Things to do for January 06, 2011

The Weekender

$1 Chowder, Japanese Burritos and Bocce

The weekend already owns 2011.

Thursday
Stel’s Goes 50% Off
SALE-ING

Stel’s Goes 50% Off

Sure, you’re counting the days until the warm weather returns, but until then, you’re still going to need some last-ditch efforts for winter threads. So you may want to hit the Stel’s menswear sale going on now, where you can land 50% off everything from Robert Geller to Steven Alan.

Ongoing, Stel’s, 334 Newbury St, 617-262-3348

Last Weekend for White Truffles
TRUFFLE’D

Last Weekend for White Truffles

This was one of the finest white truffle seasons on record (as you’re undoubtedly well aware), and you’ve got one final weekend to land the last of Erbaluce’s supply. Think: White Truffle Egg White Frittatas and Truffle Fizz cocktails. There’s a reason the Italians enlist pigs to find them.

Now through Jan 9, Erbaluce, 69 Church St, 617-426-6969

Friday
Maki + Burritos = This
MEXANESE

Maki + Burritos = This

Excellent news: much like you did when you watched Gung Ho with Salma Hayek, Basho has fused the Japanese and Mexican worlds with their Basho Burrito, which is basically a giant tuna maki roll the size of a small burrito, deep-fried, tempura-style. Where was this in college...

Now available, Basho, 1338 Boylston St, 617-262-1338

Tuesday
$1 Chowder at Legal’s
CHOWDAH

$1 Chowder at Legal’s

Considering another storm of indeterminate strength is headed our way, you can look forward to Tuesday, when any entrée at any Legal’s will mean you can procure a cup of clam chowder for $1. As the saying goes, there are two ways to do lunch this time of year: with clam chowder...

Wednesday
Playing Bocce at Patty O’s
BALLS OF FURY

Playing Bocce at Patty O’s

So your indoor jai alai season is wrapping up. Good thing, too, because starting next week you’ll be turning your attention to the indoor bocce ball league getting under way at Patty O’s. You’ve always wanted to play an Italian sport in an Irish bar.

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