Brooklyn Mash coming to Pittsburgh

Written by Bob Batz Jr. on

Just in: Details about the Pittsburgh installment of the Brooklyn Brewery Mash, a party the brewery takes on the road to 11 cities to benefit Slow Food USA and brings here Tuesday to Saturday, Oct. 22 to 27.

Slow Food Pittsburgh is helping to organize and will benefit from ticket sales to the local events, which include:

Mash HQ -- from 5 to 7 p.m., Oct. 22 to 26, Industry Public House at 4305 Butler St. in Lawrenceville will be offering Brooklyn specials, food specials, pairings, giveaways and information about the Mash.

Chaos Cooking -- at 7 p.m., Oct. 22, there are free four-hour sessions of "social cooking, eating, conversations and new friends. Everyone brings the ingredients to make a dish of their choice and helps return the space to its original condition. What are you making? For location details, go to"
10/7-8 UPDATES WITH NEW DATE, LOCATION AND COST: • Local 2 Ways -- at 7 p.m., Oct. 21 (changed from Oct. 23), Butcher and the Rye at 212 Sixth St. (instead of Meat and Potatoes at 649 Penn Ave.), Downtown, will serve a multi-course beer dinner celebrating local cuisine, interpreted two ways by chef Richard DeShantz and Brooklyn Brewery house chef Andrew Gerson ($75, not $50).
NY Night Train Soul Clap & Dance-Off -- hosted by DJ Mr. Jonathan Toubinat at 10 p.m. Oct. 24 at New Amsterdam at 4421 Butler St. in Lawrenceville ($7). Those 21 and older can compete for a trip to New York for the Dance-Off championship at Brooklyn Bowl and $100 prize.
Books & Beer: Foodies Of Pittsburgh -- at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 25, at the Pittsburgh Public Market at 2401 Penn Ave. in the Strip District, Brooklyn Brewery and Togather present a conversation and Q&A that "going behind the scenes of Pittsburgh's growing food scene featuring the ladies of, local chef and self-proclaimed King of Pittsburgh Bill Fuller of Big Burrito Restaurant Group, and Kevin Costa, executive chef at the Crested Duck Charcuterie." Tickets ($10) include a Brooklyn beer.

Farmers Market Workshop -- from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 26, Brooklyn Brewery house chef Andrew Gerson leads a free beer-pairing and pasta-making demo at Farmers@Firehouse market in the Strip District.
Found Footage Festival -- At 8 p.m. Oct 26, footage from videos that were found at garage sales and thrift stores and in warehouses and dumpsters across the country" will be played at Regent Square Theatre at 1035 S. Braddock Ave ($12).

UPDATED SEPT. 30: • Slow Supper Fall Harvest at White Oak Farm -- at 3 p.m. Oct. 27, Brooklyn house chef Andrew Gerson and chef Justin Severino of Cure, with some guests, present a harvest feast/beer dinner at White Oak Farm at 3314 Wagner Road ($85).  See the projection-art and light installations of NBNY.

Pittsburgh is the ninth city on the this year's Mash tour, which already has hit Austin, Texas; New Orleans; Nashville, Tenn.; Baltimore; Minnesota's Twin Cities; Boston; Washington, D.C.; and Chicago.

From here, it heads to Philadelphia (Nov. 5 to 10) and Miami (Dec. 10 to 15).

Watch a Mash trailer, by filmmakers Landon Van Soest and Paul Trillo, here.

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