Things to do for January 27, 2011
Aziz Ansari, Mohegan Bourbon and Your New Burger
The weekend is your nor’easter.
Like the genius who invented the Quarter Pounder before you, now is your chance to create your own beefy masterpiece. Submit your recipe for the ideal Boston Burger, and it could wind up on the menu of the forthcoming 5 Napkin Burger. You’ll also earn $1,000, which is more than the Buck Double guy got.
KO Prime Goes Whole Hog
Every Thursday, KO Prime is serving a slew of pork entrées made with locally raised pigs. Tonight’s menu includes Confit Pork Belly Bits, “Pork & Beans” (classic Boston baked beans, homemade smoked garlic sausage) and Crispy Pig’s Head Roulade. You hate soggy pig’s head.
When it comes to comedy, you like a little variety. And you’ll get plenty at the Magners Comedy Festival this weekend, where you can bray in laughter at everything from Whose Line Is It Anyway?-ish sketch hilarity at the Improv Asylum to Aziz Ansari’s stand-up show at the Wilbur. Raaaaaaandy.
The perfect cure for blizzard-like conditions: drinking and gambling. At this weekend’s Mohegan Sun Winefest, there’ll be everything from massive bourbon and wine tastings, to an oyster shucking competition, to food from celeb chefs like Bobby Flay and Todd English. Casino: 1, Winter: 0.
Your first football-less Sunday in a long time will be spent in Harvard Square, stomping from store to store and sampling the chocolate wares of Cardullo’s, Finale and L.A. Burdick. It’s all part of the Harvard Square Chocolate Fest. Which reminds us: we really need a Harvard Square Pork Belly Fest.