Friday, January 27, 2023

Tastemakers of Delray Beach 2014

Purchase your Dining Passport for $30 (cash only) at any participating restaurant below. This passport entitles the holder to the tastings event on Thursday, Aug. 7, and Friday, Aug. 8, plus three months of savings at all participating restaurants, valid July 1 – Sept. 30. A portion of the revenue from each passport sold will be donated to the Delray Beach Beautification Project.

50 Ocean

(50 S. Ocean Blvd. ||  561/278-3364)

Floor-to-ceiling windows offering Delray’s most breathtaking ocean views, coupled with chef Blake Malatesta’s delightful seafood-inspired menu await you at 50 Ocean. Indulge  your culinary senses, or just enjoy a classic cocktail sitting at the most beautiful bar on the beach!

Table Flaked Grouper Tacos

Local black grouper, “to the minute salsa,” bacon puffs, cucumber tortilla,chili lime dressing

Cilantro Ginger Cooler

Bombay gin, ginger cognac, fresh pressed lime and orange juice, cilantro, soda

Passport Dining Special

Buy one lunch, get one free. Free lunch must be of equal or lesser value. Not valid with any other offers, including board member benefits

Cabana El Rey

(105 E. Atlantic Ave. || 561/274-9090)

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2013 ZAGAT 2013: For Miami flavors “without the drive,” Latin lovers in Delray and West Palm head to these “festive,” “fun spots” for “perfectly spiced” Nuevo fare, “real mojitos” and “top-notch sangria,” all at “reasonable” prices.


Marinated skirt-steak skewers topped with rocoto and red onion salsa

Strawberry Caipirinha

The Caipirinha, the national drink of Brazil, is made here with Leblon cachaca and muddled strawberries, lime wedge and simple syrup

Passport Dining Special

10 percent off any food purchase – alcohol not included

Caffe Luna Rosa

(34 S. Ocean Blvd. || 561/274-9404)

Caffé Luna Rosa is the oldest Italian restaurant in Delray Beach. Luna Rosa offers an ocean view dining experience where great food and a great environment come together.

Florida Lobster and Crab Bisque

Homemade bisque with fresh lump crab and Florida lobster tail meat finished with cream and sherry

White Knight Riesling

Light and sweet with the aromas of papaya nectar, crisp apple and night blooming jasmine

Passport Dining Special

Free bottle of wine: house choice with two entrees, or two free bottles with four entrees. Not valid on holidays or with any other discounts or offers

Deck 84

(840 E. Atlantic Ave. || 561/665-8484)

Deck 84 was voted Boca Raton magazine’s Best Waterfront Dining and Best Bar Food for 2013. Deck 84 is Delray Beach’s favorite waterfront dining destination.

Ahi Tuna Ceviche

With coconut-citrus marinade, mango, avocado, chili pepper and crispy root

Dark n’ Stormy

Mount Gay Black Barrel Rum, ginger beer and fresh lime

 Passport Dining Special

50 percent off bottles of wine with any entree purchase Monday through Thursday


(777 E. Atlantic Ave. || 561/279-1002)

We here at DIG (doing it green) strive to provide amazing flavorful food by utilizing fresh seasonal organic fruits and vegetables, plus naturally fed and ethically tended products. We actively strive to be environmentally friendly and efficient. We have a large selection of vegetarian options and quite a few that can be vegan too!

Mini Hummus Trio

Black bean chipotle, sundried tomato basil and eggplant pumpkin

La Playa Sauvignon Blanc

Aromas of lemon, fresh pineapple with hints of lavender

Passport Dining Special

15 percent off entire check. Not valid on holidays or with any other discounts or offers

El Camino

(15 N.E. 2nd Ave. || 561/865-5350)

At El Camino, we are committed to offering the freshest organic and local ingredients, and we value local, artisan, indigenous and reclaimed offerings. We make our own tortillas, sauces and anything else possible from scratch. Our craft cocktails include house-made sangrias and agave spirits.

