South Florida Food and Drink Events This Weekend: Pompano Beach Seafood Fest, Earth Day, and Sweet Corn Fiesta
What better way to celebrate Earth Day than in a green way?
Photo courtesy of Green Bar & Kitchen
Pompano Beach Seafood Fest
The Pompano Beach Seafood Fest (at the intersection of Atlantic Boulevard and A1A) kicks off on Friday with plenty of seafood and live music.This is from 5 to 10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. Entry is $10 on Friday and $15 on the weekend. A three day pass is $30. Visit pompanobeachseafoodfestival.com.
Earth Day at Green Bar & Kitchen
Green Bar & Kitchen (1075 SE 17 St., Fort Lauderdale) will host an Earth Day celebration complete with a new dinner menu, local vendors, live music, a sustainable farming lecture and more. In addition, sales from Earth Day Burgers will be donated to Hugh Taylor Birch State Park. This starts at noon. Visit greenbarkitchen.com.
Ketel One Spring Quarterly Cocktail Preview
Bar Stache (109 SW Second Ave., Fort Lauderdale) will host a preview tasting of Ketel One Spring Cocktail. This will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Visit stacheftl.com.
Tryst: 7 Year Anniversary Party
Tryst (4 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach) is turning seven years old and will celebrate with free champagne for all dinner guests. There will be an open bar from 10:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. as well as live music. This event is from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Visit trystdelray.com.
Earth Day at Boca Landing
Boca Landing (Waterstone Resort & Marina, 999 East Camino Real, Boca Raton) will host a tasting dinner based on the seven elements of the earth. Tickets are $59.95, and wine flight is $25. Dinner is from 5 to 11 p.m.Visit waterstoneboca.com, or call 561-368-9500.
Full Moon Party at Hyde Beach Kitchen + Cocktails
Hyde Beach Kitchen + Cocktails (111 S. Surf Road, Hallandale Beach) will have their very first monthly full moon party. Featured will be a specialty menu, free popcorn, and more. This will be from 7 to 10 p.m. Visit SBE.com.
Full Moon Party at Shooters Waterfront
Shooters Waterfront (3033 NE 32 Ave., Fort Lauderdale) will host a full moon party featuring a five-course beer pairing menu. Attendees will also be able to sample Shooters’ new ale. This dinner is at 6:30 p.m. and costs $49. Visit shooterswaterfront.com.
2 Star Beach Party 2
The Laser Wolf (901 Progresso Drive, Ste. 101, Fort Lauderdale) will have a Jai Alai tap takeover from 2 p.m.' to 2 a.m. Food from Gaysha Sushi will also be available. Visit laserwolf.com.
Sip on this and adopt a pup (or two).
Doggy Style Happy Hour
Pizza Craft (330 Himmarshee St., Fort Lauderdale) will host a Doggy Style Happy Hour (not that kind, you perv). This will raise funds for the 100+ Abandoned Dogs of the Everglades Rescue. Dogs will also be on site for adoption.Those who donate $10 or more will get a drink ticket. This will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Call 954-616-8028.
16th Annual Sweet Corn Fiesta
The Sweet Corn Fiesta will take place at Yesteryear Village (9067 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach).There will be a corn eating contest, a corn shucking contest, rides, music and more.Visit sweetcornfiesta.com.
German American Club (5111 Lantana Road, Lake Worth) will serve Weisswurst and Bretzeln before noon for their Frühschoppen celebration. Hofbräu Bier, cheese, grape and cracker plates will be featured. This will be from 10:30 a.m. till 2:30 p.m. Entry is free. Visit americangermanclub.org.
All Month Long
National Poetry Month at Hoffman Chocolates
Because of National Poetry Month, Hoffman’s Chocolates (various locations) has teamed up with the Jason Taylor Foundation to support the young poets of the Omari Hardwick bluapple Poetry Network. To celebrate, Hoffman’s Chocolates will donate 10 percent of all Gourmet Caramel Apple sales during April to the Jason Taylor Foundation. Visit Hoffmans.com.
Grilled Veggie Board at Tanzy
Tanzy (Mizner Park, 301 Plaza Real, Boca Raton) will feature a grilled veggie board in honor of Earth Day. This costs $13 and features Portobello mushrooms, sweet potato fries, bell peppers, broccolini and more. This is available till the end of April. Visit tanzyrestaurant.com.
Ratatouille Pizza and Sidecar Cocktail
iPic Theaters (301 Plaza Real, Boca Raton) is offering a limited-time Ratatouille Pizza for April. Also available for this month only is the Sidecar cocktail. Visit iPicTheatres.com.
Burger of the Month
Burger Bar (4650 Donald Ross Road, Palm Beach Gardens) is featuring the Georgia Peach as its burger of the month for $15.50. It consists of Wisconsin smoked Gouda, applewood-smoked bacon, red onion, arugula, and Georgia peach compote on a toasted ciabatta bread. The drink of the month is the Bobby Jones, which includes bourbon, peach schnapps, and sour mix. Visit burgerbar.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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