DEVON SEAFOOD + STEAK LAUNCHES LUNCH

New lunch menu offered every Saturday

Since opening in January 2013, boutique seafood & steakhouse Devon Seafood + Steak has become a revered local eatery known for sizzling prime steaks and fresh ocean fare. With its bountiful menu served in a casually stylish setting, executive chef Drew Hall is giving patrons a new reason to indulge in the Kendall’s hot dining and lounge destination. To help alleviate the weekend shopping blues, Devon Seafood + Steak is now serving lunch every Saturday, from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The innovative à-la-carte menu will offer quick and hearty options, ideal for Saturday afternoon outings. Soup and Salad offerings include spicy creole gumbo ($8); grilled salmon panzanella ($15) with spinach, Montrachet goat cheese, balsamic roasted onions, vine ripe tomatoes, basil oil and balsamic vinaigrette; lobster cobb salad ($19) with watercress, arugula, baby spinach, tomato, applewood smoked bacon, white cheddar, avocado, corn, red onion, sweet potato shoestrings drizzled with tarragon ranch dressing; and mesquite grilled tenderloin salad ($17) with grilled romaine, red onion, corn, gorgonzola, tomato and buttermilk blue dressing. The selection of savory Sandwiches features Achiote fish tacos ($13) with avocado, chipotle crema, corn tortilla, mango and jicama; Creek Stone Farms black Angus burger ($10) with sharp cheddar, lettuce and tomato served on an egg bun; and the restaurant’s signature mini New England lobster rolls ($14) made with butter toasted sweet rolls, chilled lobster salad and watercress.

Devon’s succulent selection of Mains includes almond-crusted tilapia ($15.50) with orange beurre blanc, grilled asparagus and seasonal berries; chipotle grilled shrimp enchiladas ($14) with sweet corn-jalapeño crêpes, corn-black bean relish, jicama lime salad and pico de gallo; jumbo lump crab cakes ($24) with creole remoulade, mango tartar sauce, whipped Yukon gold potatoes and grilled asparagus; and a seafood twist on an old favorite lobster mac n’ cheese ($14) with white truffle bread crumbs. Carnivores can still get their meat on, with Chef Hall’s signature cuts including 8 oz. flat iron steak & frites ($25) served with sweet potato fries and ancho chili butter; 6 oz. center cut filet ($28); and for the ambitious diner, the petite filet combo ($24) offers a surf & turf combination of 4 oz.petite filet, tempura fried shrimp, seared sea scallops and jumbo crab cakes. All steak plates are served with a choice of two Sides ($3.50), ranging from parmesan-herb roasted potatoes; a hearty lemon asparagus risotto; roasted cauliflower with bacon and onion jam; to Devon’s signature lobster mac n’ cheese ($4.50).

Decadent Desserts include the popular cookie box ($5) containing lemon ricotta, chocolate brownie and vanilla bean shortbread cookies, and almond-chocolate tuiles; apple croustade ($7.50) with cinnamon ice cream, bourbon-maple syrup; pecan waffle ($7.50) with Bananas Foster sauce and rum raisin ice cream; mixed fresh berries with crème anglaise and chocolate almond tuile; and the quintessential Florida key lime pie ($7.50) served with roasted pinapple-Maraschino relish and refreshing mango sorbet.

Devon Seafood + Steak partners with quality fishmongers and artisan producers to ensure only the highest-quality ingredients are used in the restaurant. Devon purchases select prime steaks from Jackman Wagyu Beef Ranch in South Florida and works with the dayboat program at Lynn Brother’s Seafood out of St. Marks, Florida to source sustainable seafood. Such high standards in sourcing quality ingredients are implemented throughout the concept’s multiple locations which include Chicago, IL; Milwaukee, WI; Philadelphia and Hershey, PA.

Devon Seafood + Steak is located at 11715 Sherri Lane, inside The Palms at Town & Country Mall, in Kendall. Abundant free parking is available. Lunch is offered every Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Hours of operation for dinner: 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., Monday through Thursday; 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday; and 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Sunday. Sunday Brunch is available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Reservations can be made online and via phone. Telephone: (305) 275-0226; Website: www.devonseafood.com.