May 27, 2015

Chris Sherman

Florida Trend Restaurant Editor • Chris Sherman

 
Chris Sherman

Florida Trend restaurant editor Chris Sherman stuck his finger into Key lime pie 20 years ago. He has eaten his way up down and across Florida, tucking into grits, datil peppers, and medianoche sandwiches as well as the dishes of our grandest chefs, young and old. Florida sets a big and constantly changing table, so when you find a great new restaurant or have a grand meal, let Chris know. Ditto for those dinners that don't match the hype. He can't be everywhere... although he'd like to be. Share your thoughts with Chris.

Articles by Sherman:

Pizzas restaurants in Florida are updating with artisanal ingredients and inventive toppings.
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Florida's chain gang: Restaurant concepts are growing
While McDonald's is deciding whether to turn back to basics or into the espresso lane, plenty of Florida dreamers are fast-forwarding into burgers, old favorites and new. These are the main course of the next generation of chains.
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Florida dining: Southern surge
Southern cooking has surged into fashion in the past five years, as brewpubs and others celebrated pork and BBQ as suitable accompaniments.
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Florida food worth worshipping
When two of the biggest food trends collide -- the booming demand for local ingredients and big-city celebrity chefs -- it's joyous confusion.
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All-day dining at restaurants across Florida
There's a growing list of restaurants staying open at the traditional closing hours of 2 to 5 p.m.
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A feast of choices in Lakeland
Halfway between Orlando and Tampa, Lakeland now seems somewhere between Portland and Brooklyn, proof that the appetite for fresh and authentic is found throughout Florida.
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What will be on Florida's tables in  2015?
Smaller plates, better vegetarian/vegan offerings and more farm-to-table food.
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Star Power: Celebrity chefs in Florida
More celebrity chefs are setting up shop in Florida.
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Belgian food and drink takes center stage in Florida
Just as Belgium broke into the World Cup quarterfinals, Belgian chefs have begun to put their best food forward, with a clear Belgian imprimatur.
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The chef checks in at hotel restaurants
New hotels across Florida, from grand luxury brands to boutique properties, have put food forward as their chief attraction to both guests and local diners — who may well bring other guests.
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