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East End Brewing launches Brewpub with Cure, Morcilla restaurateurs

Mary Pickels
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In just a few months, East End Brewing Company plans to add a pub to its tasting room, serving accompaniments to its brews including poutine, spaetzle, bratwurst and housemade breads.

Spring is expected to bring a casual eatery to East End Brewing Company, as founder Scott Smith partners with chef Justin Severino and Hilary Prescott Severino to open the Brewpub.

A beer-friendly menu is planned for the tasting room at 147 Julius St. in Pittsburgh’s Larimer neighborhood.

“Scott and I have been friends for a long time,” Severino, chef and co-owner, with his wife, of Cure and Morcilla , says in a release.

“His beer has been a presence on the menus at Cure and Morcilla since we opened our doors, so in a way it feels like we have been collaborating for ages. We’ve talked about working together on a project for years, so when he approached me with this opportunity, I just couldn’t say no,” says Severino, a James Beard-nominated chef.

Known for his skill in meat dish preparation, Severino plans a Brewpub menu friendly to beer-drinkers who are meat-lovers and those who eschew animal protein.

Hearty, meat-free dishes include poutine, spaetzle with Brussels sprouts, a falafel pita and escarole salad with a lemon-fennel dressing.

For the carnivores in the crowd, options will include bratwurst, Italian sausage sandwiches, lamb merguez (sausage), and a small list of charcuterie. All bread, including sandwich rolls, will be made in-house.

The brewery building includes a tasting room and beer garden, and East End opened a tap room in 2016, expanding retail sales to the Strip District.

Details: 412-537-2337 or eastendbrewing.com

Mary Pickels is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach her at 724-836-5401 or [email protected] or via Twitter @MaryPickels.

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