South Florida Food and Drink Events This Week: Bourbon Dinner Pairing, Pizza Party, and Farmer's Market


Grand Opening of Amaize
Amaize (2258 S. University Dr., Davie) will officially open a second location of the restaurant chain. Attendees will enjoy cachapas, arepas, mechados, and more. The first 100 guests will also receive free coffee for a year as well as an Amaize coffee mug. Those who check in on the Facebook page with a photo and hashtag of #AmaizeYou can win one of three vouchers for free arepas for 30 days. Visit amaizeyou.com.

$5 Prohibition Burger
Tap 42 (1411 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale and 5050 Town Center Circle #247, Boca Raton) is offering its Prohibition Burger for $5. The craft beer haven's creation is made with a special burger blend, applewood smoked bacon, a secret sauce, Dijon, and white cheddar. Visit tap42.com.


Tap Tap Tuesday
Burlock Coast (1 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale) will allow diners to enjoy $5 draft beer and $8 casked wine. This special is from 6 to 10 p.m. Visit ritzcarlton.com.

Farmer’s Market at Whole Foods
Whole Foods in Fort Lauderdale (2000 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale) is showcasing a farmer’s market in the south side parking lot from 4 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday. Call 954-398-2000.


Kentucky Whiskey Dinner
Burger Bar (4650 Donald Ross Rd., Palm Beach Gardens) will host a four-course meal along with a whiskey pairing. Courses include pecan-crusted goat cheese on baguette, grilled venison slider, roasted pork tenderloin, and chocolate bourbon Bundt cake. This starts at 6:30 p.m. and costs $55. Reservations are required. Visit burgerbar.com.

One-Year Anniversary of SuViche
SuViche in Las Olas (401 E. Las Olas Blvd. #150, Fort Lauderdale) turns one year old and will celebrate with an open bar and free appetizers from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. There will also be extended happy hour specials such as two-for-one drinks and dishes starting at $5. A live DJ is the roe on this sushi/ceviche party. Call 954-656-3663.

Pizza Party at Pizzacraft Artisan Pizzeria
All day long, Pizzacraft Artisan Pizzeria (330 SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale) allows guests to enjoy wine and a pizza for half off all day long. Visit pizzacraftpizzeria.com.

Lobster at Beauty & the Feast Bar | Kitchen
Treat yourself. Beauty & the Feast Bar | Kitchen (601 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale) offers a Maine lobster feast dinner special every Wednesday. The dinner consists of a 1.5-lb Maine lobster and creamy risotto with sweet peas, corn, and roasted jalapeño. This is $29.50 with an additional $12 if guests want to pair a choice of wine, beer, or bourbon flights. Talk about decadent. Visit society8.com.

College Panini Night at Corner Bakery Café
Corner Bakery Café (2240 NW 19th St., Boca Raton) will let college students get a second panini or the corner panini combo for free with a college ID. This recurring event is every Wednesday at 3 p.m. Visit cornerbakerycafe.com.


Crepes and Cider Pairing
Le Rendez-vous (221 Datura St., West Palm Beach) will allow you to try their crepes paired with bubbly cider. The crepes start at $5 as does the cider, so you can get a delicious pairing of the two for only $10. There are also crepes of the day if you are feeling spontaneous. This starts at 5 p.m. Visit trendyparisianrestaurant.com.

Wine Pairing Dinner
3030 Ocean (3030 Holiday Dr., Fort Lauderdale) is in cahoots with Cakebread Cellars for a five-course dinner. Starting at 7 p.m., guests can enjoy smoked mackerel, spicy lobster roll, roasted duck, strip steak and grilled peaches with select paired wines. Admission is $99. Call 954-765-3030.

All Month Long

Dine Out Lauderdale at Burlock Coast
Burlock Coast (1 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale) will be partaking in Dine Out Lauderdale until September 30. Guests can enjoy a three-course meal for $36. Visit ritzcarlton.com.

Pokémon Specials at Quarterdeck
Quarterdeck Restaurants (multiple locations) will serve Pokémon-inspired drinks, such as the Oddish Pear Martini, Pikachu Punch, and Slowpoke Strawberry Lemonade. Additionally, guests will get a free dessert with purchase of a meal if they show their Pokémon Go app to their waiter. This is available until September 30. Visit quarterdeckrestaurants.com.

August iPic Specials
iPic Theaters (Mizner Park, 301 Plaza Real, Boca Raton) will feature the Pegu Club cocktail and the Ooey Gooey M&Ms Sweet Pizza during the entire month of August. The Pegu Club cocktail is comprised of Grand Marnier, New Amsterdam Gin, and lime. Ooey Gooey M&Ms Sweet Pizza is made of Nutella, pretzels, M&Ms, toasted marshmallows, and chocolate disks. Visit ipictheaters.com.

Specialty Summer Cocktails
Apothecary 330 (330 Himmarshee St. #101, Fort Lauderdale) will showcase not one, but two cocktails for the summertime. One is the Green Tea Lavender Mojito, and the other is PEAping Tom, geared toward those who like martinis. Call 954-616-8028.

Josie’s Ristorante Summer Discount
Josie’s Ristorante (1602 S. Federal Hwy., Boynton Beach) will offer 20 percent off the entire menu until September. This is for dine-in only and is not applicable with other discounts or offers. Visit josiesristorante.com.

Stout Bar & Grill Summer Happy Hour
Stout Bar & Grill (3419 N. Andrews Ave., Oakland Park) will feature half-off drinks, flatbreads, and appetizers Monday through Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. Visit stoutbarandgrill.com

For more events, visit our online calendar or pick up the print edition of New Times every Thursday. To submit an event, use our online form

Natalya Jones is a food and music writer covering Broward and Palm Beach counties. To get the latest in entertainment and fun things to do in South Florida, follow her on Twitter.

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