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.

1214428617June 26, 6-9 p.m.
Healthy Cooking Demonstration

Sebastian’s Interactive Kitchen

“Summertime Soups & Salads” is a hands-on cooking class led by Sebastian’s executive chef Tom Barton. Guests will learn to create seasonal soups and salads that are high in fiber, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, and they will also enjoy a three-course, healthy dinner with wine pairings.

June 27, 6:30 p.m.
Talking Taste with Chris Schlesinger

The Institute of Contemporary Art

The East Coast Grill chef holds forth on barbecue, and will sign copies of his grilling cookbooks and share samples of his renowned cuisine.

1214428707June 27, 7 p.m.
Chefs in Shorts

Seaport Hotel

Boston’s star chefs join forces for an outdoor dining bonanza at the Seaport Hotel. Among the 22 big names firing up their grills: Jeremy Sewall of Lineage and Stephen Brand of UpStairs on the Square. Tickets cover beer, wine, and ample tastings, and proceeds will go to help support the Greater Boston Food Bank.

June 29, 6-9 p.m.
Best Night of the Year

Willowbend Country Club, Mashpee, MA

The Cape & Islands United Way hosts this dinner featuring fare from the Cape’s top tier restaurants, including: Siena, Wianno Grille, Ocean House, Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern, Five Bays Bistro, Twenty Eight Atlantic, Bleu, and more.

1214428746July 1, 6-8 p.m.
Vela’s To Market, To Market Dinner

Vela, Wellesley

Wellesley’s Vela is teaming up with Lowell Bros. to host a special five-course dinner that will highlight fruits and veggies from local farms.

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