Things To Do

South Florida Food and Drink Specials This Week: Hot Cocoa, Wine Dinner, and Movember


Karaoke and Ladies Night

Bull Market (210 SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale) lets those without a Y chromosome enjoy select $3 martinis and $1 drinks all night long. If you’re a male, don’t feel left out – it is also karaoke night. The fun starts at 9 p.m. Visit


Hot Cocoa on Las Olas
First Presbyterian Church (401 SE 15th Ave., Fort Lauderdale) will be serving hot cocoa during the 54th Annual Christmas on Las Olas. Guests can also buy a tree. Proceeds from the cocoa support FTL MOPS Group. This is from 5 to 10 p.m. Visit

Paint N Drink at Tom Sawyer Country Restaurant
Tom Sawyer Country Restaurant (3208 Forest Hill Blvd., West Palm Beach) will let guests paint and drink starting at 6 p.m. Admission with supplies costs $30. Visit


Opus One Wine Dinner
Council Oak Steaks & Seafood (1 Seminole Way, Fort Lauderdale) will be hosting a wine dinner starting at 7 p.m. The four-course event will feature meals such as grilled spiny lobster, stuffed maple leaf duck breast, choice of coffee, and chili-cured wagyu beef shortrib or shitake and peppercorn-crusted bigeye tuna and melted red hawk cheese. Dinner costs $249. Call 954-316-2900.

YOLO Strut Your Stache Movember Wrap Party
YOLO (333 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale) will host a mustache contest for Movember. Onsite will be free shaves and grooming, a trunk show, drinks, and more. This starts at 7 p.m. Visit

Pinot Cubed
Virginia Philip Wine Shop & Academy (101 N. Clematis St., West Palm Beach) will feature various styles of white and red pinot wines. Chris Gross of GOS Wine Imports will be a presenter. Admission costs $40. This starts at 6 p.m. Call 561-721-6000.

Riverside Market Movember Event
Riverside Market (608 SW 12th Ave., Fort Lauderdale) will showcase beers on draft from Wynwood Brewing. Proceeds will benefit the Movember Foundation. There will also be free beard-shaving from Roaming Razor. This starts at 7 p.m. Visit


A Taste of Alto-Shaam
Unisource Marketing Group (24 NE 24th Ave., Pompano Beach) will allow guests to sample food and participate in a hands-on demo. Demonstrations are at 10:30 a.m. or 1 p.m. This is free but requires registration. Email [email protected] for confirmation. Visit

1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizza Grand Opening
1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria of Delray Place (1801 S. Federal Hwy., Store 800, Delray Beach) will open at 11 a.m. The first ten customers will receive free pizza for a year, and every customer will receive a free personal pizza. Visit

A Night in Paris
The Foundry FL (2781 E. Atlantic Blvd., Pompano Beach) will host a four-course champagne dinner. Courses include various appetizers, cold-water oyster, salmon rillette, roast Cornish hens, and goat cheese custard. There will also be a Moët ice bar, games, prizes, and live music. This is from 7 to 10 p.m.
Admission is $125. Visit

All Month Long

Hoffman's Chocolate Winter Wonderland
Hoffman’s Chocolates is celebrating its 26th-annual Winter Wonderland at Hoffman’s Chocolates Factory, Shoppe, Ice Cream Parlour, and Gardens (5190 Lake Worth Rd., Greenacres). Until Friday, December 30, attendees can enjoy lights, holiday displays, photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, and more. The shop will also introduce its Circle of Celebration Holiday Wreath Display and Contest. Visit

Football Specials at Burger Bar

Burger Bar (4650 Donald Ross Rd., Palm Beach Gardens) will celebrate the NFL season with $14 domestic beer buckets, $18 imported beer buckets, and appetizer specials. Games will be shown on nineteen 55-plus-inch HD TVs. Specials are available for both day and night games, from Thursday Night Football through Monday Night Football. Visit

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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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