Republic, 39 Jerome Ave., Bloomfield, hosts a Scotch and cigar dinner in conjunction with The Wise Old Dog and Connecticut Distributors Sept. 23 at 6:30 p.m.
Assorted charcuterie and country pate with Cato Corner Farms cheese, paired with Gr. King Street Sherry Watermelon Smash
First Course: Grilled oyster and clams with vegetable skewers, paired with Compass Box Asyla
Second Course: Sausage trio with herb spaetzle, paired with Compass Box Spice Tree
Third Course: marinated hanger steak with Rosedale Farms ratatouille, paired with Compass Box Spice Tree
Fourth Course: Hudson Valley duck breast with foie gras French toast and wild berries, paired with Compass Box Peat Monster
Fifth Course: Apple cider doughnut "bread pudding" with crème anglaise, paired with Compass Box Orangerie
Cost is $80, plus tax and gratuity. Information and reservations: 860-216-5852, republicct.com.