The restaurant: Louie Bossi’s Ristorante, 1032 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; louiebossi.com. Chef Louie Bossi helped Big City Tavern up its Italian cred on Las Olas Boulevard before getting his name on this new spot on the same street. Since June, Louie Bossi’s has been slinging pizzas, charcuterie, Italian-American favorites, craft cocktails and more.
The table: 221. Dine al fresco and in style at Louie Bossi’s gazebo table, a covered six-top in the restaurant’s gardenlike courtyard.
Nearby theater: Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale.
Playing: Love Letters with Ryan O’Neal and Ali MacGraw runs July 21-26; $30-$70, browardcenter.org.