We obviously write about a ton of events over here. For the most part, they tend to be fairly spread out. Well, not this weekend.
South Florida foodies need to get ready this week: no matter your location or culinary preferences, there are food-related events galore. The five best, after the jump.
5. Veuve Cliquot Promotion
There's something about bubbles that set the mood for a party. To celebrate umm, well, life, PB Catch and Pistache are starting up some weekly Veuve Cliquot promotions. To coincide with its weekend supper club, starting tonight, every Friday the restaurant is offering Veuve for just 8 bucks a glass--and $75 for a bottle--starting after 9:30 pm. PB Catch is offering the $8 a glass deal from 7:30 to 9:30 pm, on Saturdays, and then $75 bottles to go along with its Saturday Nights in the Lounge starting at 9:30pm.
4. Deerfield Beach Wine and Food Festival Grand Tasting
Have you ever gone out to eat with someone who won't share? Well, you won't have to worry about that here. On Saturday night at 6 pm, at Quiet Waters Park, the Deerfield Beach Wine and Food Festival is holding its Grand Tasting. Sample all you like, from chefs around the tri-county area for just 85 bucks. No need to worry about that stingy friend sharing.
3. Pompano Beach Seafood Festival
In case you hadn't noticed, Florida is surrounded by water. And with water comes some major seafood. To celebrate our state's greatest attribute -- and no, we're not talking about all the displaced New Yorkers -- the Isle Casino in Pompano Park is hosting the 29th annual Pompano Beach Seafood Festival. The three-day fest includes plenty of live music, arts and crafts, food, drinks, and, of course, South Florida seafood. The fun runs Friday from 5 to 10 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Sunday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Admission costs $15; kids under 12 get in free. The festival is located on the beach just one block north of Atlantic Boulevard, at the Pompano Beach Pier.
2. Grow Downtown
Well, summer is here--meaning your just going to sweat for the next 6 months. To help you get over it, Flagler Gardens is hosting its "Grow Downtown" event sponsored by Whole Foods. Being held on its future site, the event will feature live music, local green market vendors, and sangria--tons of sangria. Proceeds of the tasty summer beverage will go directly to the garden. The even takes place Sunday from 11 am to 4 pm.
1. Brew at the Zoo
The only thing better than drinking beer is drinking beer with adorable animals. Local restaurants and more than 50 craft beers, including local breweries, will descend upon the Palm Beach Zoo on Saturday, April 27 for Brew at the Zoo. Starting at 6 p.m., ticketholders will be able to eat and drink with the animals. Tickets cost $35. Advance-ticket purchase is required. Click here for website.
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