December 5 marks the Repeal of Prohibition in the United States and Gatsby’s Joint, a 1920’s speakeasy-style restaurant and bar located in North Fort Lauderdale, is celebrating with the launch of a new happy hour.
Available weekdays from 5 to 7 p.m., beginning Dec. 5 and continuing into 2019, the new specials will include wines by the glass starting out $3.50; beer at $3.50; house liquor drinks at $4; and signature cocktails, such as the Mobster Manhattan, The Flapper and Lucky Luciano’s Old Fashioned, are $7 each.
For $6 to $8, small plates include Meatballs with Ricotta; Candied Bacon; Margherita Flatbread; Caprese Portobello Mushrooms; Seasoned French Fries; and Spinach Dip, Hummus and Salsa – each served with warm homemade tortilla chips.
Menu items include Capone’s Candied Bacon & Cheese); Cat’s Pajamas Chicken; Gangster’s Grouper; Ritzy Rigatoni with Meatballs.
“Since opening in May, we’ve been Fort Lauderdale’s best kept secret,’’ said Elaine Krieger, founder and owner of Gatsby’s Joint. “That’s about to change now, and when better to launch our new programming than the day prohibition was repealed?”
Art: Gatsby’s Joint