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Ri Ra joins forces with Allagash Brewery for Dinner Event Wednesday

Ri Ra Irish Pub & Restaurant and Allagash Brewery are teaming up this Wednesday, November 17, from 6pm to 9pm to offer you a mouth watering five course dinner with each course paired with a delicious Allagash brew!

The event will take place at Ri Ra, 72 Commercial Street, Portland, and space is limited so reservations are suggested. You can reserve your seat today by calling (207) 761-4446, as tickets are just $40.

To those already attending the event, here is a sneak peek at the menu....

Amuse Bouche - crispy black pudding...potato cake, roasted Macintosh apple, Cashel bleu cheese - Allagash White

1st Course - House prepared bratwurst, pickled red onion, toasted Rye points, whole grain Dijon, drunken cheddar cheese - Allagash Interlude

2nd Course - Pancetta, frisse, chiffonade of radicchio, poached egg, tomato jam, Vinegash vinaigrette - Allagash Triple

3rd Course - Poached Bang Island mussels, mahogany clams, Winter Point oysters, scallops, carrot, purple turnip, red cabbage, white beans, Pernod fume - Allagash Victoria

4th Course - Braised veal cheek, baby carrot, micro cilantro, red lentil puree - Allagash Four

5th Course - Warm Irish soda bread pudding, bourbon foam, dried fruit confetti - Allagash Black

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Comment balloon 0 commentsJeff Mateja • November 15 2010 05:05PM