September 22, 2019

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:

Top five Florida restaurant chains with a fun breakfast
Breakfast out is Florida's cheapest luxury.
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Puerto Rican cuisine in Florida
The culinary treasures of Puerto Rico have their day in the sun across the state.
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Where are Florida's top chefs from?
Not every chef hails from New York. Get a taste of the talent that has come our way from overlooked corners of the dining map.
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Florida's restaurant scene and its celebrity chefs
Two Tampa-based James Beard-nominated chefs offer up some of the most innovative new street fare in the area.
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Restaurant Editor Restaurant Editor Chris Sherman answers questions, such as, "What are the Golden Spoons and when did they start?"
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Florida restaurateurs revamp the concept of a ‘hotel restaurant'
Restaurateurs are redesigning menus and formats for the latest generation of hotels and hotel guests...
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Endless arrays: Food halls are spreading across Florida
Food halls, the hottest trend in Florida this year, may be the perfect option for diners looking for plenty of choices...
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Diners Club: Metro Diner offers a new take on comfort food
Metro Diner skips the cute and stays true to working-class roots.
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Happy Hour – On Steroids
Restaurants extend bargain prices earlier, later and longer for sophisticated food and drinks.
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Higher grounds: A look at the coffee revolution in Florida
The latest coffee revolution comes with great perks for Florida's java lovers Coffee itself is not local.
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