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The Alchemist — 2430 NE13 Ave., Wilton Manors, 515-9816165. This tiny wooden shack serves breakfast and lunch sandwiches, a few salads and coffee that’s roasted and ground inhouse. Even more important is its bohemian garden setting, hidden, but so close to Wilton Drive. Inexpensive. Breakfast, lunch. Reviewed 7-29-15. Beauty and the Feast Bar/ Kitchen — 601N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, 954-567-8070. The American-style small plates give us one more reason to come to the beach. Moderate-expensive. Dinner, brunch. Reviewed 6-6-14. Boatyard — 1555 SE17th St., Fort Lauderdale, 954-5257400. The former Bimini Boatyard has been reimagined as a contemporary seafood restaurant that reflects yachting bona fides. Names of local fishermen are listed on the menu. The setting on a yacht-filled canal is magical. Expensive. Lunch, dinner, brunch. Reviewed11-27-15. Bokamper’s Sports Bar and Grill — 3115 NE 32nd Ave., Fort Lauderdale, 954-900-5584. The Intracoastal location of this local chain offers outstanding ribs, decent wings and more than160 TVs tuned to sporting events. Lunch, dinner. Reviewed 2-7-14. Burger 21— 2949 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, 954-909-0172; 2451S. University Drive, Davie, 954-5304296. This something-for-everyone burger chain offers very good Angus beef burgers, plus impressive seafood, poultry and veggie burgers. Craft beer and oldfashioned shakes, floats and sundaes are also on the menu at this newcomer to South Florida. Inexpensive. Lunch, dinner. Reviewed 5-27-15. Canyon Southwest Café — 1818 E. Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, 954-765-1950. Two decades after opening, the cuisine of the Southwest couldn’t ask for a better ambassador than chef Chris Wilber. Be sure to try the prickly pear margarita and cornmeal-crusted poblano. Expensivevery expensive. Dinner. Reviewed 1-23-15. Daily Melt — 350 SE Second St., Fort Lauderdale, 954-7136358. Chef Allen Susser closed his Chef Allen’s in Aventura after 25 years and now oversees the making of value-priced grilled cheese sandwiches at this growing chain. Inexpensive. Breakfast, lunch, dinner. Reviewed 4-24-14. Dixie Tracks Café — 4820 N. Dixie Highway, Oakland Park, 754-223-2456. This breakfastand-lunch-only restaurant serves incredible waffles and cheese steaks, and opens occasional Saturday nights for multicourse, chef-driven dinners. Inexpensive, Breakfast, lunch. Reviewed