Foodies

Happy Hour: Lona Cocina & Tequilaria

Lona offers Ft. Lauderdale eclectic, soulful Mexican cooking from Chef Pablo Salas in a chic, yet funky environment. Complete with a gorgeous indoor/outdoor bar, casually elegant interior dining room, a special tequila tasting room and multiple private dining spaces, Lona is the perfect spot for any occasion - especially Happy Hour. No great Mexican restaurant…
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Happy Hour: 3030 Ocean

A unique, creative and passionate combination of flavors await at 3030 Ocean Restaurant, the casual chic, oceanfront bistro helmed by Chef Adrienne Grenier located at the Marriott’s Harbor Beach Resort & Spa in Fort Lauderdale. While dinner is divine, with their emphasis on American Cuisine, fresh seafood and special meats - do not overlook the…
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Happy Hour: Burlock Coast

Fort Lauderdale Beach’s premier ocean-side eatery Burlock Coast Seafare & Spirits provides happy hour goers a place to kick back and relax with a variety of perfectly paired specials while enjoying breathtaking ocean views, the smell of the sea breeze and beachside tunes. Offers a rotating weekday happy hour from 5 - 10pm, you may…
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El Vez Brings Mexican with Oceanfront Views in Fort Lauderdale

Stephen Starr has unveiled a third location of El Vez, a Mexican restaurant beside its 9-year-old sibling, Steak 954, in the former Whiskey Blue lounge at the renovated W Fort Lauderdale hotel. “It's naturally a more relaxed environment with the ocean views,” says Starr, who also owns Upland, Makoto and Le Zoo in South Florida.…
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I Scream, You Scream for Ice Cream

July is National Ice Cream Month, and the most chill of holidays definitely calls for an equally cool celebration. After all, what other frozen treat can really compare to the iconic dessert? It’s so classic, it deserves a full 31 days of recognition. And with the summer season in full swing, appreciation for the icy…
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FLIBS: The Proof is in the Pudding

Award-winning catering group Proof of the Pudding has announced a premium concessions partnership with Informa U.S. Boat Shows for five major events in Florida: the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), the St. Petersburg Boat Show, the Miami Yacht Show, the Palm Beach International Boat Show, and the Suncoast Boat Show in Sarasota. The new…
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Smart Traveler Names Top Fort Lauderdale Beach Restaurants

Between the salty smell of fresh sea air, the balmy breezes, and the soft soundtrack of  waves lapping at the sandy shore, Fort Lauderdale Beach restaurants are the best place in town to relax and enjoy a great meal. Whether you’re a beach bum or a lady who lunches, you’re sure to find a place that will…
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Sneak Peek at Steelpan at Sonesta Fort Lauderdale

Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Beach's new restaurant, Steelpan, a kitchen & bar, is slated to open later this year, bringing a unique, Continental Caribbean cuisine concept inspired by the multicultural island flavors of South Florida. The oceanfront restaurant will feature a one-of-a-kind indoor, outdoor dining experience that is sure to make a splash in Fort Lauderdale.…
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Get the Low down on Lona Cocina’s New Weekly Promotions

One of this season’s hottest new restaurants, Lona Cocina y Tequileria, is launching a not-to-be missed beachfront Bottomless Sunday Brunch and exciting weekday promotions.  Offering a funky, welcoming ambiance, Lona invites guests to relax, enjoy the ocean breeze and savor a menu brimming with bold and authentic flavors created by celebrated  Mexican chef Pablo Salas. All week…
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Thanksgiving 2017 Fort Lauderdale Beach

The Thanksgiving holiday season often means entertaining out-of-town friends and family. But once the football games are watched and the meal has been eaten, what else is there to do? From Fun Run's to Black Friday Shopping and taking in some quiet time by the shore, Fort Lauderdale Beach (and areas just Beyond) are blooming…
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Conrad Welcomes Chef Jorge Ramos

The newly opened Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach announces the appointment of Jorge Ramos as executive chef. A native South Floridian with more than 14 years of luxury hospitality experience, Ramos brings his passion for cooking to guests, offering authentic cuisine infused with global flavors at the resorts’ dining outlets, in-suite dining and banquets. “We are…
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The Atlantic Hotel & Spa to Debut New Flagship Restaurant, Coastal, Featuring Italian-Inspired Mediterranean Cuisine, on Nov. 29

A new dining concept is coming to The Atlantic Hotel & Spa: Coastal, featuring Italian-inspired Mediterranean coastal cuisine, along with beautiful oceanfront views. Led by Executive Chef Rocco Honig, the relaxed yet stylish dining venue serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. Situated on Fort Lauderdale Beach, Coastal is slated to debut Nov. 29. The…
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SoBeWFF CRAVE GFL Tickets on Sale

