Restaurant Roundup

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Prezzo back in Boca

Popular 90’s Italian restaurant Prezzo is back. Restaurateurs Burt Rapoport and Dennis Max brought back the popular concept with chef Mark Militello

Prezzo is located in the Park Place shopping and dining center on Military Trail between Clint Moore and Yamato Road.

The focal point of the restaurant is the pizza oven situated in the center of the dining room. Known for introducing the first wood-burning pizza oven to South Florida when they opened the original Prezzo in Boca Raton in 1989, guests can choose from a dozen different crispy, thin-crust pizzas.

Inside seating as well as al fresco dining is available. Prezzo features a spacious indoor/outdoor bar area, complete with beer, signature cocktails, and a curated wine list.

Reservations can be made by calling 561-314-6840.

True Food Kitchen to open at Town Center

True Food Kitchen, a health-driven seasonal restaurant and scratch bar, its set to open at Town Center Mall later this month.

Co-founded by integrative medicine expert Dr. Andrew Weil and nine-time James Beard Award nominee for Restaurateur of the Year, Sam Fox, True Food Kitchen’s progressive and flavor-forward menu is rooted in the principles of Dr. Weil’s anti-inflammatory diet and caters to foodie palates and preferences with a variety of gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan offerings for lunch, dinner and weekend brunch.

The regularly rotating menu also celebrates the vibrancy of healthful entrées, salads, fruit and vegetable starters and desserts each one packed with wholesome, seasonal ingredients. The scratch bar features a seasonal collection of handcrafted cocktails made from freshly pressed juice and organic spirits as well as a selection of beer and wine.

True Food Kitchen’s new Boca location will feature approximately 6,200- square-feet of indoor and outdoor dining space, including a lively dining room an open kitchen designed to bring guests closer to the restaurant’s culinary craft.

The restaurant will be adorned with natural woods and vibrant, locally-inspired artwork will add a contemporary touch to the earthy color scheme, natural elements and greenery, including indoor/outdoor garden basins filled with fresh herbs and spices. Eco-friendly materials are utilized throughout the restaurant, such as the hardwood floors, which are made of reclaimed wood, and dining chairs made of recycled soda bottles.

For more information about True Food Kitchen, please visit www.truefoodkitchen.com/boca.

Vic & Angelo’s adds menu items

Diners at Vic & Angelo’s will spot over 27 new additions on their menu with specialties such as Grilled Octopus, Wild Boar Pappardelle, Lobster, Crab & Shrimp Risotto, Bone-In Chicken Scarpariello, Veal Cacciatore Bianco and more.

Highlights of the new menu include new starters, salads, coal-oven pizzas, pastas, seafood specialties and new sides. For starters, guests can choose from additions that include Grilled Octopus, Squash Blossoms or they can personalize a Meat & Cheese Board, where a variety of fresh meat, cheeses and toppings are available to select from including:

Meats: Finocchiona, Coppa, Prosciutto di Parma, Sopressata and ‘Nduja

Cheeses: Grana Padano, Pecorino Tartufo, Provolone Picante, Fontina, Bufala Mozzarella and Gorgonzola Dolce

Toppings: Grissini, Truffle & Honey, Amarena Cherries and Giardiniera

Guests can also choose from four new made-in-house pastas including Wild Boar Pappardelle, featuring wild boar ragu topped with shaved ricotta salatta, Lobster, Crab & Shrimp Risotto and Pansotti which features butternut squash, amaretto cookie-stuffed pasta, almond, sage and brown butter.

Specialty dishes include Chicken Scarpariello, Sea Scallops served over squid ink risotto and a breaded and pan-fried bone-in Pork Chop Milanese among others. New seasonal sides that can accompany any dish include a variety of pastas, brussel sprouts, garlic broccoli rabe, hot coal potatoes and more.

Maggiano’s Little Italy uses wine preservation opener

Just want a glass of wine and not a whole bottle? No problem. Maggiano’s Little Italy in Boca is now able to pour the restaurant’s entire wine list by-the-glass with the chain’s adoption of the Coravin Wine Preservation Opener.

The device allows users to pour wine from bottles in any amount without removing the cork – and protects what is left in the bottle.