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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
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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...

Welcome To The New DinnerReviews.com©

Features
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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...

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

Channel 7 News Feature Stories
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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...

The Beach House, Westin Casuarina Hotel, Grand Cayman Island

International
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We were ushered to an inside table at The Beach House on a beautifully cool Caribbean evening, when the majority of the guests opted for outside seating. The Chefs had planned to entertain us with brilliant offerings, but suggested that we select our individual entrées while they supplied other tasty offerings. Read more...

Ruggero’s Ristorante is Back! Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Broward
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The caring servers are very hands on, showing off professional table side French service, making sharing with everyone at the table much more enjoyable and effortless. Under the watchful eye of General Manager Gabriel Salas, previous training and planning was evident. Read more...

Muriel’s Jackson Square,French Quarter, New Orleans

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Muriel’s on Jackson Square is a testimony to Cajun Cuisine, yet tastefully combines the style with a more modern approach, offering Modern Cajun Cuisine, which struck this author as contemporary American with a Cajun twist…and a delicious twist, at that! The history of Muriel’s is truly the history of New Orleans, itself. Read more...

Good Habits are Hard to Break

Back of House
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I have come to realize that to be a server or a bartender in a busy restaurant…especially a fine dining restaurant…you must have the gift of gab as well as the patience of a saint. Everything depends on your ability to withstand and survive in the vortex of the organized chaos of your very busy surroundings. Creating good habits and sticking with them while you work is the key! Read more...

Rack’s Fish House & Oyster Bar – Delray Beach, Florida

Food for Thought
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Our starters were promptly delivered… we shared and enjoyed thoroughly! The ceviche was a perfectly sized portion, both beautiful and delicious! When our server returned for his obligatory check back, I ordered a second glass of wine which sadly never arrived. I had to ask another server to help out, and it was then delivered almost immediately. Ouch! Read more...

Cena Modern Italian, Delray Beach, Florida

Channel 7 News Feature Stories
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Soon we were enjoying a pasta course of Risotto con Gorgonzola & Porcini mushrooms, finished with truffle emulsion and Pappardelle Ragu of Braised Short Ribs, chanterelle mushrooms and Chianti demi-glace. The risotto itself was not cooked enough, but the flavor of the recipe was spot on. The wide pappardelle noodles were coated perfectly with the red wine sauce, with a generous amount of mushrooms and short rib too…delicious! Read more...

Bistro Mezzaluna, Ft. Lauderdale

Broward
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Our positions were properly marked with necessary cutlery, hers a large spoon and mine a steak knife, after which the entrees arrived in prompt fashion. Very impressive timing from the kitchen and our server I must say. My guest had opted for an Italian Classic, “Shrimp Scampi with Linguine”, while I chose the “Skirt Steak, Frites and Arugula Salad” served with Chimichurri. Read more...