TIP OF THE DAY: Pairing Beer With Pizza

The Craft Beer Association has applied its expertise to pizza pairing. Why not? Wine connoisseurs match the flavors of wines to dishes, to the nth degree (we know: we’re one of them!). Their chart below can be hard to read, so here’s our adaptation of the recommendations… …along with our recommendation for a tasting party…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Casa Noble Tequila & A Tequila-Cheese-Chocolate Tasting

[1] Casa Noble Crystal Tequila: the best blanco/silver tequila we’ve ever had. [2] Add a bit of age and you get a reposado tequila. [3] The special edition named for company director Carlos Santana: Casa Noble Santana Reserve 5 Years Anejo. [4] The top of the line, Casa Noble Alta Bellezza, is as great as…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: A Scotch & Chocolate Tasting For National Tartan Day

It’s National Tartan Day, which recognizes Scottish-Americans’ contributions to America. Tartan, familiar in Scottish kilts, is a pattern consisting of criss-crossed horizontal and vertical bands in multiple colors. Originally woven wool, it is now made in many other materials, and can even be found as wallpaper. Nineteen of the 56 delegates who signed the Declaration…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Pizza & Beer Flight

Enjoy different beers with your pizza. Photo courtesy Delancey Hollywood.   Why don’t all pizza restaurants offer a beer tasting flight? Delancey Hollywood has it right: a tasting of four different beers to enjoy with your pizza. If you can’t make it to Hollywood, create the concept at home. How about debuting it during the…
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EVENT: Coffee Cup Tasters Challenge

How well do you know your coffee? Counter Culture Coffee wants you to get to know it better. You’re invited to take part in The Counter Culture Coffee Cup Tasters Challenge 2013, held on March 15 in: Asheville Atlanta Boston Chicago Durham New York Philadelphia Washington, D.C.   Events in all regions start at 7…
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