My Bloody Past: The Seafood Connection. Don’t know it? That may be because you’re under 75. Back in the ‘80s my parents never seemed to mind the Boca Raton restaurant’s two-hour wait or the mass of senior snowbirds seeking early dinners there. You see, the Seafood Connection was the epicenter of a local foodie trend: When vacationing in South Florida, one would always dine out on defrosted Maine lobster or Alaskan king crab legs.
When The Restaurant People began in the mid-’90s with a single Himmarshee spot, the Fort Lauderdale restaurant scene looked quite different than it does today. More than two decades later, the city’s culinary tastes have grown – and so has TRP.