South Florida Food and Drink Events This Week: Trivia Night, 4/20 Cocktails, and Wine Dinner

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$1 Meatballs
Good things don’t always come cheap, but at Fork and Balls (1301 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale), they do. All day long, get meatballs for only $1 as part of its Meatball Monday special. Half-priced wine on tap is even more enticing. Visit ForkAndBalls.com.


Wine Dinner With the Hamptons
Social House (512 Lucerne Ave., Lake Worth) will host its first pop-up wine dinner from 6:30 to 9 p.m. This will feature wines from Biggio Hamina Cellars as well as a four-course dinner. Tickets cost $65. Visit SocialHouseLW.com.

The Office Trivia
The Brass Tap in Coral Springs (9651 Westview Drive, Pompano Beach) will allow guests to express their love of the Office with trivia. This is from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Visit brasstapbeerbar.com.


4/20 Cocktail
Tap 42 (1411 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale) will offer a special cocktail called “Blueberry Kush.” This will have Fwaygo Rum by South Florida Distillers, blueberry preserves, thyme-peppercorn syrup, and lime. This costs $4.20 for one day only. In addition, Fwaygo Rum shots will cost — you guessed it — $4.20. Visit Tap42.com.

Food Truck Invasion at Brian Piccolo Park
Normally, invasions are not considered a good thing but this time, it’s an exception. More than 20 food trucks will be taking over Cooper City’s at Brian Piccolo Park, (9501 Sheridan St., Cooper City). This event starts at 5 p.m. and features trucks such as Cheesezilla, Conch Shack, Gene's Joint, and HipPOPs Handcrafted Gelato Bars. If you miss it this Wednesday, be wary – you’ll have to wait a whole month, as this event is the third Wednesday of every month. Visit the Facebook page.

Fort Lauderdale Whiskey Society Meet-Up
Stache (109 SW Second Ave., Fort Lauderdale) will host the Fort Lauderdale Whiskey Society meet-up. Guests will be able to sample whiskeys from Michters as well as Pigs Nose Scotch, Defiant American Single Malt, and Sheep Dip Scotch. This event is free to attend and starts at 6:30 p.m. Visit StacheFTL.com.


Neighborhood Party
El Cabo Flats (550 S. Rosemary Ave., Suite 160, West Palm Beach) will host a neighborhood party. This will include $5 margaritas and mojitos as well as $3 domestic beers. There will be free appetizers. This event is from 6 to 8 p.m. Visit caboflats.com.

All Month Long

National Poetry Month at Hoffman Chocolates
Because of National Poetry Month, Hoffman’s Chocolates (5250 Town Center Circle in Boca Raton, 920 E. Las Olas Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale, 801 S. University Drive in Plantation, 705 Lake Ave. in Lake Worth, 3341 Sheridan Street in Hollywood, 5190 Lake Worth Road in Greenacres, 10957 North Military Trail in Palm Beach Gardens and 1727 Main Street in Weston) has teamed up with the Jason Taylor Foundation to support the young poets of the Omari Hardwick bluapple Poetry Network. To celebrate, Hoffman’s Chocolates will donate 10 percent of all Gourmet Caramel Apple sales during April to the Jason Taylor Foundation. Visit Hoffmans.com

Ratatouille Pizza and Sidecar Cocktail
iPic Theaters (301 Plaza Real, Boca Raton) is offering a limited-time Ratatouille Pizza for April. Also available for this month only is the Sidecar cocktail. Visit iPicTheatres.com.

Burger of the Month
Burger Bar (4650 Donald Ross Road, Palm Beach Gardens) is featuring the Georgia Peach as its burger of the month for $15.50. It consists of Wisconsin smoked Gouda, applewood-smoked bacon, red onion, arugula, and Georgia peach compote on a toasted ciabatta bread. The drink of the month is the Bobby Jones, which includes bourbon, peach schnapps, and sour mix. Visit burgerbar.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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