Popping bubbly and eating oysters on the deck of a yacht is pure luxury -- not that we'd actually know from experience.
But, let's be honest, few things scream opulence like bivalves and boat shows.
Whether you're shopping for a new motor yacht, looking to pick up a yacht owner, or you just happen to find yourself out and about in downtown West Palm Beach this weekend, your chance to sample raw-bar options from PB Catch -- without trekking over the bridge to the island -- is coming up.
Friday through Sunday from noon to 6 p.m., Pistache is bringing back its pop-up oyster and raw bar for the boat show.
In addition to its regular menu, the restaurant will have a raw-bar boat docked out front with a variety of fresh items available for purchase.
"Last year, the pop-up in Pistache was quite successful," says restaurateur Theirry Beaud. "In fact, the raw-bar items were definitely the most popular at the restaurant that weekend. And it definitely helped us to lure folks on to the island to enjoy the full menu of offerings and the yacht-like ambiance of PB Catch."
The display will have a wide selection of raw-bar items, ranging from stone crabs to oysters such as briny Blue Points and the succulent umami varieties.
Beaud and his team are also teaming up with the Boat Show for their Best Show Photo social media contest; the winner gets a $150 gift card to dine at PB Catch.
"With an event as prominent as the Palm Beach International Boat Show parked right in front of our doors every year, it's the perfect opportunity for us to showcase our amazing seafood and raw bar, which is just across the bridge in Palm Beach," says Beaud. "The majority of people that come to enjoy the boat show are also people that enjoy the fruits de mer."
Throughout the weekend, Pistache will also be offering its regular two-for-one happy hour.
Pistache French Bistro is located at 101 N. Clematis St. in West Palm Beach. Call 561-833-5090, or visit pistachewpb.com.
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