Katherine is a lover of delicious food, good wine and discovering new gems in her local community. In addition to writing for Palm Beach on the Cheap, she is also the editor of Dine Magazine (dinemag.net) and blogs about her travel experiences at The South Florida Traveler (thesouthfloridatraveler.com)

Jan 312015


We’ve been talking about the Super Bowl lately because it’s kind of a big deal — and have already posted some national Super Bowl deals and some local Super Bowl happenings throughout Palm Beach County. Today, we have even more for you and these new additions are all taking place in downtown West Palm Beach. Where will you be watching?

Duffy’s Sports Grill – 225 Clematis St.
Reserve a seat at the bar, receive 2 drinks and unlimited chips & salsa for $25. Hurry seats are limited. www.duffysmvp.com

E.R. Bradley’s Saloon – 104 N. Clematis St.
Indulge in specials and a FREE Half Time Buffet. Enjoy live music by Spred The Dub. www.erbradleys.com

Grease Burger Bar – 213 Clematis St.
Watch the game on over 20 TVs while enjoying specials like $2.50 sliders and $.75 wings. www.greasewpb.com

Pizza Girls – 114 S Clematis St.
Never too early to place your orders for Super Bowl Parties. Either place your order online and call (561)833-4004. www.pizzagirls.com

Roxy’s Pub – 309 Clematis St.
Come party at Roxy’s Annual Super Bowl Block Party! Participate in the Chicken Wing Eating Contest, Corn Hole and/or Beer Pong Competitions, enjoy music, and watch the big game on a state-of-the-art Jumbotron. Party starts at 3 p.m. www.roxyspub.com

The Alchemist Gastropub & Bar – 223 Clematis St.
Enjoy the Party Pack which includes a drink, 10 All-American Cheeseburger Sliders, 3 Buckets of Parmesan Fries, and 15 Angry Wings for $35. www.thealchemistgastropub.com

Jan 302015

Are you looking for some things to do this weekend, but don’t want to spend a lot of money? Check out our list of the top free and cheap things to do this weekend in Palm Beach County.

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Here are our top picks for free and cheap weekend fun:

Jan 292015

Frydays at the Fair

Head over to the South Florida Fair and enjoy a special deal on Friday, January 30th from noon until 2:00 p.m. This promotion — titled Frydays at the Fair — will give you $2 off a minimum $10 purchase of any fried food product at participating vendors. Click on the image above, print out the coupon and present it to the vendor at the fair in order to receive your $2 discount.

The South Florida Fair is located at the South Florida Fairgrounds, 9067 Southern Blvd in West Palm Beach.

Jan 272015

If you’re looking for a place to watch the big game, we have some great recommendations. The following restaurants are offering some wonderful specials for you to enjoy.

Tucci’s Fire & Coal Pizza (50 NE 1st Avenue, Boca Raton) will be opening early for Super Bowl Sunday. From  2-8pm, pizzas will be available for pick-up.

The Office (201 E. Atlantic Ave, Delray Beach) will be showing the game on their projection screen and will also be offering an slew of specials on Super Bowl Sunday, starting at 3:00 p.m. to aid in the celebration. Enjoy shots and glasses of house wine for $3, draft beer (except Chimay) for $4 and $10 buckets ($2.50 single bottles) on Miller Lite, Bud Light or Michelob Ultra. Food specials include $3 sliders, Sam Adams Chili for $9, Buttermilk Fried Chicken for $16, a Pretzel Hot Dog with caramelized onions with beer mustard and shredded Vermont Cheddar and Fresno peppers for $14, and more.

Grease Burger, Beer & Whiskey Bar (213 Clematis St., West Palm Beach) is your destination in downtown West Palm Beach on Super Bowl Sunday. With 20 plasma TVs and some great food & drink specials, you’re in for a special treat. Enjoy $2.50 sliders, $0.75 wings and buckets of beer (5 in a bucket)  — $15 domestic bottles and $20 imported bottles.

Duffy’s Sport Grill is celebrating with their MVPs — and it will cost you just $25. MVPS and up to one non-MVP guest will enjoy a reserved seat at the bar, their first round of drinks for free (2 drinks total, shots not included) and unlimited chips and salsa. This offer is not valid at the PGA location. Seats must be purchased in advance and are sold on a first come/first serve basis. Seating begins at 5:30 p.m.

Jan 242015


Brunch just got better at Tryst in Delray Beach, thanks to a new craft cocktail list at the restaurant. This hip gastropub on Atlantic Ave is offering one of their new craft cocktails for free, when you come in for their Saturday brunch. You must print out the graphic above or show them the following code to redeem. Although Tryst offers brunch on both Saturday and Sunday, this offer is only valid on Saturday.

|*QRCOUPON:Free Cocktail Sat Brunch:2:4*|

This offer is valid until Feb. 28, 2015 and cannot be combined with any other coupon or offer. Limit 1 cocktail per person.

