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8 things you must do in Boston this January

Published On 01/02/2015 Published On 01/02/2015
Legal Sea Foods

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Jan 15 Thu

Chowda Day It’s National Soup Month (no, really, it is), and LSF sweetens the pot (get it?) with their very own Chowda Day. Stop into any outpost and enjoy a $1 cup of their award-winning, president-pleasing New England Clam Chowder (with the purchase of an entrée).

All Legal Sea Foods

Chowda Day All Legal Sea Foods It’s National Soup Month (no, really, it is), and LSF sweetens the pot (get it?) with their very own Chowda Day. Stop into any outpost and enjoy a $1 cup of their award-winning, president-pleasing New England Clam Chowder (with the purchase of an entrée).

Flickr/shan213

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Jan 16 Fri

Ski Bash Boston The Harp and Long Trail unite once again for their annual winter sports season kickoff, Ski Bash Boston, from 9pm-2am. The Zoo will be playing while you sip various Long Trail brews and try to win gear, lift tickets, and sweet vacation packages. HIGH ALERT: the famous Shed Burger, from the sadly defunct Shed Brewery, will make its sanctioned, once-a-year return only during this special event (you need one).

The Harp

Ski Bash Boston The Harp The Harp and Long Trail unite once again for their annual winter sports season kickoff, Ski Bash Boston, from 9pm-2am. The Zoo will be playing while you sip various Long Trail brews and try to win gear, lift tickets, and sweet vacation packages. HIGH ALERT: the famous Shed Burger, from the sadly defunct Shed Brewery, will make its sanctioned, once-a-year return only during this special event (you need one).

Eastern Standard

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Jan 17 Sat

Array This Fenway hot spot will host a full day of interactive classes (e.g. "Creating an Original Cocktail"), complete with demos, tastings, and probably a bit a mischief. Classes are $40 each. Visit the site above for tickets, or e-mail Deena Marlette at dmarlette@easternstandardboston.com

Eastern Standard

Array Eastern Standard This Fenway hot spot will host a full day of interactive classes (e.g. "Creating an Original Cocktail"), complete with demos, tastings, and probably a bit a mischief. Classes are $40 each. Visit the site above for tickets, or e-mail Deena Marlette at dmarlette@easternstandardboston.com

Sweet Cheeks

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Jan 19 Mon

Monday Ramen Nights start Every Monday evening in January, these Southern comfort food heroes go wayyyy east of the Mason-Dixon Line with multiple offerings, all under $20. Check their Twitter, @sweetcheeksQ, for the nightly noodles.

Sweet Cheeks Q

Monday Ramen Nights start Sweet Cheeks Q Every Monday evening in January, these Southern comfort food heroes go wayyyy east of the Mason-Dixon Line with multiple offerings, all under $20. Check their Twitter, @sweetcheeksQ, for the nightly noodles.

Bronwyn Restaurant

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Jan 20-25

First-ever Pig Week Welcome to Bronwyn’s first-ever Pig Week: six themed nights of over-the-top feasts organized by body part (Shanks, Head, Feet, Loins & Chop, Leg & Shoulder, and Ribs). Chef Tim Wiechmann is pulling out all the stops with morsels like dark beer-braised shank and crispy German schnitzel. Even better, all dinners are $20 a plate. Call for reservations.

Bronwyn

First-ever Pig Week Bronwyn Welcome to Bronwyn’s first-ever Pig Week: six themed nights of over-the-top feasts organized by body part (Shanks, Head, Feet, Loins & Chop, Leg & Shoulder, and Ribs). Chef Tim Wiechmann is pulling out all the stops with morsels like dark beer-braised shank and crispy German schnitzel. Even better, all dinners are $20 a plate. Call for reservations.

Mohegan Sun

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Jan 23-25

The Sun Winefest ‘15 Mohegan Sun’s annual weekend-long wine extravaganza will have more than 1,000 wines and beers to sample, along with demos and classes. Local celebrity chefs (e.g. Todd English, Jasper White) will also be cooking up delicious edibleness.

Mohegan Sun

The Sun Winefest ‘15 Mohegan Sun Mohegan Sun’s annual weekend-long wine extravaganza will have more than 1,000 wines and beers to sample, along with demos and classes. Local celebrity chefs (e.g. Todd English, Jasper White) will also be cooking up delicious edibleness.

Antico Forno

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Jan 25 Sun

CityFeast: Dining Out To Conquer Diabetes Ten (count ‘em!) different restaurants in the North End will be serving five-course dinners (including wine pairings) with proceeds benefitting the Joslin Diabetes Center’s High Hopes Fund. Participating venues are: Antico Forno, Aria, Bricco, Lucca, Lucia, Prezza, Strega, Taranta, Terramia, and Tresca. Tickets are $150; $100 is tax-deductible. 

North End

CityFeast: Dining Out To Conquer Diabetes North End Ten (count ‘em!) different restaurants in the North End will be serving five-course dinners (including wine pairings) with proceeds benefitting the Joslin Diabetes Center’s High Hopes Fund. Participating venues are: Antico Forno, Aria, Bricco, Lucca, Lucia, Prezza, Strega, Taranta, Terramia, and Tresca. Tickets are $150; $100 is tax-deductible. 

Harpoon Brewery

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Jan 26 Mon

Holiday Hangover to End Childhood Hunger Park yourself at the Harpoon Brewery from 7-10pm for deliciousness from local restaurant industry stars, along with brews and pairing samples. Tix are $40 ($30 for industry folks), and proceeds benefit No Kid Hungry.

Harpoon Brewery

Holiday Hangover to End Childhood Hunger Harpoon Brewery Park yourself at the Harpoon Brewery from 7-10pm for deliciousness from local restaurant industry stars, along with brews and pairing samples. Tix are $40 ($30 for industry folks), and proceeds benefit No Kid Hungry.