Sweet Greens Opens in Palm Beach Gardens
Looking to hit that "gourmet but affordable" sweet spot, according to proprietor Tim McGowan, is Sweet Greens Market (4807 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens, 561-624-0857), which snuck open on Wednesday but is hosting a weekend grand opening party this Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 6 and 7.
The indoor market will boast an extensive selection of produce, much of it organic and as local as the seasons allow, plus a variety of upscale accouterments, from tomato sauces and pastas to wines and cheeses. Also on-premises are a fish counter; bakery turning out assorted breads, cakes and pastries; a deli offering a variety of prepared and foods to go; and all the usual day-to-day grocery suspects.
Dan Monteforte of Swingbelly's Barbecue
Oh, and there's barbecue, from Swingbelly's in Long Island, NY. Not
flown-in 'cue, but smoked-cooked on premises in a gleaming stainless
steel smoker. Ribs, chicken, pork and even turkey will be on the menu,
along with whole smoked turkeys for Thanksgiving. The 12-hour smoked
brisket is a good one, as is the sneakily incendiary chili, made with
"burnt ends" (the nicely charred tips of brisket), smoked chicken and
Sweet Greens' grand opening bash runs from
9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. There will
be live music, food and wine tastings, prizes and all that sort of
stuff so put on your dancing shoes.
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