Phat Boy Sushi, 4100 N Federal Hwy., 954.533.4218, phatboysushi.com
The well-known and popular sushi restaurant has recently moved (about 500 yards away) to a larger location. Their notable menu items include the Holly Crab Roll (crab, sliced lemon, cilantro, daikon, cream cheese topped with steamed shrimp and spicy mayo), the Bling Bling Roll (whole lobster tail tempura, asparagus and avocado with red tobiko topped with spicy mayo and eel sauce), riceless rolls, seafood, rice bowls and more.
Cone of Certainty
Chick’nCone, 920 N Flagler Dr., 954.641.8050, chickncone.com
Fried chicken and waffles have become a brunch staple and favorite. At Chick’nCone, they took it up a notch with their handheld air‑fried chicken and waffles. Not only is their chicken good quality, but their waffle cones are hand-rolled too. Plus, you have an assortment of sauces to choose from. They also offer a Chick’nSandwich and Chick’nTenders.
The Lauderdale Riviera
Riviera, Hotel Maren, 525 S Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., 754.241.2020, rivierabyfabioviviani.com
A coastal Italian concept by Chef Fabio Viviani, Riviera recently opened in the Hotel Maren on Fort Lauderdale Beach. From the veranda-style patio to the delectable food, the Italian authenticity is felt throughout. You can also take in the salty air and sea-and-city views as it is located on the rooftop of the hotel.