Food and Drink

Eugene

Eugene

Eugene OR, home of the U of O, is an interesting city. A fine example of Pacific Northwest geographic and idealistic beauty. As with all of the finest cities of the area, there are no lack of excellent breweries. One area, in particular, that is densely brewtastic is the whiteaker district. This working class community emmits a reality that instantly… Read more →

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Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time for feasting after the long hard harvest… A time to stuff your belly with the freshest food available, laugh with friends and family, have a sip of your favorite libation, And then sleep… A lot! This year was no different. Hosted by culinary masters Jeremy and Becky, It was an amazing weekend filled with laughs, food,… Read more →

The 48 hour Ashville Powertrip

The 48 hour Ashville Powertrip

With the task of delivering Gina to a dance meditation in the cultural hot spot of Ashville, NC, Dan, and I pointed the Subaru southward for yet another power trip. The basic idea… Leave Thursday morning, arrive in time for dinner and to check out the brewery scene that seems to be on the tips of every high fiving west… Read more →

TC

TC

After one week in Traverse City, I have decided, it is DEFINITELY the place for me to hang my hat for a while. It’s a small town feeling, where it seems everyone knows everyone, but there are big city options when it comes to business, culture, sustinace, and libation. As I was walking toward my first meal with Brian and… Read more →

the Tampa brew scene

the Tampa brew scene

This weekend at a food and strong beer pairing, I made the mistake of letting my mouth get away with its thoughts (again) by saying that the beer scene was virtually nonexistent in Florida… Not true for either the home brewer or hip downtown brewery… As I learned from my subsequent tongue lashing and by discovering the Tampa Bay Brewing… Read more →

Fish sandwich anyone?

Fish sandwich anyone?

When in Daytona, you’ll undoubtedly want to find a decent, local place to grab a fresh fish sandwich… I’ve got just the spot… Right under the Dunlawton bridge, beachside, is Our Deck Down Under With a big deck on the intercoastal, a full bar, and accessible seafood fare, it’s a great spot to stop for lunch and watch the water…. Read more →

Hello Florida

Hello Florida

Made it safe and sound to sunny(ish) Florida! I started driving at 2pm yesterday and arrived at 7pm today… Not my best time on a straight through burn, but there were a few extra stops and a very heavy load… After an all night burn, we decided to stop for breakfast. We descussed the usual options and out came the… Read more →

Grbc

Grbc

Want to love this place… But apparently out of beer tonight so I get the joy of clear broth. Nice place though… Lots of interesting popped collars.