So you're all tuckered out from your big Fourth of July party yesterday? You poor wittle baby. Zip up your dress, Sally, and get over it: that's how holiday weekends are supposed to be. Whether you're looking to do it up with a binge-drinking pub crawl, a steamy burlesque show, or you just really need to walk it all off, we have a list of the five best food and drink events in Broward and Palm Beach counties this weekend.
5. ArtServe's Brunch on the Beach
In South Florida, Fourth of July should be celebrated on the beach. Even if Sunday is a few days after the fact, you still have a perfectly valid excuse. Every Sunday throughout the summer from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fort Lauderdale beach restaurants are pairing with ArtServe to combine food and drink specials with local art, right smack dab in front of the Atlantic. Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., Café Del Mar, East End Brasserie, Rock Bar, S3, Sangrias, Spazio and St. Barts are participating.
All restaurants are located directly on A1A on Fort Lauderdale Beach. Call 954-462-8190, or visit artserve.org.
4. Sushi & Stroll at the Morkami
We admit, there is a slight chance you should repair some of that holiday-induced bodily damage -- sometimes you just need to give it a break. To help clean out your system, the Morikami Museum and Gardens is hosting sushi & stroll from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on the first Friday of every month during summer. Guests can walk around, eat sushi, and relax to Japanese music. Admission is $8 for adults, $6 for kids 4 to 10.
The Morikami Museum and Garden is located at 4000 Morikami Park Road in Delray Beack. Call 561- 495-0233, or visit morikami.org
3. Drive-in Style Movies in the Garden
We might have a drive-in theater in South Florida, but it's not exactly the most beautiful site on the planet. We do, however, have some beautiful restaurants: one of which will be turning its outdoor area into a theatre every Sunday, starting this week. With showtimes starting at 10 p.m. and Midnight, Dada is featuring cult classics on the big screen. This week's first showing will be the Coen Brother's the Big Lebowski, followed by Miller's Crossing.
Dada is located at 52 N. Swinton Ave. in Delray Beach. Call 561-330-3232, or visit facebook.com/DadaHouse.
2. Dinner & Burlesque
A burlesque show is a surefire way to keep a party going. You might as well add it to your weekend revelry. On Saturday nights starting at 8:30 and 9:15,
Fine is located at 1281 Plaza Circle on Singer Island. Call 561-768-3015, or visit finesingerisland.com.
1. First Friday Happy Hour Pub Crawl
Sometimes maintaining a certain level of inebriation is exactly what you need to prevent a scorching hangover. Hair of the dog, if you will. On the first Friday of every month -- yes, that would mean this Friday -- Downtown Himmarshee Village and Riverwalk is now hosting a happy hour pub crawl. For 20 bucks, you can get eight drinks at eight downtown bars from 5:30 to 9 p.m.
The event takes place in downtown Fort Lauderdale on Southwest Second St. Call Tarpon Bend at 954-523-3233, or visit the event facebook page.
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