September in Boston will be wicked delicious
Now that school is back in session and most Boston residents are back in town from vacation, it's time to find more reasons to fall back in love with the city.
Food holidays may arguably be a social media fad or marketing ploy, but it doesn't mean that they aren't fun to participate in, anyway! Here's a look at what's on the calendar for September and how you can try some new restaurants or revisit some favorite Boston haunts #LoveWhereYouLive:
September 5: National Cheese Pizza Day
- Where to Go: Prairie Fire—242 Harvard Street, Brookline
- Why?: It's all about wood-fired dishes at this Coolidge Corner restaurant—not just pizza, but also oven-roasted Island Creek oysters and chicken-and-pork meatballs
- More suggestions: 10 Best Pizza Spots in Boston (CN Traveler)
September 12: National Chocolate Milkshake Day
- Where to Go: Boston Burger Company—several locations, but Harvard Square has the full liquor license
- Why?: Get ready to try an adult take on a childhood favorite—Boston Burger Company makes incredible milkshake creations that can have liquor added. Ask for the #FreakFrappe of the week.
- More suggestions: The Boston Boozy Milkshake and Float Guide (Eater Boston)
September 15: National Linguine Day
- Where to Go: Giacomo's—locations in North End, Back Bay and Melrose
- Why?: Hundreds of reviews on TripAdvisor and other sites make it clear that Giacomo's is worth the wait for its fresh pasta and authentic atmosphere. Make a reservation in advance and be sure to bring cash!
- More suggestions: The 15 Best Places in Boston for Linguine (Foursquare)
September 18: National Cheeseburger Day
- Where to Go: EVOO—350 Third Street, Cambridge
- Why?: EVOO's dishes, including their Burger of the Week, are made fresh from organic, sustainable and locally grown ingredients.
- More suggestions: The Best Burgers in Boston You Can Inhale Right Now (Thrillist)
September 25: National Lobster Day
- Where to Go: Atlantic Fish Co.—761 Boylston Street
- Why?: TimeOut praises Atlantic Fish Co. for keeping seafood dishes simple—perfect for introducing visiting friends and out-of-town colleagues to New England cuisine
- More suggestions: The 15 Best Boston seafood restaurants to try (TimeOut Boston)
September 26: National Dumpling Day
- Where to Go: Myers + Chang—1145 Washington Street
- Why?: We've previously Myers + Chang for National Spare Ribs Day in July, but the couple's inventive small plates thrive on innovating traditional Southeast Asian dishes.
- More suggestions: Best Dumplings in Boston (Zagat)
September 28: National Drink Beer Day
- Where to Go: Trillium Brewing Company's Beer Garden—Rose Kennedy Greenway (open through late October)
- Why?: According to Boston.com, Trillium and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Conservancy reunited in 2018 after they had a successful partnership last year opening Boston's first seasonal open-air beer garden.
- More suggestions: Boston-area Beer Gardens to Visit in 2018 (Boston Magazine)
September 29: National Coffee Day
- Where to Go: Your local coffee shop!
- Why?: Supporting small businesses in your neighborhood helps build a stronger local economy. Every dollar that you are able to spend locally goes back into investing in a better community.