Have the brine of your life.
Grillo’s Pickles Pop-Up Store Opens
What: Pick a peck of pickled asparagus, golden beets, or classic dills from the mobile cart’s brick-and-mortar setup (and the city’s first pickle shop).
Why: They sell fourteen exclusive products and turn custom orders around in a week.
When: Fri.-Mar. 31. Tues.-Sun., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 1075 Cambridge St., Inman Square. Follow @grillospickles on Twitter for updates.
Gob Squad’s Kitchen (You’ve Never Had It So Good)
What: The UK-German performance group cheekily reimagines the artistic inertia of Andy Warhol’s experimental films via video and live performance.
Why: Get ready for your fifteen minutes; on-stage audience participation is de rigueur.
When: Fri. & Sat., 7:30 p.m.; Sun., 2 p.m.
Where: The Institute of Contemporary Art, 100 Northern Ave., Fort Point (617-478-3100). Tickets ($25-$28) online at icaboston.org.
Boldfacers Stylemakers Pop-Up Store and DJ Party
What: Bigger, better, and, yes, bolder — eighteen local fashion mavens (Linda Henry, Daniela Corte) raid their closets for resale; Flock owners Dani and Lisa Kupsc bring overstock store samples.
Why: Rumors of full-length Marchesa gowns for less than $200.
When: Tonight, 7-10 p.m.
Where: W Boston, 100 Stuart St., Theater District (617-261-8700). Tickets ($10) at the door.
French Cuisine for the Young & Broke
What: Paris native Eléonor Picciotto, who honed her cooking talents in a BU dorm using nothing more than a hot plate, whips up chocolate mousse, quiche Lorraine, and salade de pates using the barest of essentials.
Why: She makes the meal; you drink the wine (Chateau Peynaud, to be exact).
When: Tonight, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: French Cultural Center, 53 Marlborough St., Back Bay (617-912-0400). Tickets ($5) at the door. Call to R.S.V.P.
Know Your Fish
What: Chef Jeremy Sewall takes the fear out of fish shopping with detailed instructions on textures, flavors, storage, and wine pairings, with copious tastings to drive his points home.
Why: The Great Bouillabaisse Mishap of 2011 still stinks.
When: Sat., 1 p.m.
Where: Island Creek Oyster Bar, 500 Commonwealth Ave., Kenmore Square (617-532-5300). Call to reserve space ($50).
Photo: Zach Wolf / Courtesy of Grillo’s Pickles