"We make everything in-house," Ernie said, sweeping a hand in front of him. "The mozzarella, the meatballs, the cannolis â we make everything right here." At his 6-month-old place in Lighthouse Point, Ernie is the modern-day version of that maÃ®tre d' who knows every customer's name and acts as if every diner has done his family an honor. Read the rest of the review on Ernie's Italian Chophouse here.
All photos by Candace West