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Le Pigeon Offers Beer Pairing Flights for Tasting Menu during Craft Brewer’s Conference

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 Nice to see one of Portland’s finest restaurants, Gabriel Rucker’s Le Pigeon, is offering a special menu of beer pairing flights to pair with a special tasting menu during the Craft Brewers Conference. Le Pigeon will offer beer pairings to accompany five and seven course chef’s tasting menus during the week of the CBC, from Monday, April 13th- Sunday, April 19th. Beer is an important part of the Le Pigeon beverage program, but the restaurant normally hosts just one or two beer dinners annually. Le Pigeon’s nightly beverage pairing options for the tasting menu normally consists of wine pairings,  or a non-alcoholic beverage pairing for each course, so this will be a rare treat in Portland for beer lovers who appreciate excellent food. This week in April will give local and visiting beer lovers the opportunity to enjoy the lauded cuisine of Le Pigeon with a flight of beer pairings chosen specifically to pair with those dishes, as well as an expanded a la carte menu of beer choices.
Reservations are available online or by  calling the restaurant to book at (503) 546-8796.
WHERE
Le Pigeon, 738 E Burnside Street, Portland, Ore.
WHEN
Monday, April 13th – Sunday, April 19th, 2015
COST
Beer flights: $30 (5 pairings) $45 (7 pairings)
Chef’s tasting menu: $75 (5-course menu) $95 (7-course menu)

 

About Le Pigeon:
Le Pigeon on bustling East Burnside Street in Portland, Oregon challenges the notions of classic French cuisine by juxtaposing uniquely prepared ingredients in unparalleled, clever execution by two-time James Beard Award winning chef Gabriel Rucker. Open nightly for dinner, one can get a glimpse of the restaurant’s Co-Owner/Chef Rucker and his team’s food theatre by dining at Le Pigeon’s 10-seat chef’s counter, available for walk-ins only, or reserve a spot at one of three communal dining tables for an intimate but relaxed fine dining experience. Complementing the ever-changing menu is a worldly beverage list overseen by Andrew Fortgang, Co-Owner and Wine Director of Le Pigeon and its sister restaurant, Little Bird Bistro. Chef Rucker opened Le Pigeon in 2006 and has since become one of Portland’s most respected and decorated chefs, earning many accolades, including two James Beard Awards for Rising Star Chef in 2011 and Best Chef Northwest in 2013, Food & Wine Best New Chef 2007,The Oregonian’s Restaurant of the Year and Portland Monthly’s Chefs of the Year. Reservations at Le Pigeon’s communal dining tables can be made through Open Table or by phone at 503-546-8796. Please visit www.lepigeon.com for the most recent menus and wine list. Follow Le Pigeon on Twitter and Instagram @LePigeonPDX and Facebook.

Founder of The New School and most frequent contributor Ezra Johnson-Greenough has worked in the craft beer industry for almost 10 years, doing everything from illustrating beer labels to bartending at renowned beer bars and breweries like Belmont Station, Apex, Laurelwood and Upright Brewing. He has also had a hand in creating events like the Portland Fruit Beer Festival, Portland Beer Week, and the Brewing up Cocktails series. He is available for freelance consultation in marketing, events, graphic design and branding. Contact: SamuraiArtist@NewSchoolBeer.com

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