South Florida Food and Drink Events This Week: National Mojito Day, Taco Tuesday, and Terrapin Tap Takeover
Snag one of these tacos at Brass Tap's New Belgium’s 25th anniversary.
Chef’s Table Dinner
Pizzacraft and Apothecary 330 (330 Himmarshee St. #101, Fort Lauderdale) team up for an exclusive event. Staring at 7 p.m., guests can enjoy bites and a cocktail demonstration at Apothecary 330. Then, they can head to Pizzacraft for a six-course dinner. Entrees include charred octopus, duck, veal, sea bass, lobster, and rib-eye. Each dish will be paired with a seasonal cocktail. Tickets are $225 per person. Visit pizzacraftpizzeria.com.
National Mojito Day
Grille 401 (401 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale) will be celebrating National Mojito day with three choices of mojitos. Flavors include traditional, grapefruit, and limón. All three are available for $12 each. Visit grille401.com.
13 American Table (451 E. Palmetto Park Road, Boca Raton) will allow you to chomp down on some tacos for cheap — $3, to be exact. Tequila for $7 only sweetens this foodie deal. Visit mainstreethub.com/13americantable.
Exquisito Fine Chocolates Presents: Create-a-Truffle Pairing
Funky Buddha Brewery (1201 NE 38 St., Oakland Park) is hosting a chocolate and beer pairing starting at 7 p.m. Beer and truffle features include the Hennessy Truffle with Fire in the Hole, Cafe con Leche Truffle with the Love Below, and the Pistachio Truffle with No Crusts PB&J. After, guests can bring home a set of three truffles.Tickets are $35. Visit funkybuddhabrewery.com.
Wine Down Wednesday
C&I Studios (541 NW First Ave., Fort Lauderdale) will allow guests to wind down midweek with wine samples and appetizers. Cheese from Whole Foods will also be available. There will be art and live music as well. This event is from 8 to 10 p.m. Visit eventbrite.com.
College Panini Night at Corner Bakery Café
Corner Bakery Café (2240 NW 19th St., Boca Raton) will let college students get a second panini or the corner panini combo for free with a college ID. This recurring event is every Wednesday at 3 p.m. Visit cornerbakerycafe.com.
New Belgium 25th-Anniversary Party
The Brass Tap (551 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale) will be hosting New Belgium’s 25th anniversary of brewing Fat Tire Amber Ale. Featured are $14 flights with 6 beer samples. Visit brasstapbeerbar.com.
Owner Julian Siegel holds the heart of Riverside Market in his hand: the brew.
Terrapin Tap Takeover and Pizza Pairing
The Riverside Market (608 SW 12 Ave, Fort Lauderdale) will feature a tap takeover with Terrapin as well as specialty pizza flavors. This starts at 5 p.m. Visit theriversidemarket.com.
Boats and Bubbles
Ladies, this one’s for you: Boatyard (1555 SE 17th St., Fort Lauderdale) allows ladies to drink for free on a Van Dutch mini cruise on the Intracoastal Waterway. Admission for the cruise is a $10 donation to the Sun Sentinel Children’s Fund and is first-come, first-served. The cruises are from 7 to 10 p.m. Visit boatyard.restaurant.
All Month Long
Specialty Summer Cocktails
Apothecary 330 (330 Himmarshee St. #101, Fort Lauderdale) will showcase not one, but two cocktails for the summertime. One is the Green Tea Lavender Mojito, and the other is PEAping Tom, geared toward those who like martinis. Call 954-616-8028.
Josie’s Ristorante Summer Discount
Josie’s Ristorante (1602 S. Federal Hwy., Boynton Beach) will offer 25 percent off the entire menu until September. This is for dine-in only and is not applicable with other discounts or offers. Visit josiesristorante.com.
iPic July Specials
iPic theaters (301 Plaza Real, Boca Raton) will be featuring Red Shrimp Tacos with Salsa Morita as their meal of the month and mojitos as their featured drink. Visit ipictheaters.com.
Stay Cool & Celebrate Summer
Hoffman’s Chocolates (all locations) will feature their limited edition ice cream sundaes and milkshakes. This lasts until July 31 and benefits United Way of Broward County’s ReadingPals Program and United Way of Palm Beach County’s partner, the Literacy Coalition. Additionally, Hoffman’s Chocolates will also donate a portion of its special edition Love Wins Oreos® Box of 3 to the OneOrlando Fund. This is $6.50 per pack with a $1 donation to the fund. Visit hoffmans.com.
Stout Bar & Grill Summer Happy Hour
Stout Bar & Grill (3419 N. Andrews Ave., Oakland Park) will feature half-off drinks, flatbreads, and appetizers Monday through Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. Visit stoutbarandgrill.com.
Natalya Jones is a food and music writer covering Broward and Palm Beach counties. To get the latest in entertainment and fun things to do in South Florida, follow her on Twitter.
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