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Entries from August 2009

Urban BBQ

August 10th, 2009 · Comments Off

I love backyard BBQs–to me they are the ultimate party. They are relaxing, usually outside, have great food, cold beer aplenty, and music that isn’t too loud. So I was pretty excited for the Saturday night Urban BBQ that was part of the SF Chefs. Food. Wine. festival. While it only included one out of […]

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Tags: Beer & Food · Non-Beer Beverages

Bistro 2009 IPA Fest Winners

August 9th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Thanks for posting the results Jay! 1st Place: Head Hunter IPA (Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon) 2nd Place: Wipeout IPA (Port Brewing) 3rd Place: Aroma Coma (Drake’s Brewing) People’s Choice: The Hopfather (Russian River Brewing) I am very excited for Fat Heads – it was a great beer and deserved the accolades. I Will do […]

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Tags: Beerventures · Tastings

5 tastes from SF CFW Opening Party

August 8th, 2009 · 2 Comments

I walked into the opening party tent at SF Chef. Food. Wine. and thought wow I don’t usually go to these kind of parties. For the first thing they usually are pretty pricey (and this one was too – disclosure – Jasmine and I got media passes to all the SF CFW events we are […]

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Tags: Non-Beer Beverages · Tastings

Session #30: Beer Cream Pie

August 7th, 2009 · 8 Comments

This month’s session is about beer desserts and I chose this particular recipe for several reasons: 1) Joe is obsessed with Banana Cream Pie, 2) I already had most of the ingredients, and 3) Saying “I’m going to make a beer cream pie today” makes a person extraordinarily happy. First, start by pouring yourself a […]

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Tags: Beer & Food · The Sessions

SF Chef Food and Wine Schedule

August 6th, 2009 · 1 Comment

So many events – so little time. We will try to either live blog or at least keep everyone posted on all the beverage related events we go to  – but there might also be some that we can’t get to that would interest people. The full schedule is here. Below are some of particular […]

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Tags: Beer & Food · Beerventures · Non-Beer Beverages · Tastings