2016-07-07 / Cuisine

Hello to Jardin’s tastings; so long, Social House


Look for Jardin to host special tasting dinners on Mondays through Aug. 29. 
COURTESY PHOTO Look for Jardin to host special tasting dinners on Mondays through Aug. 29. COURTESY PHOTO Jardin offers a special tasting dinner at 7 p.m. Mondays through Aug. 29. Guests dine at the Chef’s Counter, overlooking Jardin’s open kitchen, where they can watch as owners Jordan Lerman and Stephanie Cohen prepare a 15-course dinner.

The menu will change weekly, and dinner is $75 plus tax and tip. Space is limited and reservations are required. For info, call 440-5273 or visit jardinrestaurant.com.

Bye, Max’s Social House

Max’s Social House, at 116 NE Sixth Ave., Delray Beach, has closed. A post on its Facebook page read:

“Although guest reception was very good over the past several months and reviews were consistently positive, the historic gastropub did not meet our expectations,” said Dennis Max, partner in The Max Group.


CARNES CARNES Salute Market steps up with summer deals

Salute Market, 5530 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens, is hosting Wine Down Wednesdays with a theme from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Taste a selection of four wines for $10, plus tax and tip and including a light bite. The next tasting is July 13 and it’s a single party. Mix and mingle, sample and nibble, all for $10. No reservations needed.

On July 20, Wine Down Wednesday highlights “The Art of Sangria.” This event sold out last month, so reservations are needed. Learn to make two customized sangrias, with various wine bases, liqueurs, fruits and juices. Cost is $20. For reservations, call 425-5651.

July 27 is Wine Down Wednesday Girls Night Out! Grab your girlfriends and do a little shopping as you sample four wines for $10. No reservations needed.

Brunch & Beats — 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday featuring DJ’s H-Bomb and Jason Jiggs, bottomless Bloody Marys for $16, and bottomless Mimosas for $14.

BRIO Tuscan Grille revamps menu

BRIO Tuscan Grille locations in South Florida have evolved to launch a new, modern menu of food and drinks. The new menu features 13 new entrées; enticing small plates for two, three or four people to share; two-course lunch plates; and a renewed drink menu all showcasing a fresh take on Tuscan dining. “The new menu continues to embody our philosophy: ‘to eat well, is to live well,’” said BRIO’s culinary director and chef, Alison Peters, in a news release.

Visit brioitalian.com for a location near you.

Taco Tuesday at Banko Cantina

The new Banko Cantina, a Mexican restaurant and tequila bar at 114 S. Olive Ave. West Palm Beach, is hosting Taco Tuesday the first Tuesday of the month and it features a mariachi band and all-you-can-eat tacos for $16, and all-you-can-eat seafood tacos (lobster, shrimp) for $30. Call 355-1399 or visit bankocantina.com.

Did we say seafood tacos?

You can learn to make your own fish tacos from a pro from 7 to 9 p.m. July 14, at Shoppe 561, 319 Belvedere Road, #4, West Palm Beach.

Celebrity chef Clay Carnes, The Food Network’s “Cutthroat Kitchen” winner, will teach you to make the perfect fish taco and each person attending will receive a $10 Cholo Soy Cocina gift card. You’ll also learn how to make Florida-inspired shrimp ceviche, how and where to buy seafood, and a recipe for the Mexican-inspired michelada beer cocktail and a classic margarita.

The class is $40 and reservations are required. Call 557-7278 or visit shoppe 561.com. ¦

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