Lark Restaurant hosts Stoup Brewing Company, May 15th.

Born in Salt Lake City but with permanent roots in Seattle, James Beard Award-winning Chef John Sundstrom has remained a culinary anchor in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood. Meanwhile, in the former sleepy Seattle neighborhood of Ballard, co-owners Lara Zahaba, Robyn Schumacher, and Brad Benson have remained a destination brewery for runners and those who appreciate thoughtfully-loyal to style beers. On May 15th, Ballard converges on Capitol Hill when Sundstrom's Lark hosts Stoup Brewing Company for a four-course, five beer, dinner.

Starting at 6:00 PM, guests will be welcomed with a family-style service featuring the following menu items.


Stoup German Style Pilsner paired with:

Rye Beer Crisps with chive skyr
Salmon Belly Tartare with potato chips and dulse powder
Pork Rillettes with walnut toast and rhubarb

First Wave:

Stoup American Pale Sour paired with

Smoked Weathervane Scallops with charred spring onions, fingerling potato, and beer vinegar mayonnaise

Second Wave:

Stoup Citra IPA paired with

Neah Bay Halibut with caramelized carrot, chermoula, and lime crème fraiche

Third Wave:

Stoup NW Red Ale paired with

Slow Roasted Anderson Lamb Shoulder with fava beans, black garlic tahini, and pistachio dukkah

To Finish:

Stoup Dark Fields Weizen Doppelbock

Petit Pomerol, Cabra Pimenton, Smoked Vermion, and Rosemary Crackers
MMM Caramels and Chocolate Truffles

Tickets are on sale at $120 per person and can be purchased through Brown Paper Tickets at Lark is located at 952 East Seneca Street in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood. Stoup Brewing Company is located at 1108 NW 52nd Street in Seattle's Ballard neighborhood.

For more information on Stoup Brewing Company or Lark (and John Sundstrom), we've included the following below.

Founded in 2013 by Brad Benson, Lara Zahaba, and Robyn Schumacher, Stoup Brewing is a family friendly craft brewery located in Ballard’s Brewery District. Revered for their dedication and innovation to the art and science of making beer, Stoup has a garnered numerous awards and a devoted following. With up to 21 beers on tap, an inviting year round beer garden, private event space, and a rotating selection of food trucks, Stoup is a welcoming destination for the beer enthusiast of every level. Root beer fans welcome too! Stoup opens weekdays at 3pm and weekends at 12pm. To learn more, visit

Opened in 2003, and relocated to the Central Agency Building in December of 2014, Lark is an artisan-focused restaurant in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood. Chef John Sundstrom, a James Beard Award-winner, is known for his intimate knowledge and deft use of the Northwest’s unique ingredients and has created the perfect place to celebrate the bounty of the region. The menu changes with the seasons, highlighting the best tastes available, and the elegant dining room won Restaurant Design of the Year at the Seattle Design Awards in 2015. Dinner is served daily from 5pm to 11pm. There is additional seating and a raw bar on Lark’s mezzanine, lofted above the dining room, and Off The Record, a private event space, is located below. For more information and reservations, please call 206.323.5275 or visit