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Friday, September 15

BOSTON — Seeing as the way it’s (nonetheless) formally summer time, cooling down with oysters is on the menu. The bivalve curious can head to Again Bay bistro Rochambeau Monday by way of Friday from 5 to eight p.m. for greenback oysters inside its sprawling eating room. Order up some rosé and have your self an “I refuse to consider fall is across the nook” second.

SOMERVILLE — Caffeine fiends, perk up: Counter Tradition Espresso hosts a tasting each Friday morning at 10 a.m. of their coaching heart. Drop by to fulfill with the staff, style basic blends and micro-roasts, and percolate in regards to the store’s sustainably sourced menu.

Saturday, September 16

CAMBRIDGE — See what’s brewing out of your favourite native suds-slingers on the Hyperlocal Pemberfest 2023 Craft Beer Pageant from 2 to five p.m. at Pemberton Farms Market. On faucet: Elixirs from Mighty Squirrel, Cambridge Brewing Firm, Jack’s Abby, Lamplighter, Aeronaut, Redemption Rock, and lots of extra. Tickets for the 21+ occasion are $20, with that worth returned to guests as a coupon to spend on the fest.

ROXBURY — Really feel the nice vibes (and the rum punch will definitely assist) when the Caribbean Rum and Meals Pageant hits the car parking zone of Roxbury Group Faculty from midday to eight p.m. Hosted by the Genuine Caribbean Basis, the 21+ occasion is a spirited celebration of Caribbean meals and drinks, with dwell leisure from Jamaican singer Nadine Sutherland, plus Kashu, and Sean Orlando, together with artwork and different treasures on the market to spherical out the social gathering. Tickets vary from $30 to $60.

Sunday, September 17

BOSTON — The Thirteenth-annual Boston Native Meals Pageant brings its bounty to the Rose Kennedy Greenway by the New England Aquarium from 11 a.m. to five p.m. Get your fill of bites from meals distributors, with demonstrations from space cooks, recent produce, household actions, and extra on the menu.

CAMBRIDGE — Snack your means by way of a tour of southern Spain when Formaggio Kitchen hosts a Spanish cheese, wine, and small bites occasion at its Cambridge store. Study how tapas hint their roots to Andalusia as you snack your means by way of quite a lot of cheeses, together with goat, sheep, and blue cheeses. Different bites to graze over the two-hour occasion, which begins at 5:30 p.m., embody chorizo, luxe jamón ibérico and tinned fish. Tickets are $75 every.

Friday, September 8

ROXBURY — Pasta Tana’s debuted just lately in Roxbury, and this weekend is the proper probability to carbo-load. Chef Yuri Gama dishes out recent pasta like penne arrabiata with a zippy sauce, mushrooms and truffle fettuccine, and gnocchi with pesto. Different delights not typically discovered at Italian spots embody barbecued pork ribs and an acai bowl. End off with Italian chocolate cake, too.

SOMERVILLE — The Somerville Greek Meals Pageant begins at midday and runs by way of Sunday, September 10 at 9 p.m. The free occasion on the Dormition of the Virgin Mary Orthodox Church is your probability to take pleasure in a number of Greek meals, with dancing beneath a big tent to dwell Greek music.

Saturday, September 9

BROOKLINE — Pop over to Curds & Co. for a day of cork-popping and sipping wines curated for the autumn by the staff on the store and occasions area throughout the second annual Pour-A-Thon. Tickets are $15 ($20 on the door) and the occasion begins at midday. Come hungry, as a “grazing desk” can be on website, plus the cheese store’s grill can be fired up so that you can buy grilled cheeses to pair with glasses of wine.

CAMBRIDGE — Sharpen your culinary claws with a hands-on coaching class known as “Lobstah!: Cooking and Getting ready Seafood Humanely,” held on the Foundry from 11 a.m. to three p.m. Be taught the fundamentals of tips on how to cook dinner lobster and different seafood in a extra humane means at this occasion, which features a shared lunch of smoked lobster salad, roasted eggplant, and floor cherry sorbet, plus a clove oil mix so that you can take dwelling. Carry containers for leftovers. Tickets are $30.

