Florida

A Review of Lazy Days Restaurant – Islamorada, FL

  GRADING Overall Score: C Service: C Food: C Atmosphere: B Vegetarian options?: C Recommended?: No (not for a fancy dinner) Lazy Days Restaurant is located on the Overseas Highway in Islamorada, in the Florida Keys.  We chose to dine here mostly because it was within walking distance of our hotel, the Amara Cay Resort…

History of Diving Museum – A Review

  History of Diving Museum 82990 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036 GRADING Overall Score: B Cost: B ($12 adult/ $6 kids 5-11/ under 5 free) Fun Potential: C Recommended?: Yes Along the Overseas Highway in Islamorada is a painted warehouse-like building, covered in colorful images of undersea life. This building, the History of Diving Museum, is a delightful museum for anyone curious about the history of underwater diving. As a child, I was terribly afraid of these deep sea diver suits. They were on display at the entrance of a restaurant my family frequented. They seemed so huge and…

A Review of J. Alexander’s Restaurant – Plantation, FL

J. Alexander’s Restaurant 8550 W Broward Blvd, Plantation, FL 33324 GRADING Overall Score: A Service: A Food: A Atmosphere: A Vegetarian options?: C (try the veggie burger!) Recommended?: Yes If you have never been to a J. Alexander’s Restaurant before, do yourself a favor and find one! When I was recently in Plantation, Florida, my husband took me here because this is his favorite place to eat when here on business. The restaurant does not take reservations, but they do have “call ahead seating.” I recommend doing so, especially for dinner plans.  This is…

A Review of the Renaissance Hotel – Plantation, Florida

Renaissance Fort Lauderdale – Plantation Hotel 1230 S Pine Island Rd, Plantation, FL 33324 GRADING Overall Score: A Staff: A Room: A Amenities: B Recommended?: Yes The Renaissance Hotel in Plantation, Florida is a lovely hotel, not far from the 2nd largest mall in Florida, Sawgrass Mills. Decorated in chic and modern motifs, this hotel brings a touch of luxury to all travelers…