Driftwood – 2005 S. Federal Highway, Boynton Beach, 561-733-4782. Chef Jimmy Everett has taken his impressive resume (Valentino Cucina in Fort Lauderdale, Culinary Institute of America) and opened an ambitious yet unpretentious eatery in the former Scully’s. The food and drinks are inventive. Moderateexpensive. Lunch, dinner. Reviewed 7-20-18. Hotdog-Opolis – 6020 N. Federal Highway, Boca Raton, 561-988-5959. All manner of creatively-topped tubular meat treats, including Chicago Vienna Beef hot dogs and a dozen exotic game sausages, await at this unassuming strip mall eatery run by ex-New Yorkers and ex-Chicagoans Harvey and Judy Loewenstein. French fries and knishes are good too. Inexpensive. Lunch, supper. Reviewed 6-28-17. Latitudes — Delray Sands Resort, 2809 S. Ocean Blvd., Highland Beach, 561-278-2008. From décor to menus, the oceanfront Latitudes is inspired by the sea. Boasting a spectacular view of the Atlantic, the restaurant offers an extensive selection of main courses that speaks to every taste, and includes six varieties of fish along with beef tenderloin, pappardelle Bolognese and seafood tacos. Moderate-expensive. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily; Sunday brunch. Reviewed 8-7-17. Square One – 2222 Glades Rd., Boca Raton, 561-923-9176. Two alums of Rapoport Restaurant Group have opened a sophisticated and straightforward eatery in the former Brewzzi, with satisfying steaks, seafood, pastas, pizzas and charcuterie. Moderateexpensive. Lunch, dinner. Reviewed 8-31-18.
Ditmas Kitchen Boca — 21077 Powerline Road, unincorporated Boca Raton, 561-826-8875. To paraphrase an old rye bread commercial, you don’t have to be Jewish – or keep kosher – to enjoy this restaurant that strictly adheres to Jewish dietary law and is closed from sunset Friday through sunset Saturday for the Sabbath. Creative spins on sushi, meat and vegetable dishes are tasty and a familystyle, bone-in rib steak was outstanding. Expensive. Lunch, dinner. Reviewed1-12-18.
Eathai — 1832 S. Federal Highway, Delray Beach, 561-270-3156. Chef-owner Sopanut Sopochana, who owned restaurants in New York before opening this strip mall eatery in