Posts Tagged ‘Pair This’


Pair This: Galley & Garden’s Cider-Braised Game Hen & Hard Cider

Monday, February 1st, 2016

Executive chef James Boyce starts with a beautiful Duncan Farm game hen and braises and cooks it in both cider and cider vinegar from Scott Farms.

Pair This: Dyron’s Winter Mix Grill & Satsuma Old Fashioned

Friday, January 1st, 2016

Chef Randall Baldwin’s meaty masterpiece is layered with grilled South Carolina quail, grilled venison, and chicken apple sausage.

Pair This: Seasons 52’s New Old Fashioned & Lobster Ravioli

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

Seasons 52’s novel take on an old fashioned cocktail arrives in a large low ball, over the rocks with a sidecar of Breaker bourbon. Their delicate, al dente white and black raviolis are filled with succulent, shredded lobster.

Pair This: Rogue Tavern’s Club Sandwich & Kronenbourg 1664

Saturday, August 1st, 2015

The club sandwich at Rogue Tavern has it all: grilled chicken, ham, crisp bacon, turkey, Swiss cheese, lettuce, and fresh tomato.

Pair This: Avo’s Beef Tenderloin & Bourbon Barrel Ale

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

The filet—about two inches thick—arrives piping hot with scrumptious roasted fingerling potatoes and haricots verts. I have never tasted a more tender, melt-in-my-mouth piece of beef.

Pair This: Another Broken Egg’s Shrimp ‘n Grits & House Bloody Mary

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

The Shrimp ‘n Grits is dish that fits all three meals: the flavor of peppers and a spicy Tabasco reduction pairs well with their pepper-infused house Bloody Mary.

Pair This: Season 52’s Ahi Tuna Tartare & Pacific Rim

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

Located at the Summit, Seasons 52 changes their menu weekly to keep up with the seasons. And nothing on their menu is more than 475 calories.

Pair This: Dixie Fish Co.’s Buster Crab BLT & Dixie Lemonade

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

If it’s seafood you crave, there isn’t much you can’t find on the extensive menus at Dixie Fish Co. Among my favorites here are their sandwiches.

Pair This: Jack Brown’s Cheeseburger & Founders’ All Day IPA

Monday, September 1st, 2014

Jack Brown’s describes itself as a bar that sells a great burger. The lineup of burgers includes eight burgers—always on the menu—and seven daily special burgers.

Pair This: FoodBar’s Steamed Mussels & Lallier Champagne Brut

Saturday, March 8th, 2014

George McMillan recently returned to the kitchen with his new restaurant, FoodBar. The restaurant is located in Cahaba Heights, in the same strip mall as Sexton’s Seafood.

Pair This: Village Tavern’s Steak Au Poivre & St. Francis Zinfandel

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

Tender steak, creamy potatoes and a big, red wine make a classic meal.