Brasserie Pavil will host a beer dinner featuring the Beers of the World, with featured guest Travis Poling, author of the book "Beers Across Texas."
The evening begins at 6 p.m. Tuesday and there will be a five-course meal and a reception with passed appetizers.
Enjoy these drinks: Sunner Kolsh, Koln (Cologne) Germany; Filnsburger Dunkel Schleswig-Holstein, Germany; Southern Star Bomb Shell Blonde, American; Triple Karmeliet, Belgium; Southern Star Pine Belt Pale Ale, Texas; Southern Star Buried Hatchet.
A beer-friendly Texas meal will include: Medjool Date with foie gras mousse, duck pastrami and a port reduction; Curry Butternut Squash Soup with a goat cheese and crab dumpling and chipotle oil; Mediterranean full-on Sardine Tempura and a jicama, cilantro salad; Roasted Quail Cordon Blue with Manchego cheese and prosciutto, herbed red quinoa and a brown butter mustard. Also, Almond and Portabello- crusted Veal, Pale Ale-ginger emulsion and a white bean ragout. Dessert is Kaffir Lime Cheese Cake with ginger sauce
Price is $49 per person. For reservations, call (210) 479-5000 or visit www.brasseriepavil.com
. Brasserie Pavil is at 1818 N. Loop 1604 W.
Irish whiskey tasting at Kirby's
In honor of St. Patrick's Day, the monthly Scotch tasting at Kirby's Prime Steakhouse takes on a whole new profile. The feature on the first Tuesday of the month, March 1, will be four Irish whiskies from Jameson Distillery.
The Not Scotch Tasting will include Jameson Standard, Jameson 12-Year, Jameson Gold and Jameson 18-Year. The Jameson ambassador will also be on hand to answer questions.
The tasting runs from 6 to 8 p.m. and is priced at $25 a person. Kirby's is at 123 N. Loop 1604 E. For reservations, call 210-404-2221.