Choosing between the ahi tuna sashimi and the smoky Asian BBQ at Asana has always been the toughest part about going there. But now that they've decided to keep a white-knuckle grip on their Restaurant Week specials, you can land both of them this weekend plus a sweet finish for around $30.
Things to do for August 28, 2009
Free Cupcakes, $6 Prime Burgers and the Circus of the Flaming Lips
The weekend needs it taken in around the waist.
Back Bay shirt masters 9tailors are holding a custom event Saturday, whereby showing up with a friend ensures 10 percent off their design and tailoring services. You choose the color of the shirt, fabric and style, and they fit it and ship it right to your door. Mention UD in your RSVP, and you'll get 20 percent off everything, friend or no friend.
Seeing the Flaming Lips live has been described as Christmas, Halloween and your birthday rolled into one. Grab the last tickets to their show at the Pavilion on Sunday for the best party involving costumed monkeys, abominable snowmen, confetti cannons and a guy crawling over people in a giant hamster ball, since last weekend at your place.
Counter the sourness a Monday brings with some sweets, as Kickass Cupcakes of Somerville dishes out cocktail-themed goodies for two hours on Monday. Mudslides, Lemon Drops and Peach Daiquiris are on the menu, not to mention on the house. Should you be at the bar later, don't expect the same treatment.
You'll want to swing by Fleming's Steakhouse Tuesday—it's rolling out a brand-new Prime Burger Bar Menu for the first time. A mouthwatering Sliced Filet Mignon Burger with buttery béarnaise sauce is there for the picking, but get there before 7pm any day and their juicy Prime Burger is just six bucks.