South Florida Food and Drink Events This Week: Cheese Dinner, Craft Beer Week, and Crepes


Local Brew Flight & Balls
Fork and Balls (1301 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale) is partaking in craft beer week with a flight of local beer paired with meatballs for $15. This is available until Sunday and includes three draft beers and four meatballs. The yumminess starts at 11 a.m. Visit forkandballs.com.

Funky Buddha Brewery's Kegs & Cultures
Get your cheese on at Funky Buddha Brewery (1201 NE 38 St., Oakland Park). Guests can enjoy five gourmet American cheeses paired with five brews and a lecture. This costs $25 and is from 7 to 9 p.m. Visit funkybuddha.com.

Flagler Village Brewing Beer Pairing Dinner
The Brass Tap (551 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale) joins forces with Flagler Village Brewery for a beer dinner. Executive Chef Jonathan Garr will be making the five courses, which include ahi tuna tartar, peanut butter and pork belly sliders, krabby patty mac, coffee-crusted tenderloin strips, and butterscotch bread pudding French toast. This is from 7 to 10 p.m. and costs $45. Email flaglerbrasstap@gmail.com.


$2 Tuesdays
The Riverside Market (608 SW 12 Ave., Fort Lauderdale) will be selling $2 draft beers all day long for craft beer week. Visit theriversidemarket.com.

Farm to Kitchen: Vegan Delights
Farmer’s Table (1901 N. Military Trl., Boca Raton) will be teaching and serving up samples such as rainbow kale salad, mushroom collard wraps, and pea pesto zoodles. The class is from 1 to 2 p.m. and costs $15. Visit eventbrite.com.


Art and Craft
Pair beer with painting at 26 Degree Brewing Company (2600 E. Atlantic Blvd., Pompano Beach). From 7 to 9 p.m., participants can paint a picture while sipping on craft beer or wine. This costs $30. Visit paypal.com.


Scotch Dinner Pairing at Angelo Elia Pizza, Bar and Tapas
Angelo Elia Pizza, Bar and Tapas (1370 Weston Rd., Weston) will host a five-course Italian dinner paired with Macallan Scotch Whisky. This will cost $150 and is available at 6:30 p.m. Call 954-306-0037 and speak with Tony Sassi to book reservations.

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.

All Month Long 

American Craft Beer Specials
iPic (Mizner Park, 301 Plaza Real, Boca Raton) is serving up pints and flights of local craft beers. Attendees can also learn about craft beer from iPic’s Adam Seger, master barman and sommelier. Also featured are chicken Milanese sliders. Visit ipictheaters.com

National Burger Month 
Burlock Coast (The Ritz-Carlton, 1 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd.) is offering the Bootleg Burger in honor of National Burger Month. It is made with pulled pork, brisket, chipotle aioli, and jack cheese for $19. Visit burlockcoast.com.

ROK:BRGR (multiple locations) has an American Wagyu Kobe Burger. This contains a blend of Kobe brisket and chuck with foie gras, blood orange marmalade and truffle cream brie cheese. It is also topped off with truffles and comes with truffle fries. This meal costs $50. Visit rokbrgr.com.

Wild Sea Oyster Bar & Grille (620 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale) is serving the Soft Shell Crab all month long. It consists of crispy soft shell crab, bacon, avocado, Sriracha mayo, heirloom tomato, and watercress. Visit wildsealasolas.com.

Indigo (620 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale) serves the Breakfast Burger for National Burger Month. This contains a fried egg, ground chuck, bacon, cheddar cheese, tomato, and lettuce. Visit indigolasolas.com.

Pincho Factory (155 N. Hiatus Rd., Pembroke Pines) has a multitude of unique burgers for National Burger Month. This includes the Quesadilla Burger, the Pincho Burger, the Tostón Burger, and the Foreman. Visit pinchofactory.com.

For more events, visit our online calendar or pick up the print edition of New Times Broward-Palm Beach 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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