What’s the Dish?

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

1227281009Taste of Cape Cod Holiday Festival
Nov. 23, 1-6 p.m.
Resort & Conference Center of Hyannis

This time of year, the drive to the Cape is shorter than the wait at the new Craigie. The best Cape restaurants, including Barnstable Restaurant & Tavern, Gracie’s Table, Island Merchant, Bleu, Circadia Bistro, and Vining’s Bistro, among others, will be serving up samples of their signature dishes.

Da Vinci Prix Fixe
Every Monday and Tuesday, 5-10 p.m.
Da Vinci

You don’t have to wait for Restaurant Week to enjoy a great deal at Da Vinci. Every Monday and Tuesday, they’re offering diners the choice an entree, appetizer, and dessert for $29 per person.

1227281064Girl’s Night Out at The Melting Pot
Every Tuesday, 5-10:30 p.m.
Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers

Does this mean no boys allowed? Ladies will gather around fondue pots, dipping meat, veggies, and fruit into ooey-gooey goodness. The special menu includes drinks, salads, and entrees for $35 per person.

$2 Taco Tuesday
Every Tuesday, 5:30-10 p.m.
Tremont 647

We haven’t been this happy since Jacoby’s stolen base got us a free taco at Taco Bell. Tremont 647 offers $2 tacos every Tuesday, including choices likes duck & chicharrones, carnitas & salsa verde, fish tacos with cordito, fiery beef, grilled veggie, and garlic shrimp with Chipotle-lime sour cream.

1227281223Stress-Free Thanksgiving
Nov. 27

This year, leave the cooking to the Hub’s finest restaurants. Check out our slide show, stocked with special holiday menus for local spots that are open on Thanksgiving, including Beacon Hill Bistro, Davio’s, Eastern Standard, Scampo, Summer Winter, and many others.

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