The Local Next Door: Palm Beach with Dana Koch

Corcoran agent Dana Koch loves all things Palm Beach making him the perfect Local Next Door to show us around this sunny, surf-side town. Get ready to soak up the sun and island lifestyle as he tours us around his favorite stores, restaurants and beaches.

Green’s Pharmacy brings you back in time in its old-fashioned 82 seat luncheonette and pharmacy. Open Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., and various times Saturday and Sunday; visit the website to learn more. 151 N County Road; (561) 832-4443.

SurfSide Diner is a neighborhood favorite serving up classic American breakfast and lunch favorites while relaxed and casual vibes fill its booths. Open Monday through Sunday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. 314 South Country Road; (561) 659-7495.

P.B. Boys Club has all your beach needs from surfboards to swimsuits…they even sell Ukeleles! Open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., closed Sunday. 307 South Country Road; (516) 832-9335.

C Orrico is the go-to store to put some prep in your step. This shop is filled with colorful items and is known for its extensive range of Lily Pulitzer favorites. Open daily, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 336 South Country Road; (561) 659-1284.

Rapunzel’s Closet is a women’s boutique stocked with all things beachwear to eveningwear. You are certain to find a trendy look for whatever the occasion may be! Open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6:30 a.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6PM.

Celis is the perfect place to start your day serving up locally roasted coffee beans, freshly squeezed juices and refreshing Açaí Bowls. Pick your poison! Open 340 Royal Poinciana Way c4; Open Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., and various times Saturday and Sunday; visit the website to learn more.

Kitchen makes you feel as if you are in chef Matthew Byrne’s home kitchen with the freshest of ingredients and an unique, flavorful flare. Open seven days a week, 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. 319 Belvedere Road #2, (561) 249-2281.

Chez Jean Pierre, the family ran French Bistro, is known for its handmade desserts and extensive wine list featuring 350 selections. This gem is open Tuesday through Friday, 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. 132 North Country Road, (561) 833-1171.

La Sirena boasts itself on serving the best ingredients prepared in the simplest ways. Be sure to try their mouthwatering rigatoni alla vodka. Open Monday through Saturday, 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. 6316 South Dixie Highway; (561) 5853128.

Piccolo Gelato has no shortage of unique tastes! Over twenty decadent flavors of Italian gelato are freshly made in house. They even serve vegan sorbetto! Open Monday through Saturday, noon to 9 p.m. and Sundays, 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. 66 Via Mizner; (561) 814-5966.

Virginia Philip Wine Spirits & Academy has a top of the line wine selection. Owner, Virginia Philip, has a lengthy history in the wine world being named the 11th woman to earn the accreditation Master Sommelier in 2002. Open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sundays, 11AM-5PM.

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