Enjoy pork and brews at two upcoming beer dinners, each featuring bacon as the main attraction.
Vito's By The Water, 1936 Blue Hills Ave. Ext., Windsor, hosts a Beer to Bacon dinner Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. The four-course meal, paired with beers from Bloomfield's Back East Brewery, features local pork, cheese and vegetables. Courses include a Milanese-style petite pork osso buco lollipop, curried pumpkin and maple bacon soup, pan-seared scallop and pork belly, petite filet wrapped in bacon and bacon maple gelato for dessert.
Cost is $45, plus tax and gratuity. Information: 860-285-8660, vitosct.com.
Wood-n-Tap, 420 Queen St., Southington, hosts a "Bacon and Beer" dinner Nov. 15 at 6:30 p.m. Five bacon-inspired courses are paired with craft beers from Sierra Nevada and Blue Point Brewery. Cost is $55, plus tax and gratuity. Information: 860-329-0032, woodntap.com.