Hops rises: the ascendance of the brewery chef
Craft breweries across the US are offering something new: superior food and beer pairings as ambitious as anything you'd find at a wine bar. Here's what to eat and drink at four great places:
Brewer's Table, Minneapolis
What to Eat: Foie gras with fermented brussels sprouts.
What to Drink: Red wine barrel-aged sour ale Pentagram
Small Brewpub, Dallas
What to Eat: Warm beets with lardo and basil gremolata.
What to Drink: Black Pepper Pils, a spiced pilsner-rye blend.
Arts District Brewing Co., L.A.
What to Eat: Chicken confit sandwich.
What to Drink: Smooth, malty Irish red Stumblin Dublin.
Edmund's Oast, Charleston, SC
What to Eat: Carrot, egg and potato salad.
What to Drink: Australasia, a dry, citrusy sparkling ale.
This article originally appeared on Food & Wine