Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at 7:12 a.m.
If you stop by Gratify American Gastropub
in West Palm Beach, be sure to order their pulled pork sliders, dubbed simply: "the Trio."
These three perfectly proportioned sandwiches off the restaurant's small plate portion of the menu made this year's 2011 New Times BPB "100 Favorite Dishes" list.
And the Carolina-slaw-topped, chipotle-spiked sliders are reason enough to make them the main feature of our Deal of the Day
-- meaning act now and receive $15 worth of food and drink for just $15.
While the sliders are finger-licking good, there's also a general consensus among anyone who has visited Gratify that their Shrimp 'N Grits (Florida rock shrimp over manchego grits with garlic and tomato, $12), is another must-have item. Other all-star appetizers include the Calamari, served lightly breaded with a wasabi mustard sauce ($11); likewise the Artichoke Fritters, in a warm béarnaise sauce ($8).
For the big-boy sized plates, try the Pork Tenderloin, grilled with braised greens, cauliflower and an onion cream sauce ($18), or Dani's Filet, a pan roasted petit beef tenderloin with roasted eggplant, zucchini, yellow squash, red onion, asparagus, red and green peppers and sweet potato ($23). Just want something simple? The Burger ($10) is just what you need: a special grind of choice beef with lettuce, tomato and onion served on a potato bun with the restaurant's fresh cut and fried pub chips.
Please, go to Gratify if you're hungry -- but don't forget to stop by if you're thirsty, as well. The restaurant has an excellent craft beer menu, with specialty kegs making an appearance every now and then (think Blue Point's Hoptical Illusion).
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