Phat Boy Sushi – 701S. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, 954-990-8669. This second outpost of a Japanese restaurant that started in Oakland Park serves good sushi, rice bowls and small plates such as sizzling rib eye tobanyaki with enoki mushrooms. The vibe is casual and it is open late, until midnight weekdays and 2 a.m. weekends. Moderate. Lunch, dinner. 7-6-18.
Beehive Kitchen – 6312 N. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, 954-541-8787. The bowl craze taking flight at many fast casual eateries is also abuzz at Beehive, where quality ingredients with global influences and bold seasoning make for very satisfying meals. Ordering can be confusing with all the options. The sweet potato glass noodles with shredded pork is excellent. Inexpensive. Lunch, dinner.