August 17, 2010

August 17, 2010

Starting tonight, Tuesday August 17th, ~PUBLIC HOUSE~ is launching their new Third Tuesday Beer Dinner, featuring Stone Brewing Co. from Escondido. Each month, they will feature a special beer-focused three- or four-course dinner and pairing from a microbrewery. No reservations are necessary, but it’s first come, first served (6pm-9pm). $40 per person (plus tax and gratuity). Tonight’s menu is as follows:

First Course
Beet Tartare, Fresh Horseradish, Garlic-Rubbed Toast or Smoked Cod, Potato Rösti, Housemade Pancetta
Stone Saison Du BUFF

Second Course
Stuffed Cabbage, Barley, Quinoa, Wheat Berry, Curry Sauce or Grilled 8 oz. Pork Chop, Creamed Cabbage, Dijon, Spaetzle
Stone XIV Emperial IPA

Third Course
PH Affogato Humphry Slocombe Vanilla Ice Cream
Stone Imperial Russian Stout

Public House has also just added a whole slew of beers to their beer menu, bringing the total to 81 beers offered daily.

Starting Sunday August 22nd, ~LAFITTE~ is launching the Grounded Series of dinners, which will include themed dinners, guest spirits, wineries, farmers, and guest chefs. The first one will feature a tomato- and corn-themed menu with guest distiller/owner Steve McCarthy of Clear Creek Distillery in Oregon. Each course will be paired with cocktails featuring Clear Creek Distillery spirits, which include fruit eaux de vie, grappas, and wine brandy. Sunday’s five-course menu is $125 (with cocktail pairings, but exclusive of gratuity). Seating is at 7:30pm. You can call for reservations (415-839-2134), or reserve online.

Upcoming dates include: local farmers with the CFUUGH dinner, Clandestine Farmers Urban Underground Garden Harvest, on September 19th; guest chef alum Liam Mayclem, host of CBS’s Eye on the Bay, for his “Burning Brit” night on October 17th; November 14th will feature live Dungeness crab; and December 19th will feature white and black truffles.