What’s the Dish?

Your Chowder hounds have sniffed down the best culinary events in town. Check back every Thursday for your weekly prix-fixe of foodie feasts, cooking classes, wine tastings, and more.

1213822147June 18-22, 10 a.m.-11 p.m.
Phantom Gourmet BBQ Beach Party

City Hall Plaza

Get ribbed for your pleasure as barbecue pit masters from all over the States come to town for for a party that includes all of the grilled meat you can eat, beer, a beach, and music from Ernie and the Automatics. Tickets do not include food or beverage purchases.

June 19, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Boston Uncorked Summer Solstice

blu, Sports Club LA., 4 Avery St.

Nothing says summer like a roof deck party. Sample warm-weather wines and light appetizers while overlooking Boston Common, and mix and mingle to live jazz from Patrick Purdonon.

1213822222June 19, 6-9 p.m.
Healthy Cooking Demonstrations

Sebastians Interactive Kitchen

Sebastian’s Interactive Kitchen and Wave Health and Fitness will host a two-part healthy cooking series featuring nutritious recipes, cooking tips, and advice from certified dietitians. Tonight’s dinner will feature the president of the Massachusetts Dietetic Association as she discusses how to create a perfectly balanced dinner plate. A cooking demonstration, wine, and complete dinner will follow.

June 21, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Cultural Survival Bazaar

Boston Common Parkman Bandstand

Help promote awareness of the decimation of indigenous cultures world-wide by attending this festival, featuring live music, multicultural cuisine, and fairly traded products.

1213822405June 23, 6 p.m.
Andy, Ed & Emma’s Trip to The Big Easy Dinner

Tremont 647

Andy Husbands and friends team up for this culinary road trip to New Orleans, minus the beads. Start the evening off with a Hurricane Reception featuring appetizers like barbecued oysters, braised duck po’ boys, and fried chicken. Then chow down on a four-course family-style dinner, including specialties like andouille and crawfish jambalaya, fried soft shell crabs, and slow roasted pork shoulder with spicy cracklin’s.

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