Legacy Place Food and Wine Experience, Get Downtown, and Other Food and Drink Events This Week in South Florida
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Real Men Bake fundraiser at Sundy House -- The GRWC Woman's Club of Delray Beach will host a bake-off featuring the sweet and/or savory treats created by several dozen amateur and professional male cooks. The event, dubbed Real Men Bake, is 6 to 8 p.m. at the Sundy House in Delray Beach. Admission is $15 at the door, cash only. Free appetizers and drink specials will be offered, plus the baked goods that have been entered into the contest.
Marco Polo Tasting Social -- China Grill in Fort Lauderdale will host a tasting event inspired by the travels of Marco Polo with food like sushi, pan-seared spicy tuna, and curried chicken satay with lo mein. Everything will be paired with a wine or other adult beverage. The cost is $59 per person and the event is at 7 p.m. Call 954-759-9950 to RSVP.
"Cocktails for a Cause" at Red The Steakhouse-Rosso Italia -- Boca Raton's newest steak destination Red The Steakhouse-Rosso Italia will host a fundraiser for KidSafe Foundation. The event is 5:30 to 8 p.m. and will include an open bar and food, plus raffle prizes. Tickets are $30 pre-sale or $40 at the door.
Legacy Place Food and Wine Experience -- Several dozen restaurants -- including Figs by Todd English, Havana Restaurant, and Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza -- will participate in this wine and food event held in Legacy Place in Palm Beach Gardens. The event is 7 to 9 p.m. General admission is $50. VIP admission is $75 and includes access to the event from 6:30 to 10 p.m. and a lounge featuring specialty drinks.
Wine Tasting and Pairing at The Backyard Bar -- Wines from Australia and New Zealand will be paired with hors d'oeuvres prepared by Michael Ober. The cost is $15 per person and the tasting is 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Backyard Bar in West Palm Beach.
Grand opening of wine lounge at Hookah House in Lake Worth -- The Hookah House in Lake Worth has added a wine lounge serving wine flights and offering wine classes. The lounge will celebrate with a reception and party from 7 to 10 p.m. with French cheeses, Prosecco, and other treats, some of which will be free (others will be available for purchase).
Get Downtown cocktail hour in Fort Lauderdale -- The Riverwalk Get Downtown outdoor cocktail hour includes tastings from local restaurants and two drink tickets for a $25 admission fee ($20 if you purchase online.) The party is 5 to 8 p.m. at Las Olas Place, 333 E. Las Olas Blvd.
Deerfield Beach Wine & Food Festival -- The Second Annual Deerfield Beach Wine & Food Festival is Friday and Saturday in Quiet Waters Park. Tickets remain for the Grand Tasting Launch Party ($35 pre-sale or $45 at the door) at 7:30 p.m. Friday; the Jazz Blues Brunch ($35/$45) from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, and the Grand Tasting ($60/$75) from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are available here. Some of the chefs participating in the event include Roy Villacrusis, Tony Torres (Buddha Sky Bar), and Jorge Fernandez (The Spaniard).
Sweet Corn Fiesta -- The corniest celebration around will hit town with a party from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Yesteryear Village on the South Florida Fair Grounds in West Palm Beach. Events include a sweet-corn-shucking contest at 1 p.m., the International Corn Eating Contest at 3 p.m., and a local corn-eating contest directly after. Admission is $5 to $8.
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