What To Eat: Rick’s Reviews

Easy Lasagna. Photo credit: Diana Rattray

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

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

Rick's Reviews: Opening Up Again - Some Restaurants to Check Out

Rick's Reviews: Openings Part 2 — The New Normal

Rick's Reviews: Special's During COVID-19

Rick's Reviews: Comfort Food Recipes for A Pandemic

Rick's Reviews: Dining From A Distance

Rick's Reviews: The Green Party

Rick's Reviews: Nothing Fishy Going On Here

Rick's Reviews: Best of the Fests

Rick's Reviews: Where To Eat For Valentine’s Day

Rick's Reviews: No Loose Ends at Thai Me Up

Rick's Reviews: Ohho? More Like Oh No!

Rick's Reviews: 2020 Golden Spoon Awards


Rick's Reviews: 2019 Golden Spoon Awards


Rick's Reviews: 2018 Golden Spoon Awards


Rick's Reviews: New Year’s Dining

Rick's Reviews: Miami, Nice

Rick's Reviews: Talking Turkey

Rick's Reviews: Stuff It

Rick's Reviews: Boos & Booze News

Rick's Reviews: Sheer Indulgence

Rick's Reviews: Grape Expectations

Rick's Reviews: Oceanic is The Jewel in Pompano’s Crown

Rick's Reviews: High Holidays

Rick's Reviews: Wine Dinners and Football Parties!

Rick’s Reviews: Love Sonnet to a Bistro


Rick’s Reviews: We dodged Dorian, Here Are Some Recipes For The Next Storm

Rick's Reviews: Third Time’s The Charm?

Ricks Reviews: Two Side Bars You Make Smaller

What To Eat: Rick’s Reviews

Ricks Reviews: South of the Border - Part 2

Rick's Reviews: Comings and Goings


Rick's Reviews: Red Neck Holiday Cookin’

Rick's Reviews: Viva Cuba!

Rick's Reviews: Veg Out

Rick's Reviews: Deli Delights at TooJay’s

Rick's Reviews: Return to the Garden of Earthly Delights

Rick's Reviews: Don’t Wear Your Easter Bonnet to the Passover Seder

Rick's Reviews: Brunch Bunch

Rick's Reviews: Hurray for Bombay

Rick's Reviews: Brunch & Chocolate & Empanadas, oh my!

Rick's Reviews: First Impressions & Second Chances

Rick's Reviews: Chefs’ Choice

Rick's Reviews: All the Colors of the Rainbow

Rick's Reviews: Souper Duper

Rick's Reviews: All Bets Are Off At Casino Buffets

Rick's Reviews: Tables for Two

Rick's Reviews: Three New Burger Joints Open up in the Fort Lauderdale Area 

Rick's Reviews: A Mediterranean Diet

Rick's Reviews: Golden Spoon Awards

Rick's Reviews: Le Diner en Blanc de Fort Lauderdale

Rick's Reviews: Seafood Festival

Once In A Blue Moon

Rick's Reviews: Celebrate New Year’s Eve At These Restaurants

Rick's Reviews: Easy Entertaining

Rick’s Reviews: Walking The Tightrope

Rick’s Reviews: Finds For Foodies, Gift Guide

Rick's Reviews: Where to eat after midnight?

Ricks Reviews: Turkey Talk-How To Roast The Perfect Turkey

Ricks Reviews: Turkey Trot

Rick's Reviews: Bountiful Brunch Buffets

Rick's Reviews: Soul Train

Spooktacular Halloween Recipes

Seoul Food, A Look At Korean Cuisine

The Early Bird Gets the Deal

Do You Pupusa? Local El Salvadorian Restaurants

Beachfront Restaurants

Eating Well & Doing Good

Super Bowls: A Local Look at the Latest Food Fad Sweeping the Country

Taco Tuesday

Aventura Adventure

The Thrill of the Grill 

 Ragin' Cajun 

Summer Specials

A Few Spots to Eat After Your Brightline Ride

Taking it to the street!

Beach, Please!

H is for History, Part 2

H is for History

Basque in the Glory

Thai One On

Spring Has Sprung

Where the Buoys Are

Good Morning, Vietnam

When Irish Eyes Are Smiling

The Lunch Bunch

A Toast to Love and Other News You Can Use

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 Out.com) 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)."


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