Reviews

Coral Springs Styling & Barber: A Local Fixture Since 1971

Coral Springs Styling & Barber: A Local Fixture Since 1971

By: Dan I. Cook I’ve been going to the Coral Springs Styling & Barber for over a decade back when it was located at the northeast corner of University and Sample. This was when Publix was still open and my beloved Carvel Ice Cream was a few doors down. According to their website, they opened back […]

Benihana Review: What’s Happened to this Place?

Benihana Review: What’s Happened to this Place?

By: Dan I. Cook Inevitably, it had to happen: my first bad review for a restaurant. This week I visited Benihana in Coral Springs. I am the biggest fan of Benihana, so when my daughter asked to go here for her birthday with friends of ours, I was like, “Hell yes.” Now let me point […]

Wings Plus: The True Original

Wings Plus: The True Original

After all these years, it’s still one of my favorite wing joints. Call me sentimental, nostalgic, or a softy at heart but I just love Wings Plus. Why? Because I’ve been going here since they were the only wing place in town. Before Brus Room, Bokampers, Hooters Wing Stop, and the now-closed Wings and Things in Wilton Manors, there was Wings Plus.

IKEA: Every Non-Handy Person’s Nightmare

IKEA: Every Non-Handy Person’s Nightmare

By: Dan I. Cook I had this nightmare that I went shopping at IKEA because my wife forced me to. Here’s how it went: We were picking out items for my son’s dorm. The parking was crazy. I grabbed a cart and wandered aimlessly through this maze of furniture. Row after row, zig zagging thru […]

Laspada’s: The Best Damn Hoagies in Broward County

Laspada’s: The Best Damn Hoagies in Broward County

I have written so many reviews about Laspada’s and every time I go, they’re still excellent. On top of that, I’ve been eating here since I was at Northeast High School in the 80’s. The same dude who worked at the original one in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea now manages the one in Coral Springs.