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Five Great Food Events This Weekend: Pumpkins, Beer, Cheese, Chocolate, and More

How about chocolate for dinner?
How about chocolate for dinner?

Good news: the weekend is almost here. Bad news: you're going have loosen your belt buckle if you want to take full advantage of all the deliciousness that's in store. That's right. This weekend is going to be big and full of calories and cholesterol. From beer and cheese to chocolate to crab cakes, south Florida has some highly anticipated tasty food events approaching. 


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5. Beer and Cheese Pairing at Whole Foods

Let's be honest, who doesn't like cheese? Or beer? Well, you're in luck. Friday night, from 6:30 to 7:30 pm, Whole Foods Boca Raton is offering a beer and cheese pairing seminar. For ten bucks, you not only get to sample awesome cheese and beer, but you get the chance to learn how to pair the two yourself. Check out the website here to sign up.

4. Second Annual Food: Cuisine, Culture, & Community Symposium
Food: it's an almost universal language. Why not start the day off in a cultured way by learning to explore the most expressive conduit of culture? Saturday starting at 8:30 am, a symposium of food will be held at the Delray Beach Public Library. Breakfast, workshops, and tasting tables will be featured with local experts in the field of food.

3. Chocolate Extravaganza
Want the chance to scope out some celebrities? Here's your chance. On Saturday, Broward Meals on Wheels Sixth Annual Chocolate Extravaganza is featuring a "Who Do You Know Famous Contest?" Whichever attendee brings the most famous guest gets $1,000 prize. Besides potential big-shots, the event will include live music, sweet and savory food stations, and a silent auction. Tickets are $75. VIP is $125. Tickets are available on the Broward Meals on Wheel website here. It is being held at the Fishing Hall of Fame Museum Dania Beach.

2. Palm Beach Crab Cook-Off
The claws are about to come out this Saturday at the first annual crab cake cook-off at City Commons in West Palm Beach. From 6:30 to 9 pm, watch local restaurants, caterers, and chefs compete for the title of Top Claw. Tickets are $55 per person, $100 per couple, or $95 per person for VIP, all of which include wine and beer tasting and a chance to enter in a drawing. Proceeds will benefit Parent-Child Center. For tickets of more information, check out the website here.

1. Pumpkin and Pints
Most of us have not carved a pumpkin since we were kids. Well, here's your chance to relive that childhood memory with the help of some fall-flavored beer. Starting Sunday at 7 pm, Tap 42 will be hosting the first annual Pumpkin and Pints on the patio. Pumpkin carving that is. Guests are invited to bring their own pumpkins or to try to buy one at the bar--supplies are limited. Some carving tools will be provided--again limited supply. There will even be a contest for best carved pumpkin; a $100 Tap 42 gift card for first prize and Tap merchandise for second prize. 



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Whole Foods Market

1400 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431

561-447-0000

www.wholefoodsmarket.com

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International Game Fish Association Fishing Hall of Fame & Museum

300 Gulf Stream Way
Dania Beach, FL 33004

954-922-4212

www.igfa.org

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Waterfont Commons

101 S. Flagler Drive
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

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Tap 42

1411 S. Andrews Ave.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

954-463-4900

www.tap42.com

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Delray Beach Public Library

100 W. Atlantic Ave.
Delray Beach, FL 33444

561-266-0194

www.delraylibrary.org


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