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Study Your Beers: Public School 612 Opens Tuesday in DTLA

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School's in, and the curriculum is beer and food. Public School 612 is poised to open up in Downtown tomorrow, and the new brew-centric eatery and watering hole is backed by the dining industry savvy of Grill Concepts, as in the folks who bring us The Grill on the Alley and the Daily Grill.The brains behind the beer, however, is local talent Hallie Beaune, one half of the Beerchicks duo, who served as "beer consultant" for PS 612. On tap are some great local brews, like Craftsman 1903 and Eagle Rock's Solidarity (in the "American History" section) and global glassfuls (in the "Semester Abroad" section) from Belgium, Germany, and Canada. Get something from the "Study Group" section to split with your drinking classmates (like Goose Island, from Chicago), or go for something from the wine and cocktail side of the menu.

Food is pub-grub-centric, and has just over a dozen savory and sweet selections, as created by Executive Chef Phil Kastel, and is definitely a more appetizing menu than what went on your tray back at the school cafeteria. Brown Bag Fries, meat and cheese boards, a beef or lamb burger, and a Croque Madame stand out in this edible class portrait.

You can hit the books--er, the brews--come Tuesday, March 8th, at 4 p.m. [Twitter]