Welcome to the Party
Salt7, 500 E Las Olas Blvd., 954.751.7258, salt7.com
This spot, the new Fort Lauderdale location of a popular Delray Beach restaurant, offers an upscale, lively atmosphere and a brunch experience unlike many others. We can guarantee – you’ll come for the food (which is amazing) but you’ll stay for the party. Their dinner menu includes Chianti-braised short ribs (baby portobello mushroom risotto, winter squash, white truffle, pecorino Romano and natural jus), citrus-crusted ahi tuna (roasted jalapeno potato puree and grilled Japanese eggplant) and bone-in ribeye steak.
Only the Good Stuff
Only Thai, 2100 E Oakland Blvd., 954.908.5578, otthai.com
This authentic Thai restaurant guarantees only native flavors in their unique dinner offerings. Notable menu items include grilled whole squid marinated in house special sauce, Choo Chee Snapper (whole fried snapper with Thai choo chee curry sauce), Thai curry dishes and stir fry.
Wine, Shop and Dine
Grapes Wine Café and Market, 3311 N Ocean Blvd., 954.491.2340, grapeswinecafeandmarket.com
This local market also serves as a restaurant and event space. For example, at “Tempting Thursdays Tastings” you can sample different recommended wines, while there’s live jazz on Fridays and Bubbles and Brunch on Sundays. The café menu features charcuterie and cheese boards with accoutrements, smoked salmon everything toast (with capers, red onion, tomato and arugula) and desserts like French Tropezienne custard cake.