Part Sports Bar, Part Brunch Spot, Part Clandestine Lounge. Plus: Waffle Flights.

Welcome to the Strange and Wonderful World of Palette

By Sarah Freeman ·
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From the guy who brought you Batter & Berries’ french toast flights comes a new all-day Gold Coast destination.

And waffle flights.

It’s Palette, a sports bar meets brunch spot with a clandestine cocktail lounge on top, and it’s open now for those times when you want a caramel waffle, but also a blueberry one. And some others. Here’s the slideshow and the sample menu.

On the ground floor is a bar. You know what you need to do there. On the second floor are a bunch of gray vinyl booths overlooking said bar. Also fairly self-explanatory. And on the top floor is a velvet-curtained, 1920s-throwback bar called the Black Kat Club. Everywhere are chandeliers. Chandeliers and waffles.

Just sort of show up with friends and have your way with the place. Drink a Moody Tongue Sliced Nectarine IPA that they were kind enough to put on tap for you. Finally figure out what it’s like to eat a fried-lobster po’boy.

And please, we implore you, have a waffle flight if you’re around for breakfast or brunch. You’ll be presented with four mini ones on a single plate: caramel, blueberry, strawberry and the waffle of the week. This week, it’s sweet potato.

Not that details matter much where waffle flights are concerned.
Sarah Freeman

Sarah Freeman is often accused of hiding secrets in her hair. She can make any cocktail, as long as that cocktail is a rye Old Fashioned, and has never met a saison she didn’t like.

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