Brunch is available on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.


Fistfull of Dollars
Leather Rested High West Double Rye & Cowboy Bitters

Spice of Life
Carroway Seed Infused Bacardi Superior Rum, Muddled Red Bell Pepper & Sriracha

High West Silver Oat Whiskey & Banana Bitters

Ancho Chai Daisy
Yaxche Tearoom Chai Tea Infused Milagro Silver Tequila,
Ancho Reyes Chili Liqueur, Grapefruit Peel

Apple Bottoms Up
Michter’s Rye, Apple Butter, Sweet Potato Butter & Cinnamon

Hazelnut Mai Tai
Papas Pilar Blond & Dark Rums, Hazelnut Simple Syrup & Orange Curacao

The Finisher
Drambuie, B&B, Woodford Reserve, Cinnamon Torch & Egg White

Not Your Gin, Ricky
Hendrick’s Gin, Citrus, Simple Syrup & Chili Oil

Bacon Washed Bourbon
Angel’s Envy Bourbon, Green Apple, Tarragon & Maple Syrup

California Dreamin
Reyka Vodka, Strawberries, Ground Pepper

Shitake Bomb
Shitake and Bay Leaf Infused Finlandia Vodka, Citrus, Simple Syrup & Lemon Peel

Gin & Juice
Bombay Sapphire, Cherry Tomatoes & Citrus

Tryst is located at 4 East Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach; 561-921-0201


Jan 212015

ZenCome out to the West Palm Beach Public Library for free tai-chi classes. Taking place on Friday mornings, you will learn the benefits of tai-chi and how it can relax, energize and balance you. Beginning classes are held on Friday mornings from 11:00 a.m. – noon in the auditorium and Intermediate/Advanced classes take place from 9:45-10:45 a.m., also on Fridays. Classes are free and open to the public and donations are accepted by the instructor. Registration is not required.

The Mandel Public Library is located at 411 Clematis Street in West Palm Beach.


Jan 192015


When you’re looking for farm fresh food, there’s no better place to go than your local green market or farmers market. In Florida, we are lucky, as we have a longer growing season than most places. Plus, some of these markets are open year-round, giving us fresh and local ingredients any day of the year. Here’s our guide to Farmers Markets and Green Markets in Palm Beach County. Since the world is always changing, we will try our best to keep this list current, but sometimes these things get past us. This list is current as of Jan. 19, 2015.

If dates or times of any of these markets have changed or if we missed your favorite market, please send us a quick note.


Green Market at FAU – open from 3-7pm from Aug-Dec and Jan-April
FAU Stadium, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton; 561-297-0197

Boca Raton Green Market – open from 8am – 1pm on Saturdays from Oct-May
Royal Palm Place (south end), intersection of S Federal and Mizner Blvd, Boca Raton; 561-299-8684

North Boca Farmers Market – open Saturdays from 9am – 2pm
Ascension Catholic Church, 7250 N. Federal Highway, Boca Raton; 772-345-3797.


Bedner’s Farm Fresh Market – open Mon-Sat, 9am-6pm and on Sun. from 10am-5pm
10066 Lee Road,  Boynton Beach; 561-733-5490


Delray Beach Green Market – 0pen on Saturdays from 9am – 2pm, from Oct-May
Old School Square Park, 51 N Swinton Ave., Delray Beach; 561-276-7511


Jupiter Green Market – open on Wednesdays from 8am – 2pm year-round
Jupiter Medical Center (main entrance), 1210 S. Old Dixie Highway in Jupiter; 561-929-0237

Jupiter Farmer’s Market  – open on Sundays from 9am – 2pm from Dec-April
Harbourside Place, 201 Coastal Way in Jupiter; 561-283-5856

Riverwalk Green & Artisan Market – open on Sundays from 10am-2pm year-round
Riverwalk Events Plaza, 150 S U.S. Hwy 1 under the Indiantown Bridge in Jupiter; 203-222-3574


Farmers’ Market – open on Saturdays from 9am-1pm from Oct-April
1 South Ocean Boulevard (NW corner of Lake Ave and A1A) in Lake Worth; 561.283.5856


The Acreage Green Market – open on Sundays from 9am – 2pm, year round.
The Acreage Community Park, 6701 140th Ave. N. in the Acreage.


