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Apr 30 2012

Beer vs. Wine Dinner: Round Two!

In one corner: yours truly. In the other: European wine importer Siema Wine. And you get to reap the benefits of our battle at Pizzeria Da Marco in Bethesda, Maryland. 

On Tuesday, May 8, we're hosting a unique pairing event where one beer and one wine goes head-to-head with the same dish. Here's a look at the menu: 


  • Prosciutto and melon skewers
    • Beer pairing: Woody Creek Belgian White Beer-mosa
    • Wine pairing: Da Marco Bellini


  • Mini sweet peppers stuffed with sausage, breadcrumbs, and cheese
  • Panzerotti (fried mini calzone filled with ricotta, prosciutto, and fontina)
  • Eggplant Parmigiana (oven-baked eggplant with mozzarella, tomato, basil, and parmesan
    • Beer pairing: Doggie Style Classic Pale Ale
    • Wine pairing: Bebe Rose

Middle Course

  • Orange Salad (arugula, fresh oranges, fennel, red onions, olive oil, and chilli flakes)
    • Beer pairing: Wildeman Farmhouse IPA
    • Wine pairing: Lovisolo Gavi


  • Gorgonzola with Speck (fresh mozzarella, gorgonzola, basil and speck)
  • Margherita al Pesto (tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella and pesto sauce)
  • Pizza al Granchio (tomato sauce, crab, spinach, goat cheese, gorgonzola, and basil)
    • Beer pairings: Raging Bitch Belgian-Style IPA and UnderDog Atlantic Lager
    • Wine pairings: Odoardi Savuto (red) and Buso Pinot Grigio (white)


  • Moscato Zabaione (chilled Zabaione with Moscato topped with fresh strawberries, chocolate truffles)
    • Lodali Moscato

    • Disobedience Abbey Dubbel

Dinner will be served at 6:30 pm is just $30 per person (tax and gratuity not included). There are only 45 spots available, so call Pizzeria Da Marco today to make your reservation: 301-654-6083.