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May 2018

Coming Soon to IDB: Gelato, Bakery, and Restaurant

Gelato & Chill | Gelato & Chill arrives at IDB, offering local, handmade gelato sourced from natural ingredients as well as vegan and dairy-free options. Please note that beginning May 15, Gelato & Chill will replace Fooda at the 19 Drydock container. As usual, Fooda will continue daily food service in The Canteen at 23 Drydock.

Flour Bakery & Cafe | This September, Flour Bakery opens at the IDB. Your favorite sandwiches, pastries, and cafe offerings will be available for breakfast, lunch, and afternoon pick-me-ups.


Chickadee | This summer, we are thrilled to announce the grand opening of the IDB’s first full-service restaurant. Named after the state bird of Massachusetts, Chickadee brings together Boston’s John DaSilva and Ted Kilpatrick for the Seaport’s newest dining hot-spot.

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Events
Jun
14

Summer Fling: Yappy Hour

Bring your BFF (Best Fourlegged Friend) to our first ever Yappy Hour! We’ll have music, beer and doggie treats from Thursday evening.

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Location: IDB Promenade

Summer Fling: Yappy Hour

Join us outside the Reebok store for cool sounds from our DJ and a dog-friendly photo booth. You’ll also enjoy 50% off at the Reebok store and light refreshments & bites, all while your puppy enjoys treats and toys! Music, Beer & Doggie Treats for you and your BFF (Best Fourlegged Friend). More details to come.

Jun
21

The Readable Feast 3rd Annual Culinary Awards and Gala

Celebrate New England culinary writing at the 3rd annual Readable Feast on Thursday, June 21 at Trimark’s new Innovation Center in Boston’s Seaport District.

June 21, 2018

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Location: 21 Drydock Avenue

The Readable Feast 3rd Annual Culinary Awards and Gala

The Gala will begin with a cocktail reception at 6pm featuring a cooking demo by Award Winning Chef Lydia Shire followed by an awards ceremony at 7:30pm. There will be plenty of food provided by Gourmet Caterers and wine provided by St. Francis Winery plus beer and cider.


Awards will be presented at the event for Book of the Year, General Cooking, Aesthetic Achievement, Memoir & Food Writing, Single Subject, Socially Conscious, and the People’s Choice Award. All books have a New England connection. For a complete list of finalists and the judges go to readablefeast.com.Lifetime Culinary Achievement Awards will be presented to Rebecca Alssid, Nancy Harmon Jenkins and Darryl Settles.


Porter Square Books will host a popup bookstore with cookbooks featured in the event. Many of this year’s nominated authors will be in attendance and available for signatures.


RSVP

Sponsors include: Be Our Guest, Edible Boston, Good Life Productions, Gourmet Caterers, Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare Foundation, Narragansett, Oldways, Porter Square Books, R. Murphy Knives, Roche Bros,St. Francis Winery and TriMark.

This is a 21+ event.

Jun
23

Boston Pickle Fair 2018

The second annual Boston Pickle Fair is a jam packed day filled with live music, games, contests and vendors letting their brines shine.

Saturday, June 23, 2018

11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Location: The Innovation and Design Building, 21 Drydock Avenue

Boston Pickle Fair 2018

The Boston Pickle Fair is all about celebrating our favorite fermented things, Pickles, Kimchi, Kraut, Veggies and whatever else tickles your fancy! Our hoedown style festival is a jam packed day filled with live music, games, contests and vendors letting their brines shine—not to mention an expanded biergarten for those of you are who are 21+.


Click Here for the official Boston Pickle Fair website.



American Field 2018

Join over 50 of the nation’s emerging and innovative brands for a curated pop up shopping experience that is free to attend. Register

June 23 - 24, 2018

11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Location: Boston Design Center

American Field 2018

Sample free cocktails from brands like Maker’s Mark and Jagermeister. Shop brands you’ve never heard of and household names like PF Flyers and New Balance. Womens, mens, childrens, food, and everything in between.

Register

Jun
27

Summer Fling: Live Music Wednesdays

Open your ears! Live music coming to the IDB Promenade.


12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Location: IDB Promenade

Summer Fling: Live Music Wednesdays

Every Wednesday from June 27 through August 29 we’re hosting free, live lunch time performances on the Promenade from 12pm-2pm. We’ll have a different artist from Paper Garden Records each Wednesday. Lineup details to come.

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