Tag: Jessica Christensen

City Tavern – Fig Mountain Dinner – Family Style

City Tavern hasn’t done a large scale beer dinner in a while, but it was definitely worth the wait.  December 2nd, 2012 marked the date of the first family style beer dinner at City Tavern with guest brewery Figueroa Mountain […] 

Chef Jessica’s Thanksgiving Recs

The funny paradox about the new world holiday is that for the most part, old world beers pair best. A lot of the American hopped beers are a tad heavy in flavors to pair with the traditional Thanksgiving meal. With […] 

Enegren at City Tavern

Katie and I had the pleasure of attending the Enegren Pint Night at City Tavern in Culver City on Thursday. The restaurant was pretty busy, but we managed to snag a table and order a flight of Enegren Brew. There […] 

A Beer-Centric Chef

The best part about being a chef in a beer-centric restaurant is the opportunity to plan and execute beer dinners. (Okay, the BEST thing is that I can trump your untappd badges, but the next best parts are the dinners.) […] 

Beer and deviled eggs

Last week’s Eagle Rock Brewery Women’s Beer Forum (ERBWBF?) was the first anniversary of the event. For this momentous occasion, they pulled out the big guns: food and Jessica Christensen. All we ladies crammed into the brewhouse to taste 6 […] 

City Tavern at Golden Road

Last Sunday morning I had the pleasure of joining the fine folks from Culver City’s City Tavern on a private tour of Golden Road Brewing.  Golden Road Brewing has started a restaurant series aimed at educating and selling local restaurants […] 

City Tavern Beer Dinner #3: Ladyface Ale Companie

Thursday September 15th marked yet another fantastic beer pairing dinner at City Tavern in Culver City, this time with Ladyface Ale Companie.  The theme was “PICNIC” and the offerings were gourmet deconstructed, reconstructed versions of standard picnic classics.  Each course […] 

The Taste: Burgers and Beer

When City Tavern’s Chef de Cuisine, Jessica Christensen, invited us to go to Burgers and Beer as guests of City Tavern, the answer was easy–yes. We knew two things: there would be beer, and there would be burgers. We were […] 

City Tavern Beer Dinner #2

Thursday June 23rd marked the second beer dinner at City Tavern.  This time it was excellent Southern-inspired food paired with exceptional beer from both Cismontane and Taps.  This dinner also included the addition of a 5th course, which meant more […] 

City Tavern with ERB

If you are a fan of great beer & food and haven’t been to City Tavern in Culver City yet, make a point to go sometime soon.  They have an extensive list of California craft beer both on tap and […] 

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