EAT PALM BEACH | New Year’s at PGA Commons
Nocturnal Noshing: New Year’s Eve Eats at The Cooper
What better place to “fork” in the new year that at the chic, farm-to-table hot spot The Cooper! Sourcing fresh, sustainable ingredients, executive chef Adam Brown has created a decadent New Year’s Eve menu filled with delicious crowd-pleasers and celebratory snacks.
Garnished with crispy tempura rock shrimp
Jumbo shrimp, diver scallops, yellowtail snapper, bell peppers, oranges, avocado, red onion, aji amarillo, lime juice, cilantro, and maiz cancha
Florida “Winter” Harvest Salad
Kai Kai Farm field greens, roasted rainbow carrots, pickled green strawberries, shaved watermelon radish, roasted beets, toasted pepitas, creamy goat cheese, and cider-walnut emulsion
Hand-cut bison ribeye, spicy pickled peppers, cornichon mustard vinaigrette, tomato aioli, sunny-side up quail egg, and “old school” sourdough crostini
Crispy Whole Fried Snapper
Kai Kai Farm baby bok choy, Thai basil-steamed jasmine rice, gochujang mayo, and sweet chili glaze
Parsley and Chive-Crusted Lamb Loin
Berbere-spiced roasted rainbow carrots, golden potato, goat cheese and spinach gratin, and roasted carrot puree
Butter-Poached Lobster Strozzapreti
Half of a 2-pound lobster, split and deshelled, with Swank Farms baby arugula and pea tendrils, and lobster nage
Dry-Aged Cowboy Steak (20 oz.)
Steak dry-aged with Himalayan pink salt, accompanied by roasted wild mushrooms, braised lacinato kale, and black truffle butter
Surf & Turf
6-ounce filet mignon and U8 shell on prawns, horseradish smashed fingerling potatoes, “Happy Rich” broccoli, housemade steak sauce, and salsa verde
A regular dinner menu will also be available.
New Year’s Eve hours are 11:30 a.m. to midnight. New Year’s Day brunch hours are 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., and dinner hours are 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Reservations are highly recommended.
The Cooper is located in PGA Commons at 4610 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. For more information or to make a reservation, please visit thecooperrestaurant.com or call 561.622.0032.
SPOTO’S OYSTER BAR
Spoto’s Oyster Bar Offers Decadent New Year’s Eve Dinner
Start the new year on a delicious note at the award-winning Spoto’s Oyster Bar in PGA Commons! Executive chef Dan Bair will be serving up a sumptuous New Year’s Eve spread, including seasonal, sea-to-table entrees, and decadent surf-and-turf classics.
New Year’s Eve dinner menu includes:
Baked Brie Oysters
Champagne cream dill sauce
Andouille sausage, casino butter, and bacon
Asian Honey Mustard Salmon
Coconut jasmine rice and sautéed Asian vegetables
Macadamia Nut-Crusted Mahi
Sweet mashed potatoes, regular mashed potatoes, creamed spinach, and red beans and rice
Grilled Black Grouper
Sweet mashed potatoes, regular mashed potatoes, creamed spinach, red beans and rice, and warm garlic butter
12 oysters, 12 clams, four shrimp, and crabmeat cocktail
Toast your New Year’s resolutions with a Hot & Cold Marg-tini ($11.50), a decadent blend of tequila, cucumber liqueur, muddled, fresh cucumbers and jalapeño, and sour mix, garnished with a cucumber wheel.
New Year’s Eve dinner hours are 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. New Year’s Eve lunch hours are 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., and New Year’s Day hours are 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Reservations are recommended. Spoto’s Oyster Bar, 4560 PGA Boulevard, Palm Beach Gardens; 561-776-9448. For more information, please visit spotos.com.
VIC & ANGELO’S
The Last Supper: New Year’s Dining at Vic & Angelo’s
End the year on a delicious note at the Italian “soul food” hot spot Vic & Angelo’s in PGA Commons! For the New Year’s holiday weekend, executive chef Alain Zimmer is whipping up a culinary feast that will make you feel like Italy isn’t so far away.
On New Year’s Eve, Vic & Angelo’s will feature live entertainment and a decadent, four-course prix fixe menu, including:
Waygu Beef Carpaccio
Spinach salad, shaved parmesan cheese, and truffle aioli
Baby iceberg lettuce, applewood-smoked Neuski bacon, grape tomatoes, red onion, gorgonzola dolce, and creamy gorgonzola dressing
Surf & Turf
8-ounce steak filet and 7-ounce lobster tail accompanied by truffle mashed potatoes and grilled asparagus, with red Barolo demi and béarnaise sauce
With a glass of champagne
Not ready to commit? Guests can also choose from a limited dinner menu, which features signature homemade pasta, fine seafood, and rustic, coal-fired pizzas. End the meal on a sweet note and tuck into one of the restaurant’s sweet tooth-approved desserts or sorbet-infused martinis.
The New Year’s Eve prix fix menu is $85 per person, not including tax and gratuity. Limited dinner menu available on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.
New Year’s Eve hours are 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. New Year’s Day hours are 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Reservations are strongly recommended.
Vic & Angelo’s at PGA Commons, 4520 PGA Boulevard, Palm Beach Gardens; 561.630.9899. For more information, please visit vicandangelos.com.