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Food Truck Safari at Franklin Park Zoo - Boston, MA

Sep 12, 2015 - Sep 12, 2015 Franklin Park Zoo, One Franklin Park Road Boston, MA
Food trucks from all over Boston roll into Franklin Park Zoo for a deliciously wild day! At this Food Truck Safari, Zoo guests will have the opportunity to purchase tasty offerings from some of Boston’s best food trucks as they stroll among western lowland gorillas, ring-tailed lemurs, giraffes, zebras and so much more. Access to the Food Truck Safari is included with regular paid Zoo admission.
Time: 2-6 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $15.95; seniors over age 61, $13.95; children ages 2-12, $11.95

Food, Wine, Beer

Greek Farm to Table Dinner - Cohasset, MA

Sep 12, 2015 - Sep 12, 2015 Holly Hill Farm, 236 Jerusalem Road Cohasset, MA
This traditional Greek meal features produce from Holly Hill Farm. Using recipes from their many Greek relatives, sisters Thea Valvanis and Mari White and their nephew Nick Samaras will present typical Greek fare, including classic Greek appetizers, fresh salads, dinner and dessert. Narragansett Creamery feta cheese and Brown Boar Farm meats will be showcased. Options for vegetarians, vegans and those who avoid gluten will also be available. Call to reserve seats. Email: cprenticehollyhillfarm@verizon.net
Time: 6-10 p.m.
Admission: $125
Telephone: 781-383-6565

Taste of WGBH Food and Wine Festival 2015 - Boston, MA

Sep 17, 2015 - Sep 20, 2015 WGBH Studios, 1 Guest Street Boston, MA
All events are held at WGBH Studio in Boston unless noted otherwise.
Steve Memmolo & the Classic Yellow Performs. 6-10 p.m.
Chef's Gala. 7-10 p.m.

Heritage Grains Brewer's Dinner with Chef Tru Lang. Journeyman Restaurant, 9 Sanborn Court, Somerville. Seatings at 5:30-8 p.m. and 8:30-11 p.m.

Kate Diaz Performs. 1- 2 p.m.
Artisan Taste. 1-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m.
Laura Clapp Performs. 2-3 p.m.
Mind of a Chef panel discussion. This discussion will feature insights by Chef Gabrielle Hamilton, Chef Edward Lee, Michael Steed Chef Jody Adams. Join the dynamic conversation that will dive deep into the show’s acclaimed ethos. 2:15-3 p.m.
Fine Cooking Chef Demo featuring World Pizza Champion Bruno DiFabio. 3:15-4 p.m.
The Dapper Gents Performs. 6-8 p.m.
Live Chef Demos. 6:15-8 p.m.

Brunch Bar. 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Speechless Jazz Performs. 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Pairing Wine and Cheese Demo. 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Food Fight winner announced. 6 p.m.
Time: Consult event website
Telephone: 617-300-5400


Vegan Food Truck Festival - Cambridge, MA

Sep 12, 2015 - Sep 12, 2015 Kendall Square, 3rd Street and Broad Canal Way Cambridge, MA
The festival will feature 15 food trucks serving up a variety of vegan favorites, including Asian fusion, soft serve treats, warm hand pies, and much more. Samuel Adams beer will also be available for purchase. Tickets for this event will be limited. Attendees are urged to purchase tickets online at ftfa.eventbrite.com.
Time: Noon-5 p.m.
Admission: General admission, $5; admission with one Samuel Adams beer, $10; VIP hour, $20

Venture Charity Wine, Beer & Food Festival - Sturbridge, MA

Sep 17, 2015 - Sep 17, 2015 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road Sturbridge, MA
At this charity wine, beer & food festival guests may sample a variety of wine, beer, vodka, cider and more while you enjoy food prepared by the areas best chefs. Live music, silent auction and games and contests. Proceeds to support people with developmental disabilities.
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Admission: $40
Telephone: 774-922-1135

New England Dessert Showcase - Boston, MA

Sep 19, 2015 - Sep 19, 2015 Westin Boston Waterfront, 425 Summer Street Boston, MA
Dessert buyers and sweets eaters will be in confectionary heaven as exhibitors from The Melting Pot, ArtBar, DAVIDsTEA and the Charles River Bistro present their designer desserts, chocolates, ice cream and other delightful treats for sampling. Email: egoldberg@anthemevents.com
Time: Session I, noon-2:30 p.m.; Session II 3-5:30 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $30-$75; children, $10-$15. Advance purchase is strongly recommended.
Telephone: 617-909-4544

The Artisan Taste of WGBH Food & Wine Festival 2015 - Boston, MA

Sep 19, 2015 - Sep 19, 2015 WGBH Studio, 1 Guest Street Boston, MA
Session One, 1-4 p.m., is a little more casual than the festival's Chef's Gala. This grand tasting event serves up tasty bites prepared by 30 of the region's best chefs along with 100 premium wines and beers from around the world. You will enjoy a stylish social media lounge, The Mind of a Chef panel discussion, and live cooking demos.
Session Two, 6-9 p.m., also features cuisine from nearly 30 restaurants and an expanded dessert bar stocked with locally-created confections. The evening is rounded out by live music and live cooking demos. Both sessions sell out every year.
Time: 1-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m
Admission: $60
Telephone: 617-300-5400

Harpoon Octoberfest 2015 - Boston, MA

Oct 2, 2015 - Oct 3, 2015 Harpoon Brewery, 306 Northern Avenue Boston, MA
This Octoberfest has been a tradition for more than 25 years among Boston’s brew-loving population. The party offers Harpoon beer, German food, oompah bands, chicken dancing, keg bowling game, and German chocolate cake-eating contest. See event website for area parking options; the MBTA’s Silver Line serves the neighborhood. Tickets are not sold in advance. Please pay entry fee at the door. Must be 21 or older and have proper I.D.
Time: Friday, 5:30- 11 p.m.; Saturday, 1-7 p.m.
Admission: $20

Battleship Brewfest 2015 - Fall River, MA

Oct 11, 2015 - Oct 11, 2015 Battleship Cove Naval Heritage Museum, 5 Water Street Fall River, MA
Join the museum for its fourth annual beer and food tasting event aboard the USS Massachusetts. Sample beers from craft and import breweries while enjoying great food and live music. For guests age 21 and older.
Time: Consult event website
Admission: $40 in advance; $45 at the door
Telephone: 508-678-1100