Because Fort Lauderdale has good eats, too.

Fort Lauderdale has gotten a bad rap over the years for its food scene, but the tides are definitely turning. A new slew of restaurants have popped up over the past year that have helped put the area’s culinary scene on the map and this is the best resource to keep up with all the happenings.

The latest to the list this season is Geoffrey Zakarian’s chic Coastal American eatery Point Royal; NYC’s cult-favorite The Halal Guys, beachside barbecue restaurant Back Alley Bar & BBQ, and South African, fast casual chicken concept Spatch Peri Peri Chicken.

Behold the 10 best newcomers in the Broward area — listed in alphabetical order — that give you a reason to give the 954 a visit as soon as possible.

See a favorite missing? Or a newcomer that absolutely needs to be on our radar? Hit the tipline, the comments, or in the forums to make your case.


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