Hot Happenings: Week of May 18
The weekend gets tasty again with a collection of sumptuous food and wine events that will have you calling for more. From Delray Beach transforming to a chic and trendy South Beach environment to Bourbon Steak launching their market menu, get ready to sit back, relax and indulge in some gourmet treats.
Friday, May 21: Downtown Delray Beach transforms into a magnificent outdoor lounge this Friday to benefit the Nat King Cole Foundation with Chillounge Night. The event will be decorated with outdoor lounge furniture to transform Delray Beach into a South Beach-style environment, and now it’s just time to mix and mingle. The event costs $15 in advance, $20 at the gate (and a limited number of $75 VIP tickets are available). Entrance will include access to food vendors/cash bars, a samba parade, a Shy Figaro runway fashion show, a Cleopatra parade on chic daybeds and a tango/gypsy dance performance. The event will take place from 6:30-11:30 p.m. at Old School Square in Delray Beach. (map)
Friday, May 21: Top 5 @ 5 at Whole Foods Market in Aventura. Enjoy a free sampling of the top 5 wines for the weekend at Whole Foods. Stop by the wine department to receive your complimentary wine glass and sample up to 5 carefully selected wines. Limit 1 glass per person and only while supplies last. This event will take place from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. only at the Aventura location, 21105 Biscayne Blvd, Aventura. 305.933.1543 (map)
Crown’s monthly wine tastings will take place this weekend. Guest can sample over 50 wines & spirits for only $15, plus go home with their very own wine glass. In addition, attendees will receive 20% off the purchase of any of the featured items that night. Tastings take place from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. and will take place on Saturday, May 22, at the Pinecrest/Miami location – 13611 S Dixie Hwy (map) and at the Pompano Beach location – 1320 N Federal Hwy, Pompano Beach. 954.941.2608 (map)
Bourbon Steak just launched their three-course Chef’s Market menu for this summer. This $49 3-course dinner menu is available from now through July 31 between Monday and Saturday, and includes seasonal creations by Executive Chef Gabriel Fenton. Highlights include appetizers like a spring asparagus soup with a poached farm egg, Meyer lemon and crispy prosciutto and hamachi sashimi served over a spicy Thai green papaya salad. For main entrees, you can select between a few sumptuous entrees like the Alaskan halibut accompanied by a fava bean puree, sautéed pea tendrils and sweet corn or a grilled chicken breast with a leg confit and sherry vinaigrette, among others. For dessert, get ready to tantalize your taste buds with a changing and decadent dessert menu. BOURBON STEAK is located in the Fairmont Turnberry Isle; 19999 West Country Club Drive, Aventura (786) 279-6600 (map)
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AOld School Square Cultural Art Center51 North Swinton Avenue, Delray Beach, FLView Details and Book
BWhole Foods Market - Aventura21105 Biscayne Boulevard, Aventura, FLView Details and Book
CCrown Wine & Spirits #8013611 South Dixie Highway, Miami, FLView Details and Book
DCrown Wine & Spirits #71320 North Federal Highway, Pompano Beach, FLView Details and Book
EBourbon Steak19999 West Country Club Drive, Aventura, FLView Details and Book