Things To Do

South Florida Food and Drink Events This Week: Meatless Monday, National S'mores Day, and Chef vs. Chef


Green Bar (1075 SE 17 St., Fort Lauderdale) will offer guests $5 Seattle Burgers. This meatless treat is available from 5 to 9 p.m. Visit

Meatful Mondays
The Sybarite Pig (20642 State Road 7, Boca Raton) will offer Meatful Monday. The meal consists of bone-in loin chops with green apple purée and bacon-roasted brussels sprouts. This weekly recurring event starts at 5 p.m. with beers by the mug. Visit


Brass Tap’s Taco Tuesday
Who says you have to wait until Cinco de Mayo to eat tacos? Brass Tap (624 SW 145th Ter., Pembroke Pines and 950 Congress Ave., Boynton Beach) doesn’t. For $9.99, you can eat all the tacos your heart desires. Visit


UNcooking Class  Demo + Dinner
Learn how to "uncook" with raw food at Hollywood Vine (2035 Harrison St., Hollywood). Guests will learn how to make thai mango salad, coconut curry, and orange bites. This is from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Email [email protected] to purchase tickets, which cost $49. Spots must be purchased before noon Wednesday.

National S'mores Day With Exquisito Fine Chocolates
Funky Buddha Brewery (1201 NE 38 St., Oakland Park) will feature a flight of four beers paired with beer-infused s'mores. This costs $20 and is available from 7 to 9 p.m. Visit

Chef vs. Chef Series at Max’s Harvest
Starting at 9 p.m., this week's installment of the Chef vs. Chef series showdown will go down at Max’s Harvest (169 NE Second Ave., Delray Beach). Two chefs will be judged by experienced foodies with the winner moving on to the next round. Entry costs $5, with proceeds benefiting the Milagro Center. Food and drink will be available at happy hour prices. Visit


Movies in the Sand
Hyde Beach Kitchen + Cocktails (111 S. Surf Rd., Hallandale Beach) will screen a movie starting at 8:30 p.m. There will be free popcorn, and the beach bar will be open. Admission is free. Visit

Trivia Night/Thirsty Thursday at Bull Market
Thursday is not just the near-end of the work week but the beginning of the weekend. Bull Market (210A SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale) offers $2 beers at their bar trivia night at 8 p.m. Want domestic buckets o’beer? It’s only $15. Visit

All Month Long

Free Hoffman’s Chocolates Factory Tours

Hoffman’s Chocolates (multiple locations) will host a Backpack Donation Drive for elementary school students in Broward and Palm Beach. Those who donate a new school backpack will receive two vouchers for free Hoffman’s Chocolates factory tours. Each tour is 15 minutes long and includes samplings as well as a firsthand look at how Hoffman’s Chocolates are created. The drive is from July 25 to August 15. Visit

Olympic Cocktail Menu at American Social

American Social (721 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale) will raise their glasses to a new cocktail menu, which includes five variations of the Caipirinha. Each variation represents one country (United States, Mexico, Brazil, Italy, and Spain) and costs $13. This starts August 5 and ends August 21. Visit

Pokémon Specials at Quarterdeck

Quarterdeck Restaurants (multiple locations) will serve Pokémon-inspired drinks such as the Oddish Pear Martini, Pikachu Punch, and Slowpoke Strawberry Lemonade. Additionally, guests will get a free dessert with purchase of a meal if they show their Pokémon Go app to their waiter. This is available until September 30. Visit

August iPic Specials

iPic Theaters (Mizner Park, 301 Plaza Real, Boca Raton) will feature the Pegu Club cocktail and the Ooey Gooey M&Ms Sweet Pizza during the entire month of August. The Pegu Club cocktail is comprised of Grand Marnier, New Amsterdam Gin, and lime. Ooey Gooey M&Ms Sweet Pizza is made of Nutella, pretzels, M&Ms, toasted marshmallows, and chocolate disks. Visit

Specialty Summer Cocktails
Apothecary 330 (330 Himmarshee St. #101, Fort Lauderdale) will showcase not one, but two cocktails for the summertime. One is the Green Tea Lavender Mojito, and the other is PEAping Tom, geared toward those who like martinis. Call 954-616-8028.

Josie’s Ristorante Summer Discount
Josie’s Ristorante (1602 S. Federal Hwy., Boynton Beach) will offer 20 percent off the entire menu until September. This is for dine-in only and is not applicable with other discounts or offers. Visit

Stout Bar & Grill Summer Happy Hour
Stout Bar & Grill (3419 N. Andrews Ave., Oakland Park) will feature half-off drinks, flatbreads, and appetizers Monday through Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. Visit

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