Photo courtesy Two Fat Kids
Sweet Suds: Beer & Chocolate Party
Two of our favorite things collide at this party co-sponsored by Taza Chocolate and Drink Craft Beer.
Get together: Admission includes four different beer and chocolate pairings, with all funds going to charity.
Sat 2-6p. Taza Chocolate Factory Store, 561 Windsor St., Inman Square (617-284-2232). $5 here.
Nearby: All-Star Pizza Bar; Bukowski's; Tupelo
Sunday Kind of Love: Slow Grilled Sundays at Back Deck
Enjoy a different regional inspired, three-course prix fixe dinner every Sunday through March.
Passage to India: Things heat up this Sunday with Tandoori chicken served alongside traditional Punjabi appetizers.
Sun 5-10p. Back Deck, 2 West St., Downtown (617-670-0320). $25-28.
Nearby: Good Life; Silvertone; Thinking Cup Cafe
Double Team: Avengers/Dark Knight Double Feature
It's freezing outside, which means it's a perfect time to revisit summer's hottest movies.
Win-win: Stop in for a drink at new venue The Sinclair afterwards to debate Anne Hathaway vs. ScarJo.
Sat 12:30p and 6:30p. The Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Harvard Square (617-876-6837). $12 here.
Nearby: Charlie's Kitchen; Cambridge One; Border Cafe
Set the Bar: Barleywine Fest at Cambridge Brewing Company
The brewers at CBC bring out their best barley wines from the secret beer vault for one night only.
By the numbers: Expect "aggressive" tastes like Arquebus 2011 (14%) and Blunderbuss 2012 (12%), plus a special menu.
Tonight 5p. Cambridge Brewing Company, 1 Kendall Square, Kendall Square (617-494-1994). Free.
Nearby: West Bridge; The Friendly Toast; Hungry Mother