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Category Archives: American

Dune Deck’s Mimosa Café: a trendy brunch spot in an unexpected location

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Upscale presentations of tasty brunch and lunch fare and plentiful outdoor seating make Dune Deck’s Mimosa Café in a western Boynton Beach strip center a destination. By ALAN J. WAX I’ve long wanted to visit the Dune Deck Café in Lantana, best known for its brunch with breathtaking views of the Ocean, but I haven’t […]

Eagle Grill in Greenacres isn’t fancy, but the food is satisfying, especially the crab cakes

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Unless you live or work near Greenacres, you’ve probably never heard of Eagle Grill. Despite its seemingly down-market appearance, the food is of high quality – and often a deal. By ALAN J. WAX My friend Neal urged me many times to give Eagle Grill in Greenacres a try. Nevermind that it was more than […]

An Elm City native offers Delray Beach a delicious taste of his hometown at Ah-Beetz New Haven Pizza

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Long-time New Haven pizza purveyor Nick Laudano is cooking up tasty piesl at a new, largely take-away venture in a strip center just off Atlantic Avenue in western Delray Beach. The white pie with clams and bacon is a must.  By ALAN J. WAX I first noticed the signs for Ah-Beetz New Haven Pizza while […]

An ocean view, stylish décor and a menu of simply prepared fare make Latitudes a special dining option

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Located beachfront at the luxe Delray Sands Resort, you can dine well while enjoying a relaxing surfside panorama.  By ALAN J. WAX There are three reasons to dine at Latitudes at the Delray Sands Resort: location, location, location. This upscale restaurant’s location, right on the Atlantic Ocean along A1A in Highland Beach, is the main […]

Breakfast is the draw at Delray Beach’s Bagel Tree, but so are lunch and dinner

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Dinner in a breakfast spot? Sure, while the food is not gourmet, satisfying $20 complete dinners are enticing. Breakfast is a sure thing. By ALAN J. WAX We weren’t expecting any excitement heading to breakfast recently at Bagel Tree, the venerable coffee shop in the Kings Point Shopping Center in west Delray Beach. But as […]

Jax Bar & Bistro in Boynton Beach offers al fresco dining, cocktails

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A casual strip shopping center eatery, which replaced the Jewish-style deli Katzner’s, offers respectable, largely American cuisine, a full bar and plentiful outdoor seating. By ALAN J. WAX There are few places in suburban Boynton Beach that offer what you’ll find at Jax Bar & Bistro, the successor to Katzner’s Deliterranean Café. Jax, an urbane […]

Culver’s, more than a burger chain, offers a taste of the Midwest in South Florida

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Culver’s, a Midwestern gem that’s a major step up from your average fast-food chain, appeals to both savory and sweet taste buds. There are three locations in Palm Beach and Broward Counties, each with a menu built around ButterBurgers, crispy chicken and pork loin sandwiches, cheese curds and frozen custard. By ALAN J. WAX I’ve joined […]

Kapow Noodle Bar’s tasty culinary tour of Asia

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28-foot mural of a geisha dominated Kapow’s dining room. This trendy pan-Asian gastropub brings together addictive cuisine from all over Asia, good drinks, friendly service and an outside dining alternative for diners in Boca Raton and West Palm Beach. By ALAN J. WAX We’d been long intending to visit Kapow Noodle Bar, the trendy pan-Asian […]

Top 10 picks of 2021 offering outdoor dining

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With Covid-19 cases again on the rise, many diners are opting to patronize restaurants with outdoor seating. We review some of our picks from last year that offer both good food along with outside seating. By ALAN J. WAX As we begin another orbit about the Sun, Covid-19 is ramping up anew and paranoia about […]

Publix subs offer speed, convenience and good value. They’re tasty too.

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The deli counters at the supermarket chain’s ubiquitous stores sell sandwiches that have developed a cult following. By ALAN J. WAX The first time I ever bought a hero – sub, hoagie, or whatever you care to call it – at a grocery store I was a youth in Brooklyn.  It was at Pat’s Superette, […]