5/08/2013 11:30:00 AM

Matt Light, Gronk Bartend at Strega Waterfront for One Fund Boston

 Former New England Patriots player Matt Light will tend bar for One Fund Boston.
Restaurants from all over Boston are banding together to contribute to One Fund Boston, the charity established to support victims of the Boston Marathon bombings.

You know about Boston Bites Back, the celebrity chef event hosted by Ken Oringer and Ming Tsai that’s being held May 15 at iconic Fenway Park. Guests get to sample delish dishes doled out by celeb chefs from the concession stands (6-10 PM; click here for tickets).

On Monday, May 13, Strega Waterfront is presenting a two-hour celebrity bartender event starring superstar athletes Ron "Gronk" Gronkowski and Matt Light as the guest bartenders. All of the evening’s proceeds will benefit The One Fund Boston. Guests get to meet the celebrity bartenders, mingle and try an array of complimentary appetizers (6-8 PM; $50 per ticket, which includes three drink tickets and passed appetizers; 617-345-3992).

In addition, The Biltmore Bar & Grille and Local 149 have added two specialty pies to their menus whose sales will support One Fund Boston now through June 2. At the Biltmore expect Johnny’s coconut cream pie; at Local 149 it’s peanut butter pie with an Oreo crumb crust. Slices are $7 (Biltmore, 617-527-2550; Local 149, 617-269-0900).


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