1,100 people will sit down for dinner together on Monday, March 21st for the 8th annual Savor the Avenue in Delray Beach. Savor the Avenue is the town’s longest dinner table at 1,369 feet, stretching for one quarter mile down Atlantic Avenue from Swinton Avenue east to Fifth Avenue (U.S. 1). Sixteen of Downtown Delray’s finest restaurants will serve dinner at Savor the Avenue. 50 Ocean, one of the presenting restaurants is located above the iconic sports bar, Boston’s on the Beach on A1A. 50 Ocean’s ambiance features a sophisticated, Old Florida atmosphere, and panoramic ocean views. The cuisine is imaginative and nouveau tapped from many local influences of land and sea. Award-winning chef Blake Malatesta is a superior talent at creating unique dishes, offsetting different tastes and textures in his signature dishes of seafood and meats. Malatesta’s 6-course Savor the Avenue Menu is:
HORS D’OEUVRES: Grilled Gulf Coast Oysters Butter | Garlic | Beer Pairing: La Marca Prosecco
FIRST: Mini Boil Mudbugs | Redskins | Corn | Old Bay | Roasted Garlic Bread Pairing: Abita Wrought Iron IPA
SECOND: Legs n’ Eggs Crispy Frog Legs | Okra-Egg Salad | Tabasco Pairing: Casa Lapostolle “Grand Cuvee” Sauvignon Blanc
THIRD: Gator Sausage Pickled Onion Salad | Chickory Jam Bacardi “Hurricane”
FOURTH: Pig “Picnic” Braised Pork | Grilled Ribs Crispy Belly | Cheddar Grits Collards | Abita BBQ Pairing: Abita Purple Haze OR Lobster Jambalaya Andouille | Local Shrimp Dirty Rice Pairing: La Crema Pinot Noir.
DESSERT: Taste of N’awlins Beignets | King-Cake | Abita Root Beer Floats
50 Ocean Savor the Avenue menu is $125/guest plus tax & gratuity. Click here to place your reservation
Savor the Avenue restaurants will be competing for the “Best in Show” table; from elegant to eclectic, each restaurant puts its unique touch to showcase their style at each table. Arrive early and walk the avenue to view the beautifully decorated tables.
The schedule for the evening is as follows: 5:30–6:15 p.m check-in where guests will enjoy a complimentary drink during the welcome reception provided by each participating restaurant. Locate your seats at Florida’s longest dining table, and prepare to enjoy a beautiful night! 6 p.m. Seating begins. 6:15 p.m. Welcome Comments, Grand Toast 6:30–9 p.m. dinner will be served with custom pairings 7:30 p.m. Table Decor Contest Winner Announced. Click here to view photos from years past Savor the Avenue.
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