Category Archives: culinary

ICYMI, That NY Times Story

It came up a few times recently, so those of you just tuning into the narrative, here’s that NY Times story, a story about me rather than by me, but happily a story about writing that I’ve done, albeit on … Continue reading

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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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ICYMI: Some Posts for Beer Geeks TV Blog

On Craft Beer in Chicago http://www.ora.tv/beergeeks/article/2015/9/11/sipping-in-chicago On Saisons http://www.ora.tv/beergeeks/article/2015/9/4/saisons-for-every-season On Beer Lists, or at least ones that are not generated by Paste. http://www.ora.tv/beergeeks/article/2015/8/28/lose-the-lists On the Big Apple Beer Renaissance http://www.ora.tv/beergeeks/article/2015/8/21/the-big-apple-plays-catchup On Diversity in the Craft Beer World http://www.ora.tv/beergeeks/article/2015/8/14/diversity-in-the-craft-world On The … Continue reading

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At Beer Geeks on Lists and NYC’s Craft Beer Rise

Most lists are ridiculous.  http://www.ora.tv/beergeeks/article/2015/8/28/lose-the-lists NYC is on the rise  http://www.ora.tv/beergeeks/article/2015/8/21/the-big-apple-plays-catchup

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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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