COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF
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This NFL season visit South Florida staple, Tobacco Road, for over-the-top cocktails and bites while watching your favorite football players score touchdowns. Available for lunch, dinner and delivery daily, the menu at Tobacco Road by Kush reads like a “greatest hits” compilation of American bar food, with just the right amount of elevation. The menu is everything you’d want to eat at a great bar with the twists you’d expect from Kush Hospitality including wings, burgers, sandwiches and more. Make sure to try award-winning favorites like the Frita Burger ($18), made with guava jelly, potato stix, bacon, Swiss cheese, and LoKal sauce, pressed on a flat top; along with refreshing beers and specialty cocktails. Tobacco Road by Kush is located at 650 South Miami Avenue in Miami’s Brickell neighborhood. The restaurant is open seven days a week for lunch and dinner. Telephone: (786) 703-3120; https://kushhospitality.com/
Football, beer and a gorgeous waterfront view? Sounds like the ideal dining destination to watch your favorite NFL team in South Florida. MatchBox is an intimate neighborhood dining destination opened in April 2022. This fast-casual concept features seating for 90 indoors and a 124 outdoor seat patio with TVs located throughout. The menu offers specialty cocktails, alongside a menu that includes brick oven pizzas, salads, bowls, sandwiches, burgers and more. Social Hour is offered Monday – Friday from 4PM-7PM, with $5 draft beers; $6 wines by the glass, and an array of $7 straight pours of particular spirits. An array of cocktails are also available including the Fig Old Fashioned, Strawberry Rose Margarita and Cucumber Basil Collins ($7-$8). Delicious dishes offered at discounted prices include ($7) Jumbo Pretzel, ($11) 10” Pizzas and ($8) Hot Chicken Bites. Matchbox is located 221 SW 1st Ave, Fort Lauderdale. Telephone (954) 751-5959; For hours of operation and more details, visit www.matchboxrestaurants.com/las-olas.
Yellow Green Farmer’s Market
Yellow Green Farmers Market (YGFM) is South Florida’s one-of-a-kind destination for fresh fruit and vegetables, delicious food and drinks, leisure, and retail, consisting of more than 325 local small businesses. Situated in an open-air space covered by a tin roof, with fans circulating throughout, YGFM is a true farmer’s market, providing a bounty of seasonal and fresh foods along with artisanal goods created by local artists and craftsmen. This football season head over to YGFM and watch the game at any of their 8 TVs at the NW Tikki Hut (stage). Grab a juicy hamburger from Salsabor or wings and pizza from GPW. The beauty of watching the game at the market is your access to delicious meals like a steaming hot and buttery lobster roll from The Trap or tacos and margaritas from Bar Esmeralda and Hollywood Tacos. Enjoy a beer or frozen specialty cocktail from the Happytizer Bar. More than a market, YGFM is a fun family attraction in the heart of South Florida full of activities and products for all ages. Yellow Green Farmers Market is open Saturdays and Sundays from 10AM to 8:30PM. It is located at 3080 Sheridan Street in Hollywood, Florida. Telephone: (954) 513-3990; www.ygfarmersmarket.com. All-day parking in the satellite lot is $10 with the first 30 minutes free; $10 for three hours with the first 30 minutes free in the lot adjacent to the market.