"Resting on his laurels, CHEF DENNIS MCKEOWN of McKeown's Restaurant in Seaside WON THE PUBLIC CHOICE VOTE for the BEACH BITE AND BREW COOKING WITH BEER COMPETITION," JEANNE CLARK, event coordinator, wrote to the EAR about the photo she submitted, left, taken at the March 6 event, held at the Seaside Elks Lodge.

"Dennis served Cavatica Stout, brewed by Fort George Brewery, barbecue smoked tri-tip sliders with Caesar cole slaw on buns specially baked by Blue Scorcher Bakery." Oh, my.