Working in Chinatown, it's almost my night job to come up with creative ways to use the inexpensive Chinese produce. Bok choy sees a lot of action in my kitchen, and now that the grill is in regular use, it's gonna see a lot of action out there as well.
'grilled vegetables' on Serious Eats
When pairing beers with vegetables, be they in salads, steamed or sautéed, I typically think of lighter flavors. I reach for kölsch, pilsner, hefeweizen, and saison. But grilled vegetables are another thing altogether. Their flavors are intensified. The sugars seem sweeter and the planty tastes pop. Light charring adds intriguing dark flavors. Up against the stronger tastes, those lighter beers get lost in the smoke.
Grab your charcoal and corkscrew, grilling season has arrived. We asked a wine and grilling expert to recommend what to pair with ribs, burgers, brats, grilled veggies, and more.