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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.
Every Thursday, 6-8 p.m.
Noir Thursday Night Music on the Patio
Every Thursday, weather permitting, the patio will be jamming out to the sounds of Michel Gonzalez or The Irie Roots Steel Drum Band. Also not to be missed is Noir‘s 5-4-3-2-1-0 menu, which is now available Monday through Thursday from 5-9 p.m. With the purchase of a cocktail, you can order cheap snacks, including flatbreads for $5, sandwiches for $4, snacks for $3, salads for $2, sweets for $1 and nuts for nothing at all.
Mondays-Fridays, 5-6:30 p.m.
Happy Hour and a Half at nebo
When did happy hour only last an hour? At nebo, the North End’s after work stop, happy hour equals 90 minutes of relaxing with friends. Every Monday through Friday, order up $7 specialty cocktails, and when the munchies kick in, choose from their $7 bar food options.
Providence Restaurant Weeks
Lunch and dinner
You have three more days to take advantage of fixed-price menus from various restaurants throughout Providence. Enjoy three-course lunches for $12.95 or three-course dinners for $29.95. And trust us, the portions are huge!
It’s like Restaurant Week, but with cocktails. Many Boston establishments will offer signature drink groupings for $20.08, including 33, Church, Felt, Market, Match, Persephone, Rialto, The Living Room, Vox, Vinalia, and more.
July 18, 6-11 p.m.; July 19, 3-11 p.m.; July 20, 3-11 p.m.
Central Square, East Boston
Italia Unita sponsors this festival, featuring a performance by Paul London, Piero Esteriore, and the Italian sausage eating championship. Central Square will transform into a “piazza” where people can sample authentic Italian cooking from various food carts, while enjoying the free entertainment and cultural attractions.
July 18, 6:30 p.m.
Talking Taste: Barbara Lynch
Institute of Contemporary Art
In the ICA’s series Talking Taste, Barbara Lynch, the James Beard Award-winning chef and owner of No. 9 Park, B&G Oysters, and The Butcher Shop, will participate in a discussion while guests sample her recipes.
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