Archive for the 'Beer & Food' Category

Put down the mussels and pass the Duvel

Friday, November 3rd, 2006

Philadelphia’s Don Russell (author of the Joe Sixpack column) has the second in his series about the relationship of good beer and good food. Today he collects suggestions from chefs and beer writers, including descriptions that will make you hungry and thirsty. For instance, chef Sanford D’Amato of Coquette Café in Milwaukee pairs St. Amaud […]

Double Chocolate Stout cookies

Thursday, October 26th, 2006

Double Chocolate Stout cookies are back this month in the Northwest. “Last year when we first introduced the Double chocolate Stout, we had the quadruple the normal number of customer comments,” said David Saulnier, president of Cougar Mountain Baking Co. Cougar Mountain uses BridgePort Brewing Co.’s Black Strap Stout as in ingredient in the cookie. […]

Stone auction: Beer and dinner for 8

Monday, August 28th, 2006

The latest in Stone Brewing’s series of charity auctions to celebrate its 10th anniversary closes Friday, but bids are already apporaching $1,000. The dinner for eight with Stone founders Greg Koch and Steve Wagner features six courses and six vintage Stone beers. The package also includes an invitation for one person to be a guest […]

Craft beer and food

Monday, August 21st, 2006

The current edition of the various Brewing News publications (Southwest Brewing News, Midwest Brewing News, etc. – there are seven) includes A “Craft Beers Flavors” supplement. Most of the stories are by Lucy Saunders (Beerkcook and Grilling With Beer), with plenty of information about pairing beer and food when dining and cooking with beer. Also […]

Bennigan’s features recipes made with Guinness

Tuesday, June 20th, 2006

The things you learn when you read press releases: The Bennigan’s chain sell $1 million of Guinness each year, making it the No. 1 U.S. account. The release itself deals with a recipe partnership between Bennigan’s and Guinness: Bennigan’s Grill & Tavern and Guinness have teamed up to create Bennigan’s Guinness Grill menu featuring Bennigan’s […]

Cooking with dad – and beer

Friday, June 16th, 2006

Is it just because of Father’s Day? Or the fact that summer begins officially in less than a week? For whatever reason, cooking with beer outdoors seem particularly prominent of late. You’ll find recipes for grilling with beer at website that promotes Lucy Saunders’ new book (“Grilling with Beer”). And Anheuser-Busch has created recipes for […]

Beer more fun for sommelier

Wednesday, April 19th, 2006

More chefs discover the joys of cooking with beer and pairing food with beer. Bottom line for Chef and sommelier Tonia Wilson: “Though I absolutely love wine, matching beer with food and playing around with recipes is definitely more fun.” [Via Canada.com]