Things To Do

Best South Florida Food and Drink Events This Week


C.W.S. Repeal Day Celebration
C.W.S. Bar + Kitchen (522 Lucerne Ave., Lake Worth) is celebrating Repeal Day — the day when booze was allowed back post-Prohibition — starting at 6 p.m. There will be Old Forester drinks, '30s-themed outfits, jazz, and more. Visit

Red Carpet Meet & Greet at Grateful Palate
Grateful Palate (3003 NE 32nd Ave., Fort Lauderdale) will host reality-TV star Teresa Giudice for a meet and greet. Guests will get to take pictures with her, get books signed, participate in a Q&A, and enjoy cocktails as well as appetizers. Tickets cost $95. Visit

White Truffle and Wine Dinner Paring
Casa D’Angelo (1201 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale) will host a white truffle and wine dinner pairing with Michele Chiarlo Wines. Entrees include beef and asparagus carpaccio, white truffle risotto, roasted veal tenderloin, ravioli, and dark chocolate mousse. This starts at 6:30 p.m. and costs $195. Call 954-564-1234 or email [email protected] RSVP only.

Rappy's Official Opening

Rappy’s (5560 N. Military Trl., Boca Raton) will be open for lunch and dinner. The cuisine is Jewish-deli and includes corned beef hash, Katz’s salami and eggs, Matzo Brei, and more. Visit

Splash at the Atlantic Hotel & Spa
After the art exhibit Splash at the Atlantic Hotel & Spa (601 N. Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale) at 6 p.m., guests can enjoy a meal at Beauty & the Feast. This is a three-course, prix-fixe dinner that starts at 7:30 p.m. This costs $39.50. Call 954-567-8070.


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 Tampa Bay Brewing Company. Initial cards cost $5 and $2 for every additional card. Visit


Jingle & Mingle Sponsored by Cocktails for Humanity
General Provision (525 NW First Ave., Fort Lauderdale) will host its first-ever holiday party. Attendees will donate to Ghost Light Society, the Crockett Foundation, and HANDY with their cocktail purchases. This is from 7 to 10 p.m. Visit

Palm Beach Food Fest

The Palm Beach Food Fest will be celebrating its tenth anniversary this year. Kicking off Friday, events include a five-course seafood dinner at PB Catch Seafood & Raw Bar (251 Sunrise Ave., Palm Beach), a four-course dinner at Buccan (350 S. County Rd., Palm Beach), and a five-course dinner at Avocado Grill (125 Datura St., West Palm Beach). Visit

Wine Dinner

Josie’s Ristorante (1602 S. Federal Hwy., Boynton Beach) will host a four-course Italian dinner prepared by James Beard Award-winning chefs Mark Militello and Sebastiano Setticasi. Courses include Maine lobster, heirloom tomato and fresh burrata salad, goat’s milk ravioli, spice-rubbed roasted beef tenderloin, and buttermilk pannacotta. Each of these courses will be paired with wine. This starts at 6 p.m. and costs $85. Call 561-364-9601.

All Month Long

Hoffman's Chocolate Winter Wonderland
Hoffman’s Chocolates is celebrating its 26th-annual Winter Wonderland at Hoffman’s Chocolates Factory, Shoppe, Ice Cream Parlour, and Gardens (5190 Lake Worth Rd., Greenacres). Until Friday, December 30, attendees can enjoy lights, holiday displays, photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, and more. The shop will also introduce its Circle of Celebration holiday wreath display and contest. Visit

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