South Florida Dining Experiences

Sage French Cafe and Wine Bar – Ft. Lauderdale, Fla

Broward
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The Salmon dish on the other hand was a disgrace. It was “hammered” (over-cooked) quite dry and served with 6 pieces of balsamic onions, dry mashed potatoes and banquet style vegetables. I am quite sure the chefs who let this go out of their kitchen have stopped caring and are just ” working”. I Have coined this phrase a long time ago… CONSCIOUS COMPROMISE. C’mon chefs!!! Read more...

Max’s Harvest – Brilliant Cutting Edge Cuisine – Delray Beach, Florida

Channel 7 News Feature Stories
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Food tastes naturally delicious when grown with care, harvested at precisely the right moment and delivered to our kitchen directly from the source. Fresh ingredients are a delight to the senses and the essence of great cooking. Read more...

Chanson Restaurant – Deerfield Beach, Florida

Broward
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With Chef Sylvain at the helm, Chanson offers the finest and rarest specialty gourmet ingredients from all over the world. Featuring White Alba Truffles during season, Osetra Caviar, O’Toro of Tuna, Taylor Bay Scallops and Akaushi Kobe Beef from Japan [Red Cow, Japanese Wagyu Beef produced by coddled cattle whose meat is richly marbled with fat and producing a very tender, flavorful, and expensive variety of steak to name just a few. Read more...

Sapphire Indian Cuisine, Boca Raton, Florida

Food for Thought
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Service was nearly perfect, with servers and even owners constantly replacing our used flatware with clean before each new course, and whenever someone got up from our table for any reason, our linen napkins were neatly refolded and neatly placed at our seat as is done in truly fine dining restaurants the world over. It is the little things that often impress guests the most, and Raju, Khevin and their well trained staff know this to be true. Read more...

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

Channel 7 News Feature Stories
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The dining possibilities and combinations are endless at 32 East where it is “Still All About the Food”. The service is impeccable but never over-bearing, and the atmosphere is warm and bistro-esque while whispering fine dining on every visit. The upstairs dining room is so perfect for private parties during the holidays and year round as well. Read more...

La Stella Ristorante ~ Catering – Boca Raton, Florida

National
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Although originally meant to be a catering only establishment, popular demand caused Chef Barlow to open her restaurant doors to the public and begin serving dinner too. Five years later, Jamie has her La Stella staff past and present, and especially her loyal customers who she considers family, to thank for her success. This is real Italian food! Read more...

Stop The Restaurant “Employee Drama”

Front of House
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I am sure all businesses have workplace drama, which generally includes all forms of gossip, badmouthing, back-stabbing, talking behind co-workers backs and other various negative human traits. Having spent my entire life in the hospitality business, working in nightclubs and restaurants, I have come to the conclusion that restaurant drama has to be the worse form of workplace drama and a unique form of harassment. Read more...

Meatball Room… and So Much More!

Palm-Beach
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Meatball Room is exactly what Boca Raton, Florida needed. This restaurant has created a happening scene that dining crowds from all ages are enjoying, including a full liquor bar inside, multiple dining areas and a lovely private room for special occasion private parties. The outside features comfortable, low slung couches each with its own in-table fire to warm you and enhance the dining experience. Read more...

Thai Spice is Thai Hot

Broward
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What does authentic Thai fusion cuisine and 25-years serving 5-star food and service in the same location have in common? Thai Spice restaurant of course! This is a rare success story in South Florida’s highly competitive hospitality market. Once a restaurant passes the 25-year mark, it’s considered a culinary institution. Read more...

Segreto – Hottest Latest Newest Restaurant Secret Revealed

International
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A slightly intimidating 80 Lb. Grana Padano Cheese Wheel greeted us in Segreto’s entryway (Italian for Secret), stirring up hunger among all six in our party. Moving past the Cheese Wheel and the other artisinal Italian food specialties similarly showcased, we were whisked away to Italy by the Barolo colored walls and art work in the main dining room. Read more...