South Florida Food and Drink Events This Week: Cocktails for a Cause, Rare Beer Tasting, and Pizza 101


Margarita Mondays for $5 at Cabo Flats
Cabo Flats (Delay Marketplace at 14851 Lyons Road, Suite 122, Delray Beach, and CityPlace at West Palm Beach, 550 S. Rosemary Ave., Suite 160, Palm Beach) is offering $5 El Cabo margaritas all day. Talk about starting the week off right! Visit CaboFlats.com.


Farm to Kitchen: Meals in a Hurry
Farmer’s Table (1901 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton) is hosting a one-hour class about cooking healthy meals in a hurry. The menu samples are chickpea nontuna salad, greens and beans quinoa bowl, and pineapple shrimp with edamame. The class is at 6 p.m. and costs $10. Visit EventBrite.com.

Funky Buddha Tap Takeover
Tap 42 (5050 Town Center Circle, Suite 247, Boca Raton) will be taken over by Funky Buddha beer. Brews include Moro Moro, Hop Gun, 42 Truths, and Last Snow. Visit Tap42.com.

Give + Grill Benefit at Whole Foods
Whole Foods Market Fort Lauderdale (2000 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale) is hosting a Give + Grill Benefit from 4 to 7 p.m. Those who donate $5 will have a choice of a hot dog, burger, or veggie burger with chips and a soda. Donations benefit global poverty alleviation. Visit WholeFoodsMarket.com.

NOLA Tap Takeover
Tap 42 (1411 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale) will have a tap takeover by NOLA Brewing. Visit Tap42.com.


National Ravioli Day
Brio Tuscan Grille (Gulfstream Park at 600 Silks Run, Suite 1205, in Hallandale Beach; 14576 SW Fifth St. in Pembroke Pines; 499 S. University Drive in Plantation; 5050 Town Center Circle, Suite 239, in Boca Raton; 550 S. Rosemary Ave. in West Palm Beach; 3101 PGA Blvd. in Palm Beach Gardens) has been celebrating National Ravioli Day with half off select ravioli dishes. This promotion’s last day is on Wednesday. Visit BrioItalian.com.

Pizza 101
Solita & Mastino (25 NE Second Ave., Pineapple Grove, Delray Beach) will allow guests to participate in a pizza-making class. The class is from 6 to 8 p.m. Tickets cost $69 and include pizza tastings, the end pizza result, and a free alcoholic beverage. Register at SolitaItalian.com.

Shooters Full Moon Dinner Series
Shooters Waterfront (3033 NE 32nd Ave., Fort Lauderdale) will launch its Full Moon Dinner Series at 6:30 p.m. There will be a five-course beer-pairing menu for $49 per attendee. Sous chef Brian Cornellius will guide participants throughout the night. In addition, there will be a “welcome glass” of the restaurant’s new beer, Shooters Ale. Visit ShootersWaterfront.com.

26° Brewing Beer Dinner
26° Brewing Co. (2600 E. Atlantic Blvd., Pompano Beach) will present at five-course beer dinner at 7 p.m. Chef Darrell will prepare courses such as potato soup, shredded slow-smoked pork shoulder, Bangkok gulf shrimp and rice, Maryland style crab cake, and chocolate mousse. Tickets cost $65. Visit EventBrite.com.

Rare Beer Tasting 9.0
The Brass Tap (9651 Westview Drive, Pompano Beach) will allow guests to taste beer not easily found. Brews include 2011 Sexual Chocolate, Hardywood Apple Brandy Barrel Gingerbread Stout, and 2007 Cuvee Rene. Tickets cost $65 and include a sample pour of each beer, tasting note sheets, brewery swag, and a raffle of select bottles. This event starts at 8 p.m. Visit BrassTapBeerBar.com.

Fort Lauderdale Whiskey Society Meet Up
Stache (109 SW Second Ave., Fort Lauderdale) will host the Fort Lauderdale Whiskey Society meetup. Guests will be able to sample Irish whiskies from Jameson, Powers, and Redbreast. This event is free to attend and starts at 6:30 p.m. Visit StacheFTL.com.

Magic Hat - Low Key Launch Party
Beer Trade Co Cafe & Beer Lounge (145 NE Fourth Ave., Delray Beach) will allow guests to try Magic Hat’s new Low Key Session IPA and Single Chair. There will be giveaways, food, and music as well. This starts at 8 p.m. Visit the Facebook page.


Trivia at Bangin' Banjo Brewing Co.

Bangin' Banjo Brewing Co. (3200 NW 23rd Ave., Suite 500, Pompano Beach) will host trivia from 7 to 9 p.m. Prizes include gift certificates and merchandise. Visit BanginBanjoBrewing.com.

Cocktails for a Cause
A Cystic Fibrosis Foundation fundraiser will be held at American Social (721 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale) from 7 to 11 p.m. The $20 prepaid donation includes food, a drink ticket, and drink specials all night long. Tickets at the door will cost $25. Visit finest.cff.org/shir-keidans-finest, and in the notes section, write “AMSO happy hour.” 

Funky Buddha Easter Beer Release
Funky Buddha Lounge & Brewery (2621 N. Federal Highway, Boca Raton) will have an Easter Beer Release at 7 p.m. Beer flavors include Chocolate Peanut Butter Rice Krispy, Carrot Cake Wheat, Blueberry Cobbler, and Cherry Pie Berliner. Visit FunkyBuddhaBrewery.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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