FORT POINT — For those who enjoy champagne and butter, arguably two of the most luxurious creations in the world of food and drink, Menton is hosting a five-course dinner featuring Diane St. Clair's small-batch, hand-churned butter on September 16. Only five restaurants in the world use this butter, including No. 9 Park and French Laundry. Each course will be paired with vintage champagnes from Terry Theise. Dinner costs $195 (excluding tax and gratuity); call 617-737-0099 to reserve a spot.
KENDALL SQUARE — This Sunday, September 14, Catalyst launches a weekly prix fixe menu called "Catalyst Creations" that will change every Sunday, lasting through the end of the year. The three-course meal is $45 and is available between 5 p.m. and 11 p.m. This week's menu will feature dishes like steak frites (parmesan-dusted French fries, bone marrow compound butter), rotisserie chicken (olive oil crushed potatoes, green chili and peppercorn gravy), and chocolate cake (coffee liqueur ice cream, cinnamon beignets, and chocolate glaze). [Eaterwire]
DAVIS SQUARE — Head over to Saloon on Tuesday, September 16 at 7 p.m. for a whiskey class covering the basics of bourbon, rye, scotch, and more. Beverage director ("and resident malt man") Manny Gonzales leads the class, which costs $35. [Eventbrite]
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