For the third year in a row, Kendall & Kim from over at Washington Beer Blog have put together an impressive lineup of restaurants and breweries for their Craft Beer + Food event taking place on Wednesday, September 25 at 6pm at the Tyee Yacht Club on Lake Union. Ten local breweries will have their beer featured in pairings with ten local restaurants with the goal of showcasing just how much beer deserves a place at the table with some of our region’s best food. Participants will include Luc, Ballard Annex, TanakaSan, Triplehorn Brewing, Reuben’s Brews, Airways Brewing and plenty more.
Craft Beer + Food, an Event Celebrating Local Beer and FoodTickets go on sale Tuesday for Seattle’s third annual food and beer pairing eventSeattle, WA – August 26, 2013 – The Washington Beer Blog, producers of Craft Beer + Food, announced today that tickets will go on sale Tuesday, August 27 for the third annual food and beer pairing event. Craft Beer + Food takes place on Wednesday, September 25 at the Tyee Yacht Club on Lake Union in Seattle. This not-for-profit event benefits Seattle Tilth and the Just Garden Project.At the event, guests have an opportunity to sample ten different food and craft beer pairings provided by local restaurants and breweries. Ten of the Seattle area’s best restaurants team up with ten of the Seattle area’s best breweries to create unique and delicious pairings. Chefs work side-by-side with brewers to devise outstanding combinations that highlight how beer can be part of an elevated dining experience.“The goal of Craft Beer + Food is to demonstrate how beer can part of an upscale dining experience,” says Kendall Jones, Co-Founder of the Washington Beer Blog. “The art of food and beer pairing continues to gain popularity, and many of the Seattle area’s best restaurants now offer impressive beer lists. With Craft Beer + Food we bring several great culinary minds and brewing minds together at one time and in one place, allowing our guests to experience how well craft beer pairs with elevated food.”New at this year’s Craft Beer + Food are restaurant participants Luc, Ballard Annex, Seastar Raw Bar, The Sixgill and TanakaSan. Returning are Brave Horse Tavern, Ravish, Station Pizzeria, Trellis and Triple Door. Additionally, Bluebird Ice Creamery and Brewery will provide dessert, which will involve the pairing of its own ice cream and beer.Brewery participants include Airways Brewing, Black Raven Brewing, Elysian Brewing, Fremont Brewing, Georgetown Brewing, Pike Brewing, Reuben’s Brews, Schooner Exact Brewing, Triplehorn Brewing, and Two Beers Brewing.Starting at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 27, tickets can be purchased online for $35 by visiting the official event website:www.craftbeerplusfood.com. Proceeds from the event benefit the Just Garden Project and Seattle Tilth.Craft Beer + Food
Wednesday, September 25, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
The Tyee Yacht Club on Lake Union
3229 Fairview Ave E, Seattle, WA 98102For more information, visit http://www.craftbeerplusfood.
com.About the Washington Beer Blog: Founded in 2008 by Kendall Jones and Kim Sharpe Jones, the Washington Beer Blog (http://www. washingtonbeerblog.com) is the premier online source for news and information about the local beer and brewing scene. The blog provides a single source for news and information about beer festivals and events, new brewery openings, new beer releases, and anything else related to craft beer in the evergreen state. Kendall Jones is also a freelance writer, providing beer- and travel-related stories to Seattle magazine, SIP Northwest magazine, Outdoors Northwest magazine, and others.
About Seattle Tilth and the Just Garden Project: The mission of Seattle Tilth is to inspire and educate people to safeguard our natural resources while building an equitable and sustainable local food system. The Just Garden Project is a program of Seattle Tilth. The Just Garden Project builds subsidized food gardens for low income families in their homes and community centers. Located in King County Washington the program is in its third year building a just food system and culture of gardening for all people. Just Garden Project believes and proves that our community’s health and hunger issues are related. The program’s community-based solutions support self-sufficient and empowered individuals working toward ending hunger and increasing health in the community in positive ways. Visit http://www.seattletilth.org and http://www.justgarden.org.