Fort Lauderdale has many different dining establishments to satisfy almost any craving. It is still exciting and special when a new restaurant opens up, though. These new places should definitely make your list of places to try.
New Restaurant- Fork & Balls- 1301 East Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale
Fork & Balls is a new restaurant that opened June 20th. The restaurant’s founder, Tim Petrillo, is also the founder of The Restaurant People, Yolo, and S3. Fork & Balls is expected to take advantage of the nightlife, just like Yolo and S3, by having late hours, live music, and various special events.
As the name suggests, the main focus of the menu is meatballs. You can order them in fish, lamb, and turkey. They also offer sliders, salads, sandwiches, and pasta. Fork & Balls has 20 different draft wine to complement your meal well.
Restaurants Coming Soon
Docker’s- 318 North Federal Highway, Dania
Docker’s is not a “new” restaurant, but it is coming soon It was recently purchased by Roger Craft (The Downtowner) and will open with the same name. The management change may come with a change of menu and a new look to freshen the place up. There are rumors that the corporate name is Historic Dockers LLC, but a different version of the name may happen in the near future.
Burger 21- 2949 North Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale
Burger 21 has one restaurant in Broward County already and it is doing so well that they are working on opening a second one by the year’s end. 4B Hospitality Holdings franchised the restaurant and opened the first Broward County Burger 21 this past February on South University Drive.
While you are waiting for the new openings, check out Fork & Balls and see what you think. Either way, you have plenty of options in Fort Lauderdale.