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Next week: Mardi Gras Dinner at Local Gastropub in Memphis

March 02, 2011 By: mike Category: Events, Memphis

Madi Gras Dinner at Local GastropubMemphis’ “Beer Guy” Steve Barzizza is hosting another beer dinner — this one on Fat Tuesday at Local Gastropub Downtown.

The Mardi Gras Dinner on March 8 will feature five courses, each paired with a beer from Louisiana’s Abita Brewery.

There will be a reception at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 7 p.m. Cost is $35 per person, plus tax and gratuity.  Call 901-473-9593 to make reservations.

Here’s the menu:

Reception
Abita S.O.S. (Save Our Shores) Pilsner, 7% ABV

Appetizer
BBQ Fried Oysters with creamy mascarpone grits, paired with Abita Andygator, 8% ABV

Salad
Creole Caesar salad with cornmeal grits and tasso ham with spicy Caesar dressing, paired with Abita Jockamo IPA, 6.5% ABV

Entree
Blackened 8 oz. filet with sweet potato hash, caramelized onion and crawfish demi-glaze, paired with Abita Amber, 4.5% ABV

Dessert
Bananas Foster Bread Pudding, paired with Abita Abbey Ale, 8% ABV