Category Archives: cheese

ICYMI, Three Wall Street Journal stories on the NYC beer scene

Two of them are outside the firewall. This one is on the brewing renaissance. http://www.wsj.com/articles/craft-brewers-and-brewpubs-gain-popularity-in-new-york-city-1421976473 This one is on local gypsy brewers http://www.wsj.com/articles/SB10001424052702303801304579409102170863322 This one on barrel aging is inside the firewall so…. Barrel-Aged Beer Is Making a Comeback A … Continue reading

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Recent Beer and Cheese Pairing Highlights September 13-18

Yes, I was away. I went to Chicago for a long Labor Day weekend to cover a jazz festival and drink lots of beer; I also introduced my family to two wonderful goat’s milk cheeses, Kunik and Pantaleo. Upon my … Continue reading

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Beer and Cheese Pairings August 23 and 24

I used to think that the hardest transition in offering downtown New Yorkers top flight beer and cheese was from Sunday, when the vibe was typically chill, to Monday when the hustle bustle often came just short of violent. I’ve … Continue reading

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Beer and Cheese Pairings August 16-21

There hasn’t been much time for either pairing or blogging this week. At the store, Westside Market East Village, we’re without our stock guy, who quit after calling out for two weeks. This means my boss and I have to … Continue reading

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Beer and Cheese Pairings August 10-12

Our stock guy was out all week at Westside Market East Village, so that meant that my 55 year old body had to channel its more athletic 35 year old iteration and spend time lugging cases of beer from the … Continue reading

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At Beer Geeks TV on Rising Diversity in the Craft Beer World

At the Beer Geeks TV blog with some thoughts about the increasing diversity in the craft beer crowd.  http://www.ora.tv/beergeeks/article/2015/8/14/diversity-in-the-craft-world

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Beer and Cheese Pairings August 9

Sunday was a fun day to pair beer and cheese at Westside Market East Village. For one, customer traffic was busy enough to sustain tastings all shift (it really sucks to pause with a beer half way done because it’s … Continue reading

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