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Entries Tagged as 'Beer I can’t get my hands on'

Pacific Standard – Brooklyn, NY

January 18th, 2008 · 4 Comments

I just read about a bar, Pacific Standard, that sounds really cool and unlucky me it is back in Brooklyn, NY – rather far away from San Francisco. I will have to check it out next time I visit good old New York. If any of the many new yorkers I know, or ones that […]

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Philly Beer

December 5th, 2007 · 1 Comment

The first stop on our vacation was Philadelphia. I have been to Philly only once before. I ate a great cheesesteak at Pat’s, a great breakfast at Carmen’s, and a truly dismal mug of beer at the City Tavern, supposedly brewed according to Martha Washington’s own recipe. I’m glad she didn’t go professional with it. We trudged […]

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Crