dream come true is one of South Florida’s best restaurants. Cash only and no reservations for parties fewer than six. Moderateexpensive. Dinner. Reviewed 12-8-17.
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The Foundry – 2781E. Atlantic Blvd., Pompano Beach, 754205-6977. 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.
Arun’s Indian Kichen — 10278 W. Sample Road, Coral Springs, 954-227-1123. Arun and Anu Sareen run this marvelous hole in the wall with a deliberate misspelling and delicious Indian food that can be eaten on trays in humble surroundings or carried out. The flavors are refined, vegetarian options abound and spice is ordered on a sliding one to 10 scale. The food travels remarkably well. Inexpensive. Lunch, dinner. Reviewed12-29-17. Gabose Korean and Japanese Restaurant — 4991N. University Dr, Lauderhill, 954-5724800. 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. Moderate-expensive. 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.
Pasta And …-- 4990 W. Atlantic Blvd., Margate, 954-9773708. Take a trip to northern Italy at this cozy and delicious familyrun restaurant, where chef Luigi Marenco makes housemade pastas and showcases the flavors of Piedmont, including dishes made with boar, lamb and tripe. Moderate-expensive. Dinner. Reviewed 8-10-18. Sicilian Oven – 801S. University Dr., Plantation. 954533-1047. 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 aromatic rice dishes spiked with sweet and sour fruits shine at dinner. Moderate. Lunch, dinner. Reviewed 8-4-17.