Sweet Tomatoes doesn't think it is possible to have too many fruits and vegetables so they've created a buffet style salad bar that is all-you-can-eat. The buffet also serves up soups and vegetarian pastas as well as some vegetarian bakery creations so don't think that coming here leaves you with limited meal choices. Sweet Tomatoes likes to prepare the meal selections daily and so you can be sure that the veggies you are served are fresh and the bread you are enjoying was prepared just for you. The West Palm Beach location is open from 11 AM until at least 9 PM so you can follow a healthy eating plan for both lunch and dinner.
Recommended for Homestyle because: Sweet Tomatoes shows that even with buffet-style serving, you can get a healthy, homestyle meal.
Kristopher's expert tip: You can come here every day and never eat the same thing twice
Mom's Kitchen is a rustic diner in Lake Worth that exudes comfort from the moment you are greeted at the door. The friendly service and the feeling that everyone is a local add to the warmth of the diner experience. This place is top notch for a home style-cooked breakfast e.g. a large omelet with bacon, hash browns and a biscuit. The lunch menu continues the theme of comfort foods by offering meat loaf and mashed potatoes followed by cherry pie. Craving a tuna melt? The traditional diner favorites are all there on the extensive menu so it's impossible to leave hungry.
Recommended for Homestyle because: Mom's Kitchen in Lake Worth will leave you feeling like you just had a comforting meal at home.
Kristopher's expert tip: Bring your appetite and some cholesterol pills
C.R. Chicks has successfully been feeding the people of Palm Beach/West Palm Beach for over 20 years because they have stayed true to their roots and serve only the highest quality foods. Known as a healthy alternative to fast food, it's a great spot to stop in for lunch and family style dinners. Without a freezer or a fryer, C.R. Chicks offers fresh rotisserie chicken prepared just about any way you can imagine. It's great on the bone in the family meals, on a sandwich for lunch or in a salad when you're in the mood for a lighter option.
Recommended for Homestyle because: C.R. Chicks has 7 locations in Palm Beach/West Palm Beach and is a great healthy alternative to the usual comfort foods at fast-food spots.
Kristopher's expert tip: Avoid grocery store rotisserie - rely on C.R. Chicks
Bud's Chicken & Seafood has made feeding the whole family affordable and delicious since 1957. With seven locations in the Palm Beach/West Palm Beach area, it's clear to see that Bud's serves up a winning recipe when it comes to soul food. The family-owned chain stays true to its roots by offering chicken and seafood entrees, but also likes to add menu items based on what the regulars suggest. You can also find BBQ pork and ribs, as well as salads at many of the locations now. The large family feast and box sized portions take the stress out of cooking and leave more time for simply enjoying the meal.
Recommended for Homestyle because: The dinner options at Bud's Chicken & Seafood make it possible to have a home-style meal without having to do the dishes.
Kristopher's expert tip: If you like KFC but are craving seafood, this is your spot
Walking into a Cracker Barrel makes it easy to see why the chain has been popular over the years for serving up hearty, home-style meals. The front of the restaurant contains a gift shop, meant to invoke nostalgia of when life was simpler and focused on families gathered around big meals. One glance at the menu and you'll see lots of options for breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert. The southern charm is definitely reflected in the country dinner plates; a meat, two sides and homemade buttermilk biscuits for less than $10. Whatever entr�e you choose to indulge in, be sure to save room for the baked apple dumplin'.
Recommended for Homestyle because: Cracker Barrel is a no-fail dining option when southern charm and country favorites are what you're craving.
Kristopher's expert tip: Make sure sweet tea and corn bread are apart of anything you order
When you're in the mood for good times and great cuisine, be sure to checkout Howley's Restaurant Est. 1950. The restaurant is located in one of the area's mostpleasant settings and is known for its delightful staff and superb cuisine.The menu at Howley's Restaurant Est. 1950 features a wide array of great selections, madefrom only the freshest and highest quality ingredients, with something sureto please every member of your group. Howley's Restaurant Est. 1950 has establisheditself as one of the area's favorite culinary destinations and is sure tooffer you a pleasant and unique dining experience every time you visit.Please stop in soon!
Recommended for Homestyle because: The 50's vibe at Howley's and the extensive menu gives the diner its comfortable feel, but the peach cobbler really drives it home.
Kristopher's expert tip: Chicken and waffle sliders are what's up