Dining review

Hardy Park Bistro brings casual sophistication to downtown Fort Lauderdale

HPB’s roasted vegetable terrine
HPB’s roasted vegetable terrine
Sun Sentinel / Carline Jean


Hardy Park Bistro just may be the sophisticated neighborhood restaurant of my dreams. Phil Darmon and his wife, Jessica Rossitto, have created a plain but polished 40-seat dining room with space for two dozen more on the covered patio.

"I wanted to open the sort of restaurant that I've wanted to go to in Fort Lauderdale for years," says Darmon, an Australian-born ex-yacht chef. "That's casual dining with simple, tasty food, with some knowledge behind it."

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