‘Beer andamp; Food Festival’ on tap at Dragonfly Restaurant | SierraSun.com

‘Beer andamp; Food Festival’ on tap at Dragonfly Restaurant

TRUCKEE, Calif. andamp;#8212; Beer enthusiasts and Dragonfly fans, mark your calendars, call your friends and plan to attend the Beer andamp; Food Festival slated for Wednesday, March 7, 6-8:30 p.m. at Dragonfly Restaurant andamp; Sushi Bar in Truckee. Attendees can stop in anytime during the evening and roam the food and beer stations. Taking the beer and food pairing to a higher level, each of the six delectable food items are not only paired with a specialty beer from Firestone Brewing Co., but created using the beer as an ingredient as well. andamp;#8220;Iandamp;#8217;m excited to partner with Firestone Brewing Co. to host this festival,andamp;#8221; said Dragonfly owner and chef Billy McCullough. andamp;#8220;The casual station set-up will offer guests a cool way to mingle, sip and sample.andamp;#8221;Advanced tickets cost $35 are on sale now at Dragonfly for this interactive beer and food tasting event.andamp;#8220;Since founding our brewery in 1996, we have specialized in the rare art of brewing beer in oak barrels. We pride ourselves on being the local favorite of the Central Coast of California and strive to continue making award-winning craft brews, specializing in our pale ales,andamp;#8221; said Justin Laffoday, regional sales manager for Firestone Walker Brewing Co. andamp;#8220;Firestone Walker is proud to Team up with Chef McCullough to bring you an amazing, fun, and eclectic menu featuring fresh, local, and delicious ingredients paired with some of Californiaandamp;#8217;s finest beers!andamp;#8221;While tasting the malts, smelling the hops and sampling the Dragonfly eats, Beer andamp; Food Fest participants will have a chance to sample six of Firestoneandamp;#8217;s favorite brews including; DBA a Double Barrel Ale, Pale 31 a California Pale Ale, Union Jack an India Pale Ale, Velvet Merlin an Oatmeal Stout, Double Jack an American Imperial Ale and Walkerandamp;#8217;s Reserve Porter a Robust Porter while enjoying live music by Ben and Kimba. Tickets are available at Dragonfly; advanced ticket purchase is recommended as these types of events often sell out. For tickets or more info call 530-587-0557.Dragonfly is located upstairs at 10118 Donner Pass Road, in Downtown Truckee. For more information visit http://www.dragonflycuisine.com or like them on Facebook. For more info on Firestone Walker Brewing Co., log onto http://www.firestonebeer.com.andamp;#8212; Submitted to aedgett@sierrasun.com