This week's perk puts you on a private jet to Aspen, with a hotel room, a new wardrobe and four days of feasting waiting for you at the other end. All you need is a little luck—and a ski vest wouldn't hurt.
Things to do for April 08, 2010
New Pizza, the Bruins and a Patio Brunch Bash
The weekend is cool with August in April.
Davis Square's Long-Awaited Pizzeria Opens
For months now, you've heard whispers and secrets about a new enoteca in Somerville ready to dish out wood-fired pizzas with Naples-imported dough. We're not sure if all the rumors are true, but Pizzeria Posto opens tonight with the aforementioned pies, plates of Braised Spring Rabbit Pasta and a good atmosphere for post-work libations.
Tomorrow you have four hours to feast on organic wines and small plates from 12 local restaurants, including Taranta, Prana Café and the Fireplace. Technically, it's part of a sustainable living expo, so don't show up in your military-grade Hummer unless it's a hybrid.
If the recent 80-degree temps have you juiced for hockey (or just beer), there's a massive Bruins pub crawl near the Garden on Saturday. Slosh potential is extremely high: $55 lands you bar bites at Porters with fellow pregame revelers, a ticket to the actual game (1pm), a free round at the Greatest Bar after, and if it's like previous years, a few former Bruins boozing alongside you. Get your Cam Neely one-liners ready.
You can have a quiet, reserved brunch this weekend. Or you can go to Lobby, which is throwing its first Refresh brunch party out on the patio. Your $20 buffet (the usual parade of French toast, bacon and eggs) includes a mimosa, and a Bloody Mary bar and DJ will ensure there's at least a shred of chaos in the air.
Biltmore's New Beer Tasting
If you're forced to spend Monday at the office (those sick days go quickly), you can lick your wounds after work at the Biltmore's new beer tasting. Thirty dollars gets you five cold ones from the Cape Ann Brewing Company (including a limited-release double IPA, whatever the hell that is) and five apps like Pulled Pork Sliders. You: 1. Mondays: 0.