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Rocco's Tacos and Tequila Bar Grand Opening in Palm Beach Gardens, Super Bowl Sunday, and Other Events in SoFla This Week

For months, there have been rumored and rescheduled opening dates, but at long last, Rocco's Tacos and Tequila Bar will open its Palm Beach Gardens restaurant. Get a peek this Wednesday with a grand-opening celebration open to the public. Find more details after the jump. 

In case you don't get enough guacamole at Rocco's fiesta, you likely will have a chance to load up on the popular snack during the gluttonous nonholiday holiday known as Super Bowl Sunday, since most every bar in South Florida is sure to let you celebrate in one way or another. 

For more ideas on food- and drink-related activities this week and weekend in Broward and Palm Beach counties, read on after the jump. 


Grand Opening of Rocco's Tacos and Tequila Bar in Palm Beach Gardens -- At long last, the Palm Beach Gardens edition of Rocco's Tacos and Tequila Bar will open its doors with a party from 7 to 10 p.m. If you're familiar with owner Rocco Mangel, you know that anytime he's on the bar doing his Tequila Dance, patrons get a free shot of Patrón. The new restaurant is located at 5090 PGA Blvd. 

Craft Beer Dinner With Holy Mackerel -- Fort Lauderdale brewer Holy Mackerel will offer a variety of brews at a dining event from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza in Coral Springs. The cost is $30, which will buy four courses with dishes like mozzarella and tomato salad and a variety of pizza. Call 954-340-2625 to reserve a spot. 

Deli Making and Knish Tasting -- Learn all about the art of the deli sandwich and the knish at this mixer hosted by Jewish Social. The casual class will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at David's East Side Deli in North Palm Beach. The cost is $17 per person, no supplies necessary. Register and pay online


Drink beer to help dogs -- World of Beer in Wellington will host a "yappy hour" from 6 to 9 p.m. sponsored by Seadog Blue Paw. Half of the money from Seadog sales during that time will benefit the National Canine Cancer Foundation, and well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome to chill with their owners on the patio. Munchies provided by Moe's Southwest Grill. 


Super Bowl appetizer and beer tasting -- Whole Foods Market in Boca Raton will host an app and beer tasting with the intention of providing you with ideas to serve at your own Super Bowl blow-out this Sunday. The tasting is 6:30 to 8 p.m. and the cost is $10 per person. Call 561-447-0000.  


Super Bowl parties galore -- Rest assured that most every bar across Broward and Palm Beach counties will provide a venue in which to watch the Super Bowl with a drink in hand and platters of fried food to help you to keep up your energy levels. Not interested in the game? Find ideas on where to spend Super Bowl Sunday without having the game crammed down your throat.

Super Bier Extravaganza -- For $50, you can join the Super Bowl party at Biergarten Boca Raton and get access to a buffet filled with German food and "all you can drink beer." The bar will play the game on six 50-inch TVs and three projector screens and have various giveaways. Call 954-790-9993 to reserve a seat. 

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