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

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Just Baked Boca In Boca Raton Offers Late-Night Sweet Treats

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Best Sandwiches in Boca Raton

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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 …

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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 …

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Your Guide to Barbecue in Palm Beach County

Must-visit spots for some of the best barbeque 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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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Flybird in Delray Beach offers the best chicken in Palm Beach County

By Darien Davies   What makes Flybird different? Quality, attention to detail, and certainly owner Michael Salmon. If not for his passion and desire to simply provide good, seasonal and creative food, the one-year-old fast-casual restaurant might have fallen prey to the COVID coop. Luckily for us, it’s soaring to new heights. The 18-seat Delray …

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West Palm Beach’s favorite Thai rolled ice cream shop opens in Delray Beach.  By Kayla Ziadie   During a time of collective uncertainty and pain in the world, a glimmer of light is shining through a Thai rolled ice cream-shaped crack. Making its Delray Beach debut in time for Florida’s hottest months is West Palm …

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Save Palm Beach Food Provides Food to Hospital Workers

By Darien Davies   It’s no secret that restaurants and the entire foodservice industry took a massive hit thanks to the coronavirus.  Many restaurants were forced to close and lay off most, if not all, of their teams. Alongside discovering new ways to generate revenue and stay afloat, it was a double whammy amid the …

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Sassafras in West Palm Beach

Sassafras: Southern-inspired soul food By Alexis Paige Both the Sub-Culture Group and chef John Thomas have individually made a reputation of dishing out some seriously good eats. With their powers combined, one could endlessly fantasize about what could be made. Luckily, we don’t have to use our imaginations because they have granted us Sassafras. After …

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Portrait of woman complaining about food quality and taste in restaurant.

Enjoying Restaurants in a Post-COVID World By Darien Davies   Sure, quarantine was difficult for a myriad of reasons. On top of your changing (or lost) job situation and newfound solitude, you had to become your own personal chef. Heading to the grocery store once a week then ordering everything your heart desired for delivery …

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Fort Lauderdale Coffee Shops

Fort Lauderdale Coffee Shops Every Caffeine Fiend Should Visit By Kayla Ziadie Java, brew, cup o’ joe, cafécito — no matter what you call it, there’s no denying coffee is the lifeline for many surviving a South Florida workday. Professionals and college students alike rely on local cafés in Broward for their caffeine fix, whether …

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Johnnie Brown's In Delray Beach Reopens Post-Quarantine

Johnnie Brown’s Reopens: Music to Our Ears By Darien Davies   After weeks of dealing with an abandoned downtown, Atlantic Avenue is finally reopening and shaking back to life. Everyone is welcome to sit down at their favorite table, belly up at their can’t-go-without watering hole, and join their fellow community members for a Friday …

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Anthony Barber at Troy's Barbeque with his son

Getting Back to BBQ Basics By Darien Davies To get yourself some of the best BBQ in town, all you’d need to do is follow your nose to Troy’s Barbeque. Year-round, and especially in early March, their smoker was always smokin’ hot and cooking up ribs, brisket chicken and more to feed the hungry masses. …

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Coffee pour at Pumphouse Coffee in Jupiter

How Pumphouse Coffee is Grinding Through the Covid-19 Pandemic by Alexis Paige The brothers behind the blue, white, and caffeinated Pumphouse Coffee Roasters have been rising and grinding for nearly four years now. Over that time, Christian and Alex Le Clainche along with their tight nit team established Pumphouse as a small roaster with high …

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Ramen Lab Eatery in Boca Raton

Is the Coronavirus Pandemic Fueling Fears and Hurting Asian-Owned Businesses? by Nile Fortner Louis Grayson is the owner of ‘Ramen Lab Eatery,’ a casual restaurant specializing in Asian dishes such as Korean Style Bulgogi and Ramen Noodles. Grayson’s family has always been a part of the restaurant business. Learning from his family and a Japanese …

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Troy Ganter of Papa's Raw Bar with his wife Cassie

Troy Ganter of Papa’s Raw Bar: Humbled but Hopeful By Darien Davies It’s basically a fact that COVID-19 has shaken up every industry, job and person under the sun. In what seems like only a few moments, to what feels like an eternity, the normalcy of day-to-day life has been flipped upside down, forcing business …

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Celis Produce in West Palm Beach

Where to get produce in Palm Beach County during COVID-19 closures  by Alexis Paige COVID-19 has wrecked weekend plans from here to, well, we have no idea. But, arguably the worst weekend outing that has fallen victim to the rona (at least in my local loving opinion) is green markets. Fresh fruits and veggies from …

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Hospitality Helping Hands

Rodney Mayo of Subculture Group Spearheads Aid for Hospitality Workers by Darien Davies  When you’re faced with a crisis and help isn’t happening fast enough, do what Rodney Mayo does. He is being the change he wishes to see, and starting where he knows best: with the power of food. Due to restrictions and regulations …

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Luff's Fish House Spanish Style Garlic Shrimp

Chef Anthony Fiorini’s Favorite Dish at Luff’s Fish House By Darien Davies Chef Anthony Fiorini is the man behind Luff’s Fish House’s culinary magic, and has been the chef since it opened in 2017. “I enjoy creating dishes and playing with flavors,” said Fiorini, who began cooking with his father and grandmother when he was …

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Leftover's Cafe Sweet Potato Crusted Beeliner Snapper

Chef Arturo “Tuna” Serrano’s Favorite Dish at Leftover’s Café By Darien Davies Even though this is the sister restaurant to Food Shack, Leftover’s Café has created an identity and reputation all its own. Opened in 2002, the concept for the Café was to serve simple, creative, fresh and playful dishes, all while pushing the envelope …

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Elisabetta's Insalata Estiva

Chef Lisabet Summa’s Favorite Dish at Elisabetta’s By Darien Davies Photos: Christopher Summa A native of Chicago, chef Lisabet Summa’s early culinary inspiration came from her mother and grandmother. She worked her way up from a modest kitchen position as a line cook to eventually finding her way to haute cuisine restaurants in Palm Beach …

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Crema Waffle Taco

Three Local Vendors Taking Ice Cream to New Delicious Heights By Caroline Bell You’re walking down the palm tree-lined streets of Boca Raton, thinking about what 2020 will bring. Your New Year’s resolution was to eat healthy, but with the Florida sun beating down, suddenly you’re unable to stop thinking about cooling off with some crazy delicious ice …

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Rebel House General Tsos Chicken Wings

Chef Eric Baker’s Favorite Dish at Rebel House By Darien Davies Rebel is the name and rebellion is their game. Rebel House was created as a full service “renegade” restaurant and bar that offers diners a place to imbibe, ingest and indulge, and new executive chef and owner Eric Baker aims to continue the spirit. …

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Sassafras Hoppin' John

Chef John Thomas’ Favorite Dish at Sassafras By Darien Davies While we might all still be mourning the loss of our beloved 32 East, we can at least pick ourselves up and march on over to Sassafras where the second best part of 32 East – chef John Thomas – is dishing out Southern favorites …

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Chef Jessie Steele’s favorite dish at Dada By Darien Davies One look at Dada and you’ll understand just how “non-conformist” it is. The environment is original, unique and forces the team to step outside the box, which includes taking artistic licenses with the food. Chef Jessie Steele has been the executive chef since January 2019 …

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