the-blockLocal, local, local. People are looking for things made and grown in their own backyard. Local restaurants using local ingredients and also supporting local breweries. The truly special experiences come when a local restaurant works with a local brewery to put on a beer dinner.

I’m happy to announce that The Block in the Central West End will be putting on their first beer dinner next Monday, June 24th, beginning at 6:15PM.  This four course meal will cost you $65 per person (all inclusive) and will feature beer from 4 Hands Brewing. Seats are limited and you can make reservations by calling 314-918-7900. Here’s a look at the menu:

Reception:
Resurrection IPA
House made charcutier
Chilled tomato bisque, smoked shrimp shooter
Garlic herb popcorn

First course:
Contact High
Orange & Feta Ravioli
English pea puree, asparagus, pistachio

Second Course
Single Speed
Scallops
Bacon jam, local corn succotash, smoked country ham, fava beans

Main Course:
Smoked Pigasus
Rensing’s Farm Pork Trio:
Sous vide pork loin, sausage, crackling, smoked brisket potato gratin

Dessert:
No Place Like Home
Sweet Local Peaches…!!!