The popular Cambridge drinking and dining spot has teamed up with food journalist Andrew Webb and their own personal butchers, the Barker Brothers of Great Shelford for a special porcine event this May.
Pig.Bread.Beer will take place at the premises on Peas Hill on 21 May, as part of Eat Cambridge, giving a lucky few customers the chance to try some butchery techniques for themselves (including sausage making) before enjoying a pork-focused feast.
Diners will then enjoy a delicious six course meal, beginning with crispy pigs ears, rhubarb and apple sauce. For the second course, tuck in to cured and hot smoked bath chaps, whipped lardo, pickles and toast, followed by clams and pig’s cheek in a cider brandy and broad bean liquor, garnished with bacon crumb.
Next up will be pig’s head and Odleshield nuggets, before customer enjoy a whole suckling pig, steamed buns, rhubarb and chilli sauce, and green slaw. The finishing flourish will be sorbet from local favourite Jack’s Gelato.
Each course will be expertly matched with a suitable craft beer, and guests will leave with a goodie bag stuffed with pork and beer. Tickets cost £110 per person, and with only 12 are available, this is likely to be one of the most in-demand events of this year’s Eat Cambridge.
Richard Holmes, co-owner of Pint Shop, says: “We’re incredibly excited about our ‘Pig Shop’ event, organised as part of this year’s Eat Cambridge festival. It will give a limited number of guests the chance to really explore pork and the delicious flavours and taste experiences it offer, trying dishes that they may never have enjoyed before. This event is a must for any serious foodie.”