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The Weekend Guide

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EAT
All Star Pizza Bar Opens
What:
Those Inman sandwich geniuses strike again, this time with deliciously heretical pies like the Chile Relleno (tomatillo salsa, Cotija, poblano, chorizo, corn, cilantro) and the Red Head (shaved steak, smoked bacon, smashed new potatoes, onions, horseradish cream).
Why: The Dukes of Hazzard wake-up call (hominy-ricotta grits, maple breakfast sausage, soft-baked eggs, cheese, pickled chiles).
When: Mon.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: 1238 Cambridge St., Inman Square (617-547-0836).

INDULGE
Bacon and Beer Week
What:
During the city’s inaugural sowbelly ’n’ suds extravaganza, fifteen local restaurants tempt you to try bacon mac ’n’ cheese, littleneck clams steamed with beer and lamb bacon, pork pie with beer mustard, and desserts like porter ice cream with bacon jimmies.
Why: Two great tastes that taste great together.
When: Sun.-May 5.
Where: Go to restaurantweekboston.com for the list of participants.

VOLUNTEER
Mass Audubon Work for Wildlife Volunteer Day
What:
Tend to your state’s backyard during an altruistic morning of hauling brush, building picnic tables, planting pines, and stacking firewood.
Why: Doing good does the body good.
When: Sat., 9 a.m.-noon.
Where: Go to massaudubon.org for volunteer opportunities.

REFRESH
Natura Bissé Bubble Facial
What:
Make like a pre-red carpet celeb during a 60-minute rejuvenation treatment that takes place inside an enormous capsule filled with 99.9 percent pure air for maximum product absorption (free with a $100 product purchase).
Why: Spring is the time for renewal.
When: Fri. & Sat., 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Where: Space NK, Bloomingdale’s, 225 Boylston St., Chestnut Hill. Reservations (required) at 617-630-6768.

Photo: Courtesy of All Star Pizza Bar

LOCATIONS
Space NK
225 Boylston St
Newton, MA 02467
617-630-6768
1238 Cambridge St
Cambridge, MA 02139
617-547-0836
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