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WINNER: Le Café de Paris Dynamic duo Louis and Janine Flematti have brought their combined epicurean skills and European chicness (he's Swiss; she's French) to bear in this Las Olas institution. Le Café de Paris celebrated its half-century birthday in 2012 and shows no sign of slowing down. If you want to see the kitchen throw down with some real panache, order from the seafood menu and end with baked Alaska or a cherries jubilee. 715 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, 954-467-2900 FINALISTS: Pistache 101 N. Clematis St., West Palm Beach, 561-833-5090 (Pictured: Moules Frites "Mariniere") Sage French Café 2378 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, 954-565-2299 La Brochette 2635 N. Hiatus Road, Cooper City, 954-435-9090 Claire Perez/courtesy
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