I have loved La Boulangerie since I first tried it on the curve of Coral Way a few years ago.  But what a long drive for Paparadelle Funghi.  So when a restaurant of the same name advertised its opening in Pinecrest, at the old Gardners on 124th Street my heart beat faster.. could it be the same place?  YES, with the same menu.  Apparently this is location 4.  There is one on the key, and also in Aventura.  Oh happy day!


Mrs Mac’s Kitchen

Is it worth the drive to mile marker 100?  i say yes.  I would eat here every day it was in the neighborhood.  Nothing fancy but exactly what dinner in the keys is supposed to be.  good food, good feel, good desserts.

99336 Overseas Hwy, Key Largo


I have gone  back and forth on DiNapoli for years.  My first experience was bad, then years later I returned and it was fine.  I have been twice in the past year and taken out twice, all good.  So, for neighborhood Italian its a good choice.  You have to choose it over Papa Piccolo ( ), Papa Riccos ( at 144 and US 1) and giros ( ) which isn’t easy.