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South Florida Food and Drink Events This Week: Taco Tuesday, Cooking Class, and Restaurant Openings


Cooking Class with Chef Jean-Pierre
Learn how to be a culinary master with a five-part cooking series with Chef Jean-Pierre at his culinary school (1436 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale). The second class of the series, called “Salads and Vegetables,” is this week at 7:30 p.m. and will be every Monday through February 8. The fee is $350 and includes the remaining four classes in the series. Visit


Bold and Beautiful Exhibition
Get your fill of art and food thanks to Atlantic Hotel & Spa’s new exhibition “Bold and Beautiful”. Starting at 6 p.m., meet the artists with their artwork and enjoy appetizers and drinks from Beauty & the Feast. After, head to Beauty & the Feast (601 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale ) for a three course meal at 7:30 p.m. for $49.50. Visit

Taco Tuesday at LauderAle
LauderAle (3305 SE 14th Ave., Fort Lauderdale) is offering $1 off tacos along with $6 sangria this Tuesday. There will be live music as well to dance the tacos away. This event is from 4 to 11 p.m. Visit

Beer Bingo
Bangin' Banjo Brewing Company (3200 NW 23rd Ave., # 500, Pompano Beach) will be showcasing beer bingo. Food will be provided by food truck It’s A Cubano B. This is from 7 to 9 p.m. Visit


Grand Opening of Habit Burger Grill
Habit Burger Grill (280 South State Road 7, Suite 100, Royal Palm Beach) will be opening its doors at 10:30 a.m. This is the third Florida location. Visit

Rare Beer Tasting at The Brass Tap
From 8 to 10 p.m., the Brass Tap (9651 Westview Dr., Pompano Beach) will allow guests to try samples of rare beer. The cost is $65 per person, which gives a 3- to 4-ounce sample of each beer, brewery swag, tasting note sheets, pint glass, and raffle ticket. Call to reserve your spot at 954-227-1823.

Fort Lauderdale Whiskey Society Meet Up
Learn about whiskey and its many forms at Bar Stache (109 SW Second Ave., Fort Lauderdale). Starting at 7 p.m., the Fort Lauderdale Whiskey Society Meet Up will have Dan Pate of Gordon McPhail and Gillian of Tullamore Dew spread their knowledge about whiskey. Visit

Trivia Night at The Brewhouse Gallery
Brewhouse Gallery (720 Park Ave., Lake Park) is hosting trivia night from 7 to 9 p.m. Featured will be dinner from Diner Dogs Inc. There will be prizes. Visit 


Trivia Night/Thirsty Thursday at Bull Market
Thursday is not just the almost end of the work week, but the beginning of the weekend. Bull Market offers $2 beer Night at their bar triva night at 8 p.m. Want domestic buckets o’beer? It’s only $15. Visit

All Month Long

Winter Cocktails
Valentino Cucina Italiana (620 S. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale) is offering a winter cocktail menu that has more than ten specialty cocktails. These include Jacky Pineapples, Honey Thyme, Ibisco Luna, and It Must Have Been the Roses. 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.