Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Indian, Jewish and Mexican dining events

Planning ahead for a few nights of fun? Here’s a lineup for Feb. 20 and 21, with places from Palm Beach Gardens to Boca Raton:

Colorful, musical and lots of good food: IndiaFEST

For the 13th year, IndiaFEST will hit the Meyer Amphitheatre in downtown West Palm Beach on Feb. 20 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. There will be entertainment (singing, dancing and yoga) and live cooking demos from Hopping Chef’s award-winning Chef Michael Swamy (pictured), along with Indian fashion, jewelry and more. This is hosted by the non-profict Palm Beach India Association, and it’s free.

Kosher garden party series: Caribbean dishes at Bistro Ten Zero One

The busy Bistro Ten Zero One at the West Palm Beach Marriott (1001 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach) has a series of Kosher garden parties planned (Glatt Kosher/CHL under the supervision of the ORB), and the next one is a Caribbean-themed event on Feb. 21 from 5 to 7 p.m. Plan to party under the stars (pictured), and RSVP here. Dishes will include Guineito salad with local banana, Sancocho stew, flank steak, snapper with mango chutney and more. The cost is $40 per person.

$5 Margaritas in honor of National Margarita Day

Tequila!! Yes, Feb. 22 is National Margarita Day (isn’t that every day?), and Rocco’s Tacos & Tequila Bar is celebrating with $5 margaritas (pictured) from open until close. It’s a deal at all the locations: Palm Beach Gardens, West Palm Beach, Delray Beach, Boca Raton and Fort Lauderdale—Orlando, too, if you’re headed that way. If you want to make Rocco’s Margarita at home, here’s the recipe:

Rocco’s Tacos Margarita

  • 2.5 ounces Camarena Silver Tequila
  • 1.5 ounces Triple Sec
  • 4 ounces Fresh Sour Mix

Salt rim, shake well, pour over ice and garnish with a lime.

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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