Editor note: I was fortunate enough to visit the MGP site in late February and had a series of stories set to go -- and then the world changed in dramatic fashion due to the global pandemic. I offer this Press Release as a demonstration of the quality of work done at one of the … Continue reading MGP is All-Gold and Best in Class at 2020 Whiskies of the World Competition
It's not common I would write about the same establishment in two consecutive blogs, but to refrain from writing about burgers and beer is not only daunting, but downright impossible. I mean, why would I ignore a burger throwdown, notably if Moody Tongue is there, too? While watching people compete, you can munch on your … Continue reading Moody Tongue and Monster Burger Throwdown at Jake Melnick’s
This year, Ash Wednesday -- the start of Lent -- begins on Valentine's Day. If you prefer to stay at home, you may want to have some fun experimenting with four cocktails that are sure to impress you significant other and enhance the romance! Or if you want to go out on Ash Wednesday, or … Continue reading Lent Begins on Valentine’s Day: Here are Cocktails and Specials Perfect for Both Occasions.
SideDoor (Lawry's) always has spectacular food. But, when they team up with a brewery -- it's something special! Jan 26, Pollyanna arrives -- don't miss out on the fun.
It's #Hopslam season! Here are eight Chicago places that are releasing the famous DIPA, Jan 15 - 24
Nevin's Brewing Company has always served award-winning beer, but the Midnight Pig Brand now allows more people to take notice of the brewery within Nevin's.
New Year's Eve is one of the best times of the year to go and check out all Chicago has to offer. Bars, drinks, beer and more. Here are 32 ways to ring in the new year.
Leave it to Forbidden Root to create a beer fitting for consuming with a straw. It's the perfect beer for you...or Santa!
Chicago's Craft Beer cellar scene is known for its BBAs, but the Sour Program has matured, and it's something to behold.
The Metro folks have moved into a taproom -- a stunning malty palace befitting its place among Chicago's craft-beer royalty.