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Pig Roast at La Brasa; 3 Little Figs at Night

EAST SOMERVILLE — This Wednesday, August 6, La Brasa will roast an Apple Street Farm pig and serve it barbecue-style with slaw, cornbread, and "other treats." Available while supplies last for $28, and the rest of the usual menu will be available as well. [Newsletter]

SPRING HILL — 3 Little Figs, a Somerville coffee shop that always closes at 4 p.m., is hosting its first-ever evening event. It'll be open from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. (or until sold out) this Friday, August 8, for "Cookies & Cream (and Coffee!)", which, aside from cookies and coffee, will feature brand new ice cream sandwiches and affogato, currently only available at this event (and any future ones) — not during regular business hours. It's the introduction of GoodFat, a house-made ice cream brand. The ice cream sandwiches will consist of a choice of three different types of cookies with "very vanilla" ice cream, and the affogato will be a hazelnut chocolate chip ice cream topped with Gimme! Piccolo Mondo organic espresso. The event is a response to frequent customer requests for evening hours, and it could lead to more events. [FB]

HUB-WIDE — Dine Out Boston (the reincarnation of Restaurant Week) returns from August 17-29. Lunches are available for $15, $20, and $25, while dinners are available for $28, $33, and $38. Here's a list of participants. [Official Site]
[Photo: 3 Little Figs/Cal Bingham]

La Brasa

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