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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.

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$4 Bloody Marys and Mimosas
Saturdays and Sundays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Grafton Street Pub and Grill

They say laughter is the best medicine. We beg to differ. Grafton Street grants you a recession remedy that includes $4 veggie bloody marys and blood orange mimosas with the purchase of each weekend brunch entrée.

Appetite Stimulus Plan at 606 Congress
Sun.-Thurs., 5:30–10 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 5:30–11 p.m.

Each night of the week, guests can order a three-course prix-fixe meal including an appetizer, special entrée, dessert, and paired glass of wine for only $25. Menu items include Harpoon Brown Ale braised short ribs with glazed pearl onions, green beans, and potato puree, fried chicken with buttermilk creamed spinach and yams, and slow-roasted leg of lamb with brussels sprouts, potatoes, and currants.

Dillon’s at Dusk
Sun.-Thurs., 4-7 p.m.

Dillon’s is offering a new affordable menu for cost-conscious foodies. Mini plates will be offered for $4-$7 from 4-7 p.m., Sunday through Thursday. Round up your coworkers for cheap drinks and eats.

Morton’s Absinthe Tasting
Feb. 19, 6-7:30 p.m.
Morton’s The Steakhouse, 699 Boylston at Exeter

Experience the mystique of absinthe at Morton’s “Green Hour.” Learn about its rise, fall, and re-birth of in the cocktail scene as told by a Pernod Absinthe expert. Guests will sip drinks while enjoying oysters Rockefeller made with Absinthe, crab-stuffed mushrooms, sliced tenderloin crostini, and Morton’s mini prime cheeseburgers.

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