Restaurant News: Carmine's Big Plans, Nosh in Cooper City, Get Rummy at Reef Road
• Whether you keep kosher or just can't resist an overstuffed pastrami sandwich, you might want to sharpen your appetite for the 2010 Nosh Fest, a celebration of snacking on all your favorite Jewish delicacies, from matzo ball soup to knishes. There's cooking competitions and demonstrations and other stuff too, all to benefit a trio of local hunger-fighting organizations. It all takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 21, at Temple Beth Emet (4807 S. Flamingo Rd., Cooper City, 954-680-1882). Admission is a donation of canned food, then you purchase tickets (cheap) to taste around. For more details, go here.
• Get rummy on the good stuff at Robert Burr's Spiced Rum Experience, to be held Thursday, Nov. 11, from 7 to 9 p.m., at Reef Road Rum Bar in West Palm Beach. Rums infused with everything from vanilla and ginger to turmeric and juniper berry will be tasted, along with rum-based cocktails. Cost is $20 and attendance is limited, so make your rezzies here.