The number of food events coming up this weekend is just ABSURD. No seriously, absurd. From beer pairings to Ramen take-overs, classy five-course tastings to dining amongst animals (literally), there's something for everyone. So see what's coming up over the next few days. The only problem? Too much to choose from.
June 23 - A Wild Affair: Kicking off the weekend like the wild animal that you are, head over to the Stone Zoo for their 8th annual tasting event A Wild Affair taking place from 5:30 - 9:30pm. With proceeds benefitting the zoo's education and conservation programs, restaurants like The Capital Grille, Legal Sea Foods, On The Border, Bertucciâ€™s, Buffalo Wild Wings, and Fudruckers will be on hand serving up tasty treats while you stroll amongst the animals. The event is 21+ and also includes live entertainment and a silent auction. Advanced tickets are being sold for $50; for additional details and to purchase tickets click here or call 617-989-2015.
June 24 - Guchi Ramen: Guchi Ramen is BACK! And you've got just a few hours to get it together and cop yourself a ticket because they go on sale today at 1pm. For this next installment, they'll be hosting the event at JM Curley, and unlike it's predecessors, this time they'll be offering up several seatings, starting at 4pm and continuing on through 10pm. Word on the street is they'll also be allowing some walk ins so if you lose out today, don't give up, you've still got a chance. You can keep track of them on twitter where they'll be posting updates.
June 25 - Harpoon Beer Dinner: If you've ever needed a reason to make your way out to Newton Falls, this is it. The Bitmore Bar & Grille is teaming up with Harpoon Brewery for a Beer Dinner next Monday at 7pm. The $55 all inclusive ticket gets you a four course dinner, prepared by Chef Dan Lane, along with beer pairings courtesy of Harpoon's Bewmaster. Think fried whole belly clams and Cajun remoulade with Unfiltered Pale Ale, rabbit confit grilled cheese with a Rye IPA. Check out the full menu here and call 617.527.2550 to reserve a seat.
June 25 - Progressive Dining at No. 9 Park: Be one of the first to try some libations off No. 9's new cocktail list, while sampling some of Barbara Lynch's new Spring dishes. The $168 ticket price gets you passed hors d'oeuvres and an aperitif followed by a decadent six-course dinner with drink pairings. The seasonally inspired menu is strategically designed to take you on a journey of the senses with some of the most progressive dishes and drinks we've seen yet. For additional details and to get yourself a seat at this once in a lifetime table check out the event listing here.
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Michelle Zippelli is a Boston based hedonist who is committed to finding the best food that Boston has to offer. She has lived in Boston for 6 years and works in online marketing. Michelle loves meatballs, live music, exotic cheeses, Mexican food, spur of the moment dance parties, and all things pickled.
Jacki Morisi is a self-proclaimed bon vivant extraordinaire. A Boston native whose waking hours are exclusively focused on travel, music, food, and fare ... emphasis on food and fare. She's a firm believer that just because you're living on a young professional's budget doesn't mean you have to sacrifice taste, and carries this mantra into each and every dining endeavor.