South Florida Food and Drink Events This Week: Poke House, Cocktails for Canines, and Martinis for Mammograms

South Florida Food and Drink Events This Week: Poke House, Cocktails for Canines, and Martinis for Mammograms
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The Poke House Grand Opening
The Poke House (666 Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale) will open to the public. Options include a mix of protein, base (quinoa, kale, and rice), and more than 20 toppings. Visit


Cheese and Wine Pairing
Boca Raton Melting Pot (5455 N. Federal Hwy., Boca Raton) serves a tasting of seven wines paired with specialty chosen berries, cheeses, and nuts. This costs $15.99 and is available during all weekdays. To partake, simply ask your server or bartender to be set up. Visit


National Coffee Day
Brooklyn Water Bagels (2554 N. University Dr., Coral Springs; 601 E. Third Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 500 E. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 2250 N. Federal Hwy., Boca Raton; 22191 Powerline Rd., Boca Raton; 2877 Stirling Rd., Hollywood) will donate one dollar to the Tri-County Humane Society with every coffee purchase from customers. Customers will also receive a $1 off pass valid toward any coffee product. This charitable deal ends Wednesday. Visit

Wino Wednesday
Alliteration is great, but it's even better when alcohol is involved. For Wino Wednesday at Fork & Balls (1301 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale), enjoy $5 glasses of wine on tap starting at 7 p.m. Visit

Happy 25th, Max's Grille!
Happy 25th, Max's Grille!
Christina Mendenhall


Max's Grille 25th Anniversary
Max's Grille (Mizner Park, 404 Plaza Real, Boca Raton) turns 25 in style, and everyone is invited. From 8 to 11 p.m., there will be DJ and violinist Timothee Lovelock as well as a Y100 (WHYI-FM) DJ. There will also be appetizers and celebration cocktails. Visit

Fourth Annual Bachelor Auction "Cocktails for Canines"
Salt 7 (32 SE Second Ave., Delray Beach) will be auctioning off men for a good cause. Entry will be $20 per person at the door and includes a free drink with appetizers. Tickets and raffle tickets are cash-only, while bachelors and silent auction items can be paid for with credit cards. Proceeds benefit the Tri-County Humane and Discrimination Free Zone. This is from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. Visit

Martinis for Mammograms
Public House (201 SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale) will host an event to benefit Glam-a-Thon and breast cancer awareness month. It includes live music, appetizers, specialty cocktails, complimentary chair massages, raffles, a silent auction, and other activities. All silent auction proceeds and a portion of door sales benefit Sole Sisters/Glam-a-Thon. This event is from 6 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $25 and include two drinks, appetizers, one raffle ticket, and more. Visit

Eat Your Heart Out 2016
Galleria of Fort Lauderdale (2414 E. Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale) will host the fourth-annual Eat Your Heart Out culinary event. This is from 6 to 8:30 p.m. and features servings from popular restaurants such as Funky Buddha Brewery, Myapapaya Juicery + Kitchen, Sweeter Days Bake Shop, Burger 21, and more. The event benefits the Heart Gallery of Broward. Call 954-918-3008, or visit

All Month Long

Avocado Margarita at Cantina Laredo Modern Mexican
Cantina Laredo Modern Mexican (501 Silks Run, Hallandale Beach) will serve an avocado margarita for a limited time. This drink features blended avocado, lime juice, 1800 Añejo Tequila with Midori Melon Liqueur, and a Himalayan salt rim. It costs $12. Visit or call 954-457-7662.

Football Specials at Burger Bar
Burger Bar (4650 Donald Ross Rd., Palm Beach Gardens) will celebrate the NFL season with $14 domestic beer buckets, $18 imported beer buckets, and appetizer specials. Games will be shown on nineteen 55+inch HD TVs. Specials are available for both day and night games, from Thursday Night Football to Monday Night Football. Visit

Witty in Pink
Stache Drinking Den + Coffee Bar (109 SW Second Ave., Fort Lauderdale), America's Backyard (100 SW Third Ave., Fort Lauderdale), C.W.S. Bar + Kitchen (522 Lucerne Ave., Lake Worth), and Rocco's Tacos Las Olas (1313 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale) will be pouring Barrel of Monks' Witty in Pink for breast cancer awareness. A portion of the proceeds benefit Rocco's Spirited Team. Visit

Pretty in Pink Cocktail
Angelo Elia Pizza, Bar & Tapas (4215 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; 5920 Coral Ridge Dr., Coral Springs; 16950 Jog Rd., Delray Beach) will offer a Pretty in Pink throughout October. The cocktail is $13 and is made with Tito’s Vodka, pink grapefruit, cranberry and lemon juice, and simple syrup. All proceeds benefit the Women’s Breast & Heart Initiative. Visit

For more events, visit our online calendar or pick up the print edition of New Times 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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