Sizzling information from this warmth wave of a summer time: One of many county’s vacation spot eating places will transfer and broaden earlier than the yr’s finish, says its chef and co-owner.
Ela Curry Kitchen’s enlargement features a bigger new house for the buzzy Indian restaurant in Palm Seashore Gardens. The shift can even convey a brand new, Ela-related sandwich store to its present location.
Lower than a yr after it opened, Ela has outgrown that cozy house. Chef and co-owner Pushkar Marathe and restaurant accomplice Andy Dugard will transfer the restaurant right into a extra spacious location in its dwelling plaza, The Outlets of Donald Ross Village. Ela will take over the prime house vacated simply days in the past when the 19-month-old Cactus Grille & Tequila Bar closed, Marathe advised me in a current interview.
“We plan to open proper earlier than season,” stated Marathe, who goals to unveil the brand new Ela by early December.
The brand new location, which gives an even bigger most important eating room and kitchen, is finest recognized for its outside bar and al fresco eating space that’s set alongside the plaza fountain. That is the place Cactus Grille debuted in January 2022 and the place the previous Burger Bar operated till it closed in 2019.
Plans embrace a tiki bar
Marathe says he and Dugard plan to open a not-yet-named tiki bar within the outside space serving a full cocktail menu and chef-driven bar plates. The improved bar means an immediate enlargement for Ela’s beverage program, which incorporates simply wine and beer in its current/authentic house.
The purpose is to serve lunch and dinner each day and a “fully Indian” brunch on Sundays, stated Marathe.
In the meantime, the not-yet-named sandwich store will double as a market — a “mercado” is how Marathe describes it — for grab-and-go gadgets, he stated.
He plans to open the informal spot from 8 a.m. to eight p.m. each day with a menu that may embrace build-your-own salads, cheese and meat boards and “globally influenced” sandwiches, Marathe stated.
“We’ll do some superb Cuban sandwiches,” stated Marathe, who plans to supply counter service, some seating and a retail wine store. “We’ll have some grab-and-go liver paté, butter hen sauce in containers and dinners able to be picked up.”
He expects that sandwich store/market to open nearer to February 2024.
Ela Curry Kitchen, which made its debut on Aug. 30, 2022, will stay open at its authentic location till days earlier than the massive transfer. I’ll hold you posted on that.
Ela Curry Kitchen: 4650 Donald Ross Rd., Suite 110 within the The Outlets of Donald Ross Village, Palm Seashore Gardens, 561-345-2196,ElaCurryKitchen.com
Filet mignon, anybody?
Filet mignon followers, this Sunday is your day. There are various methods to have a good time the tender minimize on Filet Mignon Day at native eating places. Some highlights:
Have a petite filet sandwich. The happy-hour favourite at Morton’s The Steakhouse is obtainable at $2 this Sunday (normally $12). Filet mignon slices are layered in tender, seeded buns with a mustard-mayonnaise sauce. On Filet Mignon Day, they’ll be supplied on the bar from 4 to eight p.m. Morton’s has places in downtown West Palm Seashore and Boca Raton.
Strive a Japanese-inspired filet mignon. The brand new Yakitori Sushi Home is slicing the value of its tasty filet mignon stir fry with shishito peppers this Sunday. To mark Filet Mignon Day, the Japanese restaurant will supply the dish for $28 (normally $38). The suburban Delray Seashore restaurant is the most recent member of the South Florida-based Unisolo restaurant group. Yakitori is at 7959 W. Atlantic Ave. within the Tuscany Shoppes, west of Delray Seashore.
Slice right into a bone-in filet. At Okeechobee Steakhouse in West Palm Seashore, the 16-ounce minimize will get a pat of truffled honey compound butter and is served with bourbon glazed carrots and smoked candy corn puree for $99.99 per particular person, plus tax and tip. Okeechobee Steakhouse is at 2854 Okeechobee Blvd.
Strive an espresso-rubbed filet. At Lewis Steakhouse, the 16-ounce, bone-in filet mignon will get a espresso rub. It’s topped with charred onion butter and served in a cabernet discount along with your alternative of potato and a home salad for $99.99 per particular person, plus tax and tip. Lewis Steakhouse is at 6390 W. Indiantown Rd., Jupiter.
Dig right into a mojo-basted filet. At Lewis Prime Grill, the 8-ounce barrel minimize steak is marinated in mojo and served with chili-butter grilled asparagus and home chimichurri for $59.99 per particular person, plus tax and tip. Lewis Prime Grill is at 7040 Seminole Pratt Whitney Rd. at The Acreage plaza.
Again-to-school deal with
In case you’d like to start out the day on a candy be aware, contemplate this particular that’s each a doughnut and waffles: The Salty Donut’s new Waffle and Maple Syrup Mini doughnut.
The back-to-school confection begins with the bakery’s 24-hour brioche dough. The doughnut will get a maple glaze and is accessorized with tiny waffles.
The limited-time deal with ($3.65) is obtainable from Monday, Aug. 14, via Sunday, Aug. 20. The Salty Donut is at The Sq. in downtown West Palm Seashore,460 S. Rosemary Ave.
Have a scrumptious weekend!
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Liz Balmaseda is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist for The Palm Seashore Submit, a part of the USA As we speak Community. She covers the native meals and eating beat. Comply with her on Instagram and on Threads @Silkpalm and Submit on Meals Fb. She will be reached by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.