- The third session of the 2014 Riverside BBQ Series is Sunday, August 17, where attendees get a full plate of deals. The all-inclusive deal features food by The Hungry Mother, State Park, & West Bridge, music from locals Tigerman WOAH, The Silks, and Dave Wells. Beers are courtesy of Harpoon Brewery, Cisco Brewers Nantucket, Narragansett, Peak Organic, Notch, & Rising Tide, and wine is from 90+ Cellars. For dessert, ice cream is by Scoopsies.
Be sure to check out the Riesling Poached Pear & Apricot Sorbet, a special collaboration only at Session #3 from Scoopsies and 90+ Cellars. FYI, Scoopsies was founded after the owner, challenged herself to create 100 flavors in 365 days. Says her site, "On February 8th, 2014, I completed "100 Scoopsies," an ice cream challenge giving me ONE year to make 100 flavors. Now, I'm building my homemade ice cream brand from the ground up." Flavors include Turkish Coffee, Red Velvet
Chocolate Avocado, Coconut Curry, Lemon Ginger, Banana Chai, Vanilla Rooibos, and Cucumber Rose.
For a video preview, check out Narragansett's site. All for one ticket, $35 in advance, $40 day of show. At the Harry Parker Boathouse, 20 Nonantum Road, Brighton, 4-8pm. Rain or shine event, 21+ with proper ID (under 21 must be accompanied by a legal guardian).
- Dine Out Boston (formerly Restaurant Week) is August 17-22 and August 24-29. Hundreds of participating restaurants feature prix fixe menus for lunch and dinner: Lunch $15 / $20 / $25 | Dinner $28 / $33 / $38. Sponsored by the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau and American Express twice a year, this event is a chance to sample area restaurants at special prices. Why the name change? they said that after 13 years, Restaurant Week Boston was ready for a makeover.