Foodie alert! SOBEWFF tickets are now on sale Maybe you were awake just after midnight last night and got on the phone first thing to snap up your tickets to the 2018 South Beach Wine & Food Festival. No? Then today is your chance to do that with tickets that will sell quickly for some…
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100 Guests Taste the Wave

As part of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau’s CRAVE GFL Restaurant Month, restaurants along Fort Lauderdale Beach’s famed Wave Wall hosted 100 guests for their inaugural Taste the Wave Fort Lauderdale Beach Tasting Tour on Thursday, October 5 from 6:30 – 10:30pm. (more…)
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SoBe Fest Unveils New Crave Fort Lauderdale Events

The South Beach Wine and Food Festival has unveiled its 2018 lineup, and for a third straight year, the five-day event known as “winter break for chefs” and “the Super Bowl for foodies” will kick off in Fort Lauderdale. Broward County will stage a record nine events as part of the expanded and rebranded Crave…
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CRAVE GFL September Restaurant Month

Decisions. Decisions. Discover the mouthwatering ingredients that make dining in Greater Fort Lauderdale so tempting, as the team from Hello Sunny shines a heat lamp on the area's top restaurants, chefs and cuisine during Crave GFL Restaurant Month. Indulge in specially-created three-course gourmet dinner menus for $37 and lunch menus priced at $17, at more than 40 locations…
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5 Must Have Cocktails for Your Beach Vacation

A visit to Fort Lauderdale Beach is never complete without a cocktail in hand. From a crazy girls night out to a romantic wind-down by the beach, sailing down the intracoastal to a chill-out session by the pool, we assure you – there is, and will be, a cocktail for every hour and every occasion. And whether…
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SOBEWFF Returns with 2nd Annual Taste Fort Lauderdale Series

The 16th annual Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival (SOBEWFF®) is pleased to unveil its line-up of more than 90 events taking place February 22 – 26, 2017. Widely recognized as one of America’s most prestigious gourmet gatherings, the Festival has raised more than $24 million to date for the…
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New Nightly Rum Pairing Dinners at Burlock Coast

Burlock Coast, the eight-month-old Fort Lauderdale restaurant that pays homage to the city’s historic reputation as a rum-runner’s refuge, is now offering nightly multicourse pairing dinners with a new angle. No, you won't get a meal paired with wine or beer, but instead with the place's favorite spirit: rum. Chef de cuisine Gavin Pera and…
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SOBEWFF Announces New TASTE FTL Line Up

When South Beach Wine & Food Festival launched its inaugural Taste Fort Lauderdale Series last February, culinary celebrities like Robert Irvine and the cast of "Chopped" took to the town. Now that the festival has released its 2017 lineup, we can get excited about even more celebs coming to Fort Lauderdale for the 16th annual…
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Pizza Academy at Beauty & the Feast

Think you know pizza? Here’s a good way to know for sure. Beauty & the Feast Bar/Kitchen at The Atlantic Hotel & Spa in Fort Lauderdale on March 28 will introduce its Pizza Academy that will feature group, private and corporate team-building courses in the art of Neapolitan pie making. Beauty & the Feast’s two-hour…
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Renovation At 3030 Ocean Enhances Dining Experience

From atmosphere to appetites, the renowned oceanside eatery, 3030 Ocean, is changing how guests and locals satisfy their cravings following an extensive three-month renovation. Take a step into a sleek environment featuring a fresh new color palette and chic, romantic lighting. Exciting accents including modern artwork and tempered glass walls create stylish new spaces to…
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New Menu, Bigger Dining Room at Bahia Cabana

Across from the beach, the 43-year-old Bahia Cabana Waterfront Restaurant has revamped its menu. "Our team had listened to customer feedback during the past several months, and we conducted a survey, which helped us tremendously," said Bahia Cabana executive chef Jim Gryzbek. "Many of our customers may not realize the extensive improvements that we have made. We…
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Dine Out Lauderdale – Seat You in September

DINE OUT LAUDERDALE is your entree into Greater Fort Lauderdale's gourmet scene. Join us for Dine Out Lauderdale, a six-week celebration of the area's top restaurants, chefs and cuisine, September 1 through October 12. Enjoy the best of Greater "Fork" Lauderdale, when more than 35 restaurants offer specially-created, three-course menus at a $35 fixed price.…
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Hardy Park Pop Up Dinner on Fort Lauderdale Beach

