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All about cocktails: series and a new establishment

Opening in March: C.W.S. Craft Cocktails and Kitchen

A “casual, sophisticated establishment,” C.W.S. Craft Cocktails and Kitchen, will open in March where the Cottage used to be (522 Lucerne Ave., Lake Worth). This venue is from restaurateurs Jeff John and Brian Freed, who also have three other places in South Florida: Revolution Live, America’s Backyard and Stache 1920’s Drinking Den. From coffee and pastries in the morning to drinks after work, there will be food and a large assortment of spirits with an emphasis on bourbons, whiskeys and ryes.

Start a new habit: Wayback Wednesday at Max’s Social House

On Feb. 10, Max’s Social House (116 NE 6th Ave., Delray Beach, 561/501-4332) will start a Wayback Wednesday Party series. From 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., DJ Fono will be on music duty, and the special retro cocktail that night will be a pineapple jalapeno margarita for $5. For this series opening night, the first 25 folks will receive a vintage T-shirt for the Falcon House (previous incarnation of Max’s building), from shirts that were discovered in the attic.

Mix it up with a Mixology Bash: Bistro Ten Zero One

Speaking of series’ going on, also on Feb. 10, Bistro Ten Zero One (1001 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach, 561/833-1234) continues its monthly fun zones, and this one’s all about cocktails. From 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., mixologist Roberto Confresi will pair specialty cocktails with food by Chef Christian Quinones. For $73 per person, the all-inclusive ticket means cocktails and tapas in an informal setting that includes octopus anticuchos, razor clams with saffron aioli, pork belly bahn mi, short rib anticucho, house-made chocolate lollypops and more.


About the Author

Lynn Kalber wasn’t born in Boca Raton, but she attended elementary through high school there, so she might as well have been. She’s a graduate of the University of Florida and has been in journalism most of her life, including 26 years at The Palm Beach Post. She’s written feature and food stories, and edited food copy among other jobs, including blogging about wine (The Swirl Girls). Her husband is writer and author Scott Eyman. They live in West Palm Beach with an assortment of cats and dogs.


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