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Bolivia's Tambo Food Fest; Boston's Pumpkinfest

LA PAZ, BOLIVIA— The second-annual Tambo culinary festival will celebrate the cuisine of Bolivia from October 16 to 20 in La Paz's Parque Urbano Centra. Chefs Rodolfo Guzmán (Chile's borage), Virgilio Martinez (Central), and Mauricio Acuña will be among the exhibitors on-hand to talk about the biodiversity of Bolivian food. More information here. [EaterWire]

BOSTON— Meanwhile, in Cambridge, a celebration of another sort: The annual Tommy Doyle's Pumpkinfest is set for October 9, featuring 13 different pumpkin beers on draft, all from New England breweries. Among the beers on-tap: Southern Tier's "Pumpking" Imperial ale, an Imperial stout by Fisherman's Brew, and the Pumple Drumkin by Cisco Brewers. More information here. [EaterWire]

NEW YORK CITY— Chef Marco Canora's Hearth is marking its 10th year in business with an out-of-town chef series, and the fourth installment, scheduled for October 21, welcomes chef Michael Tusk of San Francisco's Quince. The seven-course prix fixe menu will see Tusk and the Hearth team alternate dishes; reservations are $98 and available here. [EaterWire]