First Look

Chef Matthew Byrne Once Cooked for Tiger Woods, Now at Kitchen in West Palm Beach

A new restaurant has opened in West Palm Beach, but it's not a Clematis Street or City Place establishment. Instead, it's a tiny bistro a few miles south of the city's downtown area, a new hidden gem for a scene in desperate need of a few diamonds in the rough.

It's kitchen, so-named because chef-owner Matthew Byrne and his wife, Aliza, are all about simplicity. Here, the philosophy is: buy nothing but the highest-quality, freshest ingredients, and do as little to them as possible. Labeled a contemporary American brasserie, Byrne and Aliza are hand every night, there to ensure your experience is no different than walking into their own home.

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Nicole Danna is a Palm Beach County-based reporter who began covering the South Florida food scene for New Times in 2011. She also loves drinking beer and writing about the area's growing craft beer community.
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