandmother wasn't a great cook. She overcooked everything to death and absolutely refused to season with butter or salt. "You're having salt?!" she would ask, horrified, after catching one of us kids midsprinkle. I remember one Thanksgiving, w...
It was during a backpacking excursion through France (funded via my grad school student loans) that I first began to truly appreciate the country's haute cuisine. I loved the food so much that it led to an obsession for all things French. Maybe th...
Café Jamm in Fort Lauderdale: Delicious Comfort Food From the Family That Brought You Sushi Blues Cafe
For 22 years, diners who ventured to downtown Hollywood could get a potent combo of fresh sushi and ear-bending tunes served by wife-and-husband team Junko Maslak and famed jazz-noise musician Kenny Millions. Maslak helped execute exotic dishes wh...
Entire foodie messageboards are dedicated to them. Cholesterol meds are developed to counteract them. And if you want to start a fight, ask any South Floridian where to find the best one. I'm talking about juicy, delicious, American burgers. A hos...