3 new restaurants open in south Palm Beach county
December 3, 2014 - bbq set
Hudson during Waterway East, a waterfront eatery portion large city comfort food, opens Monday in Delray Beach.
The stylish grill and bar, co-owned by partners Sam Bonasso, Joe McCullough and Rita Wilson, overlooks a Intracoastal Waterway, opposite from Burt Rapoport’s renouned Deck 84. (It will work in a former Old Calypso space.)
On a menu: locally and seasonally desirous dishes, from soups to entrees, served during lunch and dinner. Entrees will embody fish tacos, pig porterhouse, lobster potato skins, salmon, New York frame beef and other updated American classics. Heading a kitchen: Executive Chef George Cocilova.
For a pairing, modernized classical cocktails, American qualification beers and barrel-aged spirits will be served.
The new mark will open each day during 11 a.m., with a bar open compartment late. A happy hour will be served weeknights from 4 to 7 p.m.
Hudson during Waterway East: 900 E. Atlantic Ave., #22, Delray Beach; 561-303-1343; HudsonDelray.com
Sweet Dewey’s BBQ, a Southern-inspired eatery, is set to open Wednesday in West Boca Raton.
The new mark is a domain of cook Dwayne “Dewey” Hooper, who has combined a menu that pays reverence to his family’s Mississippi roots. Hooper, a maestro chef, spent 15 years in a kitchen of St. Andrew’s Country Club and 9 years as cook during a Polo Club, both in Boca.
On a menu: grill veal and beef brisket, ribs (baby behind ribs, beef and Southern St. Louis style), rotisserie chicken, boiled catfish, grill sandwiches, cedar lumber salmon, veggie burgers, salads (quinoa, veggie-couscous), chili, mac-and-cheese casserole, collards, red beans and rice, cornbread and desserts. Wine and drink will be served as well.
One thing many of those entrees have in common: Dewey’s BBQ Sauce. Chef Hooper, who once bottled his Hooper’s BBQ Sauce, now skeleton to marketplace 6 flavors of his new sauce, that will be accessible during a restaurant.
The new spot, to be open daily from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., will offer indoor and outside dining, carry-out grouping and smoothness service.
Gigi’s Cantina, a tiny breakfast-and-lunch eatery catering to a equestrian set, has non-stop during Sunshine Meadows Equestrian Village in suburban Delray Beach.
Cantina owners Gigi Stetler and chef/manager Dan DiGiuseppe offer a brew of American classics and Mexican-inspired fare, such as a Cantina Shrimp Grits (crispy cheddar forage cakes surfaced with Cajun-rubbed shrimp, sofrito, avocado a boiled egg, smoked bacon pulp and chive crema, $6).
Served on a side: a good perspective of a track. The eatery, located on a finish line of a 1-mile racetrack, overlooks a training action.
The cantina is open Monday by Saturday from 7 a.m. to late afternoon.
Gigi’s Cantina: 16668 Winners Circle (at Sunshine Meadows Equestrian Village, on a west side of 441/SR 7, south of Atlantic Avenue), Delray Beach; 561-865-0222