Broward foodies have a new restaurant to check out: Terra Mare. The oceanfront eatery, whose name means land and sea in Italian, is serving up delightfully bright dishes with a impressive view of Fort Lauderdale Beach. Located inside Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach, Terra Mare is a welcome addition to the neighborhood.
“You need to go to Andiamo.”
“How have you not been to Andiamo?”
“We love Andiamo. Definitely check it out.”
Whenever we talk to our friends about good pizza in Miami, Andiamo always pops up in the conversation … and at least one of the above statements makes an appearance, too. For about two years, we’ve been told we need to visit, and we finally did — just in time for their 16th anniversary (a huge milestone in Miami). By waiting so long, we’ve been missing out on some amazing pizza.
Last week, we got a lesson in making one of our favorite pasta sauces: the almighty pesto. Thanks to Riviera Focacceria Italiana in Midtown, we now know what it takes to create this delicious basil-y goodness. It took us a lot of trial and error (emphasis on error), though.
While it may seem simple — just mix basil, pine nuts, olive oil and cheese with a mortar and pestle — there’s a little more to do it than that. Here’s what we learned.