Halloween night may belong to the ghouls, the wigged-out partiers and the costumed “Duck Dynasty” wannabes, but after the epic, processed sugar rush comes Day of the Dead. It’s the day that belongs to the dearly departed and their culinary whims.
In Mexico, it’s the day that’s celebrated with lively altars, favorite foods and mariachi songs. In Northwood, chef Robert Villegas awaits this day with particular nostalgia. The Veracruz-born chef and owner of Table 427 recalls celebrating the day as a child.
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TABLE 427’S DAY OF THE DEAD DISH
Mexican-born chef Robert Villegas will serve his grandmother’s favorite mole sauce atop beef enchiladas during lunch Friday, which is the Day of the Dead. Lunch service begins at 11 a.m.
New deal: Villegas has just added an early dinner special at Table 427 – dine at the eatery between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. and get 20 percent off your check.
Table 427: 427 Northwood Road, West Palm Beach; 561-506-8211; Table427.com