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South Florida Food and Drink Events This Week: Wine Dinner, Wacky Wibs, and Lobster Dinner


Yappy Hour

Angelo Elia Pizza, Bar & Tapas (4215 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale) is hosting Yappy Hour as part of Negroni Week. Guests can bring their dogs while they enjoy free tapas. Negroni Week, where restaurants donate partial portions of Negroni proceeds to their chosen charity, is celebrated from June 6 to 12 at all four Angelo Elia Pizza, Bar & Tapas locations. This restaurant’s charity is the Humane Society of Broward County, which will receive $1 from every Negroni cocktail purchased. Visit


Food Truck Invasion's Family Night at Plantation
Enjoy a plethora of food trucks at Heritage Park (1100 S. Fig Tree Lane, Fort Lauderdale) every Tuesday. The event is from 5 to 9:30 p.m. and also includes bounce houses. Visit

Nerd Nite
Funky Buddha Lounge (2621 N. Federal Highway, Boca Raton) lets guests embrace their intellectual side with presenters giving 15 minute speeches. This starts at 7 p.m. and is free of charge. Visit


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

Lobster at Beauty & the Feast Bar | Kitchen
Treat yourself. Beauty & the Feast Bar | Kitchen (601 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale) offers a Maine lobster feast dinner special every Wednesday. The dinner consists of a 1.5 lb. Maine lobster and creamy risotto with sweet peas, corn, and roasted jalapeño. This is $29.50 with an additional $12 if guests want to pair a choice of wine, beer, or bourbon flights. Talk about decadent. Visit


Wine Dinner at Bistro Ten Zero One

Bistro Ten Zero One (1001 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach) will host their monthly wine dinner from 7 to 9:30 p.m. The four-course dinner includes wine pairings with meals such as crème of avocado soup, short rib Bolognese with purpled pasta, and more. Howard Freedland of Bulletproof Wine & Spirits will lead guests through the experience. Tickets are $50 and must be purchased on Tuesday at the latest. Visit

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 does 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 p.m. Visit

All Month Long

Burger of the Month
The Beach Burger has the prestigious honor of being named 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, and cranberry juice and is topped with 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, and 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.