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South Florida Food and Drink Events This Weekend: Yappy Hour, Cuisines & Poetry, and Craft Beer Fest


Old Town Untapped
The space in front of Bailey Contemporary Arts (41 NE First St., Pompano Beach) will be host to a craft brew and arts festival, Old Town Untapped. This recurring event is the first Friday of every month and features craft beer samples, food trucks, live music, and more. Admission is free. Call 954-786-7824.

Cuisines and Poetry
This event will allow participants to share their poetry, music, and more. Hosted at Pompano Citi Centre (1955 N. Federal Highway Suite 104, Pompano Beach), this month’s food is soul food. Admission is $10 for two people before 9 p.m. and $10 per person after 9 p.m. Food costs $10 a plate. Visit their Facebook page. This recurring event is the first Friday of every month.


Wheelin’ Dealin’ Food Truck Festival
A plethora of food trucks will invade the Casino at Dania Beach (301 E. Dania Beach Blvd.). Trucks include Gene's Joint, Jerk It Cuisine, Jersey Dawg, Don Mofongo, Marlie's Delights, and more. This recurring event takes place the first Saturday of every month from 5 to 10 p.m and is free. Visit

Yappy Hour
Save dogs and simultaneously imbibe at Funky Buddha (1201 NE 38th St., Oakland Park). Attendees who donate $5 or more to Good Karma Pet Rescue will get a wristband for $1 off all drafts from 2 to 5 p.m. Visit


Bends and Brunch
Hyde Beach Kitchen + Cocktails (111 S. Surf Road, Hallandale Beach) will let guests say “namaste” with their yoga classes at 10 a.m. This is on the third floor lounge and is $12 per person. After class, enjoy brunch at 11 a.m. Email [email protected] to reserve your mat.

PizzaCraft Artisan Brunch
PizzaCraft Artisan Pizzeria (330 Himmarshee St., Fort Lauderdale) will feature a brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This includes bottomless mimosas and bellinis, Aperol Spritz, and a bloody mary bar. Brunch items include spaghetti omelet, Nutella bruschetta, and Avocado toast. Visit

All Month Long

Burger of the Month
The Beach Burger has the prestigious honor of being Burger of the Month at Burger Bar (Donald Ross Village at 4650 Donald Ross Road, Palm Beach Gardens). Ingredients include swiss, applewood smoked bacon, beach sauce, and pickles. Rosemary's Bourbon is the drink of the month and contains bourbon, simple syrup, rosemary puree, cranberry juice, and club soda. Visit

Josie’s Ristorante Summer Discount
Josie’s Ristorante (1602 S. Federal Highway, Boynton Beach) will offer 25 percent off the entire menu until September. This is for dine-in only and is not applicable with other discounts or offers. Visit

Stout Bar & Grill Summer Happy Hour
Stout Bar & Grill (3419 N. Andrews Ave., Oakland Park) will feature half-off drinks, flatbreads, appetizers Monday through Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. 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.