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The Weekend Guide

beacon hill chocolate truffles!

We’re egging you on.

INDULGE
Easter Truffles from
Beacon Hill Chocolates
What: Choose from holiday treats like a hand-decorated milk chocolate ganache bunny and a milk chocolate, roasted almond, cinnamon chick.
Why: Store your selections in a decoupage keepsake box.
When: Thurs.-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-5:30 p.m.
Where: 91 Beacon St., Beacon Hill (617-725-1900).

EAT
AKA Bistro Opens
What: Two disparate cuisines — Japanese sashimi and French Provençal — come together under one roof via side-by-side seasonal menus.
Why: Special prix fixe Easter brunch includes crème brulee foie gras and sautéed lobster with celery root and lobster bisque.
When: Brunch, Sun., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Regular hours, Mon.-Thurs., 5:30-9:30 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 5:30-10 p.m.
Where: 145 Lincoln Rd., Lincoln (781-259-9920).

DRINK
Thursday Night Wine Bar at Central Bottle
What: Sample dry vino (muscadet, txakoli) from mostly coastal appellations (the better to chase your Island Creek oysters).
Why: Bivalves for a buck — no foolin’.
When: Today, 5-9 p.m.
Where: 195 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square (617-225-0040).

PRIMP
Rob Martelli at
Avanti
What: The former NYC hairdresser lands in town with a $25 blow-dry and bang cut, normally $65 (call ahead to book).
Why: Dude trimmed Lady Gaga’s fringe.
When: Thru Apr. 30. Mon., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tues., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Wed.-Fri., 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 11 Newbury St., Back Bay (617-267-4027).

SHOP
FilzFelt Custom Designs
What: Felt aficionados Traci Roloff and Kelly Smith create any home accessory, from coasters and flooring to storage bins, in the color and dimensions of your choice.
Why: Enter SPRING at online checkout for 15 percent off all uncustomized products (pillows, runners, laptop covers).
When: Sale thru Apr. 10.
Where: Online at filzfelt.com; by appt. at 81b Wareham St., South End (617-391-6230).

Photo: Courtesy of Beacon Hill Chocolates 

LOCATIONS
FilzFelt
81 Wareham St
Boston, MA 02118
AKA Bistro
145 Lincoln Rd
Lincoln, MA 01773
781-259-9920
196 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139
617-225-0040
91 Charles St
Boston, MA 02114
617-725-1900
11 Newbury St
Boston, MA 02116
617-267-4027
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