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Biggie Brunch; Riverside BBQ Series

HARVARD SQUARE — Fans of "Biggie Brunch" at the recently shuttered Farmstead in Providence can relive the hip-hop-meets-food glory at Alden & Harlow on August 24, between 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Alden & Harlow's Michael Scelfo will collaborate with Farmstead's Matt Jennings (soon to open Townsman here in Boston), Samuel Monsour (The Future of Junk Food), Brian Mercury (Harvest), and Jake Rojas (Tallulah on Thames in Rhode Island) to offer a one-day-only brunch celebrating rapper Biggie Smalls. Dishes, available a la carte along with a few items from Alden & Harlow's usual brunch menu, include a Bologna Pony pancake sandwich, spicy andouille munchkins with velvet pimento cheese, huevos rancheros, and more. [BM]

BRIGHTON — Catch the third installment of the 2014 Riverside BBQ Series at Harry Parker Boathouse on Sunday, August 17 at 4 p.m. Tickets are $35 ($40 on the day of the event) and include food by West Bridge, Hungry Mother, and State Park, as well as lots of beer, ice cream from Scoopsies, and live music. [HoldMyTicket]

HUB-WIDE — Dine Out Boston, formerly known as Restaurant Week, returns from August 17-22 and August 24-29 with prix fixe menus available at various price tiers for lunch and dinner at hundreds of restaurants around town. Here's a list of participants. [Official Site]
[Photo: Alden & Harlow/Meg Jones Wall]

State Park

15 Hampshire Street, , MA 02139 (617) 848-4355 Visit Website


44 Brattle Street, , MA 02138 (617) 868-2255 Visit Website

West Bridge

1 Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA 02139 Visit Website

Alden & Harlow

40 Brattle Street, , MA 02138 (617) 864-2100 Visit Website

Hungry Mother

233 Cardinal Medeiros Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02141 617 499 0090 Visit Website