Vivaldi-inspired dinner sold out at BSO event
BOSTON – A Vivaldi-inspired dinner with custom musical pairings at Symphony Hall is sold out for both Jan. 5 and Jan. 7 performances. The pre-concert dinner will have customized music pairings to achieve what the Boston Symphony Orchestra describes as “an unprecedentedly close synchronization of music with a meal, enhancing the enjoyment of both.”
NYC’s Del Posto chef leaves to open quick service unit
NEW YORK – At the acclaimed Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group-owned Del Posto in Chelsea, Chef Mark Ladner will leave in late January to open his own quick service concept, Pasta Flyer, under construction in Greenwich Village, the New York Times reports.
Champagne Afternoon Tea pops up at Hub Mandarin
BOSTON – The Mandarin Oriental debuts Champagne Afternoon Tea with Champagne Taittinger and Dammann Fréres Tea in the Lobby Lounge. Start with Champagne Taittinger Brut La Francaise and go on to six natural loose leaf tea blends, finger sandwiches, fresh scones and classic French pastries from Chef Robert Differ. There’s even a special kids experience with hot cocoa and a homemade marshmallow plus a gingerbread cookie and chocolate peppermint cupcake. http://www.mandarinoriental.com/boston/hotel/hotel-news/.