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.
Tim Petrillo wanted Rooftop to be more than its view. Its location is prime—in the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale, surrounded by the city’s skyline—but Petrillo didn’t want to rest on the scenic backdrop. If he were to put up curtains around the outdoor bar, would there still be a line snaking around the corner? “That’s how we approached it,” says Petrillo, co-founder and CEO of The Restaurant People. “When you take the curtains down, [the view] becomes an added benefit.”
Miamians are humming a brand new tune when it comes to Sunday brunch. Whether you’re getting together with friends or enjoying the company of family, you can kick back with mimosas and your favorite breakfast foods accompanied with live jazz. These six South Florida restaurants are hitting a high note when it comes to their Sunday brunches—the food ain’t bad either.