This Week's Edible Events

10/17-11/11: Celebrating Five Years at Bin 26 Enoteca on Beacon Hill

Bin 26 Enoteca, located on Beacon Hill, turns five years old with celebratory appetizers and wine. (Photo courtesy of Bin 26 Enoteca.)

Starting today and continuing through November 11, Bin 26 Enoteca will celebrate its fifth anniversary by offering guests $5 tiny Mediterranean appetizers paired with your pick of wine. Among some of the small plates will include saffron risotto balls, bruschetta with charred scallion and hazelnut pesto, zucchini carpaccio, and meatballs in tomato sauce. The wine and beer menu will feature Ca’ Furlan Cuvee Beatrice Prosecco, Savignon Blanc, Tempranillo, Reading Premium Lager, and more. (26 Charles Street, Boston; M-Th noon-10pm, Fri noon-11pm, Sat-Sun 11am-11pm; For reservations (recommended), call 617-723-5939; for info, visit

10/17: Oyster Orgy at Tavern on the Water

What do you get when you mix a bit of friskiness with beer, a breathtaking view of Boston, and … oysters? Oyster Orgy at Tavern on the Water. Experiment with oysters of all different types — baked, stuffed, fried, shooter style — and experience savory pleasure in every bite provided by the restaurant’s talented culinary team. (6-9 pm; Tickets: $30 per person in advance or $40 at the door; Tavern on the Water, One 8th Street, Pier 6, Boston; for reservations and more info, call 617-242-8040 or visit

10/24: Legal Seafoods Harborside Celebrates Food Day

On October 24, Legal Seafoods Harborside will host a lunch and dinner celebrating Food Day, which aims to promote affordable food produced in an eco-friendly way. Enjoy a three-course prix fixe menu including a fall green salad with pears and spiced walnuts for starters, as well as the main entrée of sautéed grey sole with slab bacon, braised collar greens, and fire-roasted squash — optionally paired with a bottle of Domaine Zind-Humbrecht Riesling. Be sure to leave room for the dessert — tarte tatin with apples and crème fraiche ice cream — or order, perhaps, order that first. (Legal Harborside, 270 Northern Ave., Boston; $37.95 per person including tax and gratuity; for more info on Food Day, visit; for more info on Legal Seafoods, call 617-477-2900 or visit —Meara Hamidiani