Thursday, May 23, 2024

American Craft Beer Week and More

Craft beer week and new summer menu: Max’s Grille

This is American Craft Beer Week, so we’re including the new summer menu and kickoff BBQ party from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on May 18, at Max’s Grille (404 Plaza Real, Mizner Park, 561/368-0080) because endless craft beer is available for $15 with the purchase of a dinner. It’s a deal! The new menu includes N’Awlins BBQ shrimp ($15), a pulled pork sandwich ($14), the baby back ribs (pictured; $18 half rack, $29 full rack), wood-grilled chicken ($21) and more.

Some special craft beers on tap at Tryst

Continuing the celebration of American Craft Beer Week, starting today (May 16), Tryst (4 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach, 561/921-0201) is bringing in special beers, special food and some swag giveaways through Friday. Saltwater Brewery and Funky Buddha Brewery will be partnering with Tryst, and beers such as Dogfish Head 120, with an 18 percent alcohol level (!!), will be featured. Happy hour at the bar goes until 7 p.m., so get there early.

Brunello wine dinner: Paradiso Ristorante

Grab a seat at the May 20 Paradiso Ristorante Brunello Wine Dinner, and enjoy a four-course meal, plus aperitivo and dessert, for $150 per person (that includes tax/gratuity). This colorful restaurant (pictured; 625 Lucerne Ave., Lake Worth, 561/252-8160) is known for its wine and food, with Wine Spectatorgiving it the Award of Excellence. Chef/Owner Angelo Romano is pairing dishes for each course, like Bisonte Tartare with wine from The Wine Sage: 2011 Fossacolle La Poderina Brunello di Montalcino, and more. Reservations are required, and the reception starts at 7 p.m.

Ticket alert: Boynton Beach Food, Wine & Brew Festival

There will be about 30 restaurants, lounges and wine and beer tastings at the Boynton Beach Food, Wine & Brew Festival on May 26. From 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Benvenuto Restaurant & Banquet facility (1730 N. Federal Highway, Boynton Beach, 561/364-0600), there will be tastings and craft beer and food demonstrations. Tickets are $35.

Lynn Kalber
Lynn Kalber
Lynn Kalber was raised in Boca Raton and has always worked in Palm Beach and Broward counties. She is a career journalist, with 26 years at The Palm Beach Post alone, where she wrote feature and food articles, edited the food section and wrote about wine as part of the Swirl Girls.

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