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Guide to Palm Beach

Where to Dine:

Café Boulud: Fine dining inside the Brazilian Court Hotel from a household name, the menu incorporates signature Boulud dishes with French favorites. Executive Chef Rick Mace delights with dishes like foie gras torchon, black truffle tagliatelle or a 14 oz dry aged NY strip. A 400-selection wine list includes ports and sherries, with vintage digestifs also to sip between courses.

Buccan: “Small plates with big flavors” are the specialty of this Palm Beach establishment. Chef Clay Conley, a two-time James Beard nominee, highlights the tastes and textures discovered during his world travels to create an exciting fare like Octopus tabbouleh, lamb chop with mango chutney and Moroccan “BBQ” chicken. For sushi, try the sister restaurant Imoto.


Café L’Europe
: Since 1980, this restaurant has been a favorite among Palm Beach regulars for the upscale cuisine and attentive service. Café L’Europe features a bistro, main room and wine room for your choice of dining experience. With lobster risotto, roasted duck and peppered center-cut filet, the menu lists easy, elegant choices for dinner.

 

Renato’s: This Italian eatery is a romantic spot to enjoy dinner for two. Order veal scallopine in the courtyard for an al fresco meal, or savor homemade wild mushroom ravioli in the stately main dining room. Private parties can be also be accommodated in the Wine Cellar, Capri and Peruvian rooms.

Where to Relax:

Eau Spa: Unwind with a glass of champagne, a signature cupcake and a variety of rejuvenating treatments at this spa inside the Eau Palm Beach Resort. The expansive 42,000 sq ft spa features 19 customizable treatment rooms, dipping pools, hanging chairs, cabanas, private garden villas with outdoor tubs, saunas, steam rooms, oversized Jacuzzis, fitness center and a Movement Studio. Cater to your inner royal with The Queen of Hearts – a red flower scrub, bath, 60-minute red flower massage and 60-minute Eau Naturale facial ($475). For the kings, there’s an entire “MENu” of male-focused treatments too.


Frédéric Fekkai Salon: Inside The Brazilian Court, this chic boutique salon and spa maintains the acclaimed hairstylist’s celebrity status. Treat yourself to a full makeover with the Fekkai Night Out package, which includes a blowout, manicure, Le Peel skin care treatment and makeup application ($270). For $750, Fekkai himself will cut and style your locks. Eight styling stations and two treatment rooms also offer additional hair, nail, waxing, facial and massage services.

 

Spa at The Breakers:  Serenity awaits at the resort’s 20,000 sq ft spa with 17 treatment rooms. Reverse signs of aging with the Deep Sea Signature Facial, which includes a firming eye treatment, facial massage, hand treatment and reflexology. If you’re in need of head-to-toe pampering, the Signature Spa Suite Experiences feature masques, massages, body scrubs and facials tailored to your personal preferences ($695). The spa uses OSEA, ERBE and Tammy Fender products and also includes a salon.

Next, see What to Do in Palm Beach.