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Food, Wine & Dine New to the Scene Biscayne Tavern This April, b2 miami downtown hotel introduced the Biscayne Tavern: a laid back gastropub for patrons of the Port of Miami area. Restaurateur Jeffery Chodorow of China Grill Management designed the location with a relaxed atmosphere in mind, while Executive Chef Will Biscoe ups the ante on comfort food with his refined take on breakfast, lunch and dinner classics. A floor-to-ceiling chalkboard introduces the trending craft and seasonal brews du jour, and a slew of TVs invite patrons to sit and watch the game over a plate of the tavern’s savory sliders. Try the succulent favorite, Braised Pork Rib Sliders – served up with a silver pail overflowing with skinny golden fries, big enough to share. 305.358.4555 146 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132 The Grateful Palate For three years, The Grateful Palate has catered to foodies and wine lovers of the Fort Lauderdale area with their passion for elegant, upscale cuisine. From the moment you walk in the door, the warm ambiance and soothing live music transport you to an environment that’s far away from the stress of the day. The restaurant promises more than just a meal – it promises a retreat. Executive Chef Hector Lopez rotates his menu of small and large plates with the rhythm of the season, procuring refined and quality ingredients to elevate the dining experience. Recent menu changes have incorporated some delicious new mains, including Fricase Osso Bucco with blue cheese polenta and caramelized fennel and a Cinnamon Seared Duck Breast arranged alongside fork-crushed rutabaga, braised red cabbage, beurre noisette and candied pecans. Each dish is devised with a recommended pairing from the vast and varied wine list, courtesy of award-winning French sommelier Michael Ronne. Connoisseurs can peruse at their leisure at the intimate wine bar, or deviate from the red and whites with a new selection of specialty cocktails, priced at $12 each. Call 954.467.1998 to make reservations or inquire about catering. 817 SE 17th St., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 24 july/august 2013 southfloridaluxuryguide.com


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