Featured this Month
South Florida's favorite restaurant review show, Check, Please! South Florida, returns to WPBT2 on Monday, February 16, 2015 at 7:30pm. Season 12, hosted by celebrity chef Michelle Bernstein, features ten brand new episodes and 30 local restaurants nominated by local foodies, from Jupiter to the Florida Keys.
The season begins with an episode entitled "Dinner and a Show," hightlighting three South Florida showstoppers that offer customers a side of live entertainment with their meal. We'll look inside a Russian nightclub with a 'Vegas-style" dinner show in Hallandale Beach, enjoy the james of local musicians at an Italian hot spot in Plantation, and feel the energy at a Brazilian-themed Miami bar with an impressive menu. This year, producers noted a spike in vegetarian and vegan restaurant nominations, revealing a growing interest in health-conscious cuisine. Tune in for the show's first ever vegan-themed episode, highlighting healthy hot spots in Miami, North Miami Beach, and Plantation.
Of course, host Michelle Bernstein returns with her popular recipe segments. In the Check, Please kitchen, she demonstrates her twist on adventurous dishes like steak tartar, as well as comfort food classics like french onion soup and potato pancakes. Restaurant reviews and recipes will be posted weekly on the Check, Please! South Florida website (checkpleasefl.com). Followers of the program's Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram pages will enjoy a sneak peek at the features restaurants, a look behind-the-scenes in the studio, and a chance to participate in upcoming contest and giveaways.