Trenchermen, where I went for brunch last year was actually open for dinner for about 6 months before they started serving their brunch. Having said that, I went their for brunch first and just recently went for dinner. I mentioned then, that they seemed to really have a handle on savory and have a nice selection of cocktails. This is true for dinner as it was for brunch. On the day that I went, they offer a beer and burger special and the place was full with people having that. While it does sound interesting in theory and the value is very good, the burger that they were offering really didn't do it for me. I may have to return sometime for the beer and burger special but I was interested in the main menu. Trenchermen offers a prix fixe where you can order two appetizers, an entree, and dessert which are your choices from the main menu so that's what I did. While I was deciding on my meal, I started with a cocktail called Alliance Tale. It was a poor pun and I couldn't figure out any connection to the cocktail, but it was good. It had Gin, Amaro, Allspice, and Lemon. It was bittersweet and spicy with a tart finish and actually kind of reminded me of dessert. It did not, however, make it to my dessert, so I couldn't pair it, but I was not disappointed by that fact.
I really enjoyed dinner here. The food was hearty, complex, and full of surprises. The service was very good even as busy as the restaurant was and they were happy to answer questions. I will definitely return because there is more on the menu to try.