The List: Casa D'Angelo's Angelo Elia

Angelo Elia of Casa D'Angelo

Italian-born Angelo Elia cooked in New York before opening Casa D’Angelo in Fort Lauderdale in 1998. He’s since opened sister restaurants in Boca Raton and Paradise Island, Bahamas, as well as Angelo Elia Pizza, Bar, Tapas in Fort Lauderdale, Weston, Coral Springs and Delray Beach. Here’s where Elia eats when he’s not cooking: 

1. Hardy Park Bistro

Chocolate Mousse. 

21 SW Seventh St., Fort Lauderdale; 954-652-1475.

2. Houston’s

Cheeseburger, Grilled Chicken Salad.

2821 E. Atlantic Blvd., Pompano Beach; 954-783-9499.

3. Bourbon Steak 

Steak, of course. 

19999 W. Country Club Dr., Aventura; 786-279-6600.

4. 32 East

All of the Appetizers.

32 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach; 561-276-7868.

5. Thai Spice

Chilean Seabass. 

1514 E. Commercial Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-771-4535.

6. Christina Wan’s

Orange Peel Beef: spicy and sweet. 

664 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; 954-527-0228.

7. Prime 112

Bone-In Rib Eye.

112 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach; 305-532-8112.

8. Milos

Fresh Fish. 

730 First St., Miami Beach; 305-604-6800.

9. Sukhothai

Red Curry Chicken. 

1930 E. Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-764-0148.

10. Greek Islands

Smelts and Horiatiki Salad.

3300 N. Ocean Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-565-5505.