Food Festivals

September is Flavor Palm Beach: Central County Edition

Flavor Palm Beach is in full swing, which means diners can gorge on a three course lunch for $20 or graze on a three course dinner for $30 or $35, depending on your dining strategy. Central County offers up some of the fancier dining options and biggest deals. Click to the jump for the top three central county picks.

Good Deal
Longboards offers

a two for one lunch for $20, which includes a soup and half a sandwich

combination, and apple or key lime pie for dessert. Dinner is $30 for two, which

includes Peruvian ceviche (I'm finally beginning to appreciate the yam

and raw fish pairing), island wings, calamari, or ribs for the first course; a burger, taco

dish, or sandwich for the mains;  and beer or wine for dessert.

For Francophiles
Pistache French Bistro serves

a $30 three course French bistro dinner: French onion soup, caramelized

bay scallops and foie gras truffle potato mousseline, or arugula salad

for the first course; coq au vin, hanger steak, or moules frites

mariniere for mains; and ice cream, mousse, or creme brulee for dessert.

For Gastronomes

Cafe Boulud serves

a three-course lunch, Monday through Friday, and a three course dinner

for $35, Monday through Thursday, that are among the most interesting menus for Flavor Palm Beach.

Lunch first choices are tomato

bocconcini salad with pesto, smoked whitefish, or golden beet borscht;

pappardelle with braised chicken, wild mushroom, bacon, and spinach,

wahoo, or beef stroganoff; and dessert options are a sundae, key lime

pie, or cheesecake.

Dinner is $35, which includes similar first course

options, hanger steak, mahi-mahi, or mushroom bolognese as mains; and

pina colada creme brulee, chocolate souffle, or a ginger lemongrass

floating island for dessert.

Other restaurants in central Palm Beach County participating in the event include Charley's Crab House, City Cellar Wine Bar and Grill, Off the Hookah, Morton's, Renato's, Ruth Chris, and The Restaurant at Four Seasons.

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