Three days of cask ale goodness await as the New England Ale Exhibition kicks off tonight at the Tap in Haverhill. Every night will feature new freshly tapped ales, and tonight you'll want to look out for the Allagash Curieux, a Belgian monster with 11 percent alcohol, aged in bourbon barrels.
Things to do for November 05, 2009
50-Cent Bowling, Three Days of Ale and Paul Giamatti's Wine
The weekend happens to have 50 cents right here.
To celebrate 50 years in business, Boston Bowl is turning back the clock to 1959 prices, meaning you can bowl, fill up on pizza and burgers and drink liters of soda, all for 50 cents a pop. Just try not to shake your hips too much on your follow-through, and watch the wisecracks about Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Top chefs from O Ya, Garden at the Cellar and Tremont 647 join forces Sunday for a one-night, all-you-can-eat tasting of their talents. And after 8pm, head next door to the club for some live music from local rockers. If you time it right, you may even make it home for Mad Men.
Toro Goes Lebanese on Us
Toro brings the culinary muscle behind Mike's City Diner in-house Monday night, but instead of piles of Mike's eggs and golden hash to go with Toro's normal Spanish tapas (which actually could be awesome), you can expect an à la carte spread of traditional Lebanese fare, like lamb kabobs, hummus and falafels.
Embrace your inner Paul Giamatti on Tuesday, as the founder of Santa Ynez Valley's Hitching Post restaurant (made famous in Sideways) makes a rare East Coast stop to host a four-course Moroccan dinner, bolstered by handpicked wines from his Santa Ynez Valley vineyard. This is your chance to find out what Virginia Madsen was like on set.