Food & Drink

The Weekend Playbook: Party from the beaches to the rooftops, for America

Wavefront Music Festival

Event of the WeekThis Independence Day weekend, get more ‘Merican than a bald eagle tramp stamp by dancing your ass off (or watching other asses get danced off) at the Wavefront Music Festival on Montrose Beach, Friday through Sunday, with a DJ lineup that includes Fatboy Slim. Get discounted tickets online before Friday, funk soul brother

Wednesday, July 3rdEpic hosts a pre-Independence rooftop soiree with $3 Strongbow Cider and $8 cherry-barbecued baby back ribs with fries, 1pm-midnight. You want your baby back ribs

Division Ale House plays Uncle Sam with specials on Fighting Cock bourbon shots, Lagunitas drafts, and honeydew margaritas, 4p-2a. Put this on your honey-do list

Thursday, July 4thNurse your hangover like a patriot with HUB 51’s brunch specials, $6 Bloodys and mimosas starting at 10a. Head to the Hub

Bub City is giving 50% off food for military personnel (with uniform or ID) and their family at their USO Barbeque with $4 cans of Budweiser, 11a. Support some house-smoked pastrami

At HQ’s BBQ, $30 gets you four craft beers and all-you-can-eat BBQ from Etno Grill (and, as always, free video games), 2-6p. Play on, player

Markethouse has an array of all-American dishes for $4, like hickory smoked ribs with honey BBQ sauce and corn, 4p. Don’t be partial-American

Porkchop celebrates the 4th with a patio pig roast including chicken, beef, and pork sliders for $3 each, 1130a. There’s red, white, and blue Red Bull bourbon lemonade

Friday, July 5th - Sunday, July 7thThe Public Hotel's ice trike is pedaling the city giving away free snow cones in flavors like passion chili, cherry yuzu, and raspberry lychee bellini from 1-3p. Find the trike on Twitter @PublicHotels #PUBLICIceTrike