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The Weekend Guide

steel rye!

Steel yourselves.

EAT
Steel & Rye Opens
What:
In a cavernous converted warehouse, Chris Parsons (Parsons Table) serves sausage-stuffed quail, lobster and kale gnocchi, and a classic sirloin with salt-roasted potatoes and smoked mushrooms.
Why: Funky snacks (pickled quail eggs, fried green olives) tempered by throwback cocktails (Gin Fizz, French 75).
When: Sun.-Thurs., 4:30-11 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 4:30 p.m.-midnight.
Where: 95 Eliot St., Milton (617-690-2787).

SEE
Unitard: New and Abused
What:
Through sketch, dance, and song, the bawdy NYC trio tackles the everyday absurdities of Real Housewives, artisanal cheese, and political pundits.
Why: You need to let off postelection steam.
When: Fri. & Sun., 8 p.m.
Where: Oberon, 2 Arrow St., Harvard Square (617-547-8300). Tickets ($25) at americanrepertorytheater.org.

BROWSE
Oficio Fall Art Reception and Birthday Bash
What:
Peruse the creative output of local artists Debra Corbett, Wendy Shapiro, and Robert Strati while sipping a St-Germain cocktail in honor of the work space’s first anniversary.
Why: Delicacies from Georgetown Cupcakes — and no line.
When: Tonight, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Where: 30 Newbury St., Back Bay (857-239-9843). R.S.V.P. at eventbrite.com. Event is free.

PREPARE
Hostess with the Mostest Workshop
What:
Up your holiday game with master classes in baking and cocktail making, plus a festive decorating seminar taught by Elements of Style blogger Erin Gates.
Why: It’s also your last getaway chance before the madness descends.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.
Where: The White Barn Inn, 37 Beach Ave., Kennebunkport (207-967-2321). Rates start at $760 for two (includes overnight accommodation and breakfast).

Photo: Courtesy of Steel & Rye 

LOCATIONS
95 Eliot St
Milton, MA 02186
617-690-2787
37 Beach Ave
Kennebunkport, ME 04043
207-967-2321
30 Newbury St
3rd flr
Boston, MA 02116
857-239-9843
2 Arrow St
Cambridge, MA 02138
617-496-8004
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