2.8 min readBy Published On: November 20th, 2014Categories: Arts and Entertainment, Lifestyle0 Comments on Weekend Picks – November 21st

Since first opening it’s doors this summer, Bastille Kitchen (49 Melcher Street) has made some new additions to its menu.  Chef Kube’s brand-new dishes include Duck Confit with pickled beet greens, butternut squash puree and topped with a house-made cranberry relish, Oyster & Jonah Crab Stuffed Lemon Sole served with Green Thumb Farm “smashed” potatoes and roasted acorn squash, and a decadent Foie Gras Torchon boasting buttery fried brioche and golden raisin chutney.  Bastille Kitchen offers an array of decadent house-made treats for $9, including, a Pistachio Crème Brûlee, an Earl Grey Crème Caramel laced with seasonal fruit, a warm Apple Tarte Tatin served with crème fraiche and Chantilly cream, a decadent Chocolate Mousse Tarte topped with marshmallow brûlee, and a sweet and tart Citrus Meringue Napoleon. Yum.  Stop by their cozy downstair bar Chalet and have a cocktail by the fire.  It’s our new favorite spot!  For more information visit: http://www.bastillekitchen.net/

Don’t let the exterior fool you, Bell’s Market offers weekly wine tastings on Friday evening from 5pm to 7pm.  In addition to a meat counter and groceries, Bell’s also offer great deals on wine too.  Stop by and browse their selection.  

Habit (703 East Broadway) is hosting a special jewelry trunk show featuring Sisco Berluti.  Stop by on Sunday, November 23rd from 1pm-4pm and let Lisa and Carolyn create a custom beaded stacks to match your style.  There will be door prizes, wine, snacks and special discounts.  

Bruins, Celtics and Patriots, oh my!  It’s a sports lovers dream this weekend with hockey, basketball and football games galore.  The Bruins face the Blue Jackets on Friday night at 7pm.  The dreaded Canadiens are in town on Saturday night at 7pm.  Friday the Celtics face the Grizzlies on Friday night at 8pm.  On Sunday, they take on the Portland Trail Blazers at 6pm.  Tom Brady and the Patriots go head to head with the Detroit Lions on Sunday at 1pm.  If soccer is your thing, the Revolution take on the NY Red Bulls on Sunday at 1:30pm. (We just don’t want a stadium in Southie!)  Wondering where to watch the game?  Here’s some suggestions: https://caughtinsouthie.com/restaurants-bar/7-places-watch-game

You could use a good laugh after the week you’ve had, right?  Laugh Boston is hosting comedian and SNL alumni Finesse Mitchell on Friday and Saturday night.  To order tickets visit: www.laughboston.com  Enter the code Southie at checkout and receive $10 off your ticket!  (Excluding Saturday night at 8pm). 

Motivated Fitness (315 West Broadway) is a free self defense class on Saturday, November 22nd from 11:00am-12:00pm. Owner Tom Regan and his manager son Thomas Regan (Character of the Month for July 2014) will be running the show.  It’s a great to learn some moves to protect yourself and gain some self confidence too.  To reserve your spot, call 617-269-5555.  

Family Pick:
Hit the mats and help raise money for new ones.  Ultimate Self Defense & Performance Center (12 B Street) is hosting a special movie night fundraiser featuring the movie Muppets Most Wanted! This fun filled event happens on Saturday, November 22nd from 5:00pm to 7:30pm. Cost is $10 per child.  $20 per family.