Brett Chiavari, the B.C. behind the popular food truck BC Tacos and BC Café in Davie, says his work schedule usually means he eats breakfast, lunch and dinner at his restaurant or on the truck. When he gets a night off, here’s where he heads:
1. 545 Degree Banh Mi Café
Korean Beef Banh Mi. Double the beef for $1 more. Well worth it!
6461 Stirling Rd., Davie; 954-581-5048.
2. Charm City Burger Co.
Tuna Burger with Asian Slaw and Wasabi Aioli.
1136 E. Hillsboro Blvd., Deerfield Beach; 954-531-0300.
3. Blackbrick Chinese
Beef Chow Fun. Crab Soup Dumplings. Richard Hales does an amazing job. The entire menu is fantastic.
3451 NE First Ave., Miami; 305-573-8886.
4. Pizza Fusion
BBQ Chicken, and I add Pineapple and Bacon.
1013 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; 954-358-5353.
5. Huahua’s Taqueria
The Fried Chicken with Cornbread Croutons lives up to the hype. Great taco.
1211 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach; 305-534-8226.
6. Tap 42
Salmon Grain Bowl.
1411 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-463-4900.
7. Casa D’Angelo
Short Ribs. Risotto. Scallops. Best Italian in South Florida!
1201 N Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; 954-564-1234.
8. Big Bear
Turkey Meatloaf is something to write home about. Skirt Steak, too.
1800 N. University Dr., Coral Springs; 954-341-5545.
9. Latin House Grill
The Chimi Burrito is insane. I get mine with Vaca Frita inside.
9565 SW 72nd St., Miami; 786-564-5683.
10. Josh’s Deli
Corned Beef Hash. Chicken Salad and Waffles. Octopus and Grits. He does everything right.
9517 Harding Ave., Surfside; 305-397-8494.