Supporters of the Palm Beach County Food Bank gathered to celebrate the 4th annual Empty Bowls Delray Beach event, set for Dec. 8, and reminded each other how important it is to bring awar
The Plate: Crunchy Frybird
The Place: Flybird, 335 E. Linton Blvd., Delray Beach; 243-1111 or www.flybirdfood.com.
The Price: $12.95
The Skinny: You can smell the chicken grilling over an open flame as you pull into the lot for Flybird.
And next tim
By Joyce Reingold
The Delray Shores Pharmacy and Soda Fountain on Northeast Fifth Avenue is a bright, cheerful family affair owned and operated by se
St. Joseph’s eighth-grade students contributed food and prepared a Christmas dinner for about two dozen homeless and needy people at Holy Redeemer Episcopal Church in Lake Worth. ‘This is a wonderful opportunity to help the students understand that t
The Place: 50 Ocean, 50 S. Ocean Blvd., Delray Beach; 278-3364 or www.50ocean.com.
The Price: $12
The Skinny: It’s funny that I’d be writing about a dish that’s loaded with duck that came from a restaurant noted for its seafood.
The Place: Cornell Café, Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach; 495-0233 or www.morikami.org.
The Price: $8.95
The Skinny: I really cannot say enough about how much we enjoyed our lunch
The Place: Temple Orange, Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa, 100 S. Ocean Blvd., Manalapan; 540-4923 or www.templeorangerestaurant.com.
The Price: $19
The Skinny: Many of us have had a pasta puttanesca — you know, pasta t
The Place: East Ocean Café, 412 E. Ocean Ave., Boynton Beach; 200-6006 or www.eastoceancafe.com.
The Price: $8
The Skinny: When I was a young man living in Delray Beach, my dad and mother would drive over to visit from Fo
By Lona O'Connor
They hunted. They gathered. They tramped the streets of downtown Boca Raton in 85-degree heat. This intrepid group of
Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star
Everything we do centers on food. After all, we’re only human.
And at no time is that more obvious than during the holidays.
Think about it: Near the end of
From flavored latte and beer to cereal and dog treats, the pumpkin-mad season is upon us
By Janis Fontaine
Starbucks is busy at 4:30 on a Friday in Lake Worth. Baristas are churning out drinks at a rapid pace. Every other order is a pumpkin spice
Capt. Clay Brand poses in front of a mural at Capt. Clay & Sons Seafood Market in Delray Beach with a lionfish that he speared. He harvests a variety of seafood for his market, including lionfish. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star
Seafood markets hawk in
Residents of The Tradition of the Palm Beaches, the senior residence on MorseLife’s Katz Seniors Campus, participate twice a year in the Homebound Mitzvah Program, as part of their commitment to giving to people less fortunate. From left: Rosalie Sh
The Plate: Red Pizza.
The Place: Jerk Oceano, 201 E. Ocean Ave., Lantana. Daily menu is available at www.jerkoceano.com.
The Price: $20; cash only.
The Skinny: Looking for pizza in Lantana? If you’re at Jerk Oceano on the right night, it’s the place to
The Plate: Lenox Salad
The Place: Mariposa, Neiman Marcus, Town Center, Boca Raton; 544-2320.
The Skinny: Neiman Marcus brings its luxury experience to dining with Mariposa.
Once you’re seated, the server greets you w
The Plate: Steak ’n’ Fries
The Place: J. Alexander’s, 1400 Glades Road, Boca Raton; 347-9875 or jalexandersholdings.com.
The Price: $25
The Skinny: Members of our circle are not big consumers of steak. But we make an exception for this riff on the class
The Plate: Butter Poached Maine Lobster
The Place: Angle Restaurant, Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa, 100 S. Ocean Blvd., Manalapan; 540-4924 or www.eaupalmbeach.com
The Price: $23
The Skinny: We always joked that we loved a poached egg because it’s better
The Plate: Lucy’s Chicken Biscuit Oh My!
The Place: Gary Rack’s Fat Rooster, 204 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach; 266-3642 or www.thefatrooster.com.
The Price: $9
The Skinny: After a morning of newspapering, we were starved — nothing like working with
The Plate: Shrimp Kabob
Where: Two Georges at The Cove, 1754 SE Third Court, Deerfield Beach; 954- 421-9272 or www.twogeorgesrestaurant.com/thecove
The Price: $18.99
The Skinny: We have been craving shrimp lately. Call us prawns in the game of life.
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