Neighborhood Watch

The Stanhope Grille Goes Locavore; Five Buck Champagne Cocktails

Back Bay: On August 16, The Stanhope Grille will begin using exclusively local products. [Grub Street]

Natick: Menton’s Colin Lynch and Paul O’Connell of Chez Henri will face off in a free Bon Appetit-sponsored cookoff at the Natick Collection at 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m., and 4 p.m. on August 14 and 15. [Zagat Buzz]

Newport: The first-ever Newport WineFest will take place from August 20-22 and feature everyone from Jody Adams to Patricia Yeo. [Newport WineFest]

North Andover: how2heroes is throwing a hoedown at Smolak Farms on August 29. $25 gets you tastings from chefs like Jason Bond and Chris Parsons, along with hayrides, pig races, beer, and a dunk tank. [Grub Street]

North End: This year’s Fisherman’s Feast will take place from August 12-15. As always, it will feature a cheese tower-building competition (Friday at 9 p.m.) and a metric ton of food. [Fisherman’s Feast]
Stop by Assaggio or Cafe Pompeii for a $5 champagne cocktail every night from now through Labor Day. [Grub Street]

Park Plaza: McCormick & Schmick’s now offers sushi at the bar every Thursday from 4-10 p.m. [Grub Street]

West Roxbury: The Centre Street White Hen will soon replace its deli with a hot foods section. [West Roxbury Transcript]

The Stanhope Grille Goes Locavore; Five Buck Champagne Cocktails