Snowbird Dining Guide: Ten South Florida Restaurants to Hit Up

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So much whiz. So little napkins.
2. Direct From Philly
It's probably counterintuitive to put a place that specializes in Philadelphia fare on a list of places to frequent in South Florida, but if you show me a place that can do it better, I'll retract this entry. You can order cheese steaks all over Broward and Palm Beach, but have you ever ordered one from a place that operates out of a gas station? Direct From Philly is one of the few places around to serve its sandwiches with Cheese Whiz and on bread shipped from the cheese-steak homeland (Amoroso's). It has killer garlic teriyaki wings too.

1. Latin Bohemia Grill
If the extent of your Latin food experience is Pollo Tropical, you may or may not need to try Latin Bohemia for authentic Cuban grub. Last time I was there, I had churrasco, but definitely try the masas de cerdo (fried pork). You know it's legit when the beans have soaked and simmered and don't come out of a can. Extra points if you can order in Spanish.

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Location Info

15th Street Fisheries

1900 SE 15th St., Fort Lauderdale, FL

Category: Restaurant

Southport Raw Bar

1536 Cordova Road, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Category: Music

Riggins Crabhouse

607 Ridge Road, Lake Worth, FL

Category: Restaurant

Rustic Inn Crabhouse

4331 Ravenswood Road, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Category: Restaurant

Le Tub Saloon

1100 N. Ocean Drive, Hollywood, FL

Category: Music

The Floridian

1410 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL

Category: Restaurant

Tom Sawyer's Restaurant & Pastry Shop

1759 NW Second Ave., Boca Raton, FL

Category: Restaurant

Jaxson's Ice Cream Parlor Restaurant

128 S. Federal Highway, Dania Beach, FL

Category: Restaurant

LaSpada's Original Hoagies

233 Commercial Blvd., Lauderdale By The Sea, FL

Category: Restaurant

Tom Jenkins' Bar-B-Q

1236 S. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Category: Restaurant

Direct From Philly

956 S Federal Hwy, Deerfield Beach, FL

Category: Restaurant

Latin Bohemia Grill

1261 S. Pompano Parkway, Pompano Beach, FL

Category: Restaurant

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