South Florida Food and Drink Events This Weekend: Beer Flight Fridays, Celebrity Look-a-Like Party, and Teacher Discount
Let's just say that Burger & Beer Joint is very appropriately named.
Beer Flight Fridays
Start your weekend off at Burger & Beer Joint (550 S. Rosemary Ave., West Palm Beach). Barflies can enjoy four 5-ounce draft beers for $8. For more, visit bnbjoint.com.
Bull Market Teacher Discount
If you’re a teacher, Bull Market (210 SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale) has you covered. Starting at 3:30 p.m., the bar’s Teachers Appreciation party allows educators to not only get a free drink but also 15 percent off food this week. Beats getting an apple, huh? Visit bullmarketbar.com.
Cabo Flats Brunch
Enjoy a nice brunch or hair of the dog at Cabo Flats (550 S. Rosemary Ave., West Palm Beach). There will be bottomless mimosas and bloody marys available with brunch purchase. Call 561-249-2818.
What would your favorite celebrity drink?
Celebrity Look-a-Like Party
Brimstone Woodfire Grill (14575 SW Fifth St., Pembroke Pines) invites guests to dress up as their celebrity doppelganger. Aside from a costume contest and live music, enjoy $5 Sam Adams, $10 Cristina Appletinis and $10 007s. This will be from 8 to 10 p.m. Visit brimstonewoodfiregrill.com.
Dunkin’ Donuts Grand Opening in Palm Beach
Dunkin’ Donuts (2087 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd., Palm Beach) will have a Family Fun Day from 10 a.m. to noon. The first 100 guests on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday will receive a free Dunkin’ Donuts travel mug and two coupons for $.99 coffee of any size. Family Fun Day will also feature donut decorating, face painting, and giveaways. Ten percent of proceeds will benefit the Palm Beach County Police Benevolent Association. Visit dunkindonuts.com.
Asura Wine & Gurkha Cigar Dinner
NYY Steak (Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, 5550 NW 40 St., Coconut Creek) will host a five-course dinner starting at 6:30 p.m. Dinner will be paired with Asura wines. Afterward, guests can partake in Gurkha cigars in the NYY Steak Dugout. Courses include chilled Maine lobster, Long Island smoked duck breast, Colorado lamb, Snake River farm beef, and more. Tickets are $199. Space is limited. Call 954-585-5279.
Brunch at Funky Buddha Brewery
Funky Buddha Brewery (1201 NE 38 St., Oakland Park) will be hosting a brunch in its private events banquet space. For $45, guests can enjoy a full brunch buffet, a free beer-mosa, service charge, and access to limited-release beers on tap. This is from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visit funkybuddhabrewery.com.
Hangover Sundays at PRL
Craft beer lovers' stomping ground PRL (1904A Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood) is offering a miniparty to get you prepped for the workweek. Starting at 7 p.m. and ending at midnight, guests can enjoy strangely named beers found nowhere else and music provided by Ryan De La Torre. There is no cover. Visit prlcafe.com.
All Month Long
Olympic Games Specials
Grille 401 (401 E Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale) will sell $5 cocktails with Casamigos Silver Tequila or Casamigos Reposado. There will also be $5 American Mules. Also, every time Team USA competes, there will be $3 cocktails available. Visit grille401.com.
Burger of the Month
Burger Bar (4650 Donald Ross Rd., Palm Beach Gardens) will be offering the Durham ranch bison burger for August’s burger of the month. This has maytag blue cheese butter, arugula, potato chips, and roasted tomato on toasted ciabatta bread. This costs $18.50. Visit burgerbar.com.
Olympic Cocktail Menu at American Social
American Social (721 E. Las Olas Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale) will raise its glasses to a new cocktail menu, which includes five variations of the Caipirinha. Each variation represents one country (United States, Mexico, Brazil, Italy, and Spain) and costs $13. This starts August 5 and ends August 21. Visit americansocialbar.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.
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.
August iPic Specials
iPic Theaters (Mizner Park, 301 Plaza Real, Boca Raton) will feature the Pegu Club cocktail and the Ooey Gooey M&Ms Sweet Pizza during the entire month of August. The Pegu Club cocktail is comprised of Grand Marnier, New Amsterdam Gin, and lime. Ooey Gooey M&Ms Sweet Pizza is made of Nutella, pretzels, M&Ms, toasted marshmallows, and chocolate disks. Visit ipictheaters.com.
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 20 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.
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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