Dinner Preview: WA: Art of the Table hosts Portland’s (OR)Hopworks Urban Brewery, 11/2

image courtesy of Portlandbeer.org's Flickr pageSeattle, WA – Another beer dinner has come to our attention. This time it features a familiar brewery to those that frequent 2944 Southeast Powell Boulevard in Portland. Known regionally as one of the few breweries featuring organic ingredients in their beers, Hopworks is coming to Seattle this November.
A little about Hopworks Urban Brewery (located in Portland)
Hopworks Urban Brewery (HUB) is Portland’s first Eco-Brewpub offering world-class beer and fresh food in a relaxed and communal atmosphere.  HUB incorporates a range of sustainable practices in their operation and makes every effort to protect “our” future with a thoughtful alternative.  Hopworks is 100% renewably powered and “cradle to gate” carbon neutral.
On November 2nd Hopworks’ will be featured as guest host (of sorts) at Art of the Table for another in their Beer Dinners.
Greetings, friends and food lovers! Welcome to Art of the Table, an intimate dining establishment located in the Wallingford neighborhood of Seattle, focused on bringing people together to dine in a communal fashion and to enjoy the bounties of the table, a trait that is all but lost in today's society. By sourcing fresh ingredients and local foods, world-traveled chef Dustin Ronspies creates his "art" through passion and love, both for the meals he creates and for the guests that dine at his table. Come join us as we host the "Weekend Supper Club," a dinner party experience featuring a prix-fixe menu created by Chef Dustin using ingredients fresh from the local farmers markets. Dinner begins at 7 pm on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays weekly and is by reservation only. Click here for menus. We look forward to dining with you at our table.
image from Art of the Table's Port / Lost Abbey Beer Dinner courtesy of our Flickr pageWe reached out to Dustin Ronspies in regards to a finished menu and this is what he sent us.
  • Pork and smoked bacon rilettes, chicken liver mousse, sliced meats, toasts, pickles, mustard, other snacks, maybe quiche; paired with Bike Beer Kolsch-style Ale
  • Grilled shrimp bun, bok choy kim chi, cilantro aioli, curry oil; paired with Hopworks IPA (India Pale Ale)
  • Spiced cider glazed salmon, delicata squash, chanterelles, kales, beer mustard; paired with Hopworks Abominable Winter Ale
  • House-smoked pastrami, pork fat fried potato, braised cabbage and onions, tellegio fondue; paired with Hopworks Galactic Imperial Red Ale
  • Hazelnut-oatmeal cookie & coffee ice cream sandwich, chocolate ganache, poached pear; paired with Hopworks Survival 7 Grain Stout
Please note that the above list is static and as such there are no special considerations. Dinner start’s at 6:00 PM and costs only $70. For reservations please call (206) 282-0942.
November 2nd, 2011 6:00 PM – 8:30 (tentative) $70 (206) 282-0942
1054 North 39th Street Seattle, WA 98103
About the 1st Photo’s Author
"Matt Wiater is a photographer covering the Portland beer scene for portlandbeer.org."
About the 2nd Photo’s Author
Paul “Fruit Trees” Orchard, is an amateur craft beer enthusiast and amateur photographer. Throughout the many years in craft beer he is always carrying a camera (smartphone, digital, traditional) and is invites you to see that beer can also be exciting even if you can’t drink the photo.
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