Back Door Donuts, a day trip-worthy doughnut shop located on Martha’s Vineyard, is bringing its boulder-sized apple fritters to the country-themed bar and restaurant Loretta’s Last Call in Fenway starting on March 15.
For the uninitiated: At the Vineyard outpost, the Back Door team sells doughnuts and coffee at the Front Bakery Cafe starting in the early morning, and then transitions into a speakeasy-style setup at night where customers can buy doughnuts from its purple-painted back door until 11 p.m. The Fenway pop-up will be a similar late-night operation. Customers can snag sweets including Back Door’s famous fritters, honey dipped, and buttermilk glazed doughnuts from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. nightly, according to a press rep, and the first 100 people in line on March 15 will get a free doughnut on their next visit. The pop-up doesn’t have a set end date yet.
One of Boston’s hottest new bars is hosting acclaimed ‘50 Best’ bartenders for a one-night-only event tonight
Back Bay cocktail haven Hecate is hosting two award-winning bartenders — Naren Young of beachy Sweet Liberty and Julio Cabera of Cuban hot spot Cafe La Trov, both in Miami — to mix it up with drinks using the Greek spirit Kleos for a one-night pop-up on March 6. Doors open to the public at 7 p.m.; you can try your luck walking in or DM Hecate on Instagram to check availability.
Chicken tenders and wine tastings at Shy Bird’s new Southie outpost
Head over to Shy Bird’s new South Boston location for “Tender Tuesdays,” where the team sells chicken tenders and sauces alongside sommelier-advised wine pairings. You can buy wine by the glass with one type of chicken tender, or buckle in for the full ride and try two of each tender with the sauces ($26) and the accompanying four wine pairings ($26 per person).
Jamaica Plain is getting a new Haitian restaurant
Dominican spot 100% Delicias has cleared out of its space on Centre Street, according to the Jamaica Plain News, and the new tenant is a forthcoming Haitian restaurant called Fritay. An opening date has not yet been made public.