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South Florida Food and Drink Events This Week: Knife 101, Wine Wars, and More

Around and around we go again. Today is the start to yet another lovely workweek. Hopefully, you have a bit of a spring in your step from some indulgent weekend activities. If not, don't fret, there's still plenty of events to keep you busy through your working days. Whether you're looking to be nice to your body through healthy food, give yourself up to serious wine battles, or fight for a date with some attractive men while drinking cocktails -- obviously -- there's something to do in Broward and Palm Beach Counties this week.

See also: World Food Day Saturday at Yellow Green Farmer's Market


Healthy Eating - Vegan Burgers and Buddies

Burgers are not thought of as health food; however, fatty meat is not a compulsory ingredient. To solve your unhealthy burger woes, Whole Foods Market is hosting a vegan burger class at its Fort Lauderdale store on Monday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. The cost to attend is $5 per person. Registration is required.

Whole Foods Market is located at 2000 N. Federal Highway in Fort Lauderdale. Call 954-565-5655, or visit

Basic Knife Skills

The first step to cooking efficiently is learning to handle a knife properly. To help wannabe chefs, Publix Aprons Cooking School in Plantation is holding a basic knife skills class that will teach the basics of slicing, dicing, julienne, and chiffonade with a few different recipes. The hands on class is $50 per person. Registration is required.

Publix Aprons Cooking School is located at 1181 S. University Drive in Plantation. Call 954-577-7632, or visit

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