Taste of the Treasure Coast
Using advanced technology, the 2nd Street Bistro in downtown Fort Pierce is one of the busiest and most modern restaurants on the Treasure Coast — serving more than 20,000 people a month.
Servers save as many as 2,000 steps a day using hand-held computers to transmit orders and cut down on unneeded trips to and from the restaurant’s three kitchens. With more than 75 employees, the 300-seat restaurant is open every day except Christmas.
Steeped in early Stuart history, Café Martier at the Post Office Arcade has been restored to its original grandeur and now boasts an eclectic fine dining menu with Prohibition-era cocktails served in the original speakeasy bar.
Thanksgiving is once again upon us — a time for family and friends to gather and give thanks for the many blessings throughout the year. And while many look forward to a Rockwellian event replete with mountains of scrumptious fare, most home chefs can attest to at least a few stories of Thanksgiving disasters.
In 2014, a popular fine dining establishment on Ocean Drive in Vero Beach closed its doors. Michael’s Table, the creation of chef /owner Michael Lander, was only open for two seasons yet Lander’s innovative menus and flawless dishes left fans clamoring for more.
You could say Gus Gutierrez is the quintessential mover and shaker. With homes in New York, Switzerland, London and Miami, his interests are as diverse as his travels. Yet lately, the property developer and former designer has set his sights on revitalizing downtown Fort Pierce — a place he recently chose to call home.
When Bobby Del Campo and Sean Tuohy met in college, they never dreamed that 24 years later their paths would intersect from across the state in Vero Beach and they would run a restaurant together.