Things To Do

South Florida Food and Drink Events This Weekend: Mardi Gras Bar Crawl, Food Truck Safari and Super Bowl Parties


Cuisines and Poetry
Created by Sharonda Chery, Cuisines and Poetry will allow participants to share their poetry, music and more. Hosted at Midtown Art Gallery (1033 Sistrunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale), this recurring event is the first Friday of every month and has different food each time. Admission is $10 for two people before 9 p.m. and $10 per person after 9 p.m. Food costs $10 a plate. Visit their Facebook page.

First Friday Food Trucks
Check out the First Friday Food Trucks at Flamingo Gardens (3750 S. Flamingo Rd., Davie) from 5 to 9 p.m. Past food trucks included Red Zeppelin, Nacho Bizness, El Rincón del Coquí, Mojo on the Go, Big Ragu, and more. If you can’t make it this month, no worries – this occurs on the first Friday of every month. Visit


National Pisco Sour Day
It’s National Pisco Sour Day, and SuViche (401 E. Las Olas Blvd., #150, Fort Lauderdale) is celebrating. There will be 2-for-1 Pisco cocktails all day long as well as dishes starting at $4. Visit

Bar Crawl Nation: Mardi Gras

America’s Backyard (100 SW Third Ave., Fort Lauderdale) is just one of the stops for this Mardi Gras themed bar crawl. Starting at 8 p.m., attendees can not only bar hop but get a free t-shirt if each bar on the list is visited. Drinks start at $3. Tickets are $20. Visit

Food Truck Safari
Palm Beach Zoo (1301 Summit Blvd., West Palm Beach) will be hosting a food truck smorgasbord starting at 4:30 p.m. Food trucks include The Inca Mix, Karate’s Kitchen, Sweet Cravings NY and more. Admission is $10 for adult non-members and $9 adult members. For children, it is $7 for non-members and $6 for members. Those under 3-years-old get in for free. Proceeds benefit zoo operations. Visit

TAP Global Beer Collection’s 2 Year Anniversary Beer Fest

TAP Global Beer Collection (14813 Lyons Rd., Ste 100, Delray Beach) is celebrating their two-year anniversary with an outdoor beer fest, limited draft releases, grown up root beer floats, bottle specials, and more. The fun starts at 5 p.m. Visit

Laser Wolf 5 Year Anniversary
Laser Wolf (901 Progresso Dr., Ste. 101, Fort Lauderdale) is turning five years old, but there will be no face painting or cake involved. Instead, expect to taste beers on draft from Barrel of Monks, Wynwood Brewing, and Cigar City. There will also be a Ramen pop-up with Takeshi from Gaysha Sushi. Visit


Super Bowl at Max’s Harvest

Although Max’s Harvest (169 NE Second Ave., Delray Beach) will be closed for dinner on Super Bowl Sunday, there will be an extended brunch from 10 to 4 p.m. There will be bottomless $15 Coors Light in honor of the Denver Broncos as well as bottomless $15 "Panther" Punch for the Carolina Panthers. Visit

Super Bowl Party at Burger Bar
Burger Bar (465 Donald Ross Rd., Palm Beach Gardens) is down for that Super Bowl crown. There are two game day burgers to be featured: the Panther Burger (cheddar cheese, smoked pulled pork, Carolina sour BBQ sauce, creamy slaw) and the Bronco Burger (smoked cheddar cheese, fire roasted green chiles, bacon, avocado cilantro mayo). Both are $15.50 each. There will also be $.75 wings, $2 “Jell-O” shots, beer buckets and other specials. Call 561-630-4545.

LauderAle Super Bowl Tailgate
LauderAle (3305 SE 14 Ave., Fort Lauderdale) will be hosting a Super Bowl party starting at 2 p.m. The $20 admission includes one appetizer, one side and one beer. Visit

All month Long

Habit Burger Limited Time Sandwich
Habit Burger (1801 S. Federal Hwy., Delray Beach) has introduced its chicken caprese sandwich. This is available until March 16 and is $6.95. Visit

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