Fort Lauderdale's Neptune Cigars Offers First Cigar Pairing Dinner

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Neptune Cigars in Fort Lauderdale will host its first cigar pairing dinner on November 1.
Pairing dinners are all the rage right now. From local craft brews and boutique bottles of wine to hand-crafted cocktails, there seems to be no end to the limitless combinations you can make with food and drink.

But what about food and cigars?

Fort Lauderdale's Neptune Cigars will host its first cigar pairing dinner this weekend, offering fans of cigars -- and good food and drink -- a unique opportunity to enhance the experience of enjoying food, drink, and cigars together.

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South Florida Food and Drink Events This Week: A Murder Mystery Dinner, the 13th Annual Grand Ghoul, and More

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Around and around we go; today is the start to yet another lovely workweek. Hopefully, you have a bit of a spring in your step from some indulgent weekend activities. If not, don't fret; there are still plenty of events to keep you busy through your working days.

Whether you're looking to dress up for Halloween during a murder mystery dinner, learn to make seasonal pumpkin eats, or attend the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, there's something to do in Broward and Palm Beach counties this week.

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Five Best Food and Drink Events This Weekend: New Times' "Original" Beerfest, Zombie Crawl, and More

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West Palm Beach Zombie Crawl 2013
Congratulations, you made it through yet another working week. You might as well give yourself a pat on the back to celebrate -- or better yet, a drink or three.

Whether you're looking to participate in a zombie bar crawl, cocktail tasting, or attend the fifth-anual Latin American Food Festival, there's something for you to do in South Florida this weekend.

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Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show Starts Next Week: Five Places to Watch the Action

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Over the course of the next couple of weeks, yachts of all shapes and sizes will be descending upon the City of Fort Lauderdale like drunk dude-bros on Taco Bell at 4 a.m.

Tickets to the show range from about $22 to $42 per person. And while getting in will give you up-close and personal access to the boats, the crews, and the 1 percent owners and buyers, there's no need to fork out the cash -- or deal with the craziness -- if you're just looking to sneak a peek of the actual motor vessels themselves.

Starting now through after the show, the eateries lining the Intracoastal Waterway offer prime views of the yachts making their way to and from the annual party event. Here are the five best places to get in on the action, without actually attending the 55th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.

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Delray Beach Wine and Seafood Festival Returns for Third Year

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Delray Beach is quickly becoming known as the foodie capital of Broward and Palm Beach counties. That's evidenced by a growing number of new establishments hitting Atlantic Avenue, as well as a growing number of tasty food affairs.

On Saturday, November 8, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday, November 9, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Delray Beach will host its third-annual Wine and Seafood Festival, showcasing local restaurants and internationally renowned wineries.

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South Florida Food and Drink Events This Week: Win Free Pizza For One Year, Dogtoberfest, Beer Dinners, and More

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Courtesy of Nick's New Haven Style Pizza and Bar
This week, head to Nick's for a BOGO deal -- and its Facebook page for a chance to win free pizza for one year.
Around and around we go; today is the start to yet another lovely workweek. Hopefully, you have a bit of a spring in your step from some indulgent weekend activities. If not, don't fret; there are still plenty of events to keep you busy through your working days.

Whether you're looking to enjoy a free pint of beer, join a wine or beer pairing dinner, or celebrate Dogtoberfest with your four-legged friend, there's something to do in Broward and Palm Beach counties this week.

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Five Best Food and Drink Events This Weekend: Tail-Gate at Funky Buddha Brewery, Oktoberfest in Lantana, and More

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Congratulations, you made it through yet another working week. You might as well give yourself a pat on the back to celebrate -- or better yet, a drink or three.

Whether you're hoping make it to Octoberfest in Lantana, raise a beer toward a good cause, or enjoy a pairing dinner at Whole Foods, there's something for you to do in South Florida this weekend.

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Florida Grand Opera Kicks Off Season with Cocktail Party at III Forks

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The Florida Grand Opera (FGO) is poised to start another successful and well-rounded season this fall with fan favorite, cross-cultural drama Madama Butterfly, which enjoyed a well-received run in Broadway. While the opera might recall a romanticized idea of elitism, the FGO has continuously managed a varied and accessible repertoire of works that appeal to seasoned lovers and newcomers to the art.

But nothing gets off the ground without a little bacchanalia and the FGO, which will have three of its productions at the Au-Rene Theater in the Broward Center for the Performing Arts will celebrate the season's kick-off with a cocktail party at III Forks.

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Delray Bash Taking Over Old School Square This Weekend: Local Food, Wine, Cocktails, and Craft Beer

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Courtesy American Lung Association
As much as we love eating, all-you-can-eat doesn't sound all that exciting -- it conjures images of sweaty salad and gray beef.

Food festivals, on the other hand, encompass unlimited chef-prepared food (and booze) without the pallid meat and soggy veg. It's pretty much a win-win.

The streets will be overflowing with gourmands in the food capital of South Florida this weekend. Delray Bash is taking over Old School Square, with dozens of local restaurants, plenty of booze, and craft beer.

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South Florida Food and Drink Events This Week: The Ultimate Chef's Dinner, Wine Academy, Bar Trivia, and More

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Around and around we go; today is the start to yet another lovely workweek. Hopefully, you have a bit of a spring in your step from some indulgent weekend activities. If not, don't fret; there are still plenty of events to keep you busy through the next batch of working days.

Whether you're looking to sample some wines from Spain, learn about whiskey, or participate in some bar trivia for cash prizes, there's something to do in Broward and Palm Beach counties this week.

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