SIDE DISH: Pretzels And Beer

 The giant hot pretzel with cheese dip is on the late night menu at Finley’s of Green Street.

The giant hot pretzel with cheese dip is on the late night menu at Finley’s of Green Street.

Late Night Menu: Because man does not live by beer alone, Finley’s of Green Street (43 Green Street, Huntington. 631-351-3440) is firing up the grill late night Fridays and Saturdays. From 11 p.m. to 2 a.m., everything on the late-night menu is priced at five or ten bucks. A five-spot will get you: personal pizza; cheese quesadilla; cheese fries or truffle fries; twin hot dogs; or mozzarella sticks. For big spenders who fork over a ten spot, the choices are: bacon cheeseburger sliders, bacon, egg and cheese sandwich; chicken fingers; loaded potato skins; egg or tuna salad sandwich; Texas toast grilled cheese; onion rings; or the crowd-pleasing giant pretzel with cheese dip. Fridays and Saturdays are always hopping at Finley’s of Green Street with live music kicking off the evening and DJ Charizma wrapping it up. Gnarly Karma plays Friday, Nov. 30 from 8-9 p.m.; on Saturday catch The Little Plains Band, 8:30-9:30 p.m.

 

Beer Pairing: Burgerology (308 Main Street, Huntington) is teaming up with Bay Shore-based Great South Bay Brewery to create a mouth watering, five-course beer pairing dinner. The menu features five Burgerology dishes paired with complementary brews from Great South Bay to create flavor harmony. The first course features Fried Cheese Curds paired with Muscat Love Belgian Tripel. Course two lets diners munch on a Bavarian Pretzel while enjoying Jetty Cream Ale. The Chipotle Chicken Sandwich Sliders from Burgerology are paired with the Field 5 Golden IPA in course three. For the fourth course, Burgerology’s Classic Burger Sliders are matched with Great South Bay’s well-known Blood Orange Pale Ale. Finish off the meal with a Beer Float – that’s beer topped with ice cream – featuring the Blonde Ambition Blonde Ale. The combination of pub food and local brews is sure to prove a delicious combination. The beer pairing dinner is set for 7 p.m., Dec. 11.