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  • 16 years ago | Restaurant Reviews

    When some old friends came to visit recently and wanted to know the scoop on the Beach's hottest new restaurants, I immediately mentioned The Strand. "That's been around forever," said Jennifer, a former South Beach denizen. It's true, having open...

  • 16 years ago | Restaurant Reviews

    The food is as good as ever, only now it's kosher. Yes, Tani Guchi's Place in North Miami, which twice was named best sushi joint by New Times, began serving glatt kosher food about eight months ago, just a few weeks after Passover. Why? That migh...

  • 16 years ago | Restaurant Reviews

    Not long ago I called Ruth's Chris Steak House and asked for directions to its new location in Coral Gables. It was a Tuesday evening, South Florida hadn't yet been overwhelmed by high-season tourists, and I assumed dinner reservations would not b...

  • 16 years ago | Restaurant Reviews

    Okay, enough with the griping about the dearth of Asian restaurants in this town. Without a significant Asian migration, it's unlikely we'll get a cheap Vietnamese noodle shop on every corner, enough Korean barbecue to really make a choice, a tast...

  • 16 years ago | Restaurant Reviews

    There's a lot of Italian out there: the new and old, the good, the bad, and the ugly; the great, unfortunately, seem to be rare. I do think there are a few restaurants in town turning out exquisite cuisine from Europe's boot. And there are plenty ...

  • 16 years ago | Restaurant Reviews

    To label Barroco Restaurant simply Brazilian would be like calling Caffe Abbracci a pasta joint. Unlike the churrasco houses that are sprouting up from New York to Los Angeles, here you won't find any strolling meat carvers wielding sharp knives a...