Gardens Green Market – open on Sundays from 8am-1pm, from Sept-May
10500 N Military Trail in Palm Beach Gardens; 561-630-1100


Green Market & Bazaar - open on Sundays from 9am – 1pm from Nov-April
Commons Park (off Royal Palm Beach Blvd, between Okeechobee & Southern), 11600 Poinciana Blvd in Royal Palm Beach; 561-792-9260


Green Market - open on the 3rd Saturday of the month from 9am-1pm from Oct-April
Constitution Park, 399 Seabrook Road, Tequesta; 561-768-0476


Green Market - open on Saturdays from Oct-April from 9am-1pm
12300 Forest Hill Boulevard, Wellington; 561-283-5856


Mega Green Market  – open on Saturdays from 8:30am-2pm year-round
Olympic Heights High School, 20101 Lyons Road, Boca Raton; 561-929-0237


West Palm Green Market – open on Saturdays from 9am-1pm from Oct-May
101 S Flagler Dr., West Palm Beach; 561-822-1520

Palm Beach Outlets Green Market – 10am-4pm (every Sunday in January)
1751 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd, West Palm Beach

Jan 172015
Jan 112015

Miami Subs

A Philly Cheesesteak .. that’s what for lunch at The New Miami Subs Grill and the new Miami Grill. From January 12th through February 28th, guests can come in and enjoy this beloved menu item at a discount. As part of their Raising the Steaks promotion, diners can enjoy one of their seven 6-inch Philly Cheesesteaks with a complimentary side (fries, Caesar Salad, Greek salad or coleslaw) starting at just $4.99.

Menu options included in this promotion include:

  • The Original grilled marinated steak with grilled onions smothered in Swiss American cheese ($5.49)
  • The Classic grilled marinated steak served with onions, green peppers, sautéed mushrooms and Swiss American cheese ($5.49)
  • The Works – grilled marinated steak served with green peppers, sautéed mushrooms, fresh crisp lettuce, onions, vine ripe tomatoes, and Swiss American cheese topped with whipped mayonnaise ($5.49)
  • Fajita Cheesesteak grilled marinated steak, onions, green peppers and chipotle BBQ sauce, topped with shredded cheddar cheese and freshly diced tomatoes ($5.49)
  • Italian Cheesesteak – grilled marinated steak, onions and Provolone cheese, topped with marinara sauce and Parmesan cheese ($5.49)
  • Nacho Ordinary – grilled marinated steak with onions, jalapeños, nacho cheese and crunchy onion rings ($5.49)
  • The Chicken Philly – grilled seasoned chicken with grilled onions, green peppers and sautéed mushrooms smothered in Swiss American cheese ($4.99)

To find the location nearest you, visit MiamiSubs.com.

Jan 082015

Boca Center

Turn up the volume, put on your dancing shoes and head out to Boca Center for some free live entertainment. From the popular band Kinected to your favorite tribute bands, Boca Center has something for everyone. Best of all — the concerts are free. All of the concerts take place from 7-9 pm, unless otherwise noted.

Here’s the schedule for January and February:

Fri., Jan 2nd: N2Nation/ Motown Tribute Band
Fri., Jan 9th: Turnstiles/ Billy Joel Tribute Band
Sat., Jan 17th: The Kinected Band
Sat., Jan. 31st: JD Danner Band
Sat., Feb. 6th: Simply Tina / Tina Turner Tribute Band (7-8:30 pm)
Fri., Feb. 7th: Elvis, I Do Again featuring Dan Cunningham wedding vow renewal ceremony and concert
Fri., Feb. 13th: Turnstiles / Billy Joel Tribute Band
Fri., Feb. 27th: The Groove Line Entertainment

For more information, visit The Shops at Boca Center online. 

The Shops at Boca Center are located at 5150 Town Center Circle in Boca Raton.

Jan 072015

winetastingHere at Palm Beach on the Cheap, we love our wine. So, whenever we get a chance to taste new wines and learn about them, we’re all for that. Since we know that we have a few wine enthusiasts out there, we thought that we’d share a little secret — VinOutlet. Yes, that’s the name of a fantastic new-ish wine shop in Palm Beach. Besides having an excellent collection of boutique wines and plenty of wines that we’ve never heard of, the store also hosts free wine tastings every Friday from 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.

So, join them on Friday evenings and get ready to discover some new treasures to add to your collection.

VinOutlet is located at the BankUnited Building, 2875 South Ocean Boulevard in Palm Beach; 561-410-5370

The BankUnited building is located three doors South of The Four Seasons on A1A, immediately North of the Lake Worth Casino.

Jan 062015

jazz-bandWe all love live music — and you can count on CityPlace for having a great line-up. Every Friday and Saturday in January, visitors can enjoy live music from 7-11 pm. So, get there early and grab a seat or listen in while you’re dining or shopping, you’re sure to enjoy this additional entertainment.


January 2 – Private Stock (party favorites)
January 3 – The Max Band (Top 40)
January 9 – Flashback (Classic Rock & Pop)
January 10 – Pocket Change (R & B / Soul)
January 16 – Mitch Woods (Blues & Swing)
January 17 – Whiskey Six (Country)
January 23 – The Horizons Band (Pop Favorites)
January 24 – Rogue Theory (Rock & Roll)
January 30 – Orquestra Son Columbia (Latin)
January 31 – Shake Down (Top 40)

CityPlace is located at 700 S. Rosemary Avenue in West Palm Beach.