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South Florida Food and Drink Events This Week: ARC's Delish, Johnnie Walker Trunk Show, and Chocolate & Beer Pairing


Farm to Kitchen: Glorious Greens
Farmer’s Table (1901 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton) is hosting a class from 1 to 2 p.m. about cooking with veggie greens. Menu samples include creamed kale, Swiss chard and chickpea patties, and lentil salad with mustard greens. The class is $15. Visit

VIP Membership Sale
VIP memberships will go on sale at Bangin' Banjo Brewing Co. (3200 NW 23rd Ave., Suite 500, Pompano Beach) starting at 6 p.m. The membership costs $100 and expires April 1, 2017. Included is a VIP member shirt, 20 percent off your check Monday night, free birthday drinks, and first right of refusal for all bottle releases. These memberships are limited. 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


$3 Drafts
Red Cow (1025 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale) offers $3 drafts all day. This is a recurring event every Tuesday. Visit


Pizza 101
Solita & Mastino (25 NE Second Ave., Pineapple Grove, Delray Beach) will allow guests to participate in a pizza-making class. The class is from 6 to 8 p.m. Tickets cost $69 and include pizza tastings, the end pizza result, and free alcoholic beverages. Register at

In the Biz
Buffalo Wild Wings (4576 Okechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach) will allow all restaurant workers to receive 25 percent off drinks. Happy-hour specials are available until midnight. There will also be beer and liquor vendors present along with raffles and a DJ. The event is from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Visit

Wine Down Wednesday
Blue Martini (2432 E. Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale) will feature a winetasting Wednesday night. This event is from 6 to 8 p.m. and costs $25. Admission includes two glasses of wine along with the tasting, which includes Stags Leap Wines Cellars "Artemis," Far Niente Chardonnay, and Nicholas Feuillatte Brut Champagne. This occurs the second Wednesday of every month. RSVP to [email protected], or call 407-446-7444. Visit

Chocolate and Beer Pairing
26° Brewing (2600 E. Atlantic Blvd., Pompano Beach) is pairing up with JP’s Chocolate Shoppe of Wilton Manors for a gourmet chocolate and beer pairing event. This is from 7 to 9 p.m. and costs $20. Visit


Apothecary 330's Tastemakers Series
Apothecary 330 (330 Himmarshee St., Fort Lauderdale) will host a Taste Makers Thursday event. This also will feature a Johnnie Walker trunk show. Guests will taste and learn about various whiskeys. Appetizers will be paired with the whiskey. This starts at 8 p.m. and costs $45 for Elite Coin Members,
$55 for non-Coin Members (based on availability). RSVP at [email protected], or call 954-616-8028.

ARC Broward's Delish 2016 Presented by PNC Bank
Gallery of Amazing Things (481 S. Federal Highway, Dania Beach) will host ARC Broward's Delish 2016, a cooking competition among South Florida’s top chefs. This tasting event is from 7 to 10 p.m. General-admission tickets cost $150, and VIP tickets cost $200. Proceeds from Delish will benefit ARC Broward and the ARC Broward Culinary Institute. Visit

Taste of the Nation
Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts (701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach) will host Taste of the Nation. This will feature chefs and gourmet dishes from Palm Beach restaurants. Also featured will be live entertainment, an auction, wines and spirits, and more. Tickets cost $200 for VIP and $125 for general admission. Proceeds benefit the No Kid Hungry campaign. The event starts at 6 p.m. for VIP and 7 p.m. for general admission. Visit

All Month Long

National Poetry Month at Hoffman Chocolates
Because of National Poetry Month, Hoffman’s Chocolates (801 S. University Drive in Plantation, 920 E. Las Olas Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale, 5250 Town Center Circle in Boca Raton, 3341 Sheridan St. in Hollywood, 705 Lake Ave. in Lake Worth) 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

Ratatouille Pizza and Sidecar Cocktail
iPic Theaters (301 Plaza Real, Boca Raton) is offering a limited time Ratatouille Pizza for the month of April. Also available for this month only is The Sidecar cocktail. Visit

Burger of the Month
Burger Bar (4650 Donald Ross Rd., Palm Beach Gardens) is featuring the Georgia Peach as its Burger of the Month. It consists of Wisconsin smoked gouda, Applewood smoked bacon, red onion, arugula and Georgia peach compote on a toasted ciabatta bread. This is $15.50. The drink of the month is the Bobby Jones, which includes bourbon, peach schnapps, and sour mix. Visit

For more events, visit our online calendar or pick up the print edition of 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.