There are several 9/11-related events this weekend, designed to pay tribute to the thousands of people who died on that day. We're not listing them all, just the ones that seem to be food-related. All events are scheduled for Sunday, September, 11th, hours vary (see individual listings for details):
Exchange Canned Food For Beer at Exit 66
and Heineken Light team up in support of the annual 911 National Day of
Service and Remembrance by hosting a canned food drve to benefit
Feeding South Florida.
Everyone over 21 who donates canned goods will receive a ticket for a
complimentary Heineken Light. In addition, every donor will receive a
postcard that can be sent to U.S. Military troops as a note of thanks
for their service, as well as a 10% discount card for local restaurants.
Donations are accepted from 1 - 8 p.m. at the Exit 66 poolside entrance,
located at 222 Almond Avenue, one block west of A1A, and 1 1/2 blocks
north of Las Olas Boulevard.
At 4 p.m., members of the U.S. Army recruiting office in Fort Lauderdale will mark the occasion with a moment of silence.
9/11 Tribute and Food Trucks
The Community of Southwest Ranches and New Testament Baptist Church is
holding a 9/11 Tribute event, starting at 9:11 a.m.(!!!). Free t-shirts
to everyone while supplies last and medals to first responders and
members of the U.S. military. Speeches, kiddie activities, fire trucks
and police cars on display.
Food trucks serve until 5 p.m. and include Chef on 4 Wheels, Giuseppe's
Italian Sausage, Mr. Chimi, Overload, Rincon del Coqui, Subusters Yum,
and Slow Food Truck.
A portion of food truck proceeds will benefit the church's 9/11 FACE
fund and the first 300 first responders/members of the military will
receive a BoGo coupon, redeemable at the food trucks. 13900 Griffin Road, South West Ranches.
The church is also holding a similar event in Miami Lakes. For details on the Miami Lakes event and a list of food trucks, click here.
9/11 Tribute and Food Trucks at Seminole Hard Rock
is holding a 9/11 Tribute from 5 - 9 p.m. A 21-gun salute, live
entertainment and food trucks. In addition, U.S. military personnel will
receive a discount at all Paradise restaurants by showing their
military I.D. Food trucks include B.C. Tacos,
The Cheese Steak Gourmet,
Daddy's Grill, Dim Ssam a Gogo,
Dog Eat Dog,
The Fish Box,
The Flying Saucer,
The MexZican Gourmet,
The Red Koi,
and The Rolling Stove. Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, 1 Seminole Way, Hollywood.
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