November 2, 2011
On Tuesday, November 15th, The Publican will welcome Wendy Littlefield and Don Feinberg, co-founders of the Belgian beer importer Vanberg & Dewulf and foremost experts of Belgian brewing and will be hosting the Coast to Coast Toast™, the official headquarters for the nationwide event.
In addition to the regular a la carte menu, The Publican will offer an ‘inspiration box’ prix fixe 6-course menu, $65 per guest, and an optional $20 per guest beer pairing (both exclusive of tax and gratuity), which will feature six distinctive Vanberg & DeWulf beers, from gruits to abbey singels, strong golden ales of their invention, to lambics for which they are the negotiants, a cognac beer, fruity ales and beyond. The seatings will be from 5:30 – 10:30pm, with seatings every 30 minutes.
The menu, though subject to change due to seasonality, will include:
*1st course: squash salad with pomegranate & goat cheese
(paired with Posca Rustica)
*2nd course: smoked mussel crostini
(paired with Witkap)
*3rd course: dungeness crab with almond pesto
(paired with Hop Ruiter)
*4th course: potee with wild rice, pork tenderloin, cotechino & pork confit
(paired with Peche Mel)
*5th course: warm raclette with traditional garnishment
(paired with Lambickx)
*6th course: Speculoos cookies
Please contact our host team at 312.733.9555 to set up your reservation soon!