The charm and taste of the Old World

City Link Magazine When people recommend restaurants, I always listen, then take their suggestions with a grain of salt. But a friend called recently, and when he calls, I pay close attention, because he rarely raves about restaurants. Said friend first learned to cook at his Italian grandmother’s knee before going to professional cooking schools

Straight from the heart

Sun-Sentinel Dining Correspondent Spend just five minutes in Francesco Lapi’s Cafe Italia, and there’s little doubt that this professional lives his passion. An evening in this restaurant on the ground floor of an office building begins with a warm welcome followed by seating at one of 14 or so linen-covered tables. The unpretentious decor —

But while dining recently at Cafe Italia in Fort Lauderdale, something hit us: “Hey,” we thought, “we’re eating real Italian food.” – And what’s more, virtually everyone dining at this small, unpretentious cafe was speaking Italian

The Miami Herald Dining Section You could visit an Italian restaurant every night of the year and still not exhaust all the choices in South Florida. But while dining recently at Cafe Italia in Fort Lauderdale, something hit us: “Hey,” we thought, “we’re eating real Italian food.” And what’s more, virtually everyone dining at this

Best restaurants Fort Lauderdale

Amazing little restaurant near me has the best pasta dishes and sauces around. I stopped in to see what the place looked like since it has been there for over 20 years and never went in! It was a small cozy romantic restaurant with italian music playing. I liked the round chandeliers and asked where

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Found this place last week while doing an Internet search. I lucked out because it turned out to be excellent. Very friendly staff. Wonderful food. Great service. I didn’t even know it was there for 20 years. I was a little sad that they happened to be out of the swordfish that night but my