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Oceano Kitchen in Lantana, Florida

Oceano Kitchen in Lantana Delivers Big Taste From a Small Space Words by Darien Davies / Photos by Dustin Wright   Tomato and watermelon gazpacho with cucumber, jumbo crab, avocado and olive oil. Date Night Pizza with mortadella, blue cheese, date, pistachio, mozzarella and Parmesan. Wood-fired Japanese A5 wagyu, Robuchon potato, crispy shallot and bordelaise. …

Der Chancellor by Tequesta Brewing Company

Tequesta Brewing Company’s Beloved Der Chancellor  by Nicole Danna You could say Tequesta Brewing Company’s Der Chancellor is the original craft beer of Palm Beach County. In early 2011, the light German-style Kölsch was just one of a handful of local, small-batch brews you could get your hands on across South Florida. Beer lovers recall …

Kim Kelly Hurricane Alley Boynton Beach

Captain Kim Kelly Continues a Well Charted Course for Hurricane Alley in Boynton Beach by Darien Davies If the recipe for an award-winning restaurant includes a cup of hard work, a tablespoon of determination, two pinches of a love for the industry, and a sprinkle of an “everyone’s welcome” vibe, then we should all thank …

A DELICIOUS MARRIAGE OF ART AND BBQ by Darien Davies If you’re hungry for a new experience that combines art, live music and the best barbeque in town, be sure to make a pit stop at The Peach. It’s more than a restaurant, more than a live music venue, way more than an art and …

Butcher & The Bar in Boynton Beach

A MATCH MADE IN HOG HEAVEN by Reese Arden What’s better than enjoying beers and brats with your friends? Nothing. That’s exactly why The Butcher & The Bar was created. “Our goal is to provide a ‘premium, not pretentious’ experience for our guests. From our food to our bar program, we offer only the finest …

Joyfull Delray Beach Leah Landon

Joyfull owner Leah Landon Hopes “All the Senses are Activated” For Guests By Natalya Jones Photos: Julia Rose Walking out the back door of Delray Beach’s Anuttara Yoga, you’ll forget you’re still in a city known for the bustling Atlantic Avenue and pineapple artwork. Instead, you’ll be transported to what seems like a modern yet …

Little Moir's Leftovers in Jupiter, Florida

by Darien Davies If you’ve visited any of the restaurants under the Little Moir’s culinary umbrella, there’s a great chance that you noticed the family-like feeling that gets dished out as often as the amazing meals. There’s an even greater chance that you noticed your favorite hostess, server, chef and food runner has always been …

Composition Coffee House

The Science Behind The Perfect Cup By Nicole Danna Photos: Anna Mucci At Composition Coffee House in West Palm Beach, owner Joshua Korman wants you to appreciate the science of coffee. Here, your cup of coffee will become an eye-opening experience — and not just thanks to the caffeine. It’s thanks to Korman’s focus and …

Rick Mace of Tropical Smokehouse

Florida Barbecue Finds Its Home In West Palm Beach by Nicole Danna For anyone who says Florida doesn’t have its own barbecue, there’s a West Palm Beach chef who’s challenging that sentiment. Former Café Boulud executive chef Rick Mace is channeling his own inner buccaneer at Tropical Smokehouse. The latest addition to the Dixie Highway …

Swank Specialty Produce

Swank Specialty Produce Sowing The Seeds For Success by Nicole Danna Photos: Gyorgy Papp This year, Swank Specialty Produce celebrates 20 years of business – but it hasn’t come easy, and the road to this success is paved with more than just basil, arugula, and lettuce. When you roam the 20-acre farm at the edge …

Michael Salmon

Flybird Chicken in Delray Beach Chicken Soup for the Pandemic Soul by Darien Davies Photos: Current Media If 2020 was the worst cold you’ve ever had in your life, then FlyBird’s roast chicken was the comfort we all needed. Not only is it seriously good chicken, it’s also served up by a seriously friendly team …

The Barrel Room in Lighthouse Point

The Barrel Room in Lighthouse Point is the Private Dining Experience You’ve Been Searching For by David Rolland Photos: Matthew Smith Those of you who haven’t visited Papa’s Raw Bar in some time are in for a surprise on your next visit to this longtime Lighthouse Point fave. As a way to reinvent themselves during …

Fropro Matt and Chelsea Williams

FROPRO: Fueling Second Chances by Darien Davies If you ask most small business owners what their goal was in creating their business, it might be money, lifestyle, notoriety or power. If you’re Matthew Williams, it was E: None of the above. “FROPRO is my second chance. I didn’t create FROPRO to fill a market gap …

Jupiter outdoor dining

by David Rolland Every year around this time when a restaurant hostess asks if you’d like to eat outside, the answer is always, “Yes, please!” Now, thanks to everything going on since early 2020, we have a new reason to want to dine outside beyond the pleasant weather. To help you manage the restaurant scene …

Farmer Jay

by Jason McCobb A.K.A. Farmer Jay I think nowadays people‘s perception and intentions with landscaping are changing, and now, more than ever, they need to be. I know first and foremost everyone wants an aesthetically pleasing landscape, but what are some other factors to consider? In order of importance, I consider these the top three …

