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)

Jul 282015

Wine Down Tuesdays

We love our wine specials — and know that you do too.  That’s why we were thrilled to hear about Avocado Grill’s latest promotion, Wine Down Tuesdays. Starting on Tuesday, August 4, guests will enjoy 50% off all bottles of wine (except reserve wines), while dining on the seasonal cuisine of Chef Julien Gremaud. This latest offer at Avocado Grill is available on Tuesday evenings from 5 p.m. until close.

Avocado Grill is located at 125 Datura Street in West Palm Beach; 561.623.0822



Jul 272015


We love our happy hours and know that you do to. So this week, we’re taking you to CityPlace and giving you a guide on where to drink and eat when the clock turns 5 (or in some cases, 3:30 p.m.). Whether you’re hungry or thirsty, or are just looking for a place to chill — take a look at our guide to happy hour in CityPlace.

Brio Tuscan Grille
Monday – Friday from 3:30-6:30 p.m. and Monday – Thursday from 9 p.m. to close.
Enjoy a special menu of bar bites starting at $3.95.

City Cellar Wine Bar & Grill
(561) 366-0071
Daily from 4-7 pm at the bar
Enjoy half-price drinks
Daily from 3-7 p.m.
(561) 404-4101
Enjoy discounted food and drink items (nearly their entire menu) from 3-7 p.m. daily. Items range from $3-$11 during Happy Hour and include pretzels, beer braised mussels, chicken nachos, pizzas, salads and more.
Sun-Thurs from 3-6 p.m.
Select appetizers for $4.95, along with well select drinks for $5.
Monday – Friday from 2-7 p.m. and all day Sunday
50% off select drafts, house wine, well drinks and select Munchies.

Ruth’s Chris – Ruth’s @ the Bar
Sun-Fri, 4:30-6:00 pm
(561) 514-3544
$8 food and drink specials like Prime Burger with fries; Tenderloin Skewer Salad; Seared Ahi Tuna; Crab BLT with Zucchini fries; Pomegranate Martini; Ruth’s Manhattan; Classic Cosmo and more.

Blue Martini CityPlace
Daily from 4-8 pm, 1/2 off all beverages and discounted menu items

Monday – Hospitality Blue Mondays
ITB (In the Biz) will enjoy 30% off drinks and discounted food specials  all night.

Wednesday – Wine Down Wednesday
Ladies enjoy 50% off glasses of wine after 8 p.m. and $30 bottles of Cupcake Prosecco

Thursday – Gentlemen’s Night Out
Enjoy 5 men for $5 — Jack, Tito, Johnnie, Captain, Jose — and $3 Blue Moons and Miller Lites.

Friday – Fashion Friday
50% for retail personnel with proof of employment after 9pm; $125 Ciroc Vodka, Bacardi or Captain Morgan; $150 Grey Goose; $175 Johnny Walker Black

Saturday – The Show
Happy Hour 4-8 pm; Bottle Specials — Ciroc & Bacardi $125; Grey Goose $150; Johnny Walker Black $175

Sunday – Island Vibes
$125 Ciroc Vodka, Barcardi or Captain Morgan; $150 Grey Goose; $175 Johnny Walker Black

*These deals are current as of 7/26/15.

Jul 252015

BooksThe Boynton Beach Mall will host their monthly story time on Friday, July 31. This month, the Boynton Beach Fire Department will be at the event sharing stories on what it takes to be a firefighter. All kids in attendance will receive a firefighter hat, along with complimentary treats. In addition, there will be safety-themed arts and crafts activities for the children to participate in.

When: Friday, July 31 at 3 p.m.
Where: Boynton Beach Mall in the Children’s Play Area
Cost: Free

For more information, call 561-736-7902.



Jul 242015

Benny's on the Beach

Benny’s on the Beach is launching a new Friday celebration and it comes with free wine. That’s right, dine at the restaurant on Friday evening and enjoy a complimentary bottle of Louis Jadot wine (either Chardonnay or Beaujolais) and help Benny’s on the Beach celebrate their new wine list — and the expansion of their seafood bake to Friday evenings. Previously, it was only available on Thursday evenings from 5-9 p.m., now it’s available on both days.

Benny’s on the Beach is located at 10 South Ocean Blvd, Lake Worth, Florida 33460


Jul 242015

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.

To keep up with latest news on deals, discounts and free events in Palm Beach County, sign up for the daily Palm Beach on the Cheap newsletter.  You can also follow us on Facebook and on Twitter.

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

Jul 222015

risotto balls

A trip to Nick’s New Haven Style Pizzeria just got better with the launch of their new wine promotion. Available Monday through Wednesday for a limited time, guests who spend $50 or more will enjoy a free bottle of Sycamore Lane wine when dining at either the Coral Springs or Boca Raton location.

