Cantina Laredo in River North has teamed up with Chicago's Aleman Brewing Company for a fall beer dinner on Saturday, October 26. Starting at 7 p.m., guests will be offered four modern Mexican dished crafted by Chef Daniel Espinoza, paired with Aleman brews. The autumnal menu, outlined below, features pickled herring with dill and cilantro crema, grilled chorizo verde and Bavarian sausage, braised beef tongue milanesa, and mole German chocolate cake. Beer pairings include Aleman's LadiesMan Farmhouse Wit, The Man IPA, WiseMan Weizenbock (seasonal selection) and SoulMan American Brown Ale.
The fee to participate is $60 per person.
Aleman Beer Dinner Menu
Pickled herring, dill and cilantro crema, salsa alcaparrado, grated hard boiled egg
Pairing: LadiesMan Farmhouse Wit
ABV: 5.5%, IBU: 18
Grilled chorizo verde and Bavarian sausage, braised pickled cabbage, tomatillo mustard, apple and potato gordita
Pairing: The Man American IPA
ABV: 6.8%, IBU: 40
Braised beef tongue milanesa, caraway and epazote spaetzle, pipián verde, pickled cranberry escabeche
Pairing: WiseMan Weizenbock
American Strong Ale, ABV: 8.1%, IBU: 50
Mole German Chocolate Cake
Mole ganache, salted cajeta, pickled blackberries, rye and cinnamon crumble
Pairing: SoulMan American Brown Ale
ABV: 7.2%, IBU 30