Back Bay’s Battle of the Breweries
Jan 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

They Battle, You Win — Join The Lenox for the Battle of the Breweries


Come sample unlimited pours of Massachusetts beer and cider from brewhouses competing for the restaurant’s tap takeover in February. Make the rounds and enjoy a few rounds while you decide on your favorite from breweries like Night Shift, Down the Road, Jack’s Abby, and more. There’ll be live music from Hot Mess and hop-inspired appetizers from Executive Chef Sean MacAlpine to accompany your samples. $50 (and a valid ID) gets you in the door.*


Night Shift Brewing – Everett, MA
Idle Hands – Malden, MA
Lord Hobo – Woburn, MA
Jack’s Abby Craft Lagers – Framingham, MA
Cambridge Brewing Company – Cambridge, MA
Devil’s Purse Brewing – South Dennis, MA
Down the Road Brewing – Everett, MA
Widowmaker Brewing – Braintree, MA
Mighty Squirrel – Waltham, MA
Westfield River Brewing Company – Southwick, MA
Bantam Cider – Somerville, MA

*All attendees must be 21+ with a valid ID. Nobody will be allowed into the event who is under 21 or who doesn’t have a valid ID.


Winter Wine and Cheese Fest at Eataly Boston
Jan 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Winter Wine and Cheese Fest at Eataly Boston @ Eataly Boston

Eataly’s 2nd annual Wine and Cheese Festival will make you say “what New Year’s resolution?”


Guests at this tasting festival will receive an all-access pass to wander through the entire store and taste a variety of artisanal cheeses and 20+ premium wines. At each station, you’ll learn about the characteristics and stories behind each cheese you’re enjoying and every wine you’re sipping directly from passionate experts. Experience an evening as the best of both Italy and New England come together with cheeses and wine sourced from top local and Italian producers.

Don’t miss this indulgent trip to Italy—without ever leaving Boston—for a Winter Wine and Cheese Fest designed by some of the best cheesemongers and sommeliers in the business!

All-Access Bracelets are $60

Ticket includes food sampling and tastings of 15+ cheeses/salumi and 20+ wines.

Due to the nature of the event, Eataly is unable to make menu substitutions to accommodate allergies or dietary restrictions.

All guests planning to consume alcohol must be able to produce valid government-issue identification to prove they are 21 or older. 

Rialto Pop Up Dinner at Porto
Jan 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Rialto Pop Up Dinner at Porto @ Porto

By very popular demand, Porto has released a SECOND seating for Rialto’s Pop Up Dinner

Please join Porto Boston for a second seating on Sunday evening January 27th for a Rialto Pop Up Dinner prepared by Chef Jody Adams. Enjoy light bites and cocktails from 6-7pm, followed by a reminiscent 5 course dinner of Rialto inspired favorites paired with our selection of Italian Wines. Tickets are limited and are required to attend this event!

Find the planned dinner menu below (subject to slight change)

01. Grilled Oysters
Andouille sausage, garlic toast

02. Lobster Cavatelli
red and green tomato sauce, saffron, hot lobster oil

03. Slow Roasted Duck
balsamic vinegar, braised escarole, green olives, rosemary

04. Grilled Beef Rib-Eye
roasted garlic potatoes, arugula, endive, truffles

05. Hot chocolate Crema
coffee-hazelnut ice cream, blood orange

** Please note, unfortuntely, they are not able to accomodate substitutions for this event.

World of Whiskeys Dinner at Solas Irish Pub
Jan 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join Solas on Boylston Street for the second dinner of their Whiskey Wednesday series!

Why travel around the world to try new whiskeys when we have them all right here at Solas? Come join Solas for an evening of dinner, drinks & laughs! Beam Suntory’s Maggie Sinclair will share her expansive whiskey knowledge; while Solas Sous Chef, Alex Galvis, will speak on the inspiration behind her delicious three course meal. Slainte!

Cocktail (Half) Hour:
Featuring Canadian Club (Canada)

First Course:
Cucumber and Blood Orange Panzanell – pumpernickel crouton, thyme honey
Paired with Toki Japanese Whiskey (Japan)

Second Course:
Smoked Pork Shoulder – farro & stone fruit salad, shaved brussel sprouts
Paired with Basil Hayden’s Dark Rye (USA)

Third Course:
Pear Banoffee Pie – graham cracker, dulce de leche
Paired with Tyrconnell 10yr Sherry Finish (Ireland)

PLUS, a Japenese Gin Roku toast to end the night!

Lookout for details on part three of their series February 6, where they will sample luxury scotch!

