Gecko's Grill & Pub at The Landings (4870 S. Tamiami Trail, 923-8896) is holding its first beer dinner at 6 p.m. on Thursday, featured brews from Harpoon Brewery out of Boston and food from Geier's Sausage Kitchen.
The four-course, five-beer meal costs $25 per person and does not include tip. Here's the menu:
• Harpoon IPA
• Beer cheese soup with a warm soft pretzel – paired with Harpoon Octoberfest
• Bratwurst slider with apple confit – paired with Harpoon UFO White
• Sauerbraten with spaetzle and braised red cabbage – paired with Harpoon Rich and Dan’s Rye IPA
• Chocolate Zucchini Bread – paired with Harpoon Pumpkin Cider 4.8%
Call (941) 923-8896 for reservations, which are required.