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Your Chowder hounds have sniffed down the best culinary events and Father’s Day feasts in town. Check back every Thursday for weekly prix-fixes, cooking classes, wine tastings, and more.

1213208932June 11, 11:30 a.m.-8 p.m.; June 12, 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m.
The Scooper Bowl

City Hall Plaza
New England’s biggest ice cream extravaganza returns to City Hall Plaza. Get your spoon warmed up (or cooled down) for all the ice cream, frozen yogurt, sorbet, and gelati you can eat. The proceeds go to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and there will be live music, contests, and games, as well as Fitzy Snowman Sculpting.

1213209121June 15, Noon-3 p.m.
Taste of Allston

Herter Park, Allston
Allston has some seriously good restaurants and for one day only you’ll be able to sample the best of the best all in one location. The Taste of Allston will bring local eateries together for a grand tasting including Grasshopper, Cafe Bello, Sunset Grill & Tap, and more.

June 15, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Father’s Day Jazz Brunch at Cafe Fleuri

He mows the lawn, paints the house, and brings home the bacon. Now it’s your turn to return the favor, with what else—bacon! A tasty barbecue-inspired brunch menu is perfect for the griller in your life.

June 15, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Father’s Day at Fleming’s Steakhouse & Wine Bar

You can also say thank you to dad with a big juicy steak. Fleming’s Steakhouse & Wine Bar is offering a fabulous prix fixe menu of superb steaks, crisp salads, and mouth-watering desserts.

1213209208June 15, 4-9 p.m.
Father’s Day at Oceanaire

You know the scene. Dad heads out with the ol’ fishing poll in hand and almost always returns with the bait still swinging on the hook. Politely take away his rod, and surprise the man with a trip the Oceanaire Seafood Room, where he won’t come up empty handed. Dad will wolf down a seafood dinner that’s as fresh as if he caught it himself.

June 15, 4:30-10 p.m.
Father’s Day at Smith and Wollensky

The legendary Boston steakhouse has prepared a special prix fixe menu that’ll leave your pop satisfied. Guests will have the choice of three tasty appetizers, succulent steaks, and an ooey gooey dessert.

1213209281June 15, 5 p.m.-close
Father’s Day at 51 Lincoln
The chef puts a classy twist on a few manly favorites, including watermelon steak, Mom’s Friday night chicken, hearty potatoes, and roast salmon.

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