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The Bad Apple's First Beer Dinner

North Center's newest beer bar the Bad Apple, which opened in mid-September, is hosting its first beer dinner Monday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. The six-course beer dinner is $50 per person; call (773) 360-8406 for reservations. Chef/co-owner Craig Fass has designed a menu (details after the jump) that highlights the nuances of craft beer and incorporates beer into seasonal food. We certainly hope this is the first of many more mouthwatering beer dinners to come. [Inbox]

Bad Apple's First Beer Dinner Menu:

Rarebit—Pranqster Ale braised pork, Swiss brioche, paired with a Black Velvet cocktail (stout and Prosecco)

Scallop Carpaccio—pickled shallot and radish salad, Petrus Aged Pale Ale mignonette, paired with Petrus Aged Pale Ale

Graham Cracker Crusted Sweetbreads—pumpkin ravioli, candied pecan, pomegranate, paired with Southern Tier Pumking Imperial Ale

Charkoota Rye Braised Rabbit—root vegetable mélange, stone-ground mustard spaetzel, braising jus, paired with New Holland Charkoota Rye

Foie-Studded Burger Wellington—truffled fingerling potato and black trumpet mushroom ragoût, petite salad, crispy shallot, foie gras demi-glace, beer pairing to be announced

Beer Bread Pudding—Founders Breakfast Stout beer bread, dried cherry and chocolate, caramelized apple, vanilla ice cream, apple cider vinegar caramel, paired with Arcadia Ales Cereal Killer Barleywine and Duchesse de Bourgogne