South Florida Food and Drink Specials This Weekend: Veterans Day, Grill-Off Food & Wine Festival, and Sip N Paint

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Veterans Day Special at Cantina Laredo
Cantina Laredo Modern Mexican (the Village at Gulfstream, 501 Silks Run, Hallandale) will offer a free meal to all veterans and active-duty military personnel starting at noon. Those who show a military ID will receive their choice of dish worth up to $15. Visit cantinalaredo.com.


Burlock Coast Anniversary
Burlock Coast (1 N. Lauderdale Florida, Fort Lauderdale) will celebrate its anniversary and launch its first farmers' market. Local venders will be featured, and there will be a DJ and a raffle. The farmers' market will occur on the second Saturday of every month starting at 9 a.m. There will also be an anniversary happy hour at 5 p.m. with $1 oysters and $6 specialty cocktails. Visit ritzcarlton.com.

Offerdahl’s Broward Health® Gridiron Grill-Off Food & Wine Festival
Pompano Beach Amphitheater (1801 NE Sixth St., Pompano Beach) will host the John Offerdahl’s Broward Health® Gridiron Grill-Off Food & Wine Festival starting at noon. This event will pair teams of football players with local chefs. All event proceeds will benefit Offerdahl’s Hand-Off Foundation. Tickets start at $85. Visit gridirongrilloff.com.

Sip N Paint
North Beach Village Design (600 Breakers Ave., Fort Lauderdale) will host a painting class including free wine (guests can BYOB as well). The painting is titled “Enlightened Buddha.” This costs $32 and is at 6:00 p.m.Visit bit.ly/NBVSipNPaint.

Father Christmas Party
Barrel of Monks Brewing (1141 S. Rogers Cir. #5, Boca Raton) will release its Father Christmas brew from 2 to 6 p.m. Santa will make an appearance, and holiday dress is encouraged. Advance tickets cost $40 for an all-you-can-drink pass. Visit eventbrite.com.

Khoffner Grand Reopening Celebration
Khoffner Brewery (1110 NE Eighth Ave., Fort Lauderdale) will feature beer, food, and music for its celebration at 1 p.m. Beers in stein are $5, and a food truck will be there at 2 p.m. Visit khoffner.us.

UFC Watch Party
The Tilted Kilt (219 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale) will host a Mcgregor vs. Alvarez watch party at 10 p.m. There will be drink specials all night and no cover. Call 954-763-5458.

Learn to Brew Class
Funky Buddha Brewery (1201 NE 38 St., Oakland Park) will host a three-hour class on brewing starting at noon. Attendees will be able to taste the finished beer for free at the Funky Buddha Lounge & Brewery in Boca Raton. Admission costs $35 and includes a logo pint glass and two beers. Visit funkybuddhabrewery.com.


Angelo Elia Pizza, Bar, Tapas Brunch
Angelo Elia Pizza, Bar, Tapas is now offering weekend brunch at its Fort Lauderdale (4215 N. Federal Hwy.) and Coral Springs locations (5920 Coral Ridge Dr.). These specials are available every Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Coral Springs location and every Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Fort Lauderdale location. Menu items include Mama’s Sunday gravy rigatoni, lobster grilled-cheese sandwich, porchetta benedict, Nutella croissant, strawberry French toast, and more. Visit angeloeliapizza.com.

Cranksgiving Bike Ride/Scavenger Hunt
Do some good in the community with the Cranksgiving fundraising event for the Community Caring Center of Greater Boynton Beach, Inc. Attendees will bike to four area grocery stores to buy nonperishable items. These will fill Thanksgiving baskets for families in need. Participants will spend a minimum of $5 at each store and place the food in drop boxes there. This is a 14-mile trip which starts and ends at the Fish Depot Bar & Grille (511 NE Fourth St., Boynton Beach). Registration is $20.00. There will be Raffles and prizes for best dressed turkey rider. This is from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Visit cccgbb.org/cranksgiving.

All Month Long

James Beard Dinner at Kuro
Kuro (One Seminole Way, Hollywood) will be offering a five-course tasting menu featuring the James Beard dinner offerings. This is available until November 14. Courses include kanpachi, uni, lionfish, wagyu, and mochi. This costs $100, and a drink pairing is available for an additional $45. Call 954-316- 2900.

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 burgerbar.com.

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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