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Heritage gets food, music in tune


July 26, 2015

As singer Peter Gaudioso rapped a hand-drum and leaned into the mic, guitarist Chris Farrell kicked a musical loop to set a groove for their set of 1970s "acousti-funk" on stage - just as the pig head landed on our table.

There were also crusty slices of homemade bread with herbed butter, a creamy scoop of house-smoked trout pâté, and a garden-fresh bushel of peas poached in bacony whey on another plate, too. With a topflight glass of Hirsch bourbon in one hand and Jolly Pumpkin's excellent Luciernaga pale ale (one of 36 draft beers) in the other, it was a challenge, quite frankly, to know which way to turn.

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