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Do not get it twisted, the best way to celebrate National Pretzel Day is to enjoy salty savings at Auntie Anne’s in West Palm Beach. In honor of the holiday, Auntie Anne’s will be giving out a free pretzel! No need to spend any dough on a pretzel on Tuesday, April 26, 2022. You can get a free Original or Cinnamon Sugar pretzel all day on April 26, 2022. 

This food holiday dates to 1983, when Congressman Robert S. Walker of Pennsylvania declared that his favorite food, the iconic pretzel, needed its own holiday. A good call if you love carbs and salt. When National Pretzel Day rolls around, you can find deals from pretzel chains. American consumers munch on approximately 1.5 pounds of pretzels each annually.

The origins of the name “pretzel” are…

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In celebration of National Empanada Day, which falls on April 8, 2022, it is the perfect excuse to try one if you have not yet. Barrio is a covered outdoor experience with food and drink based on classic Latin neighborhood street food and a full bar that celebrates craft cocktail elements from your favorite tropical Latin destinations. The neighborhood café is in The Square at 700 South Rosemary Avenue, Second Floor, in West Palm Beach.

Barrio’s executive chef Rolando Anoceto will roll out his street food-inspired beer braised empanadas ($11) stuffed with dry-aged Spanish chorizo, house-cured Manchego, and drizzled with smoked sweet pepper aioli.

A beloved culinary treasure in Latin America and Spain, empanadas are easy-to-eat pastries layered…

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Go green, shake your shamrocks, and say cheers to the beautiful Emerald Isle! Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at one of the Palm Beach County Irish pubs with a pint. This is the day everybody may don green and a “Kiss Me I’m Irish” shirt. Commemorate Ireland’s best with traditional Irish food, a pint of Guinness, or a shot of Jameson. Several locations will be offering outstanding traditional music, dancing, and plenty of good times or "craic."

Consider a lively time at one of these six area Irish pubs and eateries for St. Patrick’s Day! Put your shamrocks on and Sláinte!

The Dubliner, 435 Plaza Real, Boca Raton

Located in beautiful Mizner Park, they have an extensive list of whiskey, bourbon, and specialty beers and are known for being the place…

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Meatballs have taken a back seat to spaghetti for far too long. Thankfully, the introduction of National Meatball Day has settled that score. Celebrated annually on March 9th. this unofficial holiday is the perfect day to celebrate the little balls of meat. So, whether you like meatballs on your spaghetti, love Swedish meatballs, or enjoy a tasty meatball sub then this holiday might just be the one that you want to celebrate. 

Slip into the juiciest day of the year for carnivores at Josie's Ristorante located at 650 East Woolbright Road, Boynton Beach. On National Meatball Day, Wednesday, March 9, the family-owned, Italian hotspot, will treat guests to mouthwatering, $5 prime short rib meatballs crowned with homemade tomato sauce, parmesan cheese,…

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“Mardi Gras,” is French for “Fat Tuesday.”  Fat Tuesday is the last day before Lent. Lent is the season of fasting and prayer observed by most Christian denominations in the forty days leading up to Easter. A time for carefree celebration, Mardi Gras traditionally served to balance out the solemnity of the days that follow. To prepare for Lent, religious people emptied their pantries of indulgences like eggs, lard, and sugar. Using up the supplies as it was frowned upon by many Christian denominations during the 40-day Lenten fast. Therefore, a big part of Fat Tuesday is eating an abundance of delicious fried food—especially donuts, cakes, and pastries.

This day of indulgence is also called Shrove Tuesday. It is a name that comes from the practice…

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Southeast Florida respects the fact that National Bloody Mary Day and National Hangover Day fall on the same day, January 1, 2022. National Bloody Mary Day is convenient for everyone who may have overdone New Year’s Eve. Perhaps you drank a little too much the night before. Another reason why National Hangover Day falls on the first of January as well.

If you are looking for a “hair of the dog” that bit you during last night’s reveling ease your hangover and ring in 2022 by celebrating with the famous cocktail. A basic Bloody Mary consists of vodka, tomato juice, lemon juice, Worcestershire, cayenne, and salt.

More complex recipes include vodka, tomato juice, and other spices and flavorings including Worcestershire sauce, hot sauces, garlic,…

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Have you ever been called a “nutty fruitcake”? Today is National Fruitcake Day, December 27, and we celebrate the holiday favorite and every “nutty fruitcake” person you know! It is a day for fruitcake lovers to delight in the charms of the world’s most misunderstood cake. Palm Beach County residents can revel in a special day of holiday cake joy!

Made with chopped candied or dried fruit, nuts, and spices and sometimes soaked in spirits, fruitcake has been a holiday gift-giving tradition for many years. It is a cake that is a boozy, chewy, rich amalgam of dried fruit, nuts, and sugar, saturated with your favorite alcohol, most commonly brandy or bourbon. That produces a dense, sweet, and textured treat served around the holidays.

Fruitcakes date…

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Celebrate Kwanzaa from Delray Beach to West Palm Beach this holiday season. This winter holiday takes place from December 26 through January 1 each year. Kwanzaa celebrates harvest festival traditions from various parts of Africa. The name Kwanzaa is derived from the phrase “matunda ya kwanza” which means “first fruits” in Swahili.

Although Kwanzaa is based on ancient and modern celebrations in Egypt and Southeastern Africa, the Kwanzaa holiday as we know it today was started in the United States. Kwanzaa was created in 1966 by Dr. Maulana Karenga, a professor at California State University, Long Beach after the Watts Riots in Los Angeles. 

The colors of Kwanzaa are black, red, and green. Black represents the color of the people of Africa. Red…

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Just off of I-95 and Donald Ross Road is a charming neighborhood called The Heights. Every year The Heights of Jupiter puts on a Christmas light display worth the drive.  This Jupiter neighborhood collaborates to create a beautiful display of Christmas lights and they never disappoint! You can spend over an hour absorbing all the showy inflatables and dazzling lights.

The Heights of Jupiter is a community of 1,500 single-family homes in the oceanside town of Jupiter.  The official name of this subdivision is North Palm Beach Heights, but most locals simply refer to it as the Heights. It is located between I-95 and Abacoa.

The biggest attraction of The Heights is its affordability given the location. There is no governing body, so homeowners…

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The holiday season is wonderful for one particularly good reason, all the time spent with family and friends This sparkling peppermint holiday cocktail is so easy to prepare leaving time for a walk along Juno Beach. With only a few ingredients, you will have a beautiful, sparkling holiday beverage in no time! The sparkling peppermint holiday cocktail is simple, delicious, and beautiful! You only need a few ingredients to create this gorgeous holiday drink everyone will love!

This sparkling peppermint holiday cocktail is so easy to prepare. With only a few ingredients, you will have a lovely beverage in no time! The beverage will have a gorgeous red color and fun peppermint rim on these glasses, too!

Sparkling Peppermint Holiday Cocktail

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