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Valentino – Decade of the Finest Food in Ft. Lauderdale

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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...

Paname Restaurant, Paris in the Big Apple

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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...

Luigi’s Tuscan Grill

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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….

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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...

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

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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...

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

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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...

THE MISSION GRAPE – Distinct and Almost Extinct

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For centuries the Spanish Missionaries travelled the globe, spreading Christianity wherever they settled. They built missions, schools, villages and developed culture and spread education as they moved across the unexplored reaches of the world. They also brought with them and spread another significant social ingredient…that would be wine! Read more...

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

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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...

Angus Club Steakhouse – New York City

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As a new fine dining establishment, Angus Club Steakhouse fits in well on Midtown East and Lexington Avenue where other restaurants, shops, and hotels line the streets. Angus Club Steakhouse houses over a thousand bottles of wine in their temperature-controlled wine cellar that you may see when dining on the lower level. Read more...

New Italian Chophouse Gets it Right Every Night

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Great food, beautiful surroundings and excellent service, and isn’t that what we all go out to dinner for in the first place? At Ernie’s Italian Chophouse in Lighthouse Point, Florida they understand that dining out is supposed to be entertainment. Read more...