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Still Time to Carbo-Load in Honor of the Marathon; 80 Thoreau Turns Four

Plus, a not-so-secret supper club at the Fairmont Copley Plaza.

80 Thoreau
80 Thoreau

HUB-WIDE — Today marks a great tradition in Boston: Using the world's oldest marathon as an excuse to carbo-load at restaurants around the city. There are still some specials available around the Hub tonight in honor of the race. [Eaterwire]

CONCORD — If you've been waiting for a special occasion to travel out to Concord and check out the exciting food scene happening there, tomorrow evening, Tuesday, April 21, might be a good excuse. It's 80 Thoreau's fourth birthday. To celebrate, the progressive restaurant is throwing itself a four-course feast paired with wine. The $65 prix-fixe menu features seafood fregola; grilled lamb; and a maple, walnut, and smoked vanilla birthday cake. Make a reservation online or call (978)-318-0008. [FB]

BACK BAY — A not-so-secret supper club is meeting this week at the Fairmont Copley Plaza HotelExecutive Chef Laurent Poulain is hosting three private dinners this spring at the 140 Supper Club, and the first one is Wednesday, April 22. The secret password is your $125 ticket, which yields four seasonally-inspired courses paired with wine. [Eventbrite]