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The Weekend Guide

pop-up dinner at twelve chairs!

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EAT
9 at Twelve Pop-Up Dinner
What:
Cooking eminence Barbara Lynch jumps on the impromptu-dining bandwagon with a wine-paired five-course meal inside Twelve Chairs’s urban-rustic boutique space ($125).
Why: Her paean to spring includes slow-roasted morel mushrooms, foie gras ravioli, and roasted rib-eye.
When: Today & Fri., 6:30 p.m.
Where: 319 A St., Fort Point (617-701-3496). Reservations (recommended) to 617-742-9991.

TOAST
English Royal Wedding Tea
What:
Don your cheekiest chapeau for spring onion quiches, scones with clotted cream, and champagne in honor of the much-anticipated espousal, airing on repeat ($40).
Why: Top it off with a mini wedding cake of vanilla buttercream, lemon curd filling, and coconut confetti ($45, serves four to six).
When: Fri., 2-5 p.m.
Where: UpStairs on the Square, 91 Winthrop St., Harvard Square (617-864-1933). Reservations required.

royal wedding biscuit cake!Indulge like royalty — make Prince William’s beloved no-bake chocolate biscuit cake.

CAST OFF
Summer Kickoff at
Boston Sailing Center
What: Sail away with nautical staffers on a complimentary rain-or-shine cruise around the harbor; discounts offered on courses and memberships.
Why: Dock at The Landing for the first fishbowl cocktail of the season.
When: Sat. & Sun., 1-5 p.m.
Where: 54 Lewis Wharf (617-227-4198).

SHOP
Gowns & Glamour
What:
Brides-to-be can down Bellinis while browsing elaborate table settings, Mia Carta invites, and glorious princess confections from the likes of Vera Wang and Priscilla of Boston.
Why: That damn Middleton has reset the bar.
When: Sat., 1-4 p.m.
Where: Boston Bridal Lounge, 125 Newbury St., Back Bay (617-236-0005). R.S.V.P. to rsvp@bostonbridallounge.com.

TRY
CoreAlign
What:
Newly relocated Modern Pilates debuts a simple-seeming ladder-and-platform contraption that delivers a sweat-soaked, delts-to-calves workout.
Why: Owner Lisa Johnson’s tweet after her inaugural whirl: “Had to stop because my legs were shaking! Love this thing!!!”
When: Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sat., 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: 1318 Beacon St., Coolidge Corner (617-566-0599).

Photo: Courtesy of Twelve Chairs

LOCATIONS
1318 Beacon St
Brookline, MA 02446
617-566-0599
Boston Bridal Lounge
125 Newbury St
Boston, MA 02116
581 Tremont St
Boston, MA 02118
617-982-6136
Boston Sailing Center
54 Lewis Wharf
Boston, MA 02110
617-227-4198
91 Winthrop St
Mid-Cambridge, MA 02138
617-864-1933
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