The Foundry – 2781E. Atlantic Blvd., Pompano Beach, 754-205-6977. A trendy industrial space that opened in December 2015, it features a lively bar scene and serves good burgers, short-rib tacos, pizzas and entrees. Raw bar items are pricey. Moderateexpensive. Lunch, dinner. Reviewed11-25-16. Gabose Korean and Japanese Restaurant — 4991N. University Dr, Lauderhill, 954-572-4800. Do-it-yourself charcoal grilling and other sizzling Korean fare, including spicy soups, noodle dishes and stone-pot rice dishes, still draws big crowds to this 15-year-old family-run restaurant. Lunch, dinner. Moderateexpensive. Reviewed11-4-16. Marumi Sushi — 8271W. Sunrise Blvd., Plantation, 954-318-4455. Experience an authentic slice of Japan this cozy, 10-year-old restaurant that is open late (until 1:30 a.m.) and is popular with chefs. Besides good raw fish, including specials flown in from Japan, the eatery offers items not often found on South Florida menus, such as natto (fermented soy beans), cold soba noodles and sea urchin with angel hair pasta. Moderate-expensive. Dinner. Reviewed1-19-18. Noodle House — 4461N. State Road 7, Lauderdale Lakes, 954-485-6079. Comforting Vietnamese phos, vermicelli plates and rice bowls served in a no-frills setting along Broward’s ethnic cheap eats corridor. Very good summer rolls and roasted quail appetizer. Lunch, dinner. Inexpensive. Reviewed 2-15-17. Pine Court Chinese Bistro — 10101Sunset Strip, Sunrise, 954-748-5958. This is dim sum as it ought to be, a traditional Hong Kong dining experience that’s hard to find in South Florida. Inexpensive-moderate. Lunch, dinner. Reviewed 7-29-16.
Ciao Cucina & Bar —4443 Lyons Road, Unit D104, Coconut Creek, 954-601-1234. Located in the Promenade at Coconut Creek, this self-described modern Italian gastropub serves inventive items for adventurous diners. Lunch, dinner. Moderate. Reviewed 8-31-16. Sicilian Oven – 801S. University Dr., Plantation. 954-533-1047. A growing regional chain that does pizza and other Italian specialties right, including oven-roasted chicken wings, Sicilian rice balls and meatballs. A good place for families and large groups. Lunch, dinner. Inexpensive-moderate. Reviewed 4-7-17.
Kababi Café by Kuluck – 3828 N. University Dr., Sunrise, 954-909-4133. Tasty bites, wonderful aromas, warm hospitality and a shaker of sumac on every table await at this Persian gem tucked in a corner of a worn strip mall. Buffet lunches offer good value, and stews, kebabs and