Get you some donuts, chili rellenos and aged beef.
The first link in a chain of gourmet donut shops from a pair of local entrepreneurs is now open in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea. Rhino Doughnuts & Coffee (107 Commercial Blvd., 855/744-6674) is the brainchild of mega-real estate broker Tom Prakas and partner Davin Tran, who plan to follow their first-born shop with locations in Mizner Park, Fort Lauderdale and Sunrise.The whimsically decorated Rhinos will feature both traditional and nouveau donuts, plus pastries and muffins, from exec pastry chef Keith Freiman. Look for everything from glazed, red velvet and jelly to maple-bacon, Nutella banana and dulce de leche.
Chrissy Benoit was been busy in the kitchen of her cozy, tres charming Little House (480 Ocean Ave., 561/420-0573) in Boynton Beach. Now on the menu: fruit, herb and pumpkin seed chili relleno with chipotle salsa; grilled steak salad with blue cheese crostini and truffle oil; and grilled collard greens with hot Italian sausage, onions and garlic, one of several rotating farm salads, with ingredients sourced from local farms and/or farmers.
Morton’s Steakhouse, the granddaddy of upscale meateries, is celebrating its 35th anniversary a week-long special edition menu. From June 30 through July 6, Morton’s steakhouses in Boca Raton (5050 Town Center Circle, 561/392-7724) and West Palm Beach (777 S. Flagler Dr., 561/835-9664) (and throughout the country) will be serving a three-course $35 prix fixe menu that can be paired with a special Merlot blend from Napa Valley winemaker Ed Sbragia. On the menu will be a choice of soup or salad, followed by a six-ounce filet, honey-chili-glazed salmon or chicken bianco with side dishes, and ending with either chocolate mousse or Key lime pie.