Bäd Ragaz Is an Old World Biergarten for New World Diners
Like any true European beer hall, Bäd Ragaz offers the traditional sausages, bratwurst, and bockwurst -- that heavy, greasy food meant to pair nicely with the bar's selection of strong, hoppy, or specialty brews. However, the menu is also reminiscent of Silvestri's unique approach to his favorite dishes.
As executive chef at Tramonti in Delray Beach, he serves an array of European-focused fare, from Viennese schnitzel and the French croque monsieur to Italian spedini. Signature dishes include a charred octopus salad, steak tartare, and a chicken paprikash -- farm-raised chicken braised in paprika, onions, lemon zest, and sour cream and served with authentic German spätzle.
The restaurant is open Sunday through Wednesday from 5 p.m. to midnight and Thursday through Saturday until 1 a.m. and will offer brunch starting October 5 on Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. Weekly specials currently include a "trinken hour," when you can get $5 draft pours or half-off a flaschen (dinner-bottle-sized serving) and $6 glasses of wine Tuesday through Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m. There's also the "wurst" night of the week on Tuesday, when the restaurant pairs up to five of its international bratwursts with a half-liter of beer. Combos range from $11 to $12.
Bäd Ragaz Biergarten The smoked trout salad.
Bäd Ragaz will be open daily beginning September 30, and be sure to keep an eye out for an upcoming Oktoberfest celebration beginning in early September and continuing with specials, live entertainment, and events every weekend until mid-October. For more information, visit the Facebook page and website, or call 561-336-3297.
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