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2017 OPENINGS: BOCA RATON
In the New “Park Place” Plaza–At 5560 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton:
The Habit Burger Grill-named the “Best Tasting Burger” in the nation out of 65 burger chains that were reviewed. Known for its signature Charburger. www.HabitBurger.com
Fresh Market- Located in the new “Park Place” development on North Military Trail just north of Yamato Road-The Boca market will be the 43rd in Florida for the North Carolina-based upscale grocer, known for its extensive array of prepared foods and fresh produce, and variety of gourmet food products. The other Boca Fresh Market is on West Camino Real.
Rappy’s Deli also at Park Place in Boca Raton, the new retail development on Military Trail, between Yamato Road and Clint Moore Road–Owner Burt Rapoport says Rappy’s Deli is a modern spin on the classic Jewish style deli, serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and cocktails. It also will offer take out and catering, he said. (Restaurants in the Rapoport Group include: Henry’s on Jog Road in Delray Beach, Deck 84 on the Intracoastal in Delray Beach, Burt & Max’s and Apeiro, both in the Delray Marketplace)
Other Deli Openings: Juniors (of NY, noted for cheesecake), My Delicious Deli (Garden Shops), Brighton Beach Bagel & Bakery, and Howard’s Famous Corned Beef & Deli
New York Grilled Cheese-(noted for using a waffle iron grilling)-on Federal Hwy., across from Mizner Park in Boca
The Regional Kitchen & Public House, with celebrity Chef Lindsay Autry- due to open at 651 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach.
Clayton Carnes’ Cholo Soy Cucina- Opening in the next month on South Dixie Highway in West Palm Beach. Carnes just won the latest big Food Network “Cutthroat Chefs” competition.
MORE New Openings: Domus (upscale Italian in Royal Palm Plaza), Diplomat Cigar Lounge, GourmetPhile (also in Royal Palm Plaza), Capricci Italian Gelato, iBake Bistro (SE 1st Ave), Beach Park Cafe (E. Palmetto Pk. Rd)
Openings in the 5th Avenue Shops on Federal Hwy: Los Tacos, Fresh Kitchen, Tucker Duke’s
Also: Kanpai (grill your own Japanese BBQ), Boca Burger House, Parlour Vegan Bakery-all on Federal Hwy. in Boca; Lina’s Taverna (middle Eastern cuisine), Oisho Bento (sushi), Siam Nippon Thai Sushi & Saki Bar (Shops at Boca Grove on Powerline),Little Brazil, Boca Italiana
In Town Center Mall: Sliderz; Sprinkles & Scoops (KMart Plaza on Palmetto)
On Glades Road: Boca Resto Lounge (formerly Pellegrino’s), Novello (formerly Renzo’s), Fries to Caviar (formerly Darbster), Cantina Max (formerly Moonshine Molly’s)
2017 OPENINGS: DELRAY BEACH
Bolay, The bowl restaurant in Boca opened in the former Voodoo BBQ & Grill space in the Polo Club Shoppes & in Palm Beach Gardens, Bolay is at 3333 Northlake Blvd.; The “nutrient dense super food bowl restaurant” features a DIY (Do-It-Yourself) menu. You choose a base (for example, noodles or quinoa), then add vegetables and a protein (such as tuna or chicken) and then a sauce. The options are endless. At 5030 Champion Blvd- Boca Raton FL 33496 Phone: 561-609-1781 Visit: www.EatBolay.com
Brighton Beach Bagel and Bakery (N. Military), Che (formerely Hudson), Blue Island Fish (Linton & Military), Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar (in the new Delray Place Center on Federal Hwy.), Windy City Pizza (W. Atlantic Ave.); 1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizza (build your own); Wood & Fire Neapolitan Pizza (thin crust, on Military Trail); Purgreens in Pineapple Grove; BurgerFi (W. Atlantic Ave.)
Boca: Merlino’s, Piccolino, Off the Hook, Boca Beach Cantina, Renzo’s of Boca, Armadillo Cafe, Mr. Prime Steakhouse & Buffet, Aladdin’s Eatery, Meatball Room
Delray: Max’s Social House, Tryst, Solita & Mastino, Hudson at Waterway East, Out of Denmark, Paplani Gelato, The Porch, D’Angelo Trattoria, Blue Anchor Pub