South Florida Food and Drink Events This Weekend: $1 Oysters, Oktoberfests, and Sundaes
The East Coast Blue Point oysters are briny and salty.
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Happy Hour on the Half Shell
Wild Sea Oyster Bar & Grill (Riverside Hotel, 620 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale) will sell $1 oysters from 7 to 10 p.m. There will also be a small bites menu as well as drink specials, free Concrete Beach Brewery beer, and live music. Visit wildsealasolas.com.
Oktoberfest at Biergarten Boca Raton
Biergarten Boca Raton (Royal Palm Place, 309 Via De Palmas #90, Boca Raton ) will kick off its Oktoberfest. Included in the festivities is a performance by Pompano Beach High School marching band, a German dancing band, keg tapping with the mayor, a liter holding contest, and $5 Warsteiner Oktoberfest pints. This starts at 11 a.m. Call 561-395-7462.
Funky Buddha Oktoberfest
Funky Buddha (4000 N. Dixie Hwy., Oakland Park) will kick off its Oktoberfest weekend with live German music, lawn games, and authentic German-style beer and food. There will also be rides, craft vendors, stein races, a "Dachshund Dash," beer barrel races, an apple-strudel-eating contest, and more. This starts at 5 p.m. and will last throughout the weekend. Tickets are $5 at the door and free for children ages 12 and younger. Visit funkybuddhabrewery.com.
Biergarten Oktoberfest Continues
Biergarten Boca Raton will showcase a Warsteiner beer truck and pig roast for a continuation of its Oktoberfest. There will also be German bands, liter holding contests, bratwurst-eating contests, $5 Left Hand "Oktoberfest" pints, $5 Jagermeister shots, and $5 Warsteiner Oktoberfest pints. This starts at 11 a.m. Call 561-395-7462.
Rock the Dock
Shooters Waterfront (3003 NE 32 Ave., Fort Lauderdale) will host the Rock the Dock outdoor concert series from 3 to 10 p.m. Along with live music and food specials, there will be two $10 specialty pink cocktails, Tito’s Lemonade, and Tito’s Classic Cosmos. All proceeds of these drinks will benefit the Women’s Breast and Heart Initiative throughout October. The dock will also be lit up in pink. Visit shooterswaterfront.com.
Even More Biergarten Oktoberfest
Biergarten Boca Raton in Royal Palm Place will continue to celebrate its Oktoberfest with happy hour all day and $5 Warsteiner Oktoberfest pints. This starts at 11 a.m. Call 561-395-7462.
Sundaes on Sunday
Whole Foods Market Pembroke Pines (Cobblestone Plaza, 14956 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines) will let guests make their own ice cream sundaes for $3. Proceeds benefit the Whole Kids Foundation. This is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visit wholefoods.com.
All Month Long
September Feature at iPic Theatres
iPic Theaters (Mizner Park, 301 Plaza Real, Boca Raton) will feature crispy quinoa fritters and the bourbon & elder cocktail all throughout the month of September. Visit ipictheaters.com.
Avocado Margarita at Cantina Laredo Modern Mexican
Cantina Laredo Modern Mexican (501 Silks Run in Hallandale in the Village of Gulfstream Park) 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 cantinalaredo.com or call 954.457.7662.
Croquetesa Burger at Pincho Factory
Pincho Factory (155 N Hiatus Rd., Pembroke Pines) will release its Croquetesa Burger throughout the month of September. It is created with the burger patty fashioned into a croquet and topped with Jack cheese, pickles, mayo and mustard. Visit pinchofactory.com.
Seasonal Hatch Chile Items at Habit Burger Grill
Habit Burger Grill (1831 S. Federal Highway, Delray Beach and Buckingham Plaza at 280 South State Road 7, Suite 100, Royal Palm Beach) will feature seasonal Chile items. This includes the Hatch Chile Charburger, Hatch Chile Chicken Sandwich and Hatch Chile Chicken Salad. These items are available until the end of September. Visit habitburger.com.
Dine Out Lauderdale at Burlock Coast
Burlock Coast (1 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale) will be partaking in Dine Out Lauderdale until September 30. Guests can enjoy a three-course meal for $36. Visit ritzcarlton.com.
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 through Monday Night Football. Visit burgerbar.com.
Pokémon Specials at Quarterdeck
Quarterdeck Restaurants (multiple locations) will serve Pokémon-inspired drinks such as the Oddish Pear Martini, Pikachu Punch, and Slowpoke Strawberry Lemonade. Additionally, guests will get a free dessert with purchase of a meal if they show their Pokémon Go app to their waiter. This is available until September 30. Visit quarterdeckrestaurants.com.
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 Monk's "Witty in Pink" for breast cancer awareness. A portion of the proceeds benefit Rocco's Spirited Team. Visit glam-a-thon.com.
Pretty in Pink Cocktail
Angelo Elia Pizza, Bar & Tapas (4215 N. Federal Highway, Ft. Lauderdale; 5920 Coral Ridge Drive, Coral Springs; 16950 Jog Road 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 AngeloEliaPizza.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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