Category Archives: American

Sande’s in Delray Beach: A step back in time with old-fashioned food and cozy surroundings

Homestyle breakfast and lunch items are on the menu and friendliness is in the air at this old-style diner on Federal Highway. By Alan J. Wax It’s a bit like walking into a time warp entering Sande’s, a classic American diner, on Federal Highway in Delray Beach. Sande’s takes you back in time with its […]

The Bistro at Kings Point offers good eating in an unlikely setting

Terrific hamburgers, salads, and special dishes are on the menu at this popular eatery inside a Delray Beach retirement community. By Alan J. Wax The Bistro at Kings Point is in as unlikely a setting as you’ll find for dining, but it’s no secret among the denizens of suburban Delray Beach and a few who […]

Green Owl Restaurant in Boynton Beach is easy to miss. Don’t!

A simple breakfast/lunch eatery with a wide variety of satisfying menu choices delivers solid food with friendly service. By Alan J. Wax Tucked into the Leisureville Center strip center on Woolbright Road west of I-95 the Green Owl Restaurant is easy to miss. You shouldn’t. It’s a gem of a breakfast joint that also serves […]

Boynton Beach’s Prime Catch is a quintessential South Florida waterfront dining experience

Overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway at Woolbright Road, there’s plentiful outdoor dining — indoors, too — with attentive service, tasty seafood, and more. By Alan J. Wax The sun was still aglow as we sat down for dinner on the outdoor deck at Prime Catch in Boynton Beach on a recent Sunday evening. A small boat […]

Savoring the memories: The best restaurant dishes that I ate in 2022

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Recapping notable restaurant dishes from 2022 that I’d return for anytime. The list includes burgers, wings, pizza, Asian dishes, crab cakes, classical French and more. The eateries dot the map from West Palm Beach south to Hollywood. By ALAN J. WAX What a year it was. I dined in dozens of restaurants, consumed countless dishes and […]

Boca Raton’s M.E.A.T. Eatery & Taproom is worth seeking out for unusual burgers, wings and more

This small, modern gastropub offers big flavors with such specialties as pimento-cheese-bacon stuffed burgers, smoked wings, barbecue, house made chorizo, pork rinds and beer-based milkshakes. By ALAN J. WAX M.E.A.T. Eatery and Taproom in Boca Raton is easy to miss. You shouldn’t! Located in a small strip center just south of the Quality Inn Hotel […]

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 […]