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Jan
23
Thu
Winter Wine and Cheese at Eataly Boston
Jan 23 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

If you’re going to cheat on your New Year’s resolution, shouldn’t it be with wine and cheese?

Get lost in formaggi and vino heaven, and join Eataly Boston’s annual Winter Wine & Cheese Fest!

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 fine 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 an array of cheeses/salumi and wines.

Due to the nature of the event, we are 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.

To learn more about Eataly Boston, please click here.

 

M. Chapoutier Wine Dinner at Bar Boulud
Jan 23 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join Mandarin Oriental Boston for an evening of exciting wines from legendary Rhône Valley producer M. Chapoutier with regionally-focused pairings.

More information is coming soon! 

To learn more about the Mandarin Oriental, please click here.

Jan
25
Sat
Chinese New Year Afternoon Tea at the Mandarin Oriental Boston
Jan 25 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

In celebration of Chinese New Year, the Five-Star Mandarin Oriental, Boston offers an Asian-inspired Afternoon Tea in the comfort of the hotel’s Lobby Lounge.

Exclusively available from January 4 to February 9, 2020, the experience begins with a Champagne toast, followed by an aromatic presentation of five natural, loose leaf tea blends and a tiered Asian wheel adorned with an assortment of sweet and savory bites. Menu items include Bai Yu, Cucumber and Tofu Sandwich, Dan Ta, Egg Tarts and more.

Part proceeds from each Chinese New Year Afternoon Tea booking will be donated to the Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center.

Price includes gratuities and taxes.

To learn more about the Mandarin Oriental Boston, please click here.

2020 Rialto Pop Up Dinner at Porto
Jan 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

By very popular demand: the 2020 Rialto Pop-Up Dinner by Chef Jody Adams at Porto Boston!

Please join Porto Boston on Saturday evening January 25, 2020 for a Rialto Pop Up Dinner prepared by Chef Jody Adams and the Porto culinary team. 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!

Questions? Please contact Elissa@Porto-Boston.com.

MENU

Find our 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, unfortunately, we are not able to accommodate substitutions for this event. 

To learn more about Porto, please click here.

 

Jan
26
Sun
Chinese New Year Afternoon Tea at the Mandarin Oriental Boston
Jan 26 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

In celebration of Chinese New Year, the Five-Star Mandarin Oriental, Boston offers an Asian-inspired Afternoon Tea in the comfort of the hotel’s Lobby Lounge.

Exclusively available from January 4 to February 9, 2020, the experience begins with a Champagne toast, followed by an aromatic presentation of five natural, loose leaf tea blends and a tiered Asian wheel adorned with an assortment of sweet and savory bites. Menu items include Bai Yu, Cucumber and Tofu Sandwich, Dan Ta, Egg Tarts and more.

Part proceeds from each Chinese New Year Afternoon Tea booking will be donated to the Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center.

Price includes gratuities and taxes.

To learn more about the Mandarin Oriental Boston, please click here.

Jan
27
Mon
Runner Safety Workshop at Marathon Sports
Jan 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Join the global running community in support of Runner Safety Awareness Week! Learn how to stay safe while doing what you love.

Almost daily the media report stories of violent physical attacks on runners. Those who fight back are more likely to get away, yet without some form of training, it’s hard to know what to do. Join ROAR TRAINING instructors Julie Morrill and Rebecca Tolkoff for a seminar on personal safety where you will learn how to fight back. The training will include safety tips, scenario discussions, and some empowering self-defense techniques. Bring your sense of humor and sense of adventure.

All under-18 participants must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Recommended for ages 14+.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN IN THIS COURSE?

  • How to respond to violent situations;
  • Basic tools for fighting back, including: the ideal stance to help maintain your balance and get away and basic “tools” for fighting, such as punches, kicks, elbows, and knees;
  • Defending against common attacks, such as: wrist grabs, bear hugs, chokes, and being pushed to the ground.

This event is part of a national and global movement in support of Runner Safety Awareness Week (#RSAW) in partnership with The Run Collective. 

To learn more about Marathon Sports, please click here.

Jan
28
Tue
Business Networking 101 at the Microsoft Store
Jan 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Join the Microsoft Store and Jeffrey DeSocio, Owner/Principal of AIMC Business Solutions for Business Networking 101.

Business Networking is the cultivation of productive relationships for employment or business or the exchange of information or services among individuals, groups, or institutions. Easy enough, but networking at an event can be a daunting task, but it should be a rewarding experience that help build your confidence and utimately your personal brand.

Jeffrey DeSocio, Owner/Principal of AIMC Business Solutions and founder of Mass Professional Networking, will be the guest speaker and will provide a great overview of the “How to Network At An Event and Build Your Brand.” 

The event is a combination of networking and short presentation.

This free event is being run by AIMC Business Solutions/ Mass Professional Networking. Registration is strong encouraged, as tickets are limited.

Jan
29
Wed
Boston Run Club at Marathon Sports
Jan 29 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join the Marathon Sports Boston Run Club!

Runners of all ability levels are welcome for our group run around the Charles River. Wednesday nights, 6:30pm!

ABOUT MARATHON SPORTS RUN CLUBS:

MS Run Clubs are free, all-inclusive weekly events out of our store locations. We’ll track your mileage for you, and as you hit significant milestones you’ll become eligible for a special Marathon Sports Running Group discount, unique members-only gear, and other great kickbacks. All for just running, and FREE of charge.

To learn more about Marathon Sports, please click here.

Jan
30
Thu
Eat Well, Live Well, in English and en français at the French Cultural Center
Jan 30 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join the French Cultural Center for a cooking and wellness women’s workshop.

Is living healthy at the top of your resolutions this year? Join physician and Certified Health and Wellness Coach Martine Vounatsos for a discussion and cooking workshop, en français and in English. The discussion will include ways to incorporate wellness into every aspect of a woman’s mental and physical health, from exercise and supplements to sleep habits and cooking methods.

Participants will craft and enjoy a traditional and healthy French meal with Martine in a convivial environment.

Aprons, ingredients, and kitchenware will be provided. Please note, this event is intended for women only.

On the Menu:
Entrée: Soupe de légumes et croûtons
Plat de résistance: Pavé de saumon sur son lit de poireaux
Dessert: Salade de fruits de saison et son rocher coco

To learn more about the French Cultural Center, please click here.

Terra Wine Dinner: Trip to Toscana with Guest Chef Cesare Casella
Jan 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This winter, escape Boston’s frigid temperatures for a lively evening by Terra’s warm wood-fired grill.

This winter, escape Boston’s frigid temperatures for a lively evening by Terra’s warm wood-fired grill as you indulge in rustic food and Tuscan wine pairings! On January 30, award-winning Chef Dan Bazzinotti invites restaurateur and salumi producer Chef Cesare Casella to take over the Terra grill.

The five-course menu will revolve around seasonal ingredients and pork used from a whole pig raised at Chickering Farm – a demonstration of the versatility of this rich meat and the beauty of utilizing an entire animal. Guests will enjoy smoke-kissed plates (like house-made sausage and tableside prosciutti carvings by both chefs to start the meal) designed by Chef Bazzinotti and Chef Casella – a partnership made all the more special due to the duo’s personal connection and love for salumi.

Stay tuned for the full menu!

At this dinner, you will:

  • Indulge in five courses of Tuscan-inspired, pork-centric dishes brought to you by award-winning chefs
  • Learn about the importance of using whole parts of food
  • Enjoy Tuscan wine paring with each course
  • Experience the magical ambiance of our rooftop restaurant, Terra

To learn more about Terra, please click here.


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