Contrary to popular belief, the Town of Palm Beach doesn’t close in the summer months. Case in point is the terrific Café Boulud Palm Beach at the Brazilian Court Hotel, which is hosting its annual Boulud Sud through Oct. 1. The Brazilian Court is one Palm Beach’s more historic hotels and is just blocks from the beach as well as trendy Worth Avenue.
Café Boulud Chef Daniel Boulud’s culinary journey to the Mediterranean – based on his Manhattan-based restaurant, Boulud Sud. The menu is offered on Café Boulud’s air-conditioned terrace within the fountain courtyard seven days per week.
Signature dishes from Café Boulud Executive Chef Rick Mace and Pastry Chef Eric Snow include STONEBAKED ARABIC FLATBREAD with Spiced Lamb, Labneh and Pepperocini, LEMON-SAFFRON CAPPELLIN with Crispy Squid, Bottarga and Bay Leaf and LOCAL YELLOWTAIL SNAPPER EN CROUTE DE SEL.
Mint Chocolate Pavé with Mint Sorbet, and Grapefruit Givré with Sesame Halva and Rose Loukoum are among the desserts.
Mediterranean inspiration also appears on the cocktail menu with summer offerings such as “Roses & Rosés” with Raspberries, Rose Water, Gin and Champagne, and “Fleur d’Abricot” with Rum, Abricot Du Roussillon Liqueur, Fennel and Orgeat Syrup.
To complement the Mediterranean cuisine, Sommelière Mariya Kovacheva will pour a selection from wine regions surrounding the Mediterranean Sea, including a Spanish Xarel-lo; variety of Rosé wines from France, Italy and Spain, reds ranging from Sangiovese, to Montepulciano and Mourvedre; and a Greek Vinsanto.
The Mediterranean menu will be available for à la carte dinners daily from 5:30-10pm, and a three- course prix fixe menu for $35 per person.
Guests who stay at The Brazilian Court Hotel can get a hotel dining package for two that includes a four--course Mediterranean dinner. a glass of rose per person, and accommodations. Availble through Oct. 1, the package begins at $251 per night.