Clear the Cave – January
Jan 31 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

As the French Cultural Center clears room for a new year of tastings, you have one last chance to taste some of their favorite bottles.

Over the past seven decades the French Cultural Center has had the opportunity to partner with an abundance of fine institutions, vintners, and wine collectors.

And now, it is time again to make room for a new year of tastings. Join them for this fun evening of fine wine, featuring a broad selection of vintners that we know and love. This exceptional tasting will feature six wines, from various domains, regions, and even countries!

This tasting will be led by Certified Sommelier Alexandre Sojfer, resident Sommelier at La Voile Boston.

The event will start no later than 7:10 PM.


L’Ameillaud – Vin de Pays de Vaucluse – 2012 – Vaucluse, France
Smoky black and blue fruit scents are complicated by suggestions of licorice and cracked pepper. Focused and chewy on the palate, offering bitter cherry and black currant flavors and a hint of cured meat.

Tinhorn Creek – Merlot – 2010 – South Okanaga, Canada
Established by the Shaunessy and Oldfield families on the South Okanagan’s legendary Golden Mile Bench in 1993, Tinhorn Creek is a very special winegrowing project, comprising 150 acres of spectacular vineyards in two distinct areas, one on either side of the valley.

Domaine Isle Saint Pierre – Cabernet – 2010 – France
Isle Saint-Pierre is a small island in the middle of the Rhone River, just 25km south of Arles and 15km from the sea. The vineyards, planted at the very heart of the Camargue region, stretch over 170 hectares around the island.

Jackson Triggs – Sauvignon Blanc – 2013 – Niagara Estate, Canada
Pale straw colour with a lively nose of gooseberry and lemon; fruit character is replayed on the palate; crisp and dry, with light / medium body.

Réserve Durand – Sauvignon Blanc – 2015 – Sancerre, France
From a small producer in France’s Loire Valley comes this dazzling white wine, rich with grapefruit and gooseberry aromas. The estate boast mature 25-30 year old vines and a mix of chalky, silicious soils.

Château Roc de Ségur – Bordeaux – 2011 – Bordeaux, France
This ripe, smoky, wood-aged wine shows ample fruit as well as solid tannins. The wine has richness and spice, the wood well balanced by black plum and final juiciness.

Back Bay Beer Festival at Back Bay Social Club
Apr 7 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Celebrate Back Bay Social Club’s 1st Annual Beer Festival on National Beer Day.

Enjoy food truck inspired snacks, live music from 12 pm to 3 pm, and the opportunity to try 12 different beers!   The lineup includes:


You’ll al receive a “Back Bay Brew Card” to you can keep track of everything you tried and giveaways and swag from the beer sponsors.

This event is 21+.

Sex and the City Trivia at MJ O’Connor’s
Apr 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Did someone say trivia? Abso-f-ing-lutely.

Kick up your Manolos because Sex and the City Trivia is coming to MJ O’Connor’s Park Plaza. Grab your girlfriends and test your knowledge of the fabulous four. We’ll cover everything from Post-it breakup notes to the wedding that never was.

Trivia will begin at 6:30pm – teams will be registered on a first come, first served basis and will close after the first 35 teams have signed up. Teams cannot exceed 6 people.

An RSVP on Eventbrite does not guarantee a table or team. We recommend your team plans to arrive early to secure your spot – don’t worry, we’ll keep the cosmos coming while you wait.

Trivia is 21+ with a valid ID.

Holiday Wine Dinner at Back Bay Social
Dec 11 @ 6:30 pm

The most wonderful time of the year calls for a FEAST and we know just the place to #WineDown in the Back Bay for the holidays!


1st Course
Four Cheese Crab & Artichoke Dip
parmesan, cheddar, cream, mayo, mustard

2nd Course
Braised Beef Short Rib
sautéed spinach and red wine gravy

3rd Course
fried churros, chocolate dipping sauce

This event is 21+.

For more about Back Bay Social, please click here.

Game of Thrones Themed Trivia at Back Bay Social
Mar 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The north remembers, TRIVIA IS COMING!

Trivia kicks off at at 7 pm and all teams are welcome

During the event, Back Bay Social will be offering a $10 build-your-own-burger.

The winning team will take home a $100 gift card.

This event is 21+.  There is no cover.

If you have a larger group and would like to reserve space for your party, please email

Big Little Lies Themed Trivia at Back Bay Social
Mar 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

As Renata said, I will NOT not win trivia!


Trivia kicks off at at 7 pm and all teams are welcome

During the event, Back Bay Social will be offering a $10 build-your-own-burger.

The winning team will take home a $100 gift card.

This event is 21+.  There is no cover.

If you have a larger group and would like to reserve space for your party, please email