Thursday, January 31, 2008

Are You Ready For Some Football Beers?

Want some recommendations on some great beers to celebrate the Super Bowl holiday? Wine Sommelier and Consultant (and friend and cool beer chick) Bonnie Graves interviewed me for her food blog called Girl Meets Grape.

Click HERE to read all about the beers.

P.S. One more year Favre! One more year.

An American Craft Beer & Food Experience

Check this out. This looks so cool! I'm going to try and go to this. Tickets go on sale on February 4th. Click on the image and it will take you to the events official website.

Friday, January 25, 2008

Young Experimenting Perfection Seekers

I'm a YODA today! I'm the Yeppie of the Day! What the hell is that?

Well, my dear friends, says, "Remember the Yuppies of the 80's? Baby boomers who where hungry for money and status, well many of their kids are now Yeppies (Young Experimenting Perfection Seekers)...These 20 and 30 somethings don't aspire to a job in finance and a BMW in the driveway. If anything they quit their jobs to go backpacking for an undetermined duration... Yeppies are life search of ideal existence."

That's what I am...I'm a yeppie, and proud of it. However, instead of dropping a job to go backpacking, I'm left jobs to go beer drinking. I'd like to thank my parents who are so thrilled beyond words that my passion is beer. I'd like to thank the readers of this blog who have supported me in my effort to elevate beer to the level that it deserves. I'd like to thank companies like Craftsman Brewing Company, Deschutes Brewing Company, Unibroue, Telegraph Brewing Co., Artisan Ales, Wine Warehouse who have helped me in this endeavor. I'd also like to thank the Yeppie Nation, who clearly understand what's important in life. So do not try to drink good beer, DRINK good beer. Seek it, live it, love it. In the words of the original Yoda, "Do or Do Not, There Is No Try."

May the Force be with you.

Saturday, January 19, 2008

Winter Warmer Beer Social
"Upstairs" @ 3 on Fourth

Winter Warmers Beer Social
"Upstairs" @ 3 on Fourth

Wednesday, January 23
6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Along with Chef Daniel Snukal, I'm going to be hosting a casual tasting of Winter Warmers, a unique style of beer made with sweet malts and flavored with spices, herbs, nuts and fruits. A naturally higher alcohol content and the spicy aromas make these microbrews the perfect elixir for a chilly January night. Complimentary appetizers provided by 3 on Fourth. (See menu below.)

A special prix fixe dinner will be available after the event to beer social guests only.

$35 per person, including tax
$30 special prix fixe dinner (optional)
Space is limited for this event; call 310.395.6765 to reserve a glass.

3 on Fourth
1432A Fourth St.
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Winter Warmers Menu

Telegraph Winter Ale - Telegraph Brewing Company, Santa Barbara, CA
Honesty Ale - Craftsman Brewing Company, Pasadena, CA
Holiday Spruce - Craftsman Brewing Company, Pasadena, CA
Quelque Chose - Unibroue, Chambly, Quebec
...and more!

Warm Roblochon with Orange Marmalade
Goat Cheese, Beet and Balsamic Crostini
Brillat Savarin with Strawberry Arugula and Fried Bread
Chocolate-dipped Cherries