Donut Competition; Burger Battle

Harvard Square – Union Square Donuts is popping up at The Sinclair on Saturday September 20 for a friendly donut-and-drink competition. The Sinclair’s Matt Cunningham will compete against the USD team to create the perfect mini donuts to pair with a boozy coffee cocktail and a mimosa. Tickets are $20, and the event runs between noon and 3 p.m. Call (617) 547-5200 for a reservation.

Lynn – At Boston Magazine’s annual Battle of the Burger event, The Blue Ox in Lynn took home the crown for the second year in a row. Chef Matt O’Neil’s “Sin Burger” includes beef, Swiss cheese, applewood-smoked bacon, truffle aioli, tomato, and lettuce, served on a brioche bun.

Watertown – Eat Boston (no relation to Eater Boston) is hosting its next big event on September 13, 2014: FTW! Food Trucks Watertown, featuring trucks, a beer garden, and entertainment. It’ll take place behind 311 Arsenal Street from noon to 4 p.m., and tickets are “pay what you want” (between $2 and $12). They’ll go on sale soon, but you can sign up for a notification now. Eat Boston events tend to sell out quickly.