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Chili & Beer for a Good Cause in Cambridge; Spit-Roasted Pork in the Seaport

Plus, a five-course dessert feast in Kendall.

M.C. Spiedo
M.C. Spiedo
Meg Jones Wall for Eater

KENDALL SQUARE — Come out of hibernation on Saturday, March 7 for the second annual Great Boston Chili Bowl. Join local restaurateurs and brewers from noon to 4 p.m. at the Technology Square Atrium (800 Technology Square, Cambridge) to try variations on chili and fire-quenching beers. All proceeds will go toward the research done by ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI), the world’s largest drug development organization dedicated to ending ALS, a.k.a. Lou Gehrig's disease. Bonus: The group is offering free parking at the Tech Square garage with every ticket purchased. [Official Site]

SEAPORT DISTRICT — Italian rotisserie M.C. Spiedo is starting a porcine series this weekend with the first installment of Suckling Pig Saturdays. Executive Chef Michael Sutton will roast a suckling pig each week on the restaurant's 40-inch steel spit, then carve and plate it to order tableside. This week, the al la carte entree will include stone fruit moustarda. Reservations are encouraged; call the restaurant at 617-476-5606. [Press Release]

KENDALL SQUARE — For something sweet, visit Cafe ArtScience on Monday, March 9 for La Dolce Vita, a five-course, European-inspired dessert tasting from pastry chef Renae Connolly. Treats include "tiny spoon key lime pie" and sourdough beignets. There is an optional beverage pairing, which includes a specialty cocktail from bar manager Todd Maul and regionally-paired wines from wine director Tom Mastricola. Festivities begin at 8:30 p.m. Call 857-999-2193 to make a reservation. [Press Release]

M.C. Spiedo

606 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210 617-476-5606 Visit Website

Technology Square

Technology Square, Cambridge, MA 02139

Cafe ArtScience

650 East Kendall Street, , MA 02142 (857) 999-2193 Visit Website

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