Hit the road.
Tavern Road Opens
What: Brothers Michael and Louis DiBiccari further revolutionize the Fort Point dining scene with adventurous yet homey bites, like duck prosciutto, spit-roasted quail, bacon-adorned rabbit, and arctic char a la plancha. (Note the 30-foot-long wall mural, too.)
Why: Outre cocktails like the Cruela (cachaça, Galliano, creme de cacao white, Peychaud’s bitters) and Pink Dutch Blunderbuss (genever, lemon juice, simple syrup, sparkling rosé).
When: Daily, 4:30 p.m.-2 a.m.
Where: 343 Congress St. (617-790-0808).
What: Graduate from Instagram with a daylong seminar ($175) covering shutter speed, lighting techniques, framing tactics, and basic editing tricks.
Why: The print de resistance is a custom portrait, courtesy of teacher Kate Drew Miller.
When: Sat., 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Where: Kate Drew Miller Studio, 201 Washington St., ste. 203, Salem (413-822-7672). Register at cameraready.com.
What: Tiffani Faison (Sweet Cheeks) slithers away from the ’cue to honor the Year of the Snake with chili crab, veggie bibimbap, and tonkatsu miso ramen.
Why: Sake and tiki cocktails beckon early and keep you there late.
When: Fri. & Sat., 6 & 9 p.m.
Where: Townhouse at Met Back Bay, 279 Dartmouth St., Back Bay (617-267-0451). Tickets ($50) at eventbrite.com.
Qui? Quoi? Quand? Où?
What: Brush off the language cobwebs during an evening of French trivia covering Gallic topics like gastronomy, geography, literature, and pop culture.
Why: Raise your team’s drinking bar with wine or craft beer.
When: Tonight, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: French Cultural Center, 53 Marlborough St., Back Bay. Reservations to 617-912-0400. Cost is $15.
What: Warm your bones beside Mandarin Oriental’s lobby-side fireplace while digging into a bowl of traditionally garnished noodle ambrosia (choose between oxtail or ginger-scallion chicken broth).
Why: You have both snow and turkey wrap fatigue.
When: Thru Mar. 31. Daily, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Where: 776 Boylston St., Back Bay (617-535-8888).
Photo: Courtesy of Tavern Road