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Five South Florida Food & Drink Events This Weekend

The first-ever Boca Burger Battle squares off on Saturday.
The first-ever Boca Burger Battle squares off on Saturday.
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Today is Friday the 13th and luck is on the side of food and beer lovers in South Florida. This weekend is packed with opportunity to over-indulge in craft beer, burgers, rich French food, and other goodies. After the jump, find a list of five food and drink events this weekend in Broward and Palm Beach counties.


1.Bastille Day
The French celebrate their day of independence on Saturday, so that means plenty of partying on this side of the pond. Pistache French Bistro in West Palm Beach will spend the day celebrating with special meals, street entertainment, dancers, and festive decor. Read more about the events (and find a few Bastille Day recipes) here ;Meanwhile, East End Brasserie in Fort Lauderdale will celebrate today through Sunday with various specials and a Bastille Day party from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday.

2. Boca Burger Battle: A Grilling Affair
This inaugural burger bash in downtown Boca Raton will feature local restaurants and vendors duking it out to see who can cook up the best burger. The competition includes a wide variety of contenders -- including a few meatless options -- as well as non-burger bites, beer, wine, spirits, and live music. The event is 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday in Sanborn Square. Read more about the it here.

 

3. Wicked Awesome Snackbar's Blue Point Beer Dinner
Beer is the not-so-secret ingredient in this five-course dinner at Wicked Awesome Snackbar. The Boca Raton restaurant will feature brews by Blue Point Brewing Company, incorporating them into the dishes (including dessert) and pairing them with each course. The family-style dinner starts at 7 p.m. Saturday. The cost is $30 per person. Call 561-883-3200 to reserve a spot. Read more about the event and the restaurant here.

4. World of Beer's Free Block Party
World of Beer in Coconut Creek is celebrating its two-year anniversary with a free block party starting at noon Saturday. Magic Hat and Narragansett are sponsoring the bash which will include live entertainment kicking off at 5 p.m. Due South Brewing Company will roll up at noon with their trailer for those who want to indulge in hyper-local brews.

5. Sushi and Stroll
The monthly Sushi and Stroll at Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens is 5:30 to 8:30 tonight. The discounted admission is $7 for adults and $5 for kids. For an additional $2 you can catch the Taiko drumming performance, available on a first-come, first-served basis. In addition to sushi and other snacks from the Cornell Cafe, the museum offers summer sakes to taste as you meander around the grounds.

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Wicked Awesome Snackbar - Closed

20642 State Road 7
Boca Raton, FL 33434

561-883-3200

www.wickedawesomesnacks.com

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Sanborn Square

72 N. Federal Highway
Boca Raton, FL 33432

ci.boca-raton.fl.us/rec/parks

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World of Beer - Coconut Creek

4437 Lyons Road
Coconut Creek, FL 33073

954-984-0300

www.worldofbeerusa.com

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Pistache French Bistro

101 N. Clematis St.
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

561-833-5090

www.pistachewpb.com

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East End Brasserie

601 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

954-567-8020

www.atlantichotelfl.com

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Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens

4000 Morikami Park Road
Delray Beach, FL 33446

305-576-4350

www.morikami.org


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