4 Eco-Friendly Gems on Palm Beach’s Culinary Scene
We highlight a few of our favorite vegan and vegetarian eateries.
1.Yaxche Tea House
Earthy or fruity? This is the first question you will be asked when placing your order at the counter of Yaxche Tearoom in Delray Beach. With more than 100 varieties of tea at your disposal, let your senses steer your decision-making as the staff helps to narrow the options with a series of questions—ultimately matching you with your ideal flavor. The tea shack sits off Swinton Avenue, brews hot and cold beverages using purified water, and serves homemade vegan and gluten-free treats. Menu items include amazing avocado toast, the karma and kale salad, enlightened empanadas, and a variety of baked goods. (561-865-7618)
Insider Tip: Check-out the teahouse’s newest seating addition in the outdoor garden area. When approaching the teahouse, this space will be tucked away to your right.
2. Christopher’s Kitchen
Restaurant-goers will rejoice in the options offered at this Palm Beach Gardens plant-based paradise. With brunch, lunch, dinner, and dessert menus featuring a wide-range of 100-percent certified organic and vegetarian dishes, cruelty-free enthusiasts will be overwhelmed with choices. Start your day with a cacao crunch acai bowl or opt for evening selections like fettuccine alfredo with rice noodles and cashew garlic sauce. (christopherskitchenfl.com, 561-318-6191)
Insider Tip: C.K.’s vegan and organic options extend to its wine list. Every Wednesday wind down with 50% off wines by the bottle ($100 or less). Cheers!
3. PB Catch Seafood & Raw Bar
Palm Beach’s premier raw bar and seafood destination has long mastered its eco-friendly status as a leader in the sustainable seafood movement. Chef Aaron Black emphasizes the importance of practicing proper fishing methods by working closely with partners to ensure ingredients come from responsible sources. Black’s conscious cooking is now reflected in the restaurant’s new plant-based menu. Here, pescatarians and vegans can experience the best of both worlds. (pbcatch.com, 561-655-5558)
Insider Tip: Enjoy BOGO entrées every night until 6:30 p.m. throughout the off-season (dine-in only).
Celis Produce has become a beloved purveyor of health and wellness throughout the Palm Beaches since opening its first location in 2015. The café-market’s presence now extends from South Dixie Highway to Northwood Village with four locations in West Palm Beach and on the island. Health-conscious consumers will love the convenience offered at Celis with quick counter-service dining, an on-site organic market, and free grocery delivery. (celis-produce.com, 561-410-5735)
Insider Tip: Visit Celis online to place produce orders for delivery. Don’t forget to check out the Celis blog for healthy recipes.