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8 Things You Must Do in Boston This April

Published On 04/01/2015 Published On 04/01/2015
Courtesy of Connie Miller
Courtesy of Mike Diskin

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Apr 1 Wed

TR Street Foods is coming to dinner Tavern Road’s fast-casual lunchtime grab-n-go, TR Street Foods, will put on its parking brake all month long as it takes over the TR dinner menu. Swapping out his daily crave-worthy fare, Chef Louis DiBiccari will present sophisticated riffs on classic street foods and pair them with specialty cocktails. Sized to share, dishes will rotate throughout the month... necessitating frequent visits. 

Tavern Road (Fort Point)

TR Street Foods is coming to dinner Tavern Road (Fort Point) Tavern Road’s fast-casual lunchtime grab-n-go, TR Street Foods, will put on its parking brake all month long as it takes over the TR dinner menu. Swapping out his daily crave-worthy fare, Chef Louis DiBiccari will present sophisticated riffs on classic street foods and pair them with specialty cocktails. Sized to share, dishes will rotate throughout the month... necessitating frequent visits. 

Courtesy of Carolyn Rasley

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TBA

Foundry on Elm hosts "Tap Takeover" It’s an ale vs. lager cage match at Foundry on Elm as they host the ultimate Tap Takeover (6pm). Rare specialty suds from Dogfish Head (Beer 1000, American Beauty) and Jack’s Abby (Maibock, BA Framinghammer) will duke it out for beer supremacy, and everyone’s a winner. Special bonus: Dogfish Head will unveil its invention called the "Randall," a double-chamber filter that infuses flavors while it pours. Call 617-628-9999 or visit Foundry’s website for reservations.

Foundry on Elm (Davis Square)

Foundry on Elm hosts "Tap Takeover" Foundry on Elm (Davis Square) It’s an ale vs. lager cage match at Foundry on Elm as they host the ultimate Tap Takeover (6pm). Rare specialty suds from Dogfish Head (Beer 1000, American Beauty) and Jack’s Abby (Maibock, BA Framinghammer) will duke it out for beer supremacy, and everyone’s a winner. Special bonus: Dogfish Head will unveil its invention called the "Randall," a double-chamber filter that infuses flavors while it pours. Call 617-628-9999 or visit Foundry’s website for reservations.

Courtesy of American Lamb Board 

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TBA

Boston Lamb Jam 2015 The American Lamb Board hits the road for its annual multi-city Lamb Jam, and it'll be baaa-ck in Boston with a new theme this year: Global Flavors. 20 award-winning New England chefs will sear up a flock of creative lamb dishes, and you get to vote which chefs have earned their "chops." GA tix include tastings and brew/wine pairings, and VIP passes feature a special early session with additional tastings and a pasture-to-plate butchering demonstration. 

Royal Sonesta Hotel Boston (Cambridge)

Boston Lamb Jam 2015 Royal Sonesta Hotel Boston (Cambridge) The American Lamb Board hits the road for its annual multi-city Lamb Jam, and it'll be baaa-ck in Boston with a new theme this year: Global Flavors. 20 award-winning New England chefs will sear up a flock of creative lamb dishes, and you get to vote which chefs have earned their "chops." GA tix include tastings and brew/wine pairings, and VIP passes feature a special early session with additional tastings and a pasture-to-plate butchering demonstration. 

Ye Olde Tavern Tours

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Apr 14 Tue

A Walking Tour of Boston’s Revolutionary and Drunken Past Learn about Boston’s very own drunken history with the BCAE and Ye Olde Tavern Tours from 6:30-9pm. The one mile stroll along the Freedom Trail mixes stops (and pints) at our historic bars with in-depth facts about how booze helped us win our independence. ‘Merica. $40 for non-members, $34 for members, and $24 for "materials"... a bargain to drink along with the Sons of Liberty.

Starts at Boston Common sign, corner of Park and Tremont (Downtown)

A Walking Tour of Boston’s Revolutionary and Drunken Past Starts at Boston Common sign, corner of Park and Tremont (Downtown) Learn about Boston’s very own drunken history with the BCAE and Ye Olde Tavern Tours from 6:30-9pm. The one mile stroll along the Freedom Trail mixes stops (and pints) at our historic bars with in-depth facts about how booze helped us win our independence. ‘Merica. $40 for non-members, $34 for members, and $24 for "materials"... a bargain to drink along with the Sons of Liberty.

