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Flagstaff House cancels its beer dinner, but here's a six-pack of other beer-and-food pairings you shouldn't miss

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There are so many beer dinners happening this year, though, that some restaurants are having trouble selling theirs out. The Flagstaff House, 1138 Flagstaff Road, for instance, canceled its pairing dinner with Avery that was slated for September 14.

"People mostly think of the Flagstaff House as a wine restaurant," says Kuvy Ax, who does public relations for the restaurant. "It's hard to sell a beer dinner at a place like that."

To help you choose your food and beer events wisely, we waded through the hundreds of possibilities to come up with our favorites.

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Laura Shunk was Westword's restaurant critic from 2010 to 2012; she's also been food editor at the Village Voice and a dining columnist in Beijing. Her toughest assignment had her drinking ten martinis and eating ten Caesar salads over the course of 48 hours. She still drinks martinis, but remains lukewarm on Caesar salads.
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