South Florida Food and Drink Events: Cinco de Mayo, Abita Pints, and More
Don't worry: if you didn't your fill of tacos for Cinco de Mayo, there's still time on Tuesday. The only Taco Tuesday deal in Himmarshee Village, T-Mex offers 2-4-1 chicken, beef, and avocado tacos all day long.
The United Way's The Great Give
Chances are you've thought about donating some time and money, but you haven't gone much further dedicating a few brain waves. Here's your chance to get involved by imbibing some cocktails. On Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Kapow! Noodle Bar and the Dubliner's The Great Give for United Way. In support of local nonprofits, both locations are offering special give-tinis a portion of the proceeds of which is going toward donations. Additional donations will be accepted and appreciated.
Abita Pint Night
Time to get away from the mass produced Mexican brews and delve into some Cajun favorites on Tuesday. Tap 42 is hosting an Abita Pint Night starting at 7 p.m. The bar is offering a selection from the brewery, including Amber, Purple Haze, Andygator, Strawberry Harvest, Select Imperator, and Bourbon Barrel Aged Baltic Porter.
Cheese Course Favorites
By mid-week, we could all use a bit of wine and cheese. From 7 to 9 p.m., indulge for free at the Cheese Course in Plantation. The spot is offering wine and special cheese picked from the shops cheesemongers themselves. Selections include Humboldt Fog, Pont-L'Eveque, Roquefort, Ossau-Iraty, and L'amuse Gouda.
A Vegetarian's Journey Through India
Most eaters try to claim that vegetarian food tastes like cardboard. Sure, those prepackaged soy-based microwave patties do, but meatless fare doesn't have to be bland. On Wednesday at 6 p.m., Publix Aprons Cooking School in Boca Raton is hosting a vegetarian course in Indian food. For $40 per person, the hands on class with go over some traditional dishes like homemade naan, mixed dal, and saffron rice.
DaDa Craft Bazaar
It's time to eat, drink, and get crafty this Thursday. DaDa Restaurant and Lounge is hosting its monthly craft bazaar starting at 9 p.m.. There are anywhere between five and ten vendors per craft show. It takes place on the second Thursday of every month.
Everyone likes Italian -- and we're not just talking food here. Sure, it's easy enough to pick some up, but why not do-it-yourself? On Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Chef Jean-Pierre's Cooking School is hosting an outstanding Italian class. For $68 per person, guests will learn to make an array of traditional fare, such as potato gnocchi ravioli and ricotta and almond mousse.
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