Search Modern Luxury

The Hit List: Beer-Dinner Winners

When it comes to pairing dinners, craft beer may be the new wine. Here’s what’s brewing!

BRC Gatsropub

City for Display: 

1. Slide in for The Counter’s (4601 Washington Ave., 713.966.6123) Southern Star Brewery pairings—combos of mini-burgers on Hawaiian buns and a flight of four beers—each Thursday through May 30. $14

2. The new “VS.” dinner series at Underbelly (1100 Westheimer Rd., 713.528.9800) features five courses, each of which pits one thing/person/ingredient against another. Executive Chef Chris Shepherd battles his sous chefs on May 2. 6pm. $100

3. A four-course Italian feast features a different beer with each dish at Prego (2520 Amherst St., 713.529.2420)—think cornmeal-crusted snapper with crabmeat and Southern Star Bombshell Blonde ale. May 9, 6:30pm. $80

4. Sierra Nevada takes over the tap at this month’s Pig and Beer Dinner at BRC Gastropub (519 Shepherd Dr., 713.861.2233). The eatery pairs a pork-centric meal with different breweries monthly. May 17, 5:30pm. $34

5. Haven (2502 Algerian Way, 713.581.6101) Chef Randy Evans’ meat-cooking class with beer pairings is the perfect gift for Father’s Day. June 23, 4 and 7pm. $60