Tolf's Picks - Jan. 2008
Angelo & Son’s Seafood Restaurant
5 Mashes Sands Road
Gone with the wind of Hurricane Dennis in 2005 but born again with the Petrandis family still in charge, serving in unique setting superlative fresh-caught seafood.
369 Main St.
Happy home of heart-smart low-cal, low-fat fare not usually found in South of the Border cantinas, plus top-quality Mexican marvels — start with some ceviche before settling into the best tamales in town and perfect poblanos.
Hawk’s Landing Steakhouse & Grille
8701 World Center Drive
World’s largest Marriott resort boasts several dining options, including this world-class experience dining on great steaks, fresh seafood and a long list of wines.
9250 Island Grove Drive
Benefiting from all the Disney magic and taking full advantage of oceanfront setting, the staff here is Disney pleasant, the kitchen skilled in producing good seafood, excellent steaks and chops.
Gary Woo Asian Bistro
3400 N. Federal Highway
Import from New York’s Chinatown with great kitchen expertise and owner Gary Galimidi replicating Chinese comfort food New York-style. Dumplings are a delight, and the duck is just that — ducky.
10999 Biscayne Blvd.
Swiss-run overdecorated Beach Baroque echos with full-scale Old Country meals, caring service and sure-handed supervision.