Rick Mijares, co-founder of American Social, with locations on Las Olas Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale and Brickell in Miami, shares his favorite bites around town:
1. Original Breakfast House
Mahi omelet with Yukon gold potatoes.
333 Himmarshee St., Fort Lauderdale; 954-530-7520
Scoobies: Blue crab claws in a bowl of garlic and oil.
429 Seabreeze Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-525-2421
3. Marina Deli
The Big Irv: breakfast sandwich, everything bagel, three eggs, American cheese and bacon.
1453 SE 17th St., Fort Lauderdale; 954-524-3354
4. Hot & Soul
Mushroom and Manchego toast with ’shrooms and sherry cream.
3045 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; 754-206-2155
5. Tom Jenkins BBQ
Chopped pork, mac ’n’ cheese, baked beans.
1236 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; 954-522-5046
6. Joe’s Stone Crab
Stone Crabs with Lyonnaise potatoes.
11 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-673-0365
7. Coco Asian Bistro
Mama Roll: Tuna, shrimp, crab, cream cheese, scallion, strawberry, avocado, spicy mayo, eel sauce.
1841 Cordova Rd., Fort Lauderdale; 754-666-1320
8. Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza
Ricky’s Custom: Caramelized onions, minced garlic and Italian sausage.
2203 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; 954-462-5555
9. Warsaw Coffee
Vanilla cortado. Great place to get work done.
815 NE 13th St., Fort Lauderdale; 954-990-4189
10. Latin American Grill
Pollo a la plancha with rice and two fried eggs.
15342 NW 79th Ct., Miami Lakes; 305-231-0083