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1229098536Your 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.

Holiday Baking Class at Rialto
Dec. 13, 11 a.m.

The most difficult part of preparing any dessert is the crust. Luckily, we prefer the filling anyway. Rialto pastry chef Susan Abbott demonstrates the use of four versatile doughs that make perfect pies and tarts. The cooking demonstration will be followed by a light lunch, dessert, and sparkling wine.

Rum Cake Finalists’ Competition
Dec. 13, 1-3 p.m.
Prudential Center Food Court

Booze and cake: Everything’s better when they’re together. Bacardi and Where to Eat are hosting the Rum Cake Competition at the Prudential Center. Taste the top three finalists’ Bacardi Gold rum cake recipes and watch live celebrity judging.

Way Back Mondays
Every Monday, 8-10 p.m.
Barking Crab

A lobster for the price of a Number 7 at Mickie D’s? You’ve got to be kidding! But no, it’s for real. Barking Crab diners can enjoy 1 ¼ pound lobsters for just $7 from 8-10 p.m. every Monday.

122909857012-Year Anniversary Cocktail Social
Dec. 15, 6-9 p.m.
Tremont 647

To celebrate Tremont 647’s 12-year anniversary, chef Andy Husbands will be serving up hors d’oeuvres and cocktail creations, while eight lucky contest winners participate in a Momo Eating Contest (momos are little pork dumplings). P.S. Notice the nostalgia shot from ’96? We had to scan this one in!

Wine Tasting Benefit
Dec. 15, 6:30-9 p.m.
Tastings Wine Bar and Bistro
Patriot Place

Patriots player Jarvis Green, the luxury menswear company ECC Life & Style, and Divas Uncorked have teamed up to host a wine tasting benefit for single working mothers. The event includes a silent and live auction, a wine tasting and wine education session by Divas Uncorked, and a men’s fashion show.

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