Food Trucks & CT Chefs Team Up for "Beer & Bites" Pop-Up Dinners w/ Half Full Brewery and CT Bites

Stephanie Webster

Half Full Brewery and CT Bites are excited to bring you a creative and collaborative food and beer-pairing event series. Not to be missed, "Beers & Bites" 2018 pairs limited release beers from Half Full Brewery with totally off-menu food items from some of Fairfield County's best chefs and food truck operators. For each event, the team behind the "bites" (1 brick and mortar chef, 1 food truck chef) will come together to collaborate on that evening's menu and cook and serve from the host Food Truck...two chefs, one totally off-menu food experience. Each menu item will be paired with a limited-release beer from the Half Full Brewery with the Brewers onsite to introduce each pairing. Tickets are $50 and include 4 beers, all food, and a commemorative glass. Event details and FAQ's are below.

Wednesday March 21st

Beers: Sensible Decision, WROR #4, WROR #5, Grace & Darkness

Bites: Chef Chris Gonzales of Hapa and Chef Jay LeBlanc 
of Knot Norms take over the Hapa Food Truck.

Wednesday May 16th

Beers: Within Reach, WROR #7, WROR #8, Bee Enlightened

Bites: Chef Matt Stanczak of Eggz and Chef Brian Reilly 
of Mecha Noodle Bar take over the Eggz Food Truck

Wednesday August 15th

Beers: Refresh, WROR #9, WROR #10, Transcend Hoppiness

Bites: Chef Jeff Borofsky of Skinny Pines and Chef Geoff Lazloof Mill Street Bar and Table take over the Skinny Pines Wood Fired Catering Truck

Wednesday November 14th

Beers: Positively Pumpkin, WROR #11, WROR #12, Rise & Shine

Bites: Chefs Sam Rolbovsky and Maycie Maringer 
of Nosh Hound and the team from Harlan Social, Harlan Publick and Harlan Haus, take over the Nosh Hound Food Truck

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Q: What does my ticket get me?!?!

A: Beer and food. Oh, you mean how much? Each night will feature 4 "Bites" and 4 "Beers". The Bites will be small plate servings, and the Beers will be 12oz won't leave hungry or thirsty, we can promise you that. You also get a and commemorative glass to take home!

Q: Can I bring my kids?

A: Depends, are your kids 21+? If not, best leave them at home.

Q: Can I change the name on my ticket, or give my ticket to a friend?

A: Yes you may! That's very kind of you to pay it forward.

As with all of our events, we kindly ask that you drink responsibly! Please feel free to email us with any other questions. Cheers!