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We both love local food, fun times, urban farms, music, craft beer, and our friends and neighbors, so we're putting it all together on the nights of Sunday September 30 and Sunday October 21.
Dinners will take place in the lovely, rustic Allandale greenhouses! Bring your friends and family for a multi-course menu designed by James Beard-nominated chef Irene Li featuring lots of Allandale-grown produce. Tickets include one alcoholic drink (or non-alcoholic Haymaker's Punch), and we'll also have a cash bar for other beverages from our friends at The Beer Mobile.
We're celebrating AUGUST Eat Local month with a series of ALLocal Dinners: First up, locally sourced Seafood Night!
Join us August 13th, 20th & 27th for dinners hosted with our friends at the Sustainable Business Network. First up on Aug 13th, we'll be serving an 8 course family style meal featuring Red's Best Seafood. Red's Best sources directly from local fishermen, and helps restaurants like ours make more sustainable food choices.
We are very excited to be hosting another Kamayan Feast with Tanám to celebrate the Lunar New Year! Visit their website HERE to learn more information and book tickets.
What: A 19+ component dinner, without plates or silverware—everything is served on banana leaf and part of the experience includes eating with your hands—Kamayan style. You'll leave with a baon—a specially designed box—to take home your favorite items from the table.
Mei Mei Farm Dinner at Allandale
OCTOBER 15, 2017
We're throwing a farm dinner party with our friends at Allandale Farm! We both love local food, fun times, urban farms, music, craft beer, lawn games and our friends and neighbors, so we're putting it all together on October 15th from 5pm - 8pm. Bring your friends and family for a multi-course picnic menu designed by James Beard-nominated chef Irene Li featuring lots of Allandale-grown produce. Check out photos of our first farm picnic last month here.
PUPPIES ON THE PARKLET
August 20, 2017
Do you want to meet this adorable corgi named Gumbo? Stop by our parklet (the tiny city park outside the Mei Mei restaurant) on Sunday, July 20th from 3-4 p.m. at Mei Mei.
Bring your friendly, furry friends for our second monthly pooch party on the restaurant parklet with snacks for both you and your pup!
SHORT GRAIN POP UP
Our friends from Short Grain, the badass food truck from Charleston SC, are coming to Mei Mei for a June 29th popup!
We first met when Irene and Shuai were both named Eater Young Guns last year and we cooked together at the James Beard Foundation in January! Now they're bringing their untraditional Japanese to #Boston - think 'Nashville Hot' karaage and a tater tot waffle tartare. Wowza!
Door are open 6pm-10pm, menu items from Short Grain and themed cocktails from Mei Mei will be available for counter service. Some dishes will only be available in limited quantities, so come early to make sure you get your pick!
We'd love it if you'd RSVP here just so we know how much food to make. You could even win a free lunch! See you then.
Pop Up Menu (subject to change)
tartare / tater tot waffle, smoked crema, ikura, horseradish
sashimi / preserved lemon, whipped avocado, cucumber, puffed rice
kale fritters / kewpie, ponzu, scallion, bonito
“Nashville Hot” Karaage / pickles, ponzu, Alabama white sauce
Charred Carrot / pea shoots, yuzu spicy mayo, house furikake
omu-ageta kaki / omelette, fried oyster, kimchi pimento, fines herbes, ponzu
Okonomiyaki / seasonal greens, smoked oyster aioli, ponzu, bonito
O.G. Chirashi / sashimi, masago, pickles, spicy mayo, ponzu, furikake