South Florida Food and Drink Events: Weekday Farmers' Market, Pig & Pint Night, and More
Around and around we go; today is the start to yet another lovely workweek. Hopefully, you have a bit of a spring in your step from some indulgent weekend activities. If not, don't fret, there's still plenty of events to keep you busy through your working days.
Whether you're looking to get down on some pig and pints, celebrate American soccer, or get in on some free doughnut action, there's something to do in Broward and Palm Beach Counties this week.
"Nuts About Beer" Tasting
We're all crazy about beer here in Broward and Palm Beach. On Monday, the time has come to sample some nutty brews. Funky Buddha Brewery is teaming up with Flour Power Food Truck for a nut-filled tasting at 7 p.m. For $25 per person, attendees can sample dishes like, pistachio chicken over coconut rice and mini bourbon infused pecan pie, with nut-inspired brews. Visit eventbrite.com/e/nuts-about-beer-tasting-tickets.
World Cup Happy Hour with SouthFlorida.com
Time to watch America get into the world's most popular game on Monday. To celebrate, Riverside Market is hosting a World Cup Happy Hour starting at 5:30 p.m. For their first match, USA is playing against Ghana. Anyone who wears a soccer jersey gets $2 brews all night.
Fish and Seafood Recipes
Learn to prepare one of the trickiest proteins, fish and seafood. On Monday at 7:30 p.m., Chef Jean-Pierre's Cooking School is offering a demo of easy-to-make seafood recipes, including Balsamic glazed salmon, black tiger shrimp, and Braised Salmon ala Pierre Trois Gros. The cost to attend is $70.
New Farmers' Market for the Treehuggers
Whole Foods Market in Fort Lauderdale and Treehugger Organic Farms have teamed up for a new weekly farmers' market. Every Tuesday the parking lot will be filled with fresh produce from local vendors. It starts at 4 p.m. every week.
Monthly Wine Dinner - South Africa
The Backyard Bar is making its way around the southern hemisphere (or to one part of the it, really) with its monthly wine dinner on Tuesday. Starting at 7 p.m., sommelier Kyle O'Brien is pairing four-courses with wines from the home of the last World Cup. The cost to attend is $59 per person.
Rhino Doughnuts Grand Opening
While we all have different palates and flavor preferences, we all can agree on free. On Tuesday, Rhino Doughnuts & Coffee is celebrating its grand opening and it's giving away its specialty treats. Starting at 7 a.m., it's offering one glazed, Miami Creme, or Death by Chocolate to every one who walks through the doors.
Local and sustainable is most effective when you're actually growing things yourself. On Wednesday at 6 p.m., Growing Broward is attempting to fix that. It's hosting a meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. to discuss growing local produce and the ways to incorporate a healthy and natural lifestyle. It takes place at Eucalyptus Gardens.
Cooking Class at Blue Moon Fish Co.
It's summer, which means it's hot as hell and you need to find ways to reduce your tremendous A/C bill. Rather than heat up the kitchen, get outside and grill. Learn how to grill from the pros this Wednesday at Blue Moon Fish Co. Starting at 6:30 p.m., chefs Baron and Bryce will be going over the ins and outs of summer grilling, while handing out some examples. The cost to attend is $65.
Downtown Delray Networking June Event
Like attracts like. And professionals like to get-together to network and drink. On Thursday, Delray Beach professionals are getting together for a little mixing, mingling, and cocktailing at SoLita in Pineapple Grove. It starts at 5:30 p.m. and there is no cost to get in.
Pig & Pint Night
Summer is all about eating fire roasted foods while kicking back refreshing brews. Every Thursday, Beauty & the Feast Bar|Kitchen is hosting a pig and pint night with $5 pints and $15 all-you-can-eat pulled pork. It starts at 5 p.m. weekly.
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