While weekdays may be full of dreadful tasks, in South Florida we refuse to live a week without some distractions from our busy schedules.
Whether a relaxing meal with a glass of wine is what you need to wind down, or whether you're looking for a lively social event, culinary experiences and entertainment are awaiting every day of the week in South Florida. Here are a few things going on to keep you out in Broward and Palm Beach counties and about this week.
Bao Las Olas is offering a special for their bao bun sandwiches - $15 gets you as much as you want of those little treats at 11:30 a.m. on Mondays. The Asian dish stuffs the soft and fluffy buns with meat or fresh vegetarian ingredients.
Visit ArtsPark between 5:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. and you'll be greeted by an abundance of trucks carrying culinary dishes appealing to everyone's taste buds. Grab food from one or several of the 25 food trucks that will be in attendance, and you can enjoy a picnic at the park.
Try a variety of wine at Hollywood Vine from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. for no charge on Tuesday. Tasting options will include sparkling wine, Cabernet, Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from places like France, California and Washington. Whether you're looking for a fruity, bitter or mingled taste, you won't be disappointed with the options.
Tucker Duke's Lunchbox will be hosting its Summer Brewmaster Series on Tuesday, pairing up your four-course meal with craft beer from Cigar City Brewing. Beginning at 8 p.m. it will serve up a meal featuring "Roast Beast" and strawberry cobbler with yellow cake topping and whipped buttermilk paired with Cubano Espresso.
The Riverside Market's Beer Bingo begins at 7 p.m., teaming up with Sam Adams to host the event. This event is sure to entertain everyone 21 and older as it mingles friendly bingo competition with refreshing beer. The first card costs $5, and each addition one is $2. Prizes include beer and merchandise.
From 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., the Himmarshee Public House is offering unlimited red and white wine for $20 per person. There are also a variety of appetizers and plates available to accompany your wine as you relax in the casual atmosphere.
The Backyard Bar's laid-back ambiance will be topped with with "Live Blues with Joey George" Wednesdays from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. In addition, receive 50 percent off all bottles of wine to savor your meal with.
Executive Chef Victor Franco will be hosting a Made in America dinner at Oceans 234's oceanfront patio from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The dinner will include a five-course patriotic meal and drinks including caramelized watermelon salad with an apple pie old fashioned cocktail and campfire s'mores with Faretti Biscotti liqueur. The dinner costs $60 per person.
Take a stroll around the world of Whole Foods in Coral Springs to try cherry recipes featured throughout the store. Get your Cherry Fest passport stamped as you try them all, and at the end you have a chance of winning a gift basket with select cherry products.