By Darien Davies Several months after Rodney Mayo took it upon himself to help the restaurant community who was hit hard during the pandemic, he’s at it again. Hospitality Helping Hands (H3), the non-profit he started to provide hot meals to those facing food insecurity due to losing their jobs, and Howley’s Restaurant will be …

4 Must-Try Fall-Themed Beers In Broward and Palm Beach County

There’s nothing like the pumpkin spice of pumpkin spice to herald the end of summer. There’s no shame if your current to-do list includes putting back as many basic-flavored brews as possible, even if they’re the hop-and-barley equivalent of a pumpkin spice latte. But if you’re looking for some great autumn releases that aren’t simply …

Local Brewer Fran Andrewlevich Launches North County Hard Seltzer2

Hard seltzer is here to stay. By Nicole Danna   It’s not just for summer. It’s not just for millennials. It’s not just for the calorie counters. And it’s certainly not just for girls. Categorized within the flavored malt beverage category, hard seltzers are becoming a hot sector of the craft beverage market, and everyone …

Learning from COVID Chef’s Table

Four local chefs get real on lessons they’ve learned throughout the pandemic. By Darien Davies   While the coronavirus swept through and K’d some serious A for all businesses across the board, it did — and continues to do — unfathomable damage to the restaurant industry above all. Social distancing is the antithesis of bars, …

The Old Riverhouse Vegan Village Opens in Fort Lauderdale

Vibrant vegan eats await at The Old Riverhouse Vegan Village. By Kayla Ziadie   In the heart of Fort Lauderdale’s Historic Riverwalk is your next stop for all things plant-based, eco-friendly and sustainable: The Old Riverhouse Vegan Village. Riverhouse opened Aug. 1 in the second oldest building in Fort Lauderdale, which was built in 1903 …

Grace's Fine Foods Offers Gourmet Sandwiches At New Juno Beach Shop

From-scratch meats and gourmet sandwiches await at the newly opened Grace’s Fine Foods in Juno Beach. By Kayla Ziadie   If anyone in South Florida is a master of meat, it’s Bradley Grace. Grace is the owner and chef of Grace’s Fine Foods, a gourmet sandwich shop that got its start at Grandview Public Market …

Just Baked Boca Stays Strong Amid Quarantine

Can’t fake that Just Baked. By Darien Davies   Whether you’re freshly baked or in the mood for freshly baked desserts, Just Baked Boca in Boca Raton is the sweetest spot in town. Established in late 2017 as a small, specialized bakery, Just Baked quickly developed into a popular late-night spot for everyone who needs …

Your Guide to Barbecue in Palm Beach County

Must-visit spots for some of the best barbecue in the 561. By Kayla Ziadie   Nothing screams “summer” like good ol’ Southern barbecue. Ribs that fall off the bone, juicy chicken wings, scoops of baked beans, creamy potato salad and fresh coleslaw—need we say more? But the one thing that separates basic barbecue from mindblowing …

Best Sandwich Shops in South Florida

Subs and hoagies and sandwiches, oh my! By Kayla Ziadie   Soggy reputations and sexist connotations aside, sandwiches deserve far more credit for the underrated food they are. You can layer it to the heavens with your favorite vegetables, cheeses, meats and condiments—and the options to hold all its deliciousness in? You name it, you …

Rebel House in Boca Raton

Rebel House in Boca pushes past business struggles amid COVID-19. By Darien Davies   Transforming the ordinary is what the Rebel House team does best, so when faced with the unavoidable and unwelcome uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic, they sharpened their knives and rewrote the menu. “Because of the sudden closure of in-house dining, almost …

Best Tacos in Deerfield Beach

There’s no better place to cure your taco cravings than South Florida. By Kayla Ziadie   Two words, 11 letters, say it and you will make someone’s week: Taco Tuesday. Yes, we’re in complete agreement that tacos are worthy any day of the week, not just Tuesday. But there’s just something about meat in a …

Lionfish In Delray Beach by Vincent Celano Celano Design Studio

Lionfish in Delray Beach had to put its grand opening on hold. By Darien Davies   While most restaurant owners are managing how to keep their established restaurants and staff afloat during the coronavirus pandemic, the soon-to-be favorite dining spots and watering holes were also greatly affected. Opening during Delray Beach’s peak season is generally …

Papamigos Opens In Pompano Beach

“Mexi-Crasian” fare comes to Pompano with the Papamigos Mobile Kitchen. By David Rolland   Everyone loves tacos, and everyone loves sushi. Soon, you’ll be able to munch on both cuisines at one convenient location. Starting Monday, July 13, Papamigos will park its food truck seven days a week in Pompano Beach. The new mobile kitchen …

Dave Portnoy Rates Best Pizza In South Florida

Did your favorite South Florida pizza shop make the cut? By Darien Davies   If there’s one certainty in the world, it’s that when you’re in the mood for a slice of pizza, only a great, gooey, and glorified piece will work. No one ever has a mediocre and mundane piece of pie and says, …

The 5 Best Burgers in Delray Beach

Our go-to stops for the best burgers in Delray Beach. By Kayla Ziadie   Whether you like your burgers double-stacked, vegan, lettuce-wrapped or with extra cheese, there’s no wrong way to order one. Aside from what toppings to dress it with, the biggest struggle when a burger craving hits is finding the best place to …