Archive for 'Dining'

Secret recipes from seafood restaurants

Secret recipes from seafood restaurants

When you’re as near the sea as we are, you’re bound to find a favorite seafood spot. You may return for the setting, the service, or perhaps the amazing sauce you can’t quite replicate at home. [...]

Restaurants where wine lists pair with menu

Restaurants where wine lists pair with menu

They say life is too short to drink bad wine, so here’s a time-saving guide to establishments where the superb food is accompanied by a sublime wine list. By Rebecca Cahilly Red, The Steakhouse High-end steakhouses [...]

Critic’s choice: Tastemakers to watch in 2014

Critic’s choice: Tastemakers to watch in 2014

To the delight of  South Florida foodies, new chefs have arrived on the local scene, bringing unique expertise and culinary tastes worth an advance reservation. Here is our selection of TASTEMAKERS  TO WATCH 2014 By Rebecca [...]

Dining out with family for the holidays

Dining out with family for the holidays

Forget the folding chairs this year and gather family and friends to celebrate the holidays in style at one of these flavorful local venues. Each one offers a private dining space to make your holiday gathering all [...]

Critic pick: Where to dine before, after shows

Critic pick: Where to dine before, after shows

Looking for a spot to grab a bite pre or post show? Here are suggestions near South Florida’s most popular entertainment venues — some that provide the entertainment themselves. By John Tanasychuk & Rebecca Cahilly   [...]

A true taste of Italy, without the airfare

A true taste of Italy, without the airfare

By Rebecca Cahilly For me, narrowing a list of places for authentic Italian food in South Florida is almost impossible. My Italian/American husband and I are always looking for a canoli that could pass for Nonna’s, [...]

Critic’s choice: The Best New Restaurants 2013

Critic’s choice: The Best New Restaurants 2013

By Rebecca Cahilly Is there a more savory time of the year? This is when City & Shore visits some of the most delicious spots in South Florida to sample everything from farm-fresh artichokes to tea-brined [...]

Critic’s picks: Top fine dining and food trends

Critic’s picks: Top fine dining and food trends

By Rebecca Cahilly Forget fusion, say “toodle-oo” to tapas and wave “buh-bye” to ultra lounges. This year, the clear trends in dining are all about healthy, organic, natural, house-made and unique. Thanks to the surge in [...]

A culinary tour of the world, close to home

A culinary tour of the world, close to home

By Rebecca Cahilly The flavors of the Caribbean and Latin America often are credited for influencing the cuisine of South Florida, but a little bit of everything — from here, there and everywhere — can be [...]

Wild Sea makes splash on Las Olas Boulevard

Wild Sea makes splash on Las Olas Boulevard

By Jan Norris While the dark, clubby Grill Room at the Riverside Hotel in Fort Lauderdale served its power-lunch purposes over the years, Heiko Dobrikow, general manager of the venerable 77-year-old property, kept hearing that it [...]