After a gut-busting, food-coma-inducing weekend filled with festivals, fests, and fairs, this week provides a bit of solace in the way of chill food- and drink-related activities (that should still entertain the palate). After the jump, find a roundup of South Florida food events on tap this week in Broward and Palm Beach counties.
Food truck invasion in Plantation: Plantation hosts a weekly food truck invasion from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday in Plantation Heritage Park. There's no cost to attend the family-friendly event, but bring cash to purchase snacks and dinner from the ever-changing lineup of food trucks.
Master sommelier at wine tasting: Virginia Philip Wine Shop & Academy is known for attracting the cream of the crop. In addition to Philip herself, the venue hosts frequent lectures and tastings with some of the most experienced winos in the industry. On Tuesday, the academy will host John Blazon, a master sommelier with Spire Wines. The six-wine tasting event will take place from 6 to 7 p.m. at a cost of $40 per person.
Due South Beer Dinner : Due South Brewing (which is great, by the way; if you haven't yet tried it, get yourself to the tasting room in Boynton Beach) will be featured in a special four-course beer dinner at Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza in Pompano Beach. Call 954-942-5550 to reserve a spot and for more details.
Best of Boca & Beyond
Thirty-one restaurants and vendors will seek to satiate your appetite at the 13th annual Best of Boca & Beyond from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Shops at Boca Center. The cost to get in is $50 per person and includes tastings by restaurants like Tanzy, Fusionare Japanese Signature, Tucci's Pizza, and The Office, among others. The event benefits the Hospice of Palm Beach County Foundation. Wine and spirits will be available and an after-party will follow at Rocco's Tacos and Tequila Bar.
Food truck invasion in Wellington: The new weekly Wellington food truck roundup courtesy of Food Truck Invasion is every Thursday night, from 5:30 to 10 p.m., with a collection of food trucks from throughout Miami, Broward, and Palm Beach counties. The event is at the Wellington Amphitheater, 12150 Forest Hill Blvd.
RA Sushi's 15-Year, '90s-themed anniversary party: All South Florida RA Sushi locations will celebrate the chain's 15-year anniversary all day Thursday by offering customers 15 percent off their tabs and donating 15 percent of profits for the day to Feeding South Florida. From 7 p.m. to close, the restaurants will host a '90s themed party with drink specials and sushi, like the "Fresh Prince Roll" ($7), "Kramer Roll" ($8), "Show Me the Money Roll" ($9), and the "RA"dical Roll ($10), plus other '90s-named specials. The chain has locations in Pembroke Pines and Palm Beach Gardens.
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