There is no time of day that excites us the way happy hour does.
It not only involves cheap drinks and inexpensive eats, but it washes away the pain of the workday.
Numerous options for after work intoxication abound luckily; however, you can never have enough of a good thing.
Starting next month, Tsukuro is launching a new beach-side happy hour as well as brand-spanking new lunch menu.
Dubbed "Lucky You," the new happy hour series offers highlights the winning combination 7/7/7, a monthly rotating selection of seven drinks and seven small plates priced for seven bucks a piece, offered for seven hours (11 a.m. to 6 p.m.).
The specials save an approximate 20 to 30 percent off the usual price of the dishes.
For the month of April the features cockails are TY-KU Sake Cocktail, Fresh Fruit Sake Sangria, Kyoto Picnic (citrus-infused Ty Ku Silver, lemon and cinnamon), and Malibu Coconut Rum Sparklers. Markham Chardonnay, Leitz Out Riesling and American Wine Company Red Zinfandel are the wine specials.
The seven dishes include an array of small plate and sushi rolls, including California roll, J&B roll, assorted crisps, lacquered chicken wings, the signature baby back ribs, oxtail spring rolls, and Thai barbecue calamari.
In addition to the regular and happy hour menus, Tsukuro is also featuring a selection of Asian-inspired lunch dishes. Items range from meat to seafood, such as pulled pork on challah roll ($11), east "meats" west burger with wasabi mayonnaise and kimchi ketchup ($12), Chinese chicken salad wrap ($12), lobster roll ($18), clams and mussels ($9), and the oyster taster, a selection of two East Coast, West Coast, and Gulf Coast Oysters ($15). All entrees are being served with boniato fries or Asian slaw.
A new chef's weekly bento box ($12) with four small tasting plates accompanied by vegetable fried rice is also a new option on the lunch.
Tsukuro is located at 225 S. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale. Call 954-523-1407, or visit facebook.com/TsukuroFL.
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