My top brunch in San Diego? This time on The Flavor Project, it's TWO of the best breakfast sandwiches I've ever had! From Sea & Smoke in Del Mar, California: On the left, Croque-Ma Daaaamn, with brioche, cured ham, poached egg, Swiss & goat cheese, and mornay. On the right, Cinnamon Roll Sandwich with cured ham, bacon, egg, cheddar, and maple syrup. What craft beer(s) go with these decadent brunch delights?
What craft beer goes with fish? This time on The Flavor Project, we have Hawaiian Butterfish with grilled pineapple and mango salsa, shiitakes, baby bok chou, almond rice, & lemon beurre blanc. What is the perfect craft beer to match this coastal dish?
How do you pair a salad with Craft beer? The Flavor Project comes this week from Jake's Grill in Portland, Oregon! Their roasted organic beet salad is delicious with grapefruit wedges, goat cheese, arugula, & balsamic syrup. What craft beer can deal with all of these flavors?
Today's dish comes from Sbicca Del Mar, and their delicious Jumbo Lump Crabcake with mustard remoulade & micro green herb salad. What craft beer do you pair with this classic?
This time on The Flavor Project, clam chowder with caramelized onions, bacon, & cheddar biscuits. From Ironside Fish & Oyster in Little Italy, San Diego. What craft beer goes best with this delicious soup?
Why, yes! When it's Pina Colada Bread Pudding. This time on The Flavor Project, it's an entry from one of our FAVORITE food writers, Sophia of @nyfoodgasm. This delicious entry, suitable for breakfast, brunch, or dessert, is made with challah, caramelized pineapple, and coconut. What craft beer will pair best?
One of my favorite sandwiches on Earth! From Rogue Ale House in Portland, this oozy-gooey Reuben is mouthwatering and tummy-filling. What craft beer can take on this amazing sandwich?
This time on The Flavor Project, Bacon-wrapped dates stuffed with almonds & balsamic syrup, from Watermarc restaurant in Laguna Beach, California. What craft beer goes best with this decadent appetizer?
Oh my yes. This time on The Flavor Project, Fried Chicken on buttermilk waffle with whipped butter and jalapeño honey, from Acme Southern Kitchen in downtown San Diego. What craft beer goes best with this Southern specialty?
This entry comes from Blind Lady Ale House in San Diego, California! Their famous Egg & Bacon Pizza: House-made bacon, soft egg, swiss chard, caramelized onion, Pecorino Romano, Fontina, tomato sauce, & truffle oil. Divine! What will Dr. Bill pair with this decadent treat?
This week it's SUSHI from the awesome food truck The Sushi Bus. What craft beer will Bill pair with their Mrs. Howell (shrimp tempura, spicy tuna inside, albacore, avocado, jalapeño & citrus soy outside) & The Local (crab, cucumber inside & yellowtail, avocado, green onion, citrus soy outside)?
This week on The Flavor Project: Flourless Chocolate Cake with mousse, and sauces of mango, raspberry, & dark chocolate from Paon in Carlsbad, California. What craft beer would pair best with this decadent dessert? Dr. Bill, what is your pick?
This week it's the deliciously famous Monk's Stone Pot from East Village Asian Diner: a superheated stone pot filled with rice (it gets crispy as it cooks!) spinach, zucchini, mushrooms, bean sprouts, bamboo shoots, over-easy egg, & your choice of meat or tofu (I got rib eye). And don't forget to add the Kimchi & Sriracha! What craft beer will Dr. Bill pair this week??
This week The Flavor Project comes from Solace & the Moonlight Lounge in Encinitas, California! Braised grass-fed Beef Cheek Hash with placed eggs & Ancho-chili hollandaise. SO GOOD. What craft beer goes best with this Dr. Bill?
This week's dose of The Flavor Project comes from Seven Sows Bourbon & Larder in Asheville, NC! I enjoyed their Charcuterie & Pickle Board, and would love to know what craft beer Dr. Bill would pair with these unique flavors...
Here's the description: Pork terrine, chicken liver mousse, Colonel Newsom's aged ham (think proscuitto), buttermilk cheese, grapefruit chutney, mustard aioli, and pickled beans, beets, & veggies.
In SoCal, Ahi tuna reigns supreme. From poke to wraps to sushi, California residents swoon for this sea creature. One of my favorite examples of a successful Ahi dish is at Pacifica Del Mar, overlooking the gorgeous Pacific in Del Mar, California. Sitting out on the deck eating delicious food with sunshine and an ocean breeze is an experience I highly suggest.
What will Dr. Bill pair with my amazing Pacifica lunch? Here's the details of the dish: Seared Ahi with Udon noodles, sweet peppers, carrots, pea shoots & ginger-scallion vinaigrette.
Next up on The Flavor Project! Dr. Bill and I have lunch at Encinitas Mexican hotspot, El Callejon. What craft beers will he pair with our perfect SoCal lunch: fresh salsa & chips, Carne Asada & Carnitas Tacos with cilantro, onion, & lime, and Pescado Veracruz with Sea Bass?
Dr. Bill's response:
The Flavor Project is on! Who doesn't love Chinese food?? Salty & satisfying, Chinese covers my cravings and leaves me thirsty for Craft beer. What will Dr. Bill pair with 2 of my favorite foods: Salt-crusted Edamame and Hot & Sour Soup with Tofu & Chicken from PF Changs/Pei Wei?
Dr. Bill's/Masterpairings response:
See you next time on The Flavor Project!