Chef vs. Chef: Beer Dinner with Second Chance Beer Co.
Nov
29
6:30 PM18:30

Chef vs. Chef: Beer Dinner with Second Chance Beer Co.

3lb Restaurant Groups revolving series, Chef vs. Chef, is back! This time, raining champ, Chef Erik Lobner of Urge Gastropub & Whiskey Bank in Oceanside, is going head to head with challenger, Chef Trevor Chappell of The Barrel Room, and you, our valued guests, get to be the ringside judge. Join us November 29th for a 5 course beer dinner featuring Second Chance Beer Co. Each Chef will pair a dish with one of Second Chance's renowned beers, and our diners will vote which dish offers the better pairing. Six beers, 10 unique dishes, 2 Chefs, 1 Champion.

Dinner will be located at Urge Common House San Marcos, 255 Redel Rd, San Marcos, CA 92078

Reception

Glorious Belgian Style Golden Ale

First

Take Two Brown Ale 

Duck "Carpaccio," Chipotle Cranberry Coulis, Bruleed Gouda, Grilled Bread

Caramelized Onion & Pear Tart, Aged Gouda, Petite Arugula

Second

Legally Red Hoppy Red Ale

Wild Mushroom Risotto, Pancetta Crisp, Sorrel

Pork Belly, Parsnip Puree, Hoisin Vinaigrette, Fried Quail Egg

Third

Tequila Oak Chip & LIme Gose

Shrimp Aquachile, Tomatillo, Avocado, Cumin Chips

Boursin Endive Salad, Roasted Golden Beets, Granny Smith Apples, Citrus Vinaigrette

Fourth

Tabula Rasa Toasted Porter 

Jambalaya, Blackened Seared Halibut, Andouille Sausage, Long Grain Rice, Lemon Crema

Cocoa Braised Oxtail Ravioli, Combozola Cream Spinach, Pine Nut Gremolata

Fifth

Seize the Coffee IPA

Persimmon Ginger Chesecake, Fuyu Persimmon Puree, Graham Cracker Crust, Spiced Crema

Spanish Churro, Spiced Sugar, Warm Hazelnut Mocha Chocolate

$75 per guest includes 6 beers, 10 food pairings, and gratuity.

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Nov
11
11:30 AM11:30

All Day Breast Cancer Fundraiser

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Sometimes life happens and throws us unexpected obstacles that we must overcome. A friend of Urge Gastropub, Carla, was recently diagnosed with breast cancer, which came as quite a shock. There's no telling what will happen, but we know that we want to be there to support! So, we're hosting an all-day fundraiser on Saturday, November 11. All proceeds will go towards Carla's copayments and aftercare through her recovery.

Come join us for fun, food, and beer. We'll even have a raffle going from 12pm to 4pm so you can win some extra prizes. Stop by, and drink a pint in support!

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Nov
8
6:00 PM18:00

Speakeasy Session #14: Green Cheek Beer and St. George Spirits

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For our fourteenth installment of our Speakeasy Session Dinner Series, we are hosting Green Cheek Beer Co. and St. George Spirits. As always, we will have six delicious courses of food designed by our own Executive Chef Erik Lobner, each paired with a beer from Green Cheek and a cocktail/spirit from St. George. Tickets are only $85. Email ryan@urgegastropub.com if you are interested.

Here's a look at the menu that Chef Erik has planned for us:
Course 1: Spätzle
House Made Pasta, Sauerkraut, Garlic Brown Butter, Butterkase Cheese, Parsley
Course 2: Grapefruit Avocado Salad
Watercress, Avocado, Shallot, Toasted Pepitas Grapefruit Vinaigrette
Course 3: Roasted Quail
Fried Pita, Currant Coulis, Caramelized Onion Jam, Micro Arugula
Course 4: Rosemary Smashed Fingerlings
Crispy Fingerling Potatoes, Garlic Aioli, Rosemary Pesto, Bacon, Chive Blossom
Course 5: Seared Sea Scallops
Pan Seared Diver Scallops, Cauliflower Purée, Red Miso Vinaigrette, Charred Leeks, Pomegranate Seeds
Course 6: Chocolate Ganache and Salted Caramel Brittle
Dark Chocolate, Bourbon Smoked Salt, Honey Powder, Sweet Citrus Glaze

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