Archive for the 'Beer & Food' Category

Bones and Brew Festival

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008

The first thing I noticed as I made my way to the 14th Annual Bones and Brews Festival was everybody and their dog seemed to be headed for the same place I was. In a place the size of Portland that tells you something. The 14th Annual Bones and Brew Festival, a benefit for the […]

Yes Whey! Fred’s 17th Annual Beer & Cheese Tasting

Saturday, August 2nd, 2008

It seems fitting that Oregon’s biggest annual beer event, The Oregon Brewers Festival, is preceded by a small gathering at Portland’s Rogue Ales Public House, where Fred Eckhardt schooled and entertained a sold-out crowd of enthusiasts on beer, cheese, and delicate art of milking a manatee. A generation of brewers and beer enthusiasts cut their […]

Hundreds of new recipes for the Super Bowl

Tuesday, January 29th, 2008

It would seem you might measure the history of how Americans perceive the relationship between beer and food, and thus the status of beer itself, based on the covers of beer cookbooks. And perhaps the photos inside. Witness the progression of covers for what we call “beer cookbooks.” Bob Skilnik writes in Beer & Food […]

More than beer at ‘SAVOR’ May 16-17

Friday, December 21st, 2007

The Brewers Association continues to reveal more details about “SAVOR: An American Craft Beer & Food Experience” May 16-17 In Washington, D.C. The event will feature “educational salons.” Scheduled speakers include: Sam Calagione of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery; Jim Koch of Boston Beer; Randy Mosher, author of “Radical Brewing”; Marnie Old, Assistant Dean of Wine […]

Dean Biersch returns to beer business

Tuesday, December 18th, 2007

Gordon Biersch co-founder Dean Biersch plans to return to the brewery restaurant business next year, rolling out a concept the North Bay Business Journal says “could be a new chain.” Biersch and Dan Gordon opened their first Gordon Biersch brewpub in 1988, turning it into a national chain that they sold eventually sold and a […]

Brewery lineup for ‘SAVOR’ announced

Tuesday, December 11th, 2007

The Brewers Association has announced the lineup for “SAVOR: An American Craft Beer & Food Experience” May 16-17 in Washington, D.C. The BA notes: “Tickets for each of the three sessions are limited to the first 700 ticket purchasers. The $85 ticket includes a commemorative tasting glass, souvenir program and Craft Beer Taster’s Commemorative Journal, […]

Pizza beer . . . no, really

Friday, April 27th, 2007

Pizza and beer, a natural, yes? But pizza beer? For the next few weeks, Walter Payton’s Roundhouse will be offering pizza beer on its menu — flavored with tomato, basil, oregano and garlic. Homebrewer Tom Seefurth of St. Charles earned the right to have his beer made at the suburban Chicago brewery based on its […]