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

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4. 13 American Table

This place has brought a piece of South Florida's burgeoning foodie ethos straight from Delray Beach to Boca Raton. Owners Albert and Melanie Aletto opened the spot last summer, and they brought in some heavy hitters from Atlantic Avenue. Both chef Anthony Fiorini and general manager Oliver Tito have worked at the highly respected grandfather of the Delray food scene, 32 East. At 13 American Table, you'll find a somewhat similar approach to cuisine, with high-quality ingredients prepared in simple but exquisite form. The New American-style fare incorporates international influences, with dishes ranging from Josper-grilled octopus and family eggplant with burrata, crostini, and basil to Florida grouper ceviche and BBQ pork belly. Sure, it has influences from all over the world, but it's the perfect example of the American melting pot.

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3. Jove Kitchen & Bar

Making its debut at the Palm Beach Food and Wine Festival earlier last month, this Palm Beach spot has some of the most interesting Italian fare that can be found. Italian-born chef Mauro Zanusso is straight from the Old Country -- well, by way of a Four Seasons in Egypt, actually -- and he brings with him new Italian cuisine that is unlike anything you've ever had. He's working alongside the Four Seasons' longtime executive chef, Darryl Moiles, to create new takes on classics, such as tomato and burrata salad with a prosciutto broth and cocoa-tuille basil; gnocchi with tomato broth, chili and herbs; and bone-marrow ravioli with short rib. Though it hasn't been around for long, with a name like the Four Seasons, you know it has to be good.

See Also: Five Best Dishes at the Palm Beach Food and Wine Fest's Grand Tasting (Photos)

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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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