BACK BAY — Thirst Boston kicks off tonight at the Fairmont Copley Plaza and continues throughout the weekend with numerous drink-related parties, events, and seminars. Consult the website for ticketing information and a schedule of events.
SOUTH END — On Monday, November 10, take a virtual trip to Jamaica at Tremont 647. Chef/owner Andy Husbands will be joined by Steve "Nookie" Postal (Commonwealth), Ed Doyle (Real Food Consulting), and Matt Schrage (Brick & Mortar). They recently participated in a charity event in Jamaica together, and this multi-course dinner is inspired by the trip. Dishes include coconut-poached salt cod fritters, plantain chips, spit-roasted jerk chicken, and lots more. $29.50; call 617-266-4600 to reserve a spot.
BAY VILLAGE — On November 19, Erbaluce is hosting a fall mushroom dinner with master forager Ben Maleson. Five mushroom-focused courses and wine pairings, $125. Dinner begins at 7 p.m.; call 617.426.6969 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for a reservation.