You know it’s high season in Florida when you try to get a table at a hot restaurant. Good thing more options open all the time here to wine and dine the influx of hungry home owners and visitors. So, if your old standby in booked, try one of these new spots. Naturally, reservations are strongly encouraged.
Cactus Grille & Tequila Bar
North Palm Beach County will soon have an authentic Tex-Mex mainstay for mezcal cocktails and classic dishes made from family recipes. The Cactus Grille & Tequila Bar hosts its grand opening on January 22, 5-7 p.m. (RSVP via Instagram invite.) The family-friendly restaurant joins hot spot Coolinary at the Shops of Donald Ross Village.
A golfer’s mecca, Palm Beach Gardens is home to the PGA headquarters, the Honda Classic and luxury golf communities, many of which attract famous athletes. The community also shines for its conveniences such as the Gardens Mall and Downtown PBG, among well-tended retail centers. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.
Palm Beach Gardens
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
Timon Balloo, the James Beard-nominated chef restaurateur behind Sugarcane and Balloo Wallah (Miami) and Mrs. Balloo (The Wharf Fort Lauderdale), expands with the Katherine. His Asian-Caribbean heritage meets other global bites in Thai-style micheladas, jerk chicken, calabaza squash panzanella, clam chowder fries, corn risotto and nuoc nam-dressed Florida snapper with green papaya salad.
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.
Fort Lauderdale Beach | Las Olas | Victoria Park | Harbor Beach
Meso Beach House
New York-born Meso Mediterranean introduced a southern branch called Meso Beach House in Delray Beach. Known for garlicky, buttery lobster spaghetti and whole branzino with preserved lemon gremolata, the traditional menu also features chops, duck, vegetarian fare and enough substantial appetizers (octopus, saganaki, zucchini fritters and such) to make a meal out of them.
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.
Occupying Ground Floor Farm’s former space, Colab Kitchen [and market] kicked off with breakfast and lunch service five days a week. Repeat customers come for ingredient-centric home cooking like beet crudo with cashew ricotta and farinata wedges for scooping, brisket sammies, pimento dip, gourmet pop tarts and grilled pineapple-infused dragon fruit kombucha.
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.
Major Food Group’s South Florida takeover continues with Sadelle’s. The brunch and lunch bunch already descends on brand-new, back-to-back locations in Coconut Grove and Boca Raton, while awaiting yet another to open in Miami Beach this year. Along with the decadent scene, patrons love its twist on raw-bar towers with bagel fixings.