There’s something brewing at Bistango on Wednesdays this summer as the critically acclaimed Irvine restaurant launches craft beer tastings from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. on its lushly landscaped patio. Each week will feature a top local brewmaster who will introduce a flight of 4-5 highlighted beers. Executive Chef Javier Montoya will offer a pre-selected item from his tapas menu with dishes including Atlantic salmon skewers; fried calamari with chipotle aioli; Greek salad; melon, chorizo and artichoke salad; strip loin carne con queso; green papaya and lobster salad; duck confit sliders; lobster and crabmeat sliders; and pan seared Diver scallops.
Among the featured So Cal breweries:
· May 8 – Bayhawk (Irvine)
· May 15 – Cismontane (Rancho Santa Margarita)
· May 22 – Hanger 24 (Redlands)
· May 29 – Stone Brewery (Escondido)
In June, Bistango will feature breweries from the West Coast:
· June 5 – Speakeasy (San Francisco)
· June 12 – Widmer (Portland)
· June 19 – Drake’s (San Leandro)
· June 26 – Almanac’s (San Francisco)
July through the end of the summer, the tastings will focus on the different styles of beers.
For more information about Wednesday Craft Beer Tastings at Bistango, visit www.bistango.com or call (949) 752-5222.
Bistango is renowned for its diverse menu of fine American contemporary cuisine set in an airy atmosphere distinguished by fine art exhibits and large umbrellas that suspend from the ceiling lending great intimacy. An extensive cocktail list of classics and house specialties and a 400-bottle wine list that was heralded by Wine Spectator round out the offerings. Bistango serves lunch and dinner weekdays and dinner-only Saturdays. Live entertainment can be enjoyed each evening in its sophisticated lounge where couples may enjoy dancing the night away. Its vast patio features comfortable seating, heat lamps and full food & beverage service.
Company: (562) 491-1000
Contact: Nikki Czech