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South Florida Food and Drink Events This Week: Beer Bingo, Farmer's Markets, and Ribs


Pizza Party at Pizzacraft Artisan Pizzeria
From 5:30 p.m. to close, Pizzacraft Artisan Pizzeria (330 SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale) allows guests to purchase a bottle of wine and pizza for only $30. That costs less than a tank of gas for some. Wine varietals include Pinot Grigio or Chianti. Visit

Trivia at Funky Buddha Brewery

Funky Buddha Lounge and Brewery (1201 NE 38th St., Oakland Park) will allow attendees to show off their knowledge of useless facts with trivia night. Starting at 7 p.m., there are no team size requirements, and the top three teams will win Funky Buddha gift cards. Visit

$1 Meatballs
Good things don’t always come cheap, but at Fork and Balls (1301 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale), they do. All day long, get meatballs for only $1 as part of their Meatball Monday special. Half priced wine on tap is even more enticing. Visit


Farmer’s Market at Whole Foods
Whole Foods in Fort Lauderdale (2000 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale) is showcasing a farmer’s market in the south side parking lot. This is from 4 to 9 p.m. Call 954-398-2000.


Wacky Wib Wednesday at Red Cow

What makes discount ribs taste that much better? Red Cow (1025 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale) has the answer to this: half priced bottles of wine. For Wacky Wib Wednesday, get $12 spare ribs with a side. Visit

Dirty Bingo at Public House
Himmarshee Public House (201 SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale) is hosting bingo, but it’s not what your Grandma would play, unless she’s Betty White. That’s because it’s Dirty Bingo. This salacious game allows players the chance to win risqué sex toys as prizes. DJ Rob Love and drink specials sweeten this deal. This event starts at 9 p.m. Visit

Beer Bingo
Get in touch with your inner grandma this week with beer bingo at Riverside Market (608 SW 12th Ave., Fort Lauderdale). Starting at 7:30 p.m., the drafts featured will be from Orange Blossom Brewing. Beers on tap include Back in the Day IPA, Weiss Weiss Baby, Toasted Coconut Porter and more. The price of cards is $5 and is $2 after. Visit

Hump Day Food Truck Collective
Can’t choose one type of food to eat? Stop by Tamarac Park (7501 N. University Dr., Tamarac) for a plethora of food trucks from 5 to 9 p.m. Call 954-597-3620 or like them on Facebook.


Crepes and Cider Pairing
Le Rendez-vous (221 Datura St., West Palm Beach) will allow you to try their crepes paired with bubbly cider. The crepes start at $5 as well as the cider, so you can get a delicious pairing of the two for only $10.There are also crepes of the day if you are feeling spontaneous.This starts at 5 pm. Visit

All Month Long

Winter Cocktails

Valentino Cucina Italiana (620 S. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale) is offering a winter cocktail menu that has over ten specialty cocktails. These include Jacky Pineapples, Honey Thyme, Ibisco Luna, It Must Have Been the Roses, and more. These will be available until February. Visit

For more events, visit our online calendar or pick up the print edition of the New Times Broward-Palm Beach every Thursday. To submit an event, use our online form

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.