Boston Event Trends and Inspiration

The Cooler Side of Boston Catering

Our Boston catering team uses liquid nitrogen to freeze hors d’oeuvres and desserts. We show you how to incorporate this entertaining food station into your event theme and list some of the hot venues embracing this trendy food preparation technique.

Top 3 Menu Ideas for Home Parties

Whether you are throwing a cocktail party for your closest friends or inviting your neighbors to an open house, offer a tasty menu that flows nicely with the energy in the room. We suggest having a selection of small bites and finger foods—a prime catalyst for mixing and mingling! Let us take you through the […]

12 All-American Summer Drink Pairings

July 4th and all other patriotic celebrations are filled with red, white and blue and plenty of picnic foods.  Make your 4th of July celebration a little more unique this year by incorporating any of the pairings below into your All-American festivities.  These traditional summer food favorites couple perfectly with the American flag-themed drinks, the […]

The Best Seasonal Spring Beer and Appetizer Pairings

After this winter, the spring can’t come soon enough.  In addition to warmer weather and more sunshine, we are looking forward to lining our shelves, coolers and fridges with spring beers! In honor of the upcoming spring season, we have created five great springtime beer and appetizer pairings.  These handy pairings are pretty nice to […]

Winter Cocktails and Warm Drink Recipes

This time of year means cold Boston weather, and cold Boston weather means we need warm cocktails and beverages to keep us nice and toasty. Since we love mixing traditional cocktails and coming up with crazy concoctions, we’re going to take advantage of this cold weather and share with you a collection of winter cocktail […]

Wine and Cheese Pairings for the Fall Season

Barbie and Ken, Batman and Robin, peanut butter and jelly…sometimes two things are just meant to be. Wine and cheese are a dynamic twosome that falls toward the top on the list of perfect duos.  They’re the kind of couple that harmonize the palate’s experience when paired just right, which is why we’re going to […]

Our Favorite Fresh Summer Recipe Ideas

The summer months are winding down.  You’ve probably hosted and attended your fair share of barbecues and other backyard party events by now, but that doesn’t mean you’ve gotten your fill of delicious summer recipes.  Instead of the typical hot dog and potato salad combination, spruce up your end-of-summer menu with one of these fresh […]

How to Host a Beer Tasting Party at Home

We love beer!  And we especially love craft beer.  There are thousands of craft breweries across the country, ranging from light to dark, and all waiting for your discovery.  There’s nothing quite like finding a fabulous new beer, except maybe helping a few friends discover their new favorite brew at your own beer tasting party. For […]

Tapas and Sangria Food Pairings

 The little appetizers that go oh-so-well with sangria recipes All happy summers should include happy summer drink pairings. This year, we’re recommending food pairings with sangria to help keep you filled up and cooled down during those hot Boston summers. Why we like sangria food pairing:  It’s always trendy.  Plus, it’s a bit more unique than the typical beer-and-BBQ […]

Boston’s Newest Event and Beverage Trend

BG Events and Catering’s Dr!nk Wall You’ve heard “dinner and a show.”  You’ve heard “dinner is the show.”  But what’s all this talk about dinner when drinks can be entertaining, too?! Our team here at BG Events and Catering recently competed in the Movers and Shakers April Cocktail Competition against Boston’s best restaurant mixologists.  We entered with […]