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Craft and the Bruery pair up in October [updated]

September 21, 2012|By Betty Hallock
  • Bottle caps at the Bruery to be put on bottles. Beers from the Orange County brewer will be featured at a pairing dinner at Craft restaurant.
Bottle caps at the Bruery to be put on bottles. Beers from the Orange County… (Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles…)

Craft restaurant in Century City is hosting a beer-pairing dinner on Oct. 21 that highlights the craft beers of Orange County's the Bruery.

Correction: An earlier version of this post said that the dinner is Sunday; it has been postponed.

Craft chef de cuisine John Keenan and pastry chef Shannon Swindle are pairing dishes with 10 Bruery pours. Pairings include Autumn Maple, a Belgian yeast beer made with yams, with maple-glazed Berkshire pork belly; Mischief, a golden strong ale, with Naked Cowboy oysters; and a White Chocolate brew served with a white chocolate ice cream sandwich. (See the full menu below.)

The event costs $125 per person (including tax and gratuity). For reservations, contact Anna Morini at or (424) 204-7485.

Here's the menu:

Charred octopus & Aleppo pepper

Saison Rue
Laughing Bird shrimp spring roll

Loakal Red
BN Ranch beef slider & onion jam

Autumn Maple
Maple-glazed Berkshire pork belly, farm egg & country biscuit

White Oak
Fiscalini cheddar mac 'n' cheese

Liberty Farms duck fritter, pineapple & passion fruit

Smoking Wood
Barbecued lamb belly & corn muffin

Naked Cowboy oysters

Sour & The Rye
Braised rabbit leg & blackberry

White Chocolate
White chocolate ice cream sandwich

Craft, 10100 Constellation Blvd., (310) 279-4180,

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