Check out all of Rick Karlin's restaurant reviews here.

What to Eat: Specials Happening Around Town to Try Out

Rick's Reviews: Ocean Grill Breezes Into Dinner 

What to Eat: Swapping Out Unhealthy Treats for Homemade Goodies

Rick's Reviews: Comfort Food Recipes for A Pandemic

Rick's Reviews: Over IT!

Rick's Reviews: Raising the Bar, Rita

Rick's Reviews: Lemongrass Hot Pot is Worthy of A Visit

To Market, To Market…

Package Deal

Totally Baked

Turkey Trot

Do You Peru?

Ramen? Amen!

Stork’s Delivers Good Food and Memories

Eating Well and Doing Good

Pita, Pita, Pita

T is for Taco

Rating the Asian Buffets

A is for...

Doin’ A Backflip for Summer


Summer Specials

Fast Friends

Sea and Olive on the Drive

M is For...

Batter up!

Eat Like A Pig

South Florida’s Wine Country

Fusion Fare

News You Can Use

Java Jive

These are a Few of My Favorite Things

Rants & Raves: Goodbye Humpy’s; welcome back free parking and more

The Brunch Bunch

East Meets West

Magically Delicious?

Worshipping at the Temple

To Market, To Market…

Curry in a Hurry

Give it to Me Raw

What’s For Brunch?

What to Eat Before the Show? 

The Best Happy Hours 

A New Spin on Pizza

Beach Dining 

Taco Loco 

Weird Dining

Ragin’ for Cajun 

Go Nuts for Doughnuts

Dim Sum and Then Some

Dives, He Said! 

BBQ-Tips: The best and not so best 

Farm to Table Dining 

Mexi-Can (and Can’t) 

Steaking a Claim

Top 5: Bagels 101

Top 5: 24 Hour Diners 

Veg Out

Rick Karlin is a freelance journalist (South Florida Gay News, The Mirror, Palette, NewTimes, Chicago Free Press, Bay Area Reporter, Windy City Times, Chicago Tribune’s Metromix and covering food, dining and travel for more than 30 years. He was the Entertainment Editor for Gay Chicago Magazine for 10 years. He is also a playwright ("Witches Among Us", "Moving Day", “Spin Cycle”) and novelist ("Show Biz Kids," "Tales of the Second City," "Death on the Rocks)."