Featured UTrip Itinerary in The Palm Beaches: Food Culture according to Chef Clay Conley

Clay Conley — Culinary Culture in The Palm Beaches

Featured UTrip Itinerary in The Palm Beaches: Food Culture according to Chef Clay Conley Slideshow

Buccan Group - Chef Clay Conley - Photo Credit Ryan Andy

Due South Brewing via Facebook

Imoto via Facebook

With over 2,000 dining venues, The Palm Beaches are home to a thriving culinary scene. Indulgent cuisine from around the globe makes up the abundant array of diverse offerings that are crafted by celebrated and award-winning chefs.

Follow Chef Clay Conley, owner of the famed Buccan, Imoto, Sandwich Shop and newly opened Grato, to sample his personal picks for best restaurants, cafes, bistros and bars in The Palm Beaches through a Featured UTrip itinerary.

DAY 1
THE PELICAN RESTAURANT
The flavors of the Indian breakfast at The Pelican Restaurant are outstanding. Start your day with flavors that may be a little out of the ordinary in this casual little restaurant.

DUE SOUTH BREWING CO.
Due South Brewing Co. in Boynton Beach offers a welcoming atmosphere to enjoy their delicious handcrafted beer. Come enjoy the craft beer, straight from the tap. Be sure to taste some of the seasonal and limited edition brews when you visit.

IMOTO
Imoto is Local Expert Chef Clay Conley’s second restaurant in The Palm Beaches. Imoto was opened shortly after his first, Buccan, was wildly successful, receiving impressive accolades like two James Beard Award nominations for Best Chef: South. Imoto creatively transforms traditional Japanese dishes into inventive small plates and sushi that are made with locally sourced ingredients. 


Dish from Cafe Boulud

DAY 2 
CAFÉ BOULUD 
Set between Worth Avenue and white sand beach, sit back and relax at Cafe Boulud to enjoy a refined meal in a beautiful setting. Echoing the classic look and feel of European cafes, Cafe Boulud is a favorite local dining establishment. Cocktails are particularly intriguing here, so be sure to indulge if you’re in the mood.

AB&G at THE FOUR SEASONS 
AB&G will give you a dining experience that can only be found in The Palm Beaches. The locale is stunning, literally steps from the beach, shaded by beautiful trees. Take this meal slowly as you treat yourself to fresh Atlantic seafood.

BAMBOO ROOM
As the sun sets, the night comes to life in The Palm Beaches. To experience the local scene, head to The Bamboo Room. As a renowned live music venue that features a diverse variety of music styles, an exciting and lively night is sure to ensue here.      


Dish From Coolinary Cafe

DAY 3
PISTACHE FRENCH BISTRO
Pistache French Bistro is an enchanting little French bistro. Chef de Cuisine, Isaac Cerny, takes inspiration from traditional French cuisine, while adding modern and Mediterranean twists. As you revel in the fresh flavors, take in the views of the Intracoastal Waterway and Centennial Park.

COOLINARY CAFÉ
Coolinary Cafe takes modern cuisine to new heights. Simple dishes are reinvented with spectacular flavors—nothing that the kitchen spins out is close to mundane. While the dishes are refined, the atmosphere is casual and relaxed.

THE BRASS RING PUB
Sometimes all you need is a friendly pub to top off the day. The Brass Ring Pub comes with all the essentials: cold beer, comfortable atmosphere, and sports in the background. There are no frills here.      


Dish from Avacado Grill

DAY 4
PALM BEACH GARDENS GREENMARKET
Mingle with the locals at the Palm Beach Gardens GreenMarket. An indoor/outdoor farmer’s market, you’ll find not only fresh produce and food goods, but delicious snacks and locally made items from artists and artisans.

AVOCADO GRILL
Enjoy a little Caribbean flare at the colorful farm-to-table eatery, Avocado Grill. Every dish, crafted using coastal ingredients, is adventurous—from tapas to large plates. Be sure to save room for dessert, as all are made in-house.  

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