What's the Dish?
The Scooper Bowl
June 10 & 11, Noon-8 p.m.
City Hall Plaza
Get your spoon warmed up (or cooled down) for all the ice cream, frozen yogurt, sorbet, or gelati you can eat. Try as many as you’d like guilt free: The proceeds go to The Jimmy Fund. There will also be live music, contests, and games. $8 for adults, and $4 for kids 3-9.
Step into Summer
June 11, 5-8 p.m.
Neiman Marcus, Copley Place
Food, drinks, fashion, charity! Join the Kitchen Cabinet and Neiman Marcus to get a look at the latest trends in fashion and food. Models will show off head-to-toe styles of the season as you munch on bites from Sage, Bambara, and Domenic & Anthony’s. Sip on style-inspired cocktails from Cold River Vodka and wine by Truro Vineyards. $65 per person.
Aquitaine Group & Aunt Sadie’s Deal
Aunt Sadie’s, 18 Union Park St. and South End restaurants Gaslight, Union, Metropolis Cafe, and Aquitaine
Shop at Aunt Sadie’s, and you’ll receive a coupon for 25 percent off your meal at any of the Aquitaine Group Boston restaurants (Gaslight, Union, Metropolis Cafe, and Aquitaine). And, if you dine at an Aquitaine Group restaurant, you will also receive a coupon to use at Aunt Sadie’s (15 percent off any purchase or 20 percent off actual Aunt Sadie’s products).
Coda Bar & Kitchen turns Two
Through June 30, Mon.-Fri., 4-6 p.m.
Coda, 329 Columbus Ave.
To celebrate its second birthday, Coda presents a special Birthday Bites & Cocktails menu. Throughout the month, choose a cocktail and an appetizer and pay just $5. Cocktails include the Grapefruit Summer Press and the Raspberry Lime Rickey, and appetizers include tomato, basil, and brie crostini, fried calamari, and roasted chicken wings/tossed in curry lime butter.
Chefs in Shorts
June 12, 7-9:30 p.m.
Seaport Boston, 200 Seaport Boulevard (along the Boulevard of Flags)
Boston’s star chefs join forces for an outdoor dining bonanza at the Seaport Hotel. Among the 35 big names firing up their grills: Rodney Murillo of Avila, Rachel Klein of Aura, Jason Santos of Gargoyles, Mark Sapienza of Bond, Joseph Brenner of Olives, and Mark Porcaro of Top of the Hub. Tickets cover beer, wine, and ample tastings, and help support the Greater Boston Food Bank. $60 per person.
Summer ‘Tequila Tuesdays’
Every Tuesday, 6-8 p.m.
Sushi-Teq, InterContinental Boston, 510 Atlantic Ave.
You’re lounging amidst palm trees and plush sofas while salsa music plays in the background. No, it’s not Miami. It’s the patio at Sushi-Teq on the Boston waterfront. On Tuesdays, you can sip complimentary tequila tastings and nibble on sushi. Each week, a different tequila is featured, and there will also be free salsa lessons from professional dancers.