Can’t hardly wait.
What: Barbara Lynch’s hotly anticipated fine dining spot debuts with two French/Italian-inspired seasonal menus — a $95 four-course prix fixe and $145 chef’s tasting.
Why: Dishes are top secret, but think lobster, white asparagus, and (drool) butter soup.
When: Opens Sat. Daily, 5:30-10 p.m.
Where: 354 Congress St., Fort Point (617-737-0099). Reservations recommended.
Passover Dinner at Craigie on Main
What: Seder in style via chef Tony Maws’s elegant menu of onion-smothered chicken, haroset-braised lamb shanks, and sheep’s milk yogurt cheesecake.
Why: Matzo ball soup lovers — your choice of floaters or sinkers.
When: Tues. & Wed., 5:30-10 p.m.
Where: 853 Main St., Central Square (617-497-5511). Reservations recommended.
What: The Grammy Award-winning Afro-pop singer belts songs off her new album, Oyo, featuring interpretive covers of early musical influences (Curtis, Aretha, Otis).
Why: Snatch the CD to hear her collaboration with Bono and John Legend.
When: Fri. & Sat., 8 p.m.
Where: Somerville Theatre, 55 Davis Sq., Somerville (617-625-5700). Tickets online at worldmusic.org.
Winesday in Bravo
What: Sample Spanish whites and hors d’oeuvres in a tasty homage to the current MFA exhibit of Luis Meléndez still lifes.
Why: Art before wine, simply sublime.
When: Wed., 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Where: Museum of Fine Arts, 465 Huntington Ave. (617-369-3474).