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Choose Your Own Bacon Adventure; A Porky Cocktail

SOMERVILLE - The Herald profiles the Ward 44, a cocktail at Saloon in Davis Square made with lemon, sugar, in-house grenadine and rye infused with pork belly. The drink is part of a trend in meaty cocktails, like those recently served at Craigie on Main's Road Less Traveled dinner at at Steve "Nookie" Postal's presentation at Cochon 555. [BH]

BAY VILLAGE - The Boston Center for Adult Ed hosts a four-course, bacon-studded dinner by Chef Louie as part of the 2012 Boston Bacon and Beer Week. Prior to the event, guests pick themes for chefs like Michael Sutton of O Ya and Sammy Monseur of JM Curley. April 29, 6pm, tickets range from $75 to $125. For more information, see here. [Official Site]

CAMBRIDGE - Russell House Tavern finds an unlikely source of inspiration for its next feast: The Rolling Stones. The multi-course Beggars Banquet promises "rock and roll flavored food" accompanied by a special High & Mighty blend of Two-Headed Beast and an ale aged in bourbon barrels. Get it? Beast of Bourbon. Tuesday, April 24, 6:00pm to 9:00pm. Call for reservations: 617.500.3055. [BostonChefs]
[Photo: Facebook/Saloon]

Russell House Tavern

14 John F. Kennedy Street, , MA 02138 (617) 500-3055 Visit Website


446 South Coast Highway, , CA 92651 (949) 494-5469