BEST NEW RESTAURANT
3555 S. Ocean Drive, Hollywood (in Diplomat Beach Resort); 954-602-8755; Monkitail.com
Perhaps the most beautiful restaurant in Broward County, Monkitail opened in April 2017 as part of the Diplomat Beach Resort’s $100 million reboot. Philadelphia chef and restaurateur Michael Schulson has delivered a stylish feast for the senses, with a sophisticated, dark-wood dining room featuring Japanese small plates, slow-grilled skewers and sushi. It also boasts a hidden karaoke bar for after-dinner fun. The edamame dumplings are a must.