Blue Plate Kitchen, 345 N. Main St., West Hartford, hosts a City Steam craft beer dinner with brewmaster Sam Pagano on its patio June 30 at 6 p.m.
Courses and beer pairings include:
Pork belly sliders, espelette mustard, collards on brioche (Broker's Brown Ale)
Ostrich chili in a grain bread bowl with local sour cream (Brasi Pilsner)
Baby Swiss chard salad with smoked local duck egg, chevre, lardons (Falstaff's Saison)
Whole roasted suckling pig, cracklin, clam fritter, potato and smoky corn (Puckish Monk raspberry Belgian blonde)
Chocolate bone marrow ice cream with Luxardo cherries and cocoa (Tartford Peach)
Cost is $45, plus tax and gratuity. 860-906-1419, bpkwesthartford.com.