Kombucha is probiotic, fermented tea that is said to have originated more than 2,000 years ago. According to the people behind Kombulicious, it nourishes the body with compounds that support the immune system, help the digestive tract, detoxify, energize and elevate moods. Kombulicious makes their teas using ingredients from local farms. Flavors include pineapple aloe lime coconut, tangerine lavender and pink guava star anise.
A popular beachfront place serving tropical drinks and comfort foods like conch fritters and coconut shrimp. The Bimini bread is baked throughout the day and served with honey butter. With rotating drink specials, the happy hour packs the ocean-view bar.
This Peruvian place started as a sandwich shop – try the sirloin steak with bacon, cheese, egg and shoestring potatoes – and now serves dinners, so you can get lomo saltado as an entrée as well as a sandwich and, of course, ceviche.
Among the favorites here are the Sonora Burrito, featuring chicken sautéed in homemade sour cream and lime sauce, and chilaquiles (aka Mexican lasagna). On Wednesdays the Top Shelf Ultimate Golden Margaritas, made with freshly-squeezed lime juice, are $5.99.
At the heart of Fat Tap is a rotating selection of more than two dozen beers, exclusively from independent breweries and with an emphasis on locals. The food menu is designed to pair with craft beer, and the daily 4-to-7 happy hour includes $2 off any beer and $4 small plates. Also check out the “Pay It Forward” wall; pay for a beer for one of the people on the wall (recent categories include a jeep owner, a public adjuster and a firefighter) or, if you’re in a group on the wall, claim your free beer. Educators get 10 percent off at all times.
Caribbean zest rules at this restaurant located right next to Funky Buddha Brewery. This food spot offers huge portions with a Haitian twist on dishes such as oxtail, fried fish and curry goat. Wash down your plate of spiced meats, red beans and rice, sweet plantains and a salad with the restaurant’s Haitian Martini for the full Caribbean experience, and enjoy your meal while watching a game or two on their giant projector TV.
The brewery’s Oakland Park taproom recently launched its Craft Food Counter and Kitchen. Chef Jeff Vincent has come up with a menu that mixes down home with uptown – it’s bar food, but not as you might know it. Perfect-with-beer dishes include the Mighty Tatanka (a bison/pork belly blend with sweet onions and buffalo mozzarella), Craft Brat or Main Street Pork Sandwich.