Filet, Foie and Truffles Show Off on This Kraftwork Cheesesteak

Kraftworkfilet and foie cheesesteak kraftwork is bringing back its  Filet & Foie Cheesesteak this week as a special. Chef Brian Lofink packs a toasted roll with the holy trinity of filet mignon tips, foie gras sauce and black truffle shavings. The highfalutin cheesesteak also features roasted balsamic cippolini onions and gruyère cheese.

The cheesesteak, minus the black truffles sells for $15. That quarter-ounce of fresh black truffle shavings adds $8 more to the sandwich.

It’s only available for a week, so plan your Girard Avenue trip now.

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Crab and Cantillon Available at Kraftwork this Week

crab-cantillon-kraftworkChef Brian Lofink of Kraftwork is offering habanero-and-orange glazed Alaskan snow crabs. The special is available for $18 and includes roasted corn salad, salt roasted potatoes, garlic herb butter and chimichurri sauce. 

And as if that weren’t enough to have you plotting your trip down Girard Avenue, Kraftwork has also tracked down some prized Cantillon beers. Cantillon Classic Lambic is on draft and both 2012 Cantillon St. Lamvinus and 2012 Cantillon Iris are available in bottles beginning today.

The crab deal runs through Thursday.

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Kraftwork Hosts New Kids on the Belgian Block

nkotbbThe crazy kids at Kraftwork have spent the last few months hoarding some of the best interesting Belgian beers for its “New Kids on the Belgian Block” event today,Tuesday, February 18th. There will be twenty-two beers, including 19 on tap. To capitalize on the NKOTB theme, chef Brian Lofink will be serving up a 1980s-inspired throwback menu.

The event began at noon and will go all day.

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Russian River Brunch at Kraftwork

russian-river-brunch-kraftworkAs much as Graduate Hospital neighborhood residents enjoy brunch at Sidecar, Fishtowners seem to go even wilder for brunch at Kraftwork. And on Thursday, December 26th they’ll have even more reason to go bonkers. Kraftwork is hosting a special Russian River Brewing brunch with Damnation, Pliny the Elder, Consecration, Temptation and Blind Pig on tap.

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Black Friday Brunches Around Town

blackout brunchThe Cambridge – Since you’ll surely be up and shopping by 4 a.m., you’ll be ready for a Bloody Mary by 11:30. And that works out well since that’s when the Cambridge opens and your first Bloody is free through 2:30 p.m.

Kraftwork and Sidecar – Both these bars are offering their annual Blackout Brunch. Sidecar is making Thanksgiving leftovers sound appealing with specials like “green bean casserole quiche” and yam soup plus dark beers like Great Lakes Blackout Stout and Goose Island Bourbon Country Stout. Kraftwork is offering almond pumpkin coffee cake and Thanksgiving biscuits and gravy. The Fishtown bar will also be going dark on tap with Founders Kentucky Breakfast Stout highlighting an impressive list.

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Kraftwork Offering a Filet and Foie Cheesesteak

filet and foie cheesesteak kraftworkKraftwork in Fishtown is offering a special Filet & Foie Cheesesteak this week. Chef Brian Lofink is going all up-market on the cheesesteak as he stuffs an almost-foot-long French roll with the filet mignon, foie gras and black truffles.

The cheesesteak is on the dinner menu through Black Friday and features filet tips, roasted balsamic cippolini onions, gruyère cheese and a foie gras sauce.

The cheesesteak sells for $16 or for $28, you can get it topped with black truffle shavings.

Hustle for the truffles, though, they’ll only be available while truffle supplies last.

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Show Your Creative Side with these Pumpkin Carvings

sidecar-pumpkinIt’s pumpkin carving season. And the only thing that is better than a parent and child sitting down to carve their first jack-o-lantern together, is you, a beer, a sharp knife and a pumpkin.

Every Thursday through Halloween, Drury Beer Garden (behind Opa) is offering the opportunity to carve a pumpkin. $10 gets you a pumpkin beer, a pumpkin and of course, a pumpkin beer.

At both the Sidecar Bar & Grille and Kraftwork, Tuesday, October 22nd and Wednesday the 23rd are being set aside for pumpkin carving and fall beers, including a number of fresh hopped varietals and pumpkin beers too.

 

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