Tag Archives: Dining

Boston JerkFest & Rum Tasting this weekend

The Boston JerkFest is an outdoor/indoor family-friendly Caribbean style foodie festival that features Jamaican jerk spiced food and all things spicy and hot on Saturday, June, 24, 2017 at the Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology in the South End with two sessions: 11am-3pm and 4-8pm.

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The Rum & Brew Tasting @ Boston JerkFest will take place on Friday, June 23, 2017 , 6:30-9:30pm (6pm for VIP) at the same location.  This 21+ event  features live music and unlimited tastings of rum, local craft beer and a variety of Caribbean themed libations.

For more information visit the event website, bostonjerkfest.com.

UberEats launches in Boston

Last week Boston joined a short list of cities that UberEats operates. The delivery service operates much like the company’s ride-sharing app. You download the app, log in, select a restaurant and order. You pay with the card you have on file and can watch as your order is delivered to wherever you are.

UberEats Boston

UberEats launched in 2015, and is available in Boston, Cambridge, Somerville, Malden, Everett, Chelsea, Medford, and Brookline, with plans to expand to Arlington and Belmont.

COCHON555 comes to SoWa Boston April 9

boston food, boston diningCalling all foodies: Sunday, April 9th COCHON555 – a self-described “epic culinary experience centered on 1,500 pounds of heritage breed pork” will take place in the SOWA Power Station (that large building by the BSC and Gaslight parking lot).  In addition to serving up dozens of chef-crafted tastings you will be able to wash down all that pork from more than forty boutique wines, craft cocktails and artisanal brews. 

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Boston Wine Expo is February 18-19, 2017

Amisfield Pinot Gris 2012, New ZealandDo you enjoy wine? Next weekend, February 18-19, 2017 is the annual Boston Wine Expo and tickets are selling fast for this popular event which sells out.

This year’s two day event will feature more than 1,800 wines from more than 200 wineries. In addition to a lot of great wines, the 2017 Boston Wine Expo will feature multiple ways to learn about and sample great wine and food. For those of you who enjoy wine this is a great local event not to be missed.

More information about the two day event and to purchase tickets visit their website wine-expos.com.

L’apero des heros from the Chef Club

If one of your New Year’s resolutions included losing weight – do not watch this video. However, for the rest of you enjoy this quick video and tempting idea for your next dinner party. This looks equal parts delicious and easy.

Thank you Sergio for sharing this. We’ll definitely have to try it.

Frenchie in South End opens Tuesday

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Source: Frenchie Facebook page

Frenchie, a new bistro will open on Tuesday, January 24th in the South End. Located in the space formerly known as Kitchen at 560 Tremont Street, Frenchie is a casual wine bar that will be open daily for lunch and dinner and serving brunch on Saturday and Sunday from Sandrine Rossi and Loic Le Garrec from Petit Robert Bistro. For more information you can like their page on Facebook.

Troquet Boston to close and reopen in Leather District

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Photo Source: Troquet Facebook Page

Troquet announced today that after 15 years in business at 140 Boylston Street the restaurant will close on Saturday, January 28th only to move and open in a larger space in the Leather District in early February. Details about the new space were not mentioned in the media release, although it did allude to a larger kitchen and wine cellar as well as more bar space, which will make it far easier to grab a drink than their current location which I believe can only seat 6-8 people.

I’ve had several meals at Troquet over the years, in part because they are so conveniently located in Boston’s Theater District, making it a great place to grab a meal before or after a show. You can read my restaurant review: Troquet Boston is a wine lovers restaurant.

I’ll share more about Troquet’s new home when I learn more. Stay tuned.