HARVARD SQUARE — With the biggest Harvard vs. Yale game in a decade set to kick off this Saturday, The Sinclair in Harvard Square will close out its patio season with a tailgate party the night before The Game. Tomorrow night at 5:00 p.m., the restaurant will be serving tailgate fare, including sliders, barbecue roasted Brussels sprouts, and pigs in a blanket with a Narragansett cheese dip, plus beer and cocktails. Tickets are $30 per person, including tax and gratuity.
SOUTH END — Toro will celebrate its ninth anniversary on December 4 by welcoming chef Edward Lee of Louisville's 610 Magnolia (and author of Smoke & Pickles) for an a la carte menu of Lee's "unique take on Southern cuisine featuring down-home classics with a twist of his Korean heritage," according to a press release. The menu will run from 5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., after which there will be a standing party with passed food and special cocktails available for purchase from Boston's Bully Boy Distillers.
DOWNTOWN CROSSING — Stoddard's will celebrate the release of Goose Island's seasonal Bourbon County Stouts next Wednesday, November 26, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Pay as you go to sample hard-to-find drafts two days before their official Black Friday release.