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The Weekend Guide

chili cook-off at church!

Beat the chill.

HEAT UP
Chili Cook-Off at Church
What:
Pit your best Super Bowl recipe against those of nine Fenway-area restaurants (Sweet Cheeks, Tasty Burger, Citizen’s Public House) as they square off in a smoky smackdown with both veggie and meat-filled entries.
Why: Root-liquor cocktails quell the flames.
When: Sat., 1-4 p.m.
Where: 69 Kilmarnock St., Fenway (617-236-7600). Tickets ($8) online at ticketfly.com.

RESET
Be Healthy Boston
What:
Revamp your wayward habits during two days of holistic-thinking seminars on green homes, spa therapies, farm-to-table cooking, and stress reduction.
Why: New York Times article be damned; give the morning sun salutations a try.
When: Sat., 7 a.m.-6:30 p.m.; Sun., 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: The Westin Boston Waterfront, 425 Summer St. (617-532-4600).

TOAST
Champagne Dinner at
Sandrine’s Bistro
What:
Tuck into a four-course Alsace repast of fromage-blanc flatbread, stuffed quail, and Meyer lemon tart paired with high-end bubblies ($65).
Why: Take your newfound knowledge home with a signed copy of Champagne: a Global History.
When: Today, 5:30-9 p.m.
Where: 8 Holyoke St., Harvard Square. Call 617-497-5300 for reservations.

SEE
Lions, Tigers, and Bare… Oh My!
What:
The cheeky Rogue Burlesque troupe stages an animalistic show (think racy ravens, dancing deer, and preening peacocks) set to Pixies and Porter Wagoner tunes.
Why: You’re tired of our bundled-up city.
When: Sun., 8 p.m.
Where: Oberon, 2 Arrow St., Harvard Square (617-496-8004). Tickets ($15-$20) online at ovationtix.com

MUNCH
Spicy Dragon Sandwich at Foumami
What:
 Salute the Chinese New Year with a specially conceived pulled-pork sandwich (pork represents strength, wealth, and abundant blessings) topped with fiery Chinese barbecue sauce and chased with a longan-melon soda. 
Why: Per tradition, there’s a daily red-envelope gift giveaway.
When: Thru Feb. 6. Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 225 Franklin St., Financial District (617-426-8858).

Photo: Thinkstock

LOCATIONS
Foumami
225 Franklin St
Boston, MA 02110
617-426-8858
2 Arrow St
Cambridge, MA 02138
617-496-8004
The Weston Boston Waterfront
425 Summer St
Boston, MA 02210
617-532-4600
Church
69 Kilmarnock St
Boston, MA 02215
617-236-7600
Sandrine's Bistro
8 Holyoke St
Cambridge, MA 02138
617-497-5300
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