Ten Best New Restaurants in Broward and Palm Beach Counties in 2013


6. The Kitchen

Founded by chef/owner Matthew Byrne and his wife, Aliza, Kitchen opened in October in West Palm Beach. The concept is quite simple: Buy only the highest-quality, freshest ingredients and do as little to them as possible, just as the Byrnes do in their kitchen at home. With a constantly rotating menu and private chef table that hosts up to ten, the kitchen experience offers a new way to dine for foodies in Palm Beach County. With his restaurant labeled a contemporary American brasserie, Byrne channels his passion and discipline to create refined yet approachable dishes. For November, highlights included a duck ragout over fettuccine and seared salmon with corn and leek risotto in a lobster and tomato broth. It may be bit off the beaten path in terms of the scene, but the best things usually are.

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5. Hot & Soul

This is South Florida: Most of us don't feel the need to don more than shorts, a T-shirt, and a pair of flip-flops. Here you can come as you are and eat some damned good fine cuisine. Husband-and-wife team Mike Hampton and Christy Samoy, both of whom attended culinary school in New Orleans, churn out a wide array of global soul food in dishes like chicken adobo, a classic Filipino dish from Samoy's family background; Aunt Dewey's Gumbo Yumbo, with duck and andouille sausage; and Gnaughty Gnocchi, with oxtail, San Marzano tomatoes, basil, and pecorino cheese. A constantly rotating selection of craft beers and boutique wines follows the artisanal bent. It's this level of authenticity that has us going back again and again.

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Location Info

Hullabaloo Italian Gastropub

517 N. Clematis St., West Palm Beach, FL

Category: Restaurant


505 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL

Category: Music

Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach

2800 S. Ocean Blvd., Palm Beach, FL

Category: General

13 American Table

451 E. Palmetto Park Road, Boca Raton, FL

Category: Restaurant

Swank Southern Kitchen

4196 S. University Drive, Davie, FL

Category: Restaurant

Hot and Soul

3045 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Category: Restaurant


319 Belvedere Road, West Palm Beach, FL

Category: Restaurant

Green Bar & Kitchen

1075 SE 17th St., Fort Lauderdale, FL

Category: Restaurant

Lobster Bar Sea Grille

450 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL

Category: Restaurant

Del Frisco's Grille

340 Royal Poinciana Way, Palm Beach, FL

Category: Restaurant

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Rodney, has been one of the most inspiring entrepreneurs in South Florida for the past 25 years. Especially, since he began everything with an extreme DYI, learning by doing, mentally. He should be acknowledged at even much higher level in comparison than any other restaurateur in area. No one other person has such an extreme hands on understanding of these industries more than this guy. 

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Stephanie Lynn

finally a article i agree with those are two of my favorite places!

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