Pair this up with one of Nick’s New Haven thin crust pizzas (we recommend the White Clam); a bowl of their pasta bolognese; or the freshly made risotto balls and you’re set for a delicious night out.

For this promotion, guests are limited to one free bottle of wine per table.

Nick’s New Haven Style Pizzeria has locations at 2444 N. University Drive in Coral Springs and at 2240 NW 19th Street, Suite 904 in Boca Raton; 561.368.2900


Jul 202015


Take out your dance shoes and head to Mojito Latin Cuisine & Bar on Wednesday nights. From 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., guests will enjoy a Bachata class, followed by an hour-long Mambo class. For those advanced dancers, a salsa competition will take place at 10 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of the month.

Classes are just $10 a person. Those who attend the dance classes will enjoy happy hour pricing all night long. For more information, call 561.832.6888 or visit Mojito Latin Cuisine & Bar online.

Mojito Latin Cuisine & Bar is located at 700 S. Rosemary Avenue in West Palm Beach, on the 2nd floor in CityPlace.

Jul 192015

palmtreeAre you looking for some free and cheap things to do this week? We have compiled a list to help you out of some of our favorite free events, discounts and deals to keep you busy this week in Palm Beach County. Whether you’re a seasoned local or are just down visiting, this list is sure to liven up your week.

Please note that some events may require advance registration, and some deals may end before the events occur, so remember to plan early. We’ll add more to our list, as we hear about them — and you can always check out our complete list on our Calendar page. If you know of a free or cheap event that you think we should know about, email us the details.

You can get free daily email updates of all the free and cheap events, plus deals and discounts on entertainment and dining, by subscribing to our daily newsletter. For even more cheap fun, “like” us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Here’s our list of the top free events, discounts and deals to have fun in Palm Beach County this week.


Jul 192015

Hoffman's Chocolates Strawberry ice Cream_ copy

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream — and if you are an ice cream lover like us, you’re going to have a fabulous day, as today, July 19th is National Ice Cream Day. How will you celebrate? By enjoying ice cream, of course, and here are some local establishments where you can get your scoop on today, July 19. #nationalicecreamday

Sloan’s Ice Cream, 111 E Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach; 561.303.3912
Enjoy one free topping on Sunday, July 19.

Buy one, get one free on a cup or cone, soft serve only.

Hoffman’s Chocolate
Enjoy a buy one get one free special on ice cream cups or cones at Hoffman’s Chocolates location in Palm Beach Gardens, Greenacres, Lake Worth, Boca Raton in the Shops at Boca Center, Las Olas Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale, Plantation in The Fountains and Hollywood.

Buy one scoop of ice cream in a cup or cone for $1.99 and enjoy your 2nd for free.

Jul 182015
Photo from Henry's

Photo from Henry’s

For all of you seeking a great summer dining deal, you might want to head over to Henry’s in Boca Raton. This South Florida staple, owned by restauranteur Burt Rapoport, is located at 16850 in Delray Beach. Henry’s, known for offering a sumptuous menu of classic and contemporary dishes, will satisfy your cravings by offering a 3-course prix-fixe menu, available starting at 5 p.m., now through September 30, 2015.

Henry’s Summer Prix-Fixe Menu

First Course (choice of)
Magical Split Pea Soup, Henry’s Salad, Chicken Spring Roll, Crispy Salmon Cake, or Popcorn Shrimp

Second Course (choice of)
Grilled Salmon, Basil Pesto Grilled Chicken, Beef Stroganoff, Shrimp Pasta, Stuffed Cabbage, Flame Grilled Chop Steak, or Pork Milanese

Third Course (choice of)
Classic Key Lime Pie or Raspberry Sorbet and Mango Sauce or Sugar Free Apple Strudel   

In addition, guests who order from the prix-fixe menu, can enjoy a $6 glass of wine special.

Henry’s is located at 16850 Jog Road in Delray Beach. For reservations call 561-638-1949.


Jul 162015


Sailfish Marina will be home to the 3rd Annual Singer Island Spiny Lobsterfest on Saturday August 8 from noon until 8 p.m. This free event is perfect for the whole family and will feature Spiny Lobster dishes, live entertainment, over 30 vendors, a costume contest, dunk tanks, a bounce house, face painting, silent auctions, nautical artists and so more — something for everyone. A percentage of the proceeds from this event will go to support the West Palm Beach Fishing Club.

Come hungry and bring the entire family for this Saturday afternoon celebration of everything lobster.

Sailfish Marina is located at 98 Lake Drive in Palm Beach Shores.

Jul 102015

Lion Country Safari
Perhaps you’d like to walk on the wild side. Why not plan a trip to Lion Country Safari? Along with immersing yourself in the wild and filling the day with ooh’s and aah’s, a trip can even be sweeter with a savings of $8 per person? Just print out the coupon below and start saving. Valid from now until August 31, 2015.

Lion Country Safari is located at 2003 Lion Country Safari Rd, Loxahatchee