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The Dish: Runway 84

5 things to know about the reimagined restaurant that has Fort Lauderdale buzzing.

At ZZ’s Club in Miami, Throw Caution to the Wind

From the neon sign that everyone who passes through Miami Beach’s South of Fifth points out to a hidden culinary membership club in the Miami Design District. That’s the leap that Major Food Group made last year by following up the South Beach it-spot Carbone with the enigmatic ZZ’s Club. The discreet venue—packed in season,

Fogo De Chão Delivers a Meaty Performance on Las Olas Boulevard

Bustling Las Olas?Boulevard?remains a foodie destination for its wide selection of high-end restaurants perfectly capable of producing an elegant evening. Yet, the luxurious interior mixed with the carnivorous food experience at Fogo de Chão stands out among the establishments in the area. Located along the east side of Las Olas under the opulent The Main

5 & Dine: Bar Bites

Beach House Pompano Address: 270 N. Pompano Beach Blvd., Pompano Beach The Buzz: The second-story bar view here is hard to beat; you’re perched high enough at the Rooftop Lounge to enjoy the exquisite sand and surf. Better still, nab one of the Crows Nest VIP booths for an even better view—availability is at a

The Dish: Ember Grill

1. The Sage: It says as much about Vic Casanova’s never-ending thirst for learning as it does his kitchen prowess that the executive chef overseeing the culinary program at the Ray quotes from the 1988 novel The Alchemist. Like the Andalusian shepherd in Paulo Coelho’s best-seller ultimately discovers, Casanova continues to find lessons in the

The Dish: Kapow Noodle Bar

1. Bigger & Better: Since its launch in 2011, Kapow has treated foodies to innovative Southeast Asian cuisine that established the concept as destination dining in and around Boca Raton. The problem became accommodating an ever-growing fan base inside its intimate room at Mizner Park. Consider that problem solved. In September, Kapow relocated to a

5 & Dine: Healthy Bites

Ariete  Address: 3540 Main Highway, Coconut Grove. The Buzz: A staple at the Coconut Grove restaurant, the Farmer is a menu item that’s been a local favorite since chef Michael Beltran introduced it at the opening in 2016. A fresh way to start any meal, ingredients change each season depending on which fruits and vegetables

The Dish: Korner 67

1) Family Affair: A shared love of food led husband-and-wife team Cesar Olivo and Adriana Perez Benatar to become restaurateurs. It’s more than food, though, says Perez Benatar; it’s about gathering friends and family to enjoy treasured recipes and delight in different flavors from around the world. “We would do these food reunions at home

The Dish: 3030 Ocean

Taster’s Choice: It wasn’t as if Damoriae Graham didn’t already have a world-class palate. Before taking over as executive chef at 3030 Ocean in the summer of 2021, he had established himself as an innovator in kitchens throughout Southern California and at restaurants in Arizona with the Madera Group. But his recent certification as a

The Dish: Dune

Second Act: It’s not uncommon, in the restaurant sphere, for properties to launch under different ownership as fresh culinary concepts with new names. But the reopening last November of Dune, part of the luxury residential footprint at Auberge on Fort Lauderdale Beach, offered a curveball, albeit a tantalizing one. The name would remain the same

The Dish: StripSteak by Michael Mina

1) Roll the dice: In the same way that Las Vegas is known for extending the careers of entertainers, the hotels in and around the Strip often serve as perfect backdrops for popular restaurants to extend their concepts. But in the case of Michael Mina’s award-winning steakhouse, the reverse is true; the original StripSteak launched

The Dish: Eve on the Water

1. Hanging in: Having already cultivated a late-night setting unlike anything in Fort Lauderdale—the hip and cozy Posh, with its live DJs, hookah, and celebrated sushi, sashimi and specialty rolls—John and Vandana Janho were poised to add to their local legacy. But less than a week after their March 2020 purchase of popular Asia Bay