Unless otherwise noted, Programs in Food & Wine are located in Boston University’s Fuller Building at 808 Commonwealth Avenue (the intersection of Commonwealth and Essex Street, across from the BU Bridge).


From south or west: Take the Mass Turnpike (I-90) east to Exit 18, Allston/Cambridge (exit left). Follow signs to Cambridge to the second set of lights. Turn right at the lights; this is Soldiers Field Road/Storrow Drive. Exit Storrow Drive at the Kenmore exit. Follow Local Directions below.

From southeast: Take I-93/Route 3 (Southeast Expressway) north to Boston. Exit onto Storrow Drive (Exit 26). Continue on Storrow Drive to the Kenmore exit. Follow Local Directions below.

From the North Shore: Take Route 1-A south through the Sumner Tunnel. Follow signs onto the Expressway north. Take the Back Bay/Storrow Drive exit, and follow signs onto Storrow Drive. Continue on Storrow Drive to the Kenmore exit. Follow Local Directions below.

Local directions from the Kenmore Square/Commonwealth Avenue exit off Storrow Drive: At the first set of traffic lights, turn right onto Beacon Street. At this point, the road forks; keep left into Kenmore Square, then bear right onto Commonwealth Avenue. 808 Commonwealth Avenue is located at the corner of Commonwealth Avenue and Essex Street (the road that crosses the BU Bridge). No left turn is allowed on Essex, so continue through the intersection and proceed to St. Paul Street, where you can make a U-turn.


Parking is available at the newly-reopened Lot F at 808 Commonwealth Avenue for $12. Fees may be higher and availability limited during special events or Red Sox games; please contact Parking Services for more information. Entrance to the garage is on the Essex Street side of the building. You may park in any part of the garage or outdoor lot; however, some parts of the lot require you to exit outside and walk east to enter on the Essex Street side of the building. To access the portion of the lot that it closest to the venue, follow the arrows, then the signs that say Park (pointing right), then All Traffic (pointing right). The gate to the remaining part of the garage will open. Exit the door labeled southeast exit to Essex Street. Take the stairs or elevator from the basement level to the first floor. Check in for the event will be to the right of the first floor landing.

Please note: In case of bad weather, please call 617-353-SNOW (617-353-7669) for possible class cancellations. Decisions are made by 7 a.m. for day classes, and by 4 p.m. for evening classes.

Public Transportation (MBTA)

The “T”: 808 Commonwealth Avenue is located on the “B” route (Boston College/Commonwealth Avenue) of the Green line. Take the T to the “BU West” stop, cross Commonwealth Avenue towards the gas station, and continue up the hill in the same direction as traffic (toward the BU Bridge). The entrance to the building is located on Essex Street.

Connecting Lines: You want the Green line,“B” route outbound to Boston College. From the Red line, change to the Green line at Park Street; from the Blue line, change to the Green line at Government Center; and from the Orange line, disembark at Downtown Crossing, follow the connecting tunnel to Park Street, and change to the Green line.

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