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Kick Off Summer with these June Food Events

Posted by Michelle Zippelli  June 3, 2013 01:10 AM

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$2 Island Creek Oysters at Battery Park Patio every Thursday from 6-9pm starting June 6


Just in time for outdoor happy hour season, Island Creek Oysters will be doing two buck shucks on the patio at Battery Park Bar and Lounge from 6-9pm beginning this Thursday and continuing throughout the summer.

Time: 6-9pm
Location: 33 Batterymarch Street, Boston

Grilled Cheese Smackdown - June 11, 2013


Join Formaggio Kitchen and Kitchensurfing for a grilled cheese smackdown featuring four talented local chefs. Each contestant will prepare a soup and grilled cheese combo using ingredients selected from Formaggio Kitchen’s shelves. The winning soup and sandwich combo will be determined by event attendees and a panel of grilled cheese experts including James DiSabatino of Roxy's Grilled Cheese, Tripp, Formaggio Kitchen's domestic cheese buyer and YOURS TRULY! Hope to see everyone there!

Time: 7pm
Location: Formaggio Kitchen Annex at 67 Smith Place in Cambridge
Tickets can be purchased here for $55

Chefs in Shorts - June 14, 2013


Now in its 16th year (one of my personal favorite food events all year!) Chefs in Shorts brings together a group of the area’s top culinary talent who will fire up the grills and create their favorite dishes during this expansive outdoor, summer-in-the-city barbeque hosted at the Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center. Join some of Boston’s best chefs on June 14 for an evening of grill-offs, desserts, beer & wine and fun all to benefit Future Chefs, a local non-profit school-to-career program focused in culinary arts.

Time: 7pm
Location: Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center
Tickets can be purchased here for $70

Radius Alumni Dinner - June 13, 2013


After a spectacular 15 year run and countless accolades, Radius is closing its original High St. location. To celebrate the amazing talent that has worked in the kitchen over the years, Michael Schlow will host an Alumni dinner on June 13th with dishes from Gabriel Frasca (Straight Wharf, Ventuno and Provisions in Nantucket), William Kovel (Catalyst in Cambridge), Brendan Joy (SPQR in San Francisco), Paul Connors (Zelo and Bacio in Minneapolis) Mike Pagliarini (Giulia in Cambridge), Chad Burns (Farmstead Table in Newton), Kevin Walsh (Clio), Meghann Ward (Coppa), John Rush (Church) Leo Asaro (Via Matta) and PJ Waters (Radius, Via Matta and Alta Strada).

Time 7pm
Location: 8 High Street, Boston
Tickets can be purchased for $150 by calling 617.426.1234 to save a table

Also at Radius: Last Supper, Last Call closing night on June, 29th - Chef Michael Schlow will be serving up a feast of favorite dishes and he doesn't want any alcohol to be left on the shelves after close!

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About the authors

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.
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