Post image for Valentino – Decade of the Finest Food in Ft. Lauderdale

After the first six years of success in a small location and longing for more space including a full service bar, a large contemporary modern chic restaurant with a private dining room was built nearby to accommodate the culinary needs of South Florida foodies, Valentino expanded to its new location on Federal Highway. The consistency of their superb cuisine has been flowing seamlessly in the new location which affords a larger kitchen for its well trained kitchen staff. Read more...

Welcome To The New DinnerReviews.com©

Features
Thumbnail image for Welcome To The New DinnerReviews.com©

In January 2011, the new Global DinnerReviews.com© launched after much anticipation. Using only the latest in Internet technology, featuring a fully interactive, browser friendly format, this dynamic Internet Magazine is now being read all over the world. Read more...

Paname Restaurant, Paris in the Big Apple

Food for Thought
Thumbnail image for Paname Restaurant, Paris in the Big Apple

French cuisine is known for its richness, but at Paname classics like beef bourguignon are offered with vegetables and seafood dishes that don’t weigh the dish or the diner down. This isn’t necessarily a vegetarian friendly space, as most of the dishes outside of small bites and salads have meat or seafood. Read more...

Kubo Asian Street Food, Ft. Lauderdale Fla.

Broward
Thumbnail image for Kubo Asian Street Food, Ft. Lauderdale Fla.

Not to sound too cliché, but bigger is not always better. Kubo Asian Street Food has 7 or 8 tables, a small sushi bar and kitchen and that is it! The staff is so friendly and attentive, you immediately feel at home. I was greeted with a pleasant “Sawadee ka” from owner / manager Aornphapa Chokthanawongsaphat… Read more...

Chef Lenore Nolan-Ryan’s Sunday Bubbles & Brunch

Broward
Thumbnail image for Chef Lenore Nolan-Ryan’s Sunday Bubbles & Brunch

Chef Lenore says, “Brunch is my favorite meal and I am so happy to be cooking for my family and friends, including locals and visitors every Sunday.” My guest and I arrived shortly after 12 noon to a nearly full dining room, featuring community tables where strangers can dine together if necessary. The dining room is drenched in vibrant teal and aqua colors, creating a welcoming environment for daytime dining. As it turned out we had a table all to ourselves and were greeted quickly by our energetic server. Read more...

Luigi’s Tuscan Grill

Broward
Thumbnail image for Luigi’s Tuscan Grill

Restaurant owner, Bob Woltin also owned the very successful Johnny V’s and Louie Louie Italian Bistro, both onLas Olas, explains that in January, Luigi’s Tuscan Grill underwent a $500,000+ renovation with an all-new kitchen, new ceiling and floors, updated patio with new landscaping and lighting and more. Read more...

Dinner and a Movie? Great Service Means….

Editor's Bite
Thumbnail image for Dinner and a Movie? Great Service Means….

One of the keys to great service in any restaurant is the time invested in staff training. Training is that magical word that brings preparation and passion together to make the elusive magic known as excellent or even five star service. Whether you are opening a new restaurant or trying to fix your existing one, start from scratch and take the time to train your staff thoroughly with great attention to detail. Read more...

ChaChaCha – Not the Dance, the Restaurant! Havana, Cuba

Editor's Bite
Thumbnail image for ChaChaCha – Not the Dance, the Restaurant! Havana, Cuba

Two of our starters soon followed. The Fish Doughnut was more accurately 5 fish beignets, featuring flakey fish inside, and banana chips on the crispy exterior. This was served with a ramekin of sweet garlic chili sauce, which greatly enhanced the “doughnut”. They were tasty enough, but not anywhere as interesting as the menu description. Read more...

HABANA 61 in Old Havana, Cuba

Food for Thought
Thumbnail image for HABANA 61 in Old Havana, Cuba

Nestled on one of the tiny cross streets at the edge of Old Havana, is a tiny storefront, which has only recently been converted to a charming eatery, known simply as HABANA 61! Despite the fact that the restaurant is named for its address, it can be a bit troublesome to locate, as not all the streets and tiny avenues that criss-cross Old Havana are found to have proper signage. Now…LET’s EAT! Read more...

Scotchies, Montego Bay Jamaica – Yeah Mon!!

Channel 7 News Feature Stories
Thumbnail image for Scotchies, Montego Bay Jamaica – Yeah Mon!!

Jamaican cuisine is unique in the world. It utilizes ingredients, flavors and especially cooking techniques given to extinction in other cultures. Created largely from a melting pot of origins, cultures and histories, Jamaican cuisine represents its people, and their motto “Out of many, one people!” Let’s visit Scotchies in Montego Bay! Read more...

32 East – It’s All About the Food…Still!

Channel 7 News Feature Stories
Thumbnail image for 32 East – It’s All About the Food…Still!

John Thomas was excited to take over and continue the culinary legacy of 32 East with flavors of the old as well as introducing sensational new ideas from his own gastronomic repertoire. From a wonderful variety of pizzas, to the famous Wood Fired Prosciutto Wrapped Bosc Pears, Pt. Reyes bleu cheese, spiced pecans and sherry wine gastrique & Upland cress, there are so many great choices on the daily changing menu. Read more...