South Florida Dining and Drinking Events This Week: Cigar City Night and More
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Lots to eat and drink (mostly drink) this week in South Florida, so let's get right to it. After the jump, find a roundup of food- and drink-related events happening this week in Broward and Palm Beach counties.
- Plantation to Get a New Weekly Food Truck Rally Beginning in October
- American Social: More Than a Bar or a Restaurant
- Paladar Latin Kitchen & Rum Bar: Opening Tonight at Gulfstream Park
Service industry night
Are you in the biz? Paladar Latin Kitchen & Rum Bar in Hallandale Beach hosts a service industry night on Mondays kicking off at 9 p.m. The specials include $5 Atlantico Platino Rum cocktails, like mojitos and rum punch, and $3 beers. The deals are good 'til close.
Food truck rally in Hollywood
The weekly food truck rally at Arts Park in downtown Hollywood resumes on Monday from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. There's no cost to attend; bring cash for the trucks. This week's lineup includes familiar favorites like B.C. Tacos, Ms. Cheezious, the Rolling Stove, Top Fries, and many more.
"C" is for Cigar City
Gearing up for South Florida Beer Week (it's January 19 - 26)? Get a little practice in at World of Beer Coconut Creek on Tuesday night when they host "C" is For Cigar City. The bar will highlight beers by the Tampa brewery, including, on draft: Tocobaga Red Ale, Roaring Lion Calypso IPA, Kalevipoeg Baltic Porter, Resonator Doppelbock, Neal's Black Saison, Stine's Hoppy Wheat, Marshall Zhukov's Imperial Stout, and Candela Rye Barleywine (a collaboration with Green Flash). They'll also have bottles of Moat Water, Sugar Plum Brown Ale, and White Oak-aged Jai Alai IPA. Many of these are difficult to find and highly-rated brews. Attendees will have a chance to win a Cigar City skate deck by purchasing Cigar City beers.
Winter Series of Beer Tasting Classes
Looking to hone your beer skills? (Yes, you can have skills in beer that go beyond chugging and beer pong.) Bon Beer Voyage leads monthly beer appreciation classes at World of Beer, with the winter series kicking off on Tuesday night. The session is 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the World of Beer Coconut Creek. The class is $20 per session which includes a tasting of six to eight beers in a variety of styles, plus other free goodies. Class size is limited to 30 people. Register online.
Food truck night in Plantation
Plantation's food truck invasion returns this Tuesday from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. in Plantation Heritage Park. There's no cost to attend the family-friendly event, but bring cash if you want dinner from the ever-changing lineup of food trucks. This week's lineup includes Big Mike's BBQ, Crazydilla, Flour Power Food Truck, Zombie Ice, and many more.