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Ordering from Death By Pizza in Delray Beach, once a lottery, now as easy as pie

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This pop-up pizzeria from the folks at Two Fat Cookies Bakery has brought Detroit-style square pizza with its crispy outside, fluffy inside crust to downtown Delray Beach, You’ll have to order online and pay in advance for a pie that you won’t be able to pick up for several days.  By ALAN J. WAX Snagging a pie […]

Uncle Pinkie’s Delicatessen offers modern interpretations of Jewish-style deli classics

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Eric Baker, a South Florida top chef, has a new Boca Raton eatery that stands the traditional Jewish-style deli on its head with house-cured meats and more. Anyone for a black truffle laced potato knish or a Manischewitz margarita? By ALAN J. WAX If a Jew wandered into Uncle Pinkie’s Delicatessen in Boca Raton would he recognize the fare? […]

A different kind of Chinese cuisine on the menu at Mr. Chen’s Hunan Palace in Delray Beach

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An ownership change and the addition of a dim sum menu at this long-lived eatery have made it a standout in an area where most Chinese restaurants feature the usual Chinese-American fare. To be sure, the old favorites remain at Hunan Palace.  By ALAN J. WAX Dewei Liang wants to make Mr. Chen’s Hunan Palace […]

The World of Hummus offers a taste of Israel inside a Delray Beach flea market

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A family run casual eatery inside the Big Apple Shopping Bazaar is cooking up flavorful kosher versions of popular Israeli dishes.  By ALAN J. WAX Talk about a hidden gem. To get to The World of Hummus at Delray Café in Delray Beach you’ll have to drive around to the back of the Big Apple […]

Happy Lavash, Inspired Mediterranean, is a Turkish delight in Boynton Beach

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By ALAN J. WAX There’s more to Turkish food than kabobs. That’s obvious from the menu at Happy Lavash, Inspired Mediterranean, a modern, fast-casual eatery open since the latter part of 2020 on Gateway Boulevard, just west of I-95. The menu at Happy Lavash, to be sure, doesn’t cover the gamut of foods that might […]

A real slice of New York in Boca Raton

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Aunt LuLu’s cheese pizza. Aunt LuLu’s NY Style Pizza & Kitchen, a recently opened restaurant near Century Village in West Boca Raton, should satisfy those on a quest for real Big Apple pizza. By ALAN J. WAX South Floridians’ quest for “real” New York-style pizza seems never-ending. Good New York-style pizza can be found. In […]

Upscale dining stalwart Henry’s provides comfort food and safe dining

21 years since its founding, this purveyor of upscale comfort food is meeting the challenges of the times, serving well-executed dishes while providing a safe outdoor dining experience. The result: a hesitant diner becomes a fan. By ALAN J. WAX There’s a lot of love online for Henry’s of Boca Raton, which despite its name […]

Takeout chicken is an elevated culinary experience at Flybird in Delray Beach

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This gem of a takeout joint, the creation of a former New York City chef who’s made appearances on the Food Network, serves up satisfying, flavorful poultry and comforting homemade sides. By ALAN J. WAX Throw out the cardboard take-out clamshells!  The food from Flybird Chargrilled Chicken in Delray Beach belongs on fine china. Yes, it’s that good. The […]

Taj Express in Boca Raton curries favor with seekers of Indian food to go

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Taj Express is tucked into a 7 Eleven strip center This tiny takeout kitchen, an offshoot of a well-established, full-service Deerfield Beach restaurant, offers a broad menu of flavorful Indian cuisine. By ALAN J. WAX As is often the case in these plague-stricken days, outdoor dining or takeout are a priority for many diners, including […]

Lighthouse Point’s Le Bistro is a French charmer in a strip center

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With a mostly classical French menu and a willingness to accommodate its guests, Le Bistro serves up tasty food in a charming atmosphere. By ALAN J. WAX Christmas Eve dinner has become a family tradition for us since we first arrived in South Florida seven years ago. We like to do it a bit upscale, but close to home. […]