What’s Happening This Week: Mexican Independence Day; Eating Local


As many of you know, our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city.

El Grito de Independencia (The Cry of Independence)
September 15, 6 p.m.-midnight

Celebrate Mexico’s independence with free tequila shots and live mariachi. Starting tomorrow, Toloache will feature a special menu, complete with a Margarita de Independencia, Taco de Barbacoa, and patriotic Sopes Tricolor. Free shots of Tres Generaciones tequila will be distributed at midnight.

Indian Summer Picnic Wine Dinner
Rock Center Cafe
September 15, 6:30 p.m.

Join Executive Chef Antonio Prontelli for a four-course menu, featuring such summer treats as Beau Soleil Oysters, Heirloom Tomato and Summer Melon Salad, and Riesling-Poached Peaches for dessert. Each course will be paired with a Jacob’s Creek wine.

Let Us Eat Local
Prince George Ballroom
September 16

Come get your locavore on at Let Us Eat Local, a meeting of the city’s great culinary minds, including chefs from Blue Hill, Jimmy’s No. 43, and Marlow & Sons. Some 30 chefs will serve up dishes made from 100 percent local ingredients, paired with craft beer.