Chef Paula DaSilva is back in Broward. The past "Hell's Kitchen" runner-up was recently named chef de cuisine at Burlock Coast restaurant at the Fort Lauderdale Ritz-Carlton.
Three stars for Casa Calabria at the Ocean Manor Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, a dining room that became a tribute to hotel owner Frank Talerico's parents and Calabrian roots.
Fort Lauderdale will again host the festival's kickoff event, but at a new venue.
Two stars for Fat Boyz Barbecue, a successful food truck that went brick and mortar in a cozy red caboose in February 2017 but where the food needs work.
Brisket mania for Rosh Hashana, openings galore, damage reports from Keys bars and restauarants and more in this week's Eat Beat Newsletter
With Hurricane Irma causing disruption in September, many restaurants are extending Miami Spice and Crave GFL dining deals into October. The promotions were supposed to end Sept. 30.
Three stars for King Palace in North Miami Beach, a Chinese restaurant that won't win any awards for decor or atmosphere but where the food is on par with New York's Chinatown.
Closed during Hurricane Irma, South Florida restaurants are coming back to life in the storm aftermath, serving hot food and comfort to disrupted customers.