Backstreet Cafe & The Texas Beer Fest Host "A Beertail Dinner"

Photo by Paula Murphy

To honor Texas Beer Fest, Backstreet Cafe is hosting a special beer dinner featuring beer-based Texas cocktails, created by award-winning Sommelier Sean Beck with a cocktail reception followed by a seated 4-course paired with one-of-a-kind drinks. Weather permitting, the event will be on the patio under the stars.

Beer-battered Shrimp, Pork Satay, Lamb Sliders, Crawfish
Independence Brewing Co. Jasperilla Beer Sangria

1st Course
Wild Salmon Tacos
with housemade corn tortilla, Napa cabbage, heirloom tomato pico de gallo & refried black beans
“Four Alarm Michelada”
Real Ale Fireman’s # 4 over sangrita made with tomatillo

2nd Course
We Might Be Giants
Spice-rubbed Quail Drumsticks, Salsify Chips and Crab Apple Salad
“Writer’s Block”
Saint Arnold Elissa IPA, spiced simple syrup & Applejack apple brandy

3rd Course
Braised Beef Short Ribs
over parsnip puree & sautéed spinach
“Long-awaited Storm”
Real Ale Brewhouse Brown Ale, Fresh ginger, Gosling Black Strap Rum, tamarind & ginger syrup

4th Course
Coffee & Doughnuts
Ruben’s take on New Orleans-style Beignets
“Bellaire Ice Coffee” Shake
Southern Star Buried Hatchet Stout, condensed milk ice cream, chickory &
Knob Creek Bourbon



Backstreet Café
1103 S. Shepherd Dr.
Houston, TX 77019


$72 plus tax and gratuity
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