South Florida Food and Drink Events This Weekend: Taste Atlantic Avenue, Easter Brunches, and Brewery Parties
Barrel of Monks turns 1 year old, but without weird clowns and bounce houses.
Beaches and Brews
Join the World Famous Parrot Lounge (911 Sunrise Lane, Fort Lauderdale) for its monthly installment of Beaches and Brews. A $5 donation to the Everglades Angels Dog Rescue grants guests a free drink. This starts on the beach at 5 p.m., with happy hour starting at 6 in the Parrot Lounge. Visit parrotlounge.com.
Food Trucks at Royal Palm Beach
Royal Palm Beach Commons Park (11600 Poinciana Blvd., Royal Palm Beach) will host more than 20 food trucks and screen the film The Martian. This event is from 5 to 9:30 p.m. Visit FoodTruckInvasion.com/Events.
Taste Atlantic Avenue
Taste your way through Atlantic Avenue with a three-hour food and cultural walking tour. The tour starts at 11 a.m. and may include cuisine such as Italian, Asian, French, and more. This will take place in downtown Delray with specific meeting details given to ticket purchasers. Tickets cost $65 and include a goodie bag filled with offers. Visit Zerve.com.
Maybe one day your homebrewed beer will be in the store's glass case, eh?
Home Brew Class at Craft Beer Cartel
Beer brewing isn’t just for the pros: At Craft Beer Cartel (557 SW 12th Ave., Fort Lauderdale), you can do it too. Professional brewer and brewery consultant Alex Postelnek will teach attendees how to make their own deliciousness, starting at 1 p.m. Also featured are pizza, pita chips, and hummus from Riverside Market. Buy tickets at SquareUp.com.
Barrel of Monks First Birthday
Barrel of Monks Brewing (1141 S. Rogers Circle, Suite 5, Boca Raton) will turn a year old. Unlike typical 1-year-olds, it is celebrating with a giant beer party. Along with its own special releases, there will be guest tappings from Cigar City Brewing, Due South, Saltwater Brewing, and more. There will also be games and a dunk tank. This event is from 2 to 6 p.m. Admission is free with the exception of VIP, which — if still available — will be $50 at the door. Read
Cocktails for Humanity
General Provision (525 NW First Ave., Fort Lauderdale) will allow guests to drink, be merry, and donate to a good cause. This event starts at 6 and ends at 11 p.m., perfect for all you FAT Village Art Walk frequenters. Proceeds from drinks will benefit the Ghost Light Society, which supports arts-in-education programs at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. Visit GeneralProvision.com.
Detox/Retox for a Cause
Tap 42 (1411 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale) is hosting a hatha yoga class with crystal singing-bowl meditation for its Detox/Retox event. The class is at 9 a.m. with a suggested $10 minimum donation and a $2 mat rental for those without mats. Proceeds benefit FAPA (Foster and Adoptive Parent Association). Afterward, enjoy bottomless brunch from 11 to 3 p.m. Visit Tap42.com.
Easter Brunch at Bistro Ten Zero One
Bistro Ten Zero One (1001 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach) is celebrating Easter with brunch seatings at noon and 2 p.m. Brunch items include Belgian waffles, an omelet station, a yakitori station, and more.
Admission is $45 for adults, $27 for children 4 to 12 years old, and free for children under age 4. Reservations are required. Call 561-833-1234, or visit bistro1001.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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