The holiday season is right around the corner, so it’s time to think about how to set a beautiful table, fill your homes with fragrant flowers and candles, and prepare or reserve a feast with delicious food and drinks. Please enjoy ONE Sotheby’s International Realty’s guide for Thanksgiving Day tips from ordering homemade pumpkin pies by top pastry chefs to pampering staycations for the whole family to thoughtful hostess gifts to say thanks for cooking. Most of all, enjoy this special moment with friends and family.
Charlie & Joe’s at Love Street
Jupiter’s multi-eatery Charlie & Joe’s at Love Street transitions into a holiday hub. Executive pastry chef Jenniffer Woo is whipping up favorite fall pies (Order through November 15). Beacon, Lucky Shuck and Topside offer Thanksgiving menus with different dishes such as Beacon’s grilled pear with pancetta, goat cheese and fig, and Lucky Shuck’s turkey with andouille sausage, Key West pink shrimp and cornbread stuffing.
Jupiter’s bike trails, Loxahatchee River, Jonathan Dickinson State Park and Riverbend Park appeal to nature lovers who also have access to upscale restaurants and shops. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following links.
North Palm Beach | Tequesta
Home, lifestyle and gift emporium Row. recently opened in Sunset Harbour to spruce up abodes for entertaining and find hostess gifts. Florida-friendly items include a pink and green glass salad serving set, Haas Brothers collection’s Mojave palm candlestick holder, and L’Objet + Lito’s handcrafted porcelain plates in ombre sunset hues adorned in 24K gold plating and resin. Shop for accessories, toys and stationery, too.
The dynamic city of Miami Beach is constantly evolving with the influx of new residents, visitors, businesses and brands from all over the world. There’s always something new and exciting to try, whether a starchitect-designed space, museum exhibit or hot restaurant. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following links.
Miami Beach | La Gorce Island | North Bay Road
The Heirloom Yard
Victory gardens have experienced a resurgence for homegrown produce, but flower farmer Christie Walsh-Myers had a different idea. The entrepreneur turned a vacant, in-town lot in Fernandina Beach into The Heirloom Yard. Specializing in fresh-cut flowers, she creates gorgeous arrangements including Thanksgiving centerpieces, along with other seasonal designs like dried, fall botanicals in sage green pumpkins. Upcoming workshops include holiday wreathmaking.
Part of the Sea Island archipelago in the Southeastern U.S., Amelia Island tops many vacationers’ bucket lists. Eight flags have flown over the centuries-old, historic destination, whose quiet beaches and premier resorts such as the Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island continue to draw residents and visitors. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.
Tablé by Antonio Bachour
There are desserts, and then there are Antonio Bachour’s desserts. The French-trained, Puerto Rico-born chef with several namesake bakeries, cafés and full-service restaurant Tablé in Miami has achieved Instagram fame and the respect of his peers worldwide for his artful pastries that are almost too pretty to eat. Whether as hostess gifts or for Thanksgiving meals, everyone loves a box of his goodies.
The Miami Design District has evolved into one of the most dynamic neighborhoods worldwide for its luxury shopping, dining and home showrooms. Many art and design spaces call it home, too. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following links.
Morningside | Upper East Side | Wynwood-Midtown
Eau Palm Beach
The newly reimagined, oceanfront Eau Palm Beach offers a jam-packed Thanksgiving holiday weekend agenda. Diners have a choice of Thanksgiving dinners from fine dining restaurant Angle’s à la carte menu to Polpo’s buffet. The resort also plans culinary classes for sushi, kids’ pastry decorating, and Old vs. New World wines; whiskey and craft beer tastings, and a fall festival with a corn maze and games.
The iconic luxury island of Palm Beach is shaking up its staid past. Young families who live here year-round and the next generation of snowbirds and visitors are inspiring a new wave of chic shops, restaurants and art galleries. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following links.
Palm Beach | West Palm Beach
It wouldn’t be a festive holiday without good wine, and luckily quality wine shops are opening throughout Florida’s East coast. Total Wine’s second store in Fort Lauderdale (1740 North Federal Highway) stocks a huge selection, while St. Augustine’s DOS Coffee & Wine specializes in small-batch, natural wines. The island’s mini chain just opened its first outpost in Jacksonville (4853 Big Island Drive).
totalwine.com | dosbar.com
Fort Lauderdale, the Venice of America, is a boater’s and beachgoer’s paradise. But it’s also home to a burgeoning art scene that spills over into art-centric neighborhoods and annual events. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following links.
Coral Ridge Club Estates | Lighthouse Point | Pompano Beach
Jacksonville, the largest city geographically in the contiguous U.S., boasts an incredible variety of green spaces and beaches, as well as prime waterfront from the Atlantic Ocean to St. Johns River with its iconic bridges. The city’s vast network of neighborhoods and islands further invites nonstop adventure. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.