Barbacoa Taco

Cilantro, queso fresco, onions and salsa borracha

Classic Margarita

Blanco tequila, agave nectar, fresh lime & house lime bitters

Passport Dining Special

Free guacamole with purchase of any entree

FY&I Frozen Yogurt & Ice Cream

(9 N.E. Second Ave. || 561/450-7402)


Located in the heart of downtown Delray at the Pineapple Grove Archway in between the Office Restaurant and El Camino, FY&I offers creamy frozen yogurts in fat free, low fat, dairy free and sugar free varieties. FY&I also carries Italian Gelato and over 20 flavors of Blue Bell ice cream.

Frozen Yogurt

Sample such flavors as Granny’s Apple Pie, Cookies ‘N Cream, Peanut Butter, Dairy-Free Pineapple Soft Serve Sorbet and more

Passport Dining Special

$1 off a large gelato. Not valid with any other offer or promotions

Lemongrass Asian Bistro

(420 E. Atlantic Ave. || 561/278-5050)

Lemongrass Delray Beach has been the place to go for Thai, Japanese sushi and Vietnamese since opening. All rolls and dishes are made to order. The  notable wine and sake list provides the perfect pairing to any entrée.

Hawaiian Fried Rice

Asian wok stir-fried Hawaiian style with pineapples and shrimp

Lychee Martini

Lychee infused martini made with our premium sake

Passport Dining Special

One free hot sake with ourchase of $20 or more

Mussel Beach

(501 E. Atlantic Ave. || 561/921-6464)

Orange and Basil Mussels White wine, garlic, orange juice, basil, tomatoes, olive oil, chili flakes Rosé Wine Henri Gaillard, Côtes de Provence

Passport Dining Special

10 percent off entire check. Not valid with any other offers or promotions.


(25 N.E. Second Ave. || 561/-899-0888)

SoLita Italian restaurant offers delectable Italian specialties, exotic culinary cocktails, and a sizzling late-night atmosphere. From happy hour to after dark, it’s the perfect place for an intimate date, dining with friends or hosting a fabulous dinner party.

SoLita Signature Housemade Meatball

Served with San Marzano tomato sauce, fresh basil and ricotta cheese


Housemade Italian Sangria

A delicious variety of red wines, fresh strawberries, oranges, pineapple and blueberries mixed with a variety of flavorful fruit liqueurs

Passport Dining Special

15 percent off entire check Sunday through Thursday. May not be combined with any other offers or promotions

The Office

(201 E. Atlantic Ave. || 561/276-3600)

The Office on Atlantic Avenue in Delray pairs your favorite comfort foods with unique modifications, keeping your taste buds wanting more. Offering a huge selection of delicious food and tasty beverages, The Office sets the perfect vintage-meets-chic atmosphere for any kind of gathering.

Fancy Fried Green Tomato Spiced shrimp, cheddar cheese, crispy pancetta bits, green onion aioli
 Red or white

Passport Dining Special

15 percent off lunch or dinner Sunday through Thursday. Excludes happy hour.

Vic & Angelo’s

(290 E. Atlantic Ave. || 561/278-9570)

Want to know what classic Italian tastes like? Vic & Angelo’s is the answer. Using our coal oven that heats to 1,200 degrees, Vic & Angelo’s offers delicious menu items such as the infamous giant Kobe beef meatballs, handmade fresh mozzarella, cold antipasto plate and a variety of handmade pastas.

Rigatoni Bolognese Slow-cooked beef ragu, Chianti, hand-shaved Parmigiano-ReggianoProsecco or Vini Artico Merlot

Passport Dining Special

15 percent off entire check. Not valid with any other offers or promotions


(401 W. Atlantic Ave. || 561/276-6549)

Ziree Thai & Sushi is the place to experience the art of eating well. Quality food and service in an elegant Zen atmosphere creates the finest dining experience.

Fried Wonton

Wonton skin stuff with chicken served sweet chili sauce and Ziree salad with assorted raw fish mixed with fruit in special dressing

Ziree Vacation


Passport Dining Special

15 percent off entire check. Not valid for takeout or gift certificate purchase. Can’t be combined with any other offers.

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