This summer, foodies can find a new and exciting dining experience from the well-known Fort Lauderdale establishment Hardy Park Bistro, which is hosting a series of pop-up dinners coined "Summer Nights X HPB" at several unexpected locations across South Florida in the coming months. In 2013, chef-owner Philip Darmon opened Hardy Park Bistro with his…
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Fort Lauderdale Rolls Out September Savings

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau is enticing travelers to visit this September with an array of attractive promotions, including See You in September, a program that offers visitors who book two nights at select hotels a third night free from Sept. 1 to Oct. 12. The CVB’s Dine Out promotion, which features…
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How S3 Makes Its Sake Sunset Cocktail

Twenty-five minutes north of the Magic City, North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard (also known as the A1A) bustles within sight of crashing waves and is home to the appositely named S3 restaurant, where sun, sand, and surf meet. The Pacific-inspired waterfront eatery, perched on the first floor of the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort and…
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Dining with a View

With stunning vistas of the Intracoastal Waterway and the Atlantic Ocean lapping at our heels, there’s no shortage of waterfront restaurants in South Florida. The Fort Lauderdale Daily editorial team narrowed down the list to 17 can’t-miss restaurants from Fort Lauderdale to Boynton Beach that are worth visiting just for the views. (more…)
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Taste of Harbor Beach Fundraiser Set for November

The Club at Marriott® Harbor Beach is making plans for the Eighth Annual Taste of Harbor Beach, to be held Nov. 7, 2014, at Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa in Fort Lauderdale, FL. It is the resort’s largest fundraising event of the year to benefit the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals/Miami Children’s Health…
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Win a Foodie Getaway

Foodie Getaway: Join us for Dine Out Lauderdale, October 1 - November 6. Enter to win a three-night stay at the Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa and enjoy a Dine Out dinner for two at 3030 Ocean, located in the Marriott. Also delight in Dine Out dinners at Tuscan Grill on Las…
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New Restaurants Join Popular Dine Out Lauderdale Program

Greater Fort Lauderdale's celebration of the destination's growing foodie scene will have an international flavor this year with new restaurants joining Dine Out Lauderdale from Oct. 1- Nov. 6, 2014. During the six-week program, $35 three-course prix fixe menus will be offered at 37 of the destination's top restaurants, including newcomers bringing flavors from around…
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Sea Level Restaurant Now Offering Local Chalkboard Specials

When it comes to dining at the super posh Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa, most of us go straight to infamous 3030 Ocean. Hey, with celebrity chefs running the kitchen (formerly three times James Beard nominee and New Times "Best Chef - 2009" Dean Max, currently his protégé, Hell's Kitchen contestant and our pick for "Best Chef…
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Sea Level Restaurant & Ocean Bar Showcase Local Fare

An under the radar foodie find, Sea Level Restaurant & Ocean Bar at the Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa is more than just a seaside hotel restaurant. Since launching in January 2010, the restaurant’s casual setting – complemented by a great bar with killer ocean views, has offered hotel guests and in-the-know…
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Mother’s Day Brunch

Mother's Day brunch with an ocean view... how much better could it get? Treat Mom to a lavish Mother's Day brunch at B Ocean Fort Lauderdale on Sunday, May 11th. Showcasing sweeping views of the Atlantic in our Penthouse Ballroom, the all-inclusive menu features unlimited bellinis, fresh-baked pastries, made-to-order omelets, French toast, a jumbo shrimp…
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Beauty & The Feast Opens at the Atlantic Hotel

AAA Four Diamond award-winning Ft. Lauderdale Beach luxury boutique hotel, The Atlantic Hotel & Spa, and Society 8 Hospitality Group are pleased to announce the grand opening of its two new restaurant concepts – Beauty & the Feast Bar|Kitchen and Ocean Market Grille. Both new restaurants are open and offer spectacular oceanfront dining. Let the…
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3030 Ocean Launches New Brunch Series

Starting later this month, one of Fort Lauderdale's best chefs is starting up a pop-up brunch series for the next three months. That's right, 3030 Ocean's Paula DaSilva is starting a Sunday Brunch Favorites series with a changing menu comprised of fresh seasonal ingredients. (more…)
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Christmas Day on Fort Lauderdale Beach

Take it easy this Christmas and enjoy the holiday over brunch, lunch or dinner with the beautiful backdrop of Fort Lauderdale Beach. Click image below to view the 2016 Fort Lauderdale Beach Christmas Day Dining Guide   Christmas Day 2014 Breakfast/Brunch Spazio welcomes a very special guest from 11am - 3pm on Christmas Day. Santa Claus will be making…
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