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1220017960Your Chowder hounds have sniffed down the best culinary events in town. Check back every Thursday for your weekly prix-fixe of foodie festivals, cooking classes, wine tastings, and more.

Aug. 29-31
Restaurant Week extended at Stix

Stix is offering Restaurant Week lunch prices for dinner, now through Sunday. For only $20.08, feast on a summer mesclun salad or gazpacho with a choice of “flash fried” salmon, chicken breast under a brick with cheddar mashed potatoes, or a flat iron steak with potato confit, braised greens, and chimichurri.

Aug. 29-Sept. 6
Aura Extends Restaurant Week for Two More Weeks

Aura is offering their prix fixe lunch and dinner menus through Sept. 6 for $20.08 (lunch) and $33.08 (dinner). The dinner menu includes three courses, with a first-course choice of an heirloom tomato salad, steak and peaches, or watermelon gazpacho; a second-course of grilled Kajiki, Australian lamb loin, or all-natural sirloin, and for dessert, an organic coffee parfait or braised cherry tart. Includes Saturdays!

For a list of other places that have extended RW, click here.

Aug. 30, 5:30 p.m.
L’Espalier Farewell Dinner

Before L’Espalier moves into its new digs at the Mandarin Oriental, they’re throwing one last party at the old place on Gloucester Street. Guests will start the evening off with a champagne and hors d’oeuvres reception and a tour of the new high-tech kitchen, then they’ll head over to the old location for a multi-course dinner paired with 26 favorite bottles of wine (one for each year at Gloucester Street).

Sept. 1-30, 5-11 p.m.
September Prix Fixe Menu at 33

The September prix fixe at 33 includes beef tartar with aioli and fried capers, slow roasted salmon confit with braised parsnip purée and smoked tomato vinaigrette, and for dessert, enjoy summer berry panacotta with vanilla anglaise. The restaurant is also offering a flight of wines to accompany the meal.

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