Sunday, September 10

BOSTON — Swim over to the Boston Fish Pier from 11 a.m. to six p.m. for the Boston Seafood Pageant. Get your fill of lobster rolls, oysters, and different basic seafood dishes, whereas native cooks make a splash with seafood dish cooking demos, all surrounded by views of the Boston Harbor. There’s loads of actions like face portray for the guppies, too. Basic admission for adults is $25, plus a number of packages embody a lobster bake.

BOSTON — The raucous (and scrumptious) Sunday Service drag brunch is again at Tenderoni’s (and lengthy dwell drag brunch in Boston and past) after a number of months off. The 21+ occasion lasts from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and tickets are $20. Together with performances — carry greenback payments to tip the performers — savor brunch specials along with chef Tiffani Faison’s inventive riffs on Italian American pizza joint fare.

BOSTON — Yellow Door Taqueria and Bar Mezzana staff up for the Ink Block Get together from 2 to six p.m. on the courtyard between the 2 eating places within the South Finish. Come take pleasure in oysters from Island Creek Oysters together with grilled pizza, corn, and burgers from the oldsters of Bar Mezzana, plus tacos and Campari sorbet floats from Yellow Door. Actions on the out of doors courtyard embody big garden video games, a photograph sales space, and dancing to beats by DJ BREK.ONE. Additionally on supply can be frozen margaritas, chilly beers, pure wines, and Italian aperitivo to sip in the summertime air. Tickets are $95 a pop and embody meals and two drinks.

Friday, September 1

ALLSTON — Rejoice Allston Christmas with a Christmas in September bash at Silhouette Lounge from 4 p.m. to 1 a.m. Scarf down all-beef sizzling canine ($1 for the primary sizzling canine between 4 to six p.m., $3.50 every from 6 p.m. to closing) known as “Sil Canine,” and luxuriate in drink specials just like the Grinch — a shot of peppermint RumChata with crème de menthe — as you rock across the Christmas tree within the festively decked-out lounge.

SOUTH BOSTON — Metropolis Faucet Home in Fort Level blasts again in time with a weekend-long Y2K-themed spectacular. Beginning Friday at 8 p.m. by way of Sunday at 3 p.m., head to the brewpub for dwell DJs, drink specials (the ingeniously named Complete Request LIME is a cherry-lime spritz), and extra. Weekend brunch specials embody odes to nostalgic snacks like Gushers and Dunkaroos.

Saturday, September 2

BROOKLINE Buzzy Bar Vlaha—celebrating the country delicacies of nomads inside northern and central Greece, which is “a bit of off the crushed observe,” in line with culinary director Brendan Pelley—launches weekend brunch beginning at 10 a.m. Highlights on the brand new menu embody boukies, or small shareable plates primarily based on parcels of meals nomads ate for breakfast on their journeys. These dishes embody pork and fennel sausage wrapped in phyllo and served with honey mustard yogurt, plus Greek yogurt with honey, walnut, and kiwi. Extra typical brunch suspects embody scrambled eggs with wild mushrooms, tomato, and black truffle, and shakshouka served with grilled sourdough.

PROVINCETOWN — Chef Jake Hernatski (an alum of No. 9 Park and Cambridge’s now-shuttered Shepherd) kicks off a sequence of pop-up dinners each Saturday by way of November at Gifford Home, which is at present having fun with a renaissance beneath new possession. Tickets for the four-course prixe-fixe occasion are $90, with a seating at 6 p.m. and eight p.m. The menu options fried mussels with Pernod sabayon, pan-roasted skate with zucchini and anchovy butter, and blueberry pie with candy corn ice cream, together with different delights. Keep tuned for extra occasions within the sequence.

SOUTH BOSTON — Cannonball Cafe, which opened on Dorchester Avenue in late fall 2021, hosts a farmers market from 9 a.m. to midday. Head to the petite cafe’s full of life out of doors area for recent produce and extra, with Charlotte’s Crafts because the day’s featured vendor. The cafe is open till 1 p.m., and you may gasoline up with espresso, smoothies, and breakfast sandwiches, too.

Sunday, September 3

BOSTON — Carry your finest glam-rock gear and showcase your fashion (or extra precisely, Kinds) for a Harry Kinds-themed brunch or dinner at Sundown Cantina. Hosted by Hidden, the menu is hush-hush — although assume loads of meals puns on his smash hits like “Watermelon Sugar Excessive.” Tickets are $55 a pop and embody a meal and a glass of booze or a delicate drink. Attempt your luck at trivia and video games, too.