This Week's Edible Events

Thursday 8/11 to Saturday 8/13 — Festival of Tomatoes at Apple Street Farm
As part of his monthly summer dinner series, Frank McClelland, owner of L’Espalier and Sel de la Terre, teams up with SDLT chef Franco Carubia to serve a four-course meal in open air. This week’s tomato-centric menu (to be announced) comprises fresh ingredients from the site itself and includes a trio of wine pairings. ($175; 6:30 pm; arrive at 5:30 pm. Apple Street Farm, 35 Apple St., Essex; For reservations, call 617-262-3023, or visit

Thursday 8/11 Chef Louie Night at Jerry Remy’s
Ditch your couch and the Iron Chef marathon for live-action heat at this interactive culinary battle between chefs Brandon Arms, of Garden at the Cellar, and Jason Cheek, hailing from KO Prime. Attendees decide which ingredients fly as the upcoming talents race to beat the clock — and each other. Meanwhile, your satisfied ’buds will prove everyone a winner. ($53; 6 pm to midnight; Jerry Remy’s Sports Bar and Grill, 1265 Boylston St., Boston. For tickets, visit

Friday 8/12 Ruff Week Fridays by Durty Harry’s Doggie Boutique and Dog Wash
You think your week’s been long? Think of poor Rover, with all his barking and bone-chewing responsibilities. Unwind as a pair amongst fellow canine lovers to the flavor of complimentary hot dogs and drinks in the park. (Free, weekly; 5 pm; Paul Revere Park, Charlestown; 617-242-DOGS (3647);

Saturday 8/13 From Boat to Boil at Sargent’s Wharf
Adopt all the tricks of the lobster trade during this lesson with the Boston Center for Adult Education. You’ll have the chance to haul crustaceans straight from the sea before boiling your proud catch under the wise eye of celebrity chef Corey Comeau. ($90/$80 members; 10 am to 3 pm; Sargent’s Wharf, 296 Commercial St., Boston; followed by the BCAE, 122 Arlington St., Boston; For registration, call 617-267-4430 or visit —Ursula Munn