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Five New Restaurants to Try This Weekend in Broward and Palm Beach

It's a good time to be hungry in South Florida.

The past few weeks have been rife with exciting food news, from Broward County's very first cat cafe and poke-themed restaurant, to the recent opening of a new burger spot that serves peanut butter and jelly chicken wings and the grand opening of the long-awaited Regional Kitchen & Public House from Palm Beach County star chef Lindsay Autry. 

Here, we've rounded up a few of our most recent restaurant opening stories and shared them in one easy-to-digest list (no pun intended) for your viewing pleasure. Sorry: We are not responsible for any food cravings this may cause.
5. Broward County's First Poke Themed Restaurant: Raw Poke Bar in Fort Lauderdale
The poke movement has made its way to South Florida with one of two new poke restaurants in Fort Lauderdale. Here, the fast-casual concept allows you to create-your-own poke bowl.
4. Celebrity Chef Debuts Her First Restaurant, Bubbles & Pearls Champagne Raw Bar, in Wilton Manors
There're a lot of "firsts" going on in Broward County this month, including the grand opening of Wilton Manors' first upmarket concept from former Top Chef competitor and Miami native Josie Smith Malave, which opened just a few blocks from the area's first cat cafe, Good Luck Cat Cafe.
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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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