Summer allows us to suggest it’s too hot to cook. Naturally, we must try one of the many great new restaurants and tastings along Florida’s east coast. There are so many, but we could only squeeze in these half dozen highlights. We’ll simply have to revisit this topic with another batch of new places next month. Until then, happy dining around.
A private chef introduced Giordi. Book a table in his relaxing, neutral dining room for authentic Italian cuisine such as calamarata (cuttlefish, olives, capers) and frittura (calamari, shrimp, zucchini). The adventurous menu also features rare dishes here from venison to quail with saffron risotto, while the 7-course, chef’s table option offers two nightly seatings
Part of the Treasure Coast that encompasses Indian River, Martin and St. Lucie counties, Stuart is associated with top-notch fishing. Pastel-painted historic buildings and breathtaking waterways make it a favorite destination, too. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.
Summer’s a good time to work on your vino palate at Virginia Philip Wine Spirits & Academy’s Sommelier Saturdays. Launching July 30, the intimate series of tasting tutorials for two to eight guests also includes scrumptious bites by Sant Ambroeus for $55 pp. Choose three time slots at 11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m., or 5 p.m.
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.
We don’t know what we love more: Pie95’s witty name or the fact it welcomes Fido to dine in its outdoor pavilion setting. Open Tuesday-Saturday, the wood-fired pizzeria makes options like the Bianca sans tomato sauce and the Cheese Please, not to be confused with the Margherita. Order salads, meatballs and wood-fired wings, too.
Jacksonville is among the geographic jewels now represented by ONE Sotheby’s International Realty following its recent acquisition of First Coast Sotheby’s International Realty in Northeast Florida. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.
ONE Sotheby’s International Realty Expands to Northeast Florida with the Acquisition of First Coast Sotheby’s International Realty
Coconut Grove claims a new, open-air waterside restaurant to take in the gorgeous views. Grove Bay Hospitality Group (Stiltsville Fish Bar, Stubborn Seed) debuted Bayshore Club in a new upscale center called Regatta Harbour. Enjoy seafood fare such as soft shell crab tacos, ceviche, oysters, whole roasted fish and kitschy coconut popcorn shrimp.
One of Miami’s most historic neighborhoods with bohemian and Bahamian roots continues its evolution as a walkable, tree-shaded destination for the work/live/play lifestyle. An exciting tenant turnover and new development and upgrades are drawing fresh faces. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.
Hive Bakery & Café
The clientele at Hive Palm Beach’s lifestyle/home/fashion shopping emporium can now refuel at its new onsite Hive Bakery & Café. Serving sit-down breakfasts and lunches every day except Sundays, the chic eatery also offers grab-and-go items, a walk-up bakery counter and best of all for busy food lovers—takeout dinners.
West Palm Beach sits on the mainland directly across from the island of Palm Beach. The growing city has become a destination in its own right for convention and performing art centers, hip restaurants and shopping of all kinds from major brands to vintage wares. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.
Don’t let Bar 25’s Instagram feed of carb-laden dishes fool you. Yes, there are items like bananas Foster pancakes, short rib mac and cheese and 10 flatbreads. But there are plenty of healthier choices, too. Some that caught our eye are the BLT and ahi tuna salads, shrimp skewers and steak chimichurri.
With its thriving, old-fashioned main street and down-home vibe, Delray Beach stands out from much of South Florida. It’s a great place to take a stroll, hit the beach and dip into a café. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.