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St. James: Belgian-beer dinner @ O's

The exterior of O's Food & Wine Bar

The exterior of O's Food & Wine Bar in St. James. (October 20, 2010) Credit: Heather Walsh, 2010

O's Food & Wine Bar, a small-plate specialist, and Daniel Leeman of, host a dinner on Monday highlighting Belgian brews.

The five-course dinner on May 2 costs $59.95 per person and will begin at 7 p.m. A representative from Brewery Van Eecke of Poperings Hommel Bier is expected to attend the gathering.

O's menu will include scallop-and-mussel seviche with grilled rosemary flatbread; salmon-and-baramundi gravlax salad with grilled asparagus and beurre-blanc dressing; beer-braised and caramelized pork belly with black figs, sauteed arugula and goat-cheese mash; pan-roasted lamb chop with curried spring vegetables; and a cherry-and-pistachio tart with pistachio ice cream.

Cherish Kriek, fruit lambic from Brouwerij Van Steenberge, will accompany dessert. Kapittel Pater, an abbey ale from Van Eecke, goes with the pork; Piraat, a pale ale from Van Steenberge, with the lamb; the hoppy Poperings Hommel Ale with the gravlax; and Wittekerke wheat beer from Brewery Bavik, with the ceviche.

O's Food & Wine Bar is at 552 N. Country Rd., St. James; 631-584-4600.

Where the brews will be poured ...


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