Weekdays are the worst, unless you live in South Florida, where we refuse to let a moment go by without cramming it full of entertainment.
Whether you're looking to relax and recover from the weekend or would prefer to fill your weekday evening with distracting goings-on, there's something for you to do in Broward and Palm Beach counties this week.
$15 All-You-Can-Eat Bao
If you've never had a bao bun (those fluffy flavorful little Asian sandwiches that feel and taste like heaven in your mouth), you're missing out on one of life's greatest delights. If you have, you definitely know what we're talking about. On Mondays, Bao Las Olas offers bottomless bao for $15 per person (vegetarian and carnivorous options are available.
Another Broken Egg Café Grand Opening
The new Boca Raton southern-inspired eatery is hosting its grand opening on Monday. The chance has come to sample from the Another Broken Egg Cafe's home-style cuisine and six varieties of eggs Benedict. The doors officially open at 7 a.m.
VIP Sushi Dinner
Chances are, if you're like the rest of South Floridians, you probably eat sushi at least once a week. Here's a chance to switch up your raw fish routine this Tuesday. Tsukuro is hosting its first sushi tasting event with sake and wine pairings to match 12 of its most popular rolls. Tickets are $50 per person. Space is limited. Call 954-523-1407.
Tuscan Wine Tasting
Tuscany is hailed as one of the greatest wine regions of the world. Sample the fruits of its soil (or wine, really) at Cafe Maxx on Tuesday. At 6:30 p.m., the Pompano Beach spot is offering a tasting for $35 per person. Light bites will be included.
Medusirena: Marina the Fire Eating Mermaid's First Swim of the Weekend!
Tiki-philes look out: the Hukilau is back in town this weekend. To kick-off the five-day event, the Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Beach Hotel (a.k.a. the Yankee Clipper) is hosting a special Midnight mermaid swim. While advance ticket purchase is not necessary, early arrival is advised, if you want to score a seat.
Founders KBS Tap Takeover
There's nothing like a little bourbon for breakfast. And Founders Brewing Co. knows how to pull it off. On Wednesday at 5 p.m. Tryst is hosting a Founders KBS Tap Takeover with other selections from the Michigan brewery. Other selections include a range of old reliables and special releases, like Barrel Aged Red's Rye Ale, Devil Dancer Triple IPA, and Curmudgeon Old Ale.
Bull Market Grand Opening
After weeks of training and prepping the market, Bull Market is hosting its grand opening soiree on Wednesday. Starting at 7 p.m., its inviting guests to join in on the share plates and drink market (with rising and falling prices according to demand). It's offering a sign-up with a chance to win a $250 gift card.
St George Spirits/RNDC Mixology Takeover
You've been to a tap takeover. You've been to winery tastings. On Wednesday, it's time to switch out the bartender for a mixology takeover at Stache. From 6 to 8 p.m., mixologist Michele Bowman will be shaking up -- and stirring -- drinks. The event will be feature artisan cocktails from St George Spirits. Company rep Andie Ferman will onsite to educate guests. It includes free demos and tastings.
World Cup Live at the Dubliner
The biggest game in the world is kicking off on Thursday night. That's right, the highly anticipated world cup is about to begin. To celebrate, the Dubliner is hosting a party for every game. At 7 p.m., the bar is airing the game and offering food and drink specials as well as prizes and giveaways.
Healthy Eating Taste Test- Cacao
You can cook quinoa like a pro. You can mix smoothies with the best of them. Heck, you can throw down on a omega-3 filled salmon dish that tastes like pure heaven. As into health-foods as you may be, you probably don't know what to do with cacao. Here's your chance to learn this Thursday. From 4 to 7 p.m., Whole Foods Market in Fort Lauderdale is hosting a free cacao class in which guests will learn to make healthy -- and freaking delicious -- recipes.
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