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Sherry Dinner at Island Creek; Rock the Boat at the Armory

Here are some upcoming food-related happenings.

A Modern Guide to Sherry, by Talia Baiocchi
A Modern Guide to Sherry, by Talia Baiocchi
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KENMORE Island Creek Oyster Bar kicks off the first of its quarterly series Vine Masters this Tuesday as wine director and general manager Tom Schlesinger-Guidelli welcomes author Talia Baiocchi (editor of PUNCH magazine) to celebrate the launch of her highly-anticipated new book A Modern Guide to Sherry. The evening will begin with a raw bar and cocktail reception, followed by a discussion of the book and a four-course dinner during which guests will have a chance to discuss the expertly paired wines with the author and staff. The entire event is $125 and includes the cost of a signed book. Reservations can be made by calling Island Creek Oyster Bar directly (617-532-5300), with only a handful of tickets still remaining. [Eaterwire]

SOMERVILLE Johnny’s Luncheonette and Turner’s Seafood are teaming up with ROCKS! (Reaching Out to Cook with Kids) and Beth Israel Deaconess to host Rock the Boat, a benefit concert featuring chef demos for MAMA’s RevolOceanary Work. The event will take place on November 7 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the The Armory in Somerville, and it will feature food, music, learning, a silent auction, and a fisheries-focused art exhibit. Tickets are available online. [Official Site]

BACK BAY — On November 1 Back Bay Harry's and NECN-TV Meteorologist Nelly Carreno will host a Game of Thrones Halloween party to benefit Rosie's Place. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased online. According to a press release, Game of Thrones-themed costumes are encouraged, and there will be a costume contest (as well as a silent auction). There will also be themed cocktails, apps, pitchers of "grog," and Game of Thrones playing on television. [Official Site]

Back Bay Harry's

142 Berkeley St, Boston, MA 02116 (617) 424-6711 Visit Website

Island Creek Oyster Bar

500 Commonwealth Avenue, , MA 02215 (617) 532-5300 Visit Website

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