Get in the Halloween spirit with these specials from local restaurants.
Candy corn lovers take note: the bartenders at 1000 North in Jupiter are serving up an ode to the iconic treat now through November 1. The Candy Corn cocktail, served with a spoon and straw, features an orange jello base and egg white froth, and consists of candy-corn infused vodka, blood orange juice, Aperol, lemon, lime, and marshmallow simple syrup for $18.
Put on your cat ears and head to this gem located inside The Chesterfield Palm Beach on Halloween for a special, spooky menu. “Tricks” include Blood Boiling Soup (a tomato basil bisque) and Skeleton Stroganoff, (jumbo shrimp sautéed with shallots, brandy, cremini mushrooms, and jasmine rise), while “Treats” like Black Cat Brownie (a warm house-made brownie with ganache and vanilla bean ice cream) are sure to satisfy.
On October 30, this west Boca Restaurant will host a Halloween party complete with a costume contest, an extended happy hour at the indoor-outdoor bar from 4 p.m. until close, a DJ, and complimentary sweet treats. Don’t miss specials from Chef Jason Zheng, including the Halloween Roll, a sublime wahoo tempura roll topped with lobster stir-fried in ginger-scallion sauce.
Celebrate Dia de los Muertos, or “Day of the Dead” at this buzzing Mexican eatery at Harborside Place in Jupiter. Calaveras Cantina’s party on November 2 will transport attendees south of the border with a mariachi band from 7-9 p.m., face painting for kids, food specials, and all-day happy hour pricing.
Starting October 24, north county’s coolest cocktail and wine bar will offer a libation to get guests in the Halloween spirit: The Bad and Boo-zy. Crafted with Grander Rum, apricot and cherry liquor, allspice dram, orange and lemon juice, a trio of bitters, and activated charcoal, garnished with a cherry juice rim and a dehydrated lemon, and served with an edible shimmer in a wood chip-smoked beaker, think of it as a true witch’s brew. As this Jupiter hot spot just launched tableside cocktail server, gourmands can watch this masterpiece come to life before their eyes.
Instead of devouring all of that leftover Halloween candy in secrecy, opt for turning your favorite treats into a gourmand experience at Yard House in Palm Beach Gardens. The restaurant’s resident beer expert, Michael Echeveste, has created a list of 10 to-die-for beer and candy pairings, like Delerium Tremens with Sour Patch Kids and Snickers with Rogue Hazlenut Brown Nectar.