Roots Bistro Gourmand in West Islip: Ommegang brews' dinner

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Roots Bistro Gourmand is a nouveau bistro in

Roots Bistro Gourmand is a nouveau bistro in West Islip. (Sept. 22, 2012) Photo Credit: Alessandro Vecchi

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Brewery Ommegang's exceptional suds will highlight a six-course, beer-tasting dinner on Tuesday at three-star Roots Bistro Gourmand in West Islip.

The cost is $75 per person, plus tax and tip. The April 9 dinner starts at 6:30 p.m.

The menu from chefs Philippe Corbet and James Orlandi includes crisp pork belly and oysters paired with Ommegang's Belgian-style pale ale; marinated and caramelized fluke with its wheat ale; poached lobster and shaved foie gras with Hennepin Farmhouse Saison; curried mussels and escargots with Rare Vos Amber Ale; duck meatballs with the brewer's Abbey ale; and a plum version of tarte Tatin with the potent Three Philosophers Quadrupel Ale.

Roots Bistro Gourmand, 399 Montauk Hwy., West Islip; 631-587-2844.

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