South Florida Food and Drink Events This Week: Chocolate for Breakfast, Scurvy Awareness, and Teacher Appreciation


Scurvy Awareness Day
26 Degree Brewing Company (2600 E. Atlantic Blvd., Pompano Beach) will be celebrating Scurvy Awareness Day starting at 2 p.m. This consists of citrusy brews such as Grapefruit IPA1A and Lemon Drop Hefeweizen. Visit 26brewing.com.

Trivia at Funky Buddha Brewery
Funky Buddha Lounge and Brewery (1201 NE 38th St., Oakland Park) will allow attendees to show off their knowledge of useless facts with trivia night. Starting at 7 p.m., the contest has no team size requirements, and the top three teams will win Funky Buddha gift cards. Visit FunkyBuddhaBrewery.com.


GreatGive Happy Hour Pizza Party
Lynora's (207 Clematis St., West Palm) will host a fundraiser for Adopt-A-Family. A $20 minimum donation allows guests a ticket for both a drink and pizza.This will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Visit lynoras.com and adoptafamilypbc.org.

Teacher Appreciation Day
Hoffman’s Chocolates (various locations) will offer a BOGO promotion for teachers until Friday. With a purchase of mint meltaways or a box of milk or dark chocolate marshmallows, participants get one box of either of those treats for free. Visit hoffmans.com.

Chocolate for Breakfast
Have dessert for breakfast at Palm Beach Photographic Centre (415 Clematis St., West Palm Beach). From 9 to 11 a.m., guests can make and eat healthy chocolate with PBPC CEO and vegan chocolatier Fatima NeJame. Admission is $45 and registration is required. Visit Workshop.org.


May the Fourth Be With You 
Tarpon Bend (200 SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale) will be showing the original Star Wars Trilogy starting at 11 a.m. There will also be a free featured drink for those dressed in character. The choices are a C3PO Margarita or Boba Fett Fireball. Visit tarponbend.com.


Cinco de Mayo at Grille 401
Grille 401 (401 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale) will offer specialty cocktails with Casamigos Tequila for Cinco de Mayo. This includes the Signature Casalinda Watermelon Margarita, Casamigos Blanco Shots, bottomless Casamigos Blanco Margaritas (original, strawberry, blueberry), and $4 Coronas. There are also Casamigos margarita-flavored signature cupcakes. Call 954-767-0222.

Cinco de Mayo at Brimstone Woodfire Grill
Brimstone Woodfire Grill (14575 SW Fifth St., Pembroke Pines) will serve Cinco de Mayo specialty features like jalapeño-infused Casamigos Blanco Tequila Casapenos Cocktails and $20 bottomless margaritas (original, strawberry, jalapeño, and blood orange). Featured beer is Funky Buddha Blood Orange IPA. All Casapenos Cocktails will be paired with a free Casamigos margarita-flavored cupcake. Call 954-430-2333.

Cinco de Mayo at Fork & Balls
Fork & Balls (1301 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale) will celebrate Cinco de Mayo with five meatballs for $5, $3 Islamorada, and $5 margaritas. The fun starts at 11 a.m. Visit forkandballs.com.

Cinco de May at Bangin’ Banjo Brewing Company
Bangin’ Banjo Brewing Company (3200 NW 23rd Ave., # 500, Pompano Beach) will be serving tacos from Que Pinchos Tacos y Mas and Margarita Goses. There will also be mariachi music and their weekly trivia event. This starts at 4 p.m. Visit banginbanjobrewing.com.

Farm to Kitchen - Cinco De Mayo Fiesta
Farmer’s Table (1901 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton) will allow guests to learn, make, and sample tangy slaw, cilantro lime chicken tacos, refried beans, spiced Mexican hot chocolate, and beer. This class is from 1 to 2 p.m. Tickets are $15. Visit EventBrite.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., Fort Lauderdale) will offer 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.

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

Indigo (620 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale) will serve 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 Road, Pembroke Pines) will have a multitude of unique burgers for National Burger Month. This includes the Quesadilla Burger, Pincho Burger, Tostón Burger, and 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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