South Florida Food & Drink Events This Week: Opera Pop-Up, Caribbean Christmas, and Rare Beers

Funky Buddha will offer trivia and hard-to-find brews this week.
Funky Buddha will offer trivia and hard-to-find brews this week.
Courtesy of Funky Buddha

Monday

Trivia at Funky Buddha Brewery
Show off your plethora of useless knowledge at Funky Buddha Brewery (1201 NE 38th St., Oakland Park) starting at 7 p.m.
There’s no team size requirements or admission fee, so you can impress your date for cheap. The top three teams will win Funky Buddha gift cards. Visit FunkyBuddhaBrewery.com.

Tuesday

Taco Tuesday at 13 American Table
13 American Table (451 E. Palmetto Park Road, Boca Raton) puts a little excitement back into your Tuesday. The Taco Tuesday promotion includes $3 tacos (bar only) and $7 tequila shots (entire restaurant). Visit 13AmericanTable.com.

Rachetta Bar Special at Pompano Beach Whole Foods
Pompano Beach Whole Foods (2411 N. Federal Highway, Pompano Beach) offers pizza and craft brew for just $8. There will also be live music from 6 to 8:30 p.m. to keep you moving. Visit WholeFoodsMarket.com.

Opera and charcuterie make for a good time at City Cellar.
Opera and charcuterie make for a good time at City Cellar.
Courtesy of City Cellar Wine Bar & Grill


Wednesday

Pop-up Opera at City Cellar
City Cellar Wine Bar & Grill (700 S. Rosemary Ave., West Palm Beach) is hosting Pop-Up Opera. The free performances will be performed by Palm Beach Opera’s Benenson Young Artists. As for dinner, executive chef Kevin Darr will be preparing it. This starts at 6:30 p.m. Visit CityCellarWPB.com.

Holiday Cocktail Party
Chima (2400 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale) is getting in the holiday spirit with a cocktail party. More specifically, the Welcome Home Group/ESWV and Morningday Community Solutions holiday party. At $25 admission, guests get appetizers with a free cocktail. This event is from 5 to 8 p.m. Buy tickets at Ver2.TheWelcomeHomeGroup.org/Events/. Guests who want to stay for dinner get $10 off but must make a reservation before the event. Visit ChimaSteakHouse.com.

Santa Claus and DJ Adam Lipson at Northwood Village Food Truck Roll-In
Saint Nick and DJ Adam Lipson team up for the Northwood Village (509 Northwood Road, West Palm Beach) food-truck event. From 6 to 10 p.m., take your pick from 16 food trucks like Crayzlicious, Bea's Heavenly Wings, the Sinful Sandwich Company, and Dawgs & Wiches. Visit their Facebook page.

You can eat some of American Social's new dinner menu and don your ugly sweater.
You can eat some of American Social's new dinner menu and don your ugly sweater.

Thursday

Ugly Sweater Party at American Social
You may want to consult your grandma for fashion advice on this one. At 9 p.m., American Social (721 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale) is hosting an ugly sweater party complete with $5 Tito's cocktails. In this case, the uglier the better. Visit AmericanSocialBar.com/Las-Olas

Christmas in the Caribbean at Bistro Ten Zero One 
Bistro Ten Zero One (1001 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach) will introduce new executive chef Christian Quiñones to attendees. The culinary theme will be Puerto Rico as well as its surrounding islands in the fresh meals prepared. This event is from 6 to 8 p.m. and is $45 for admission. RSVP at Bit.ly/bistro1217.
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Barrel Aged and Rare Beer Holiday Extravaganza
Funky Buddha in Boca Raton (2621 N. Federal Highway) is showcasing what seems to be copious amounts of rare beers. Brews include De Struise Cuvee Delphine, De Dolle Stille Nacht, Jolly Pumpkin Noel De Calabaza and rye whiskey barrel drafts from Funky Buddha itself. The fun starts at 4 p.m. Visit FunkyBuddhaBrewery.com.

Throughout December

Brimstone Woodfire Grill’s White Maple Martini
Brimstone Woodfire Grill (14575 SW Fifth St., Pembroke Pines) is showcasing its White Maple Martini until the end of December. The martini is created with sortilege maple Canadian whiskey, butterscotch brandy, and cream and adorned with cinnamon. It is available for $14. Visit brimstonewoodfiregrill.com.

Hoffman's Chocolate Winter Wonderland
Hoffman’s Chocolates is celebrating not only its 40th-anniversary but its 25th-annual Winter Wonderland at Hoffman’s Chocolates Factory, Shoppe, Ice Cream Parlour and Gardens (5190 Lake Worth Road). Until Wednesday, December 30, attendees can enjoy lights, holiday displays, entertainment, photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, and more. Visitors will also be able to win free Hoffman’s chocolate for a year by entering a drawing. Visit hoffmans.com

For more events, visit our online calendar or pick up the print edition of the New Times Broward-Palm Beach every Thursday. To submit an event, use our online form

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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Funky Buddha Lounge

2621 N. Federal Highway
Boca Raton, FL 33431

561-368-4643

thefunkybuddha.com

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Funky Buddha Brewery

1201 NE 38th St.
Oakland Park, FL 33334

954-440-0046

funkybuddhabrewery.com

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13 American Table

451 E. Palmetto Park Rd.
Boca Raton, FL 33432

561-409-2061

www.facebook.com/13AmericanTable

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Whole Foods Market

2000 N. Federal Highway
Wilton Manors, FL 33305

954-565-5655

www.wholefoodsmarket.com

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Himmarshee Public House

201 SW 2nd St.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

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Chima Brazilian Steakhouse

2400 E. Las Olas Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

954-712-0580

www.chima.cc

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Chima Steakhouse

2400 E. Las Olas Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

954-712-0580

www.chimasteakhouse.com

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Bistro Ten Zero One

1001 Okeechobee Blvd.
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

561-833-1234

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American Social Bar & Restaurant

721 E. Las Olas Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

954-764-7005

www.americansocialbar.com

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Brimstone Woodfire Grill

14575 SW 5th St.
Pembroke Pines, FL 33027

954-430-2333

www.brimstonewoodfiregrill.com

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Hoffman's Chocolates

5190 Lake Worth Rd.
Greenacres, FL 33463

561-792-5753

www.hoffmans.com


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