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Broward Center Offers Dining Discounts from Restaurant Partners

Forget dinner and a movie. For a more interactive experience (and a lot more excitement), there's dinner and a show. Now, the Broward Center for the Performing Arts has partnered with several Fort Lauderdale restaurants to offer theatergoers discounts, freebies, and perks -- just by showing your ticket stub from the playhouse.

What's best about this offer? The ticket stub does not have to be from that day's performance -- so if you have a hankering for dinner at, say, 15th Street Fisheries three days later -- you're covered as long as you still have those tickets down in the bottom of your handbag somewhere (we knew there was a good reason to be a paper hoarder). What happens if you cleaned out all those loose receipts and can't find that stub from last evening's performance? Just mention that you're a Broward Center patron and you'll still score the deal!

This is a two-year program that features rotating deals, but the current participating restaurants (and their offers) are:

15th Street Fisheries: 20 percent off the entire check, not including tax and gratuities.

America's Backyard: first cocktail free and 25 percent off all food purchases before midnight.

Bimini Boatyard: complimentary bottle of house wine with purchase of an entrée, (one bottle per table please).

Chima Steak House: 20 percent off rodizio dinner.

The Chimney House: complimentary glass of sangria with purchase of entrée.

Da Campo Osteria: complimentary appetizer with purchase of entrée.

The Dubliner Irish Pub: 20 percent off the entire check, not including tax and gratuities.

Grille 401: $20 off bottles of wine that are normally priced $40 or higher.

Tarpon Bend: complimentary appetizer with purchase of entrée

YOLO: complimentary dessert with entrée

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Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times, covering the restaurant and bar scene in South Florida. She has been featured on Cooking Channel’s Eat Street and Food Network’s Great Food Truck Race. Doss won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature on what it’s like to wait tables. In a previous life, she appeared off-Broadway and shook many a cocktail as a bartender at venues in South Florida and New York City. When she’s not writing, you can find Doss running some marathon then celebrating at the nearest watering hole.
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