The French celebrate their day of independence on Saturday, so that means plenty of partying on this side of the pond. Pistache French Bistro in West Palm Beach will spend the day celebrating with special meals, street entertainment, dancers, and festive decor. Read more about the events (and find a few Bastille Day recipes) here ;Meanwhile, East End Brasserie in Fort Lauderdale will celebrate today through Sunday with various specials and a Bastille Day party from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday.
2. Boca Burger Battle: A Grilling Affair
This inaugural burger bash in downtown Boca Raton will feature local restaurants and vendors duking it out to see who can cook up the best burger. The competition includes a wide variety of contenders -- including a few meatless options -- as well as non-burger bites, beer, wine, spirits, and live music. The event is 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday in Sanborn Square. Read more about the it here.