Courtesy of Grill 23 Bar

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Apr 14 Tue

Stone Crab Dinner Boston’s beloved steakhouse Grill 23 goes fishing for a monumental surf-and-turf five-course dinner that even Neptune couldn’t resist. Savor three traditional crab dips and a smooth cocktail during the 6:30 reception, then adjourn to the dining room at 7 for decadence like Stone Crab Dim Sum and Oscar-Style Stone Crab & Ribeye with lobster hollandaise and caviar. Call 617-542-2255 for more info and reservations.

Grill 23 & Bar (Back Bay)

Stone Crab Dinner Grill 23 & Bar (Back Bay) Boston’s beloved steakhouse Grill 23 goes fishing for a monumental surf-and-turf five-course dinner that even Neptune couldn’t resist. Savor three traditional crab dips and a smooth cocktail during the 6:30 reception, then adjourn to the dining room at 7 for decadence like Stone Crab Dim Sum and Oscar-Style Stone Crab & Ribeye with lobster hollandaise and caviar. Call 617-542-2255 for more info and reservations.

The Simpsons

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Apr 21 Tue

The Simpsons Trivia Night You can finally impress people with your encyclopedic knowledge of all things Springfield at Cuisine en Locale’s Simpsons Trivia Night starting at 8pm. Free to play, there will be a Simpsons-themed food menu and adult beverages for purchase, and prizes galore for top scorers in the Field of Excellence. This website tastes like purple.

Cuisine en Locale (Somerville)

The Simpsons Trivia Night Cuisine en Locale (Somerville) You can finally impress people with your encyclopedic knowledge of all things Springfield at Cuisine en Locale’s Simpsons Trivia Night starting at 8pm. Free to play, there will be a Simpsons-themed food menu and adult beverages for purchase, and prizes galore for top scorers in the Field of Excellence. This website tastes like purple.

Courtesy of Connie Miller

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Apr 25 Sat

Harvard Square Tasting Tour Eat, drink, and learn your way around Harvard Square, courtesy of the Grafton Group and The Hahvahd Tour, from 3-5pm. The fact-filled walkabout stops for signature bites at Grafton Street, Russell House Tavern, and PARK, and also meanders into foodie store meccas Cardullo’s, Salt + Olive, and Follow the Honey. Congrats, now you’re wicked smaht and wicked full.

Tour meets at Cambridge Information Booth (1376 Mass Ave, Harvard Square)

Harvard Square Tasting Tour Tour meets at Cambridge Information Booth (1376 Mass Ave, Harvard Square) Eat, drink, and learn your way around Harvard Square, courtesy of the Grafton Group and The Hahvahd Tour, from 3-5pm. The fact-filled walkabout stops for signature bites at Grafton Street, Russell House Tavern, and PARK, and also meanders into foodie store meccas Cardullo’s, Salt + Olive, and Follow the Honey. Congrats, now you’re wicked smaht and wicked full.

Courtesy of Showcase Cinemas 

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Apr 29 Wed

The Ultimate Marvel Marathon All of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes will assemble at Showcase Cinema de Lux’s epic 24+ hour "Ultimate Marvel Marathon." Suiting up first is Iron Man at 6:45pm on Wednesday, and the action won’t stop until they premiere Avengers: Age of Ultron in 3D at 7pm on Thursday. For $40 your inner Hulk gets to smash all 11 films, special concession discounts, Avengers 3D collectible glasses, Marvel-themed trivia with prizes, a $5 Showcase gift card, and an exclusive "Ultimate Marvel Marathon" gold medal. 

Showcase Cinema de Lux Revere

The Ultimate Marvel Marathon Showcase Cinema de Lux Revere All of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes will assemble at Showcase Cinema de Lux’s epic 24+ hour "Ultimate Marvel Marathon." Suiting up first is Iron Man at 6:45pm on Wednesday, and the action won’t stop until they premiere Avengers: Age of Ultron in 3D at 7pm on Thursday. For $40 your inner Hulk gets to smash all 11 films, special concession discounts, Avengers 3D collectible glasses, Marvel-themed trivia with prizes, a $5 Showcase gift card, and an exclusive "Ultimate Marvel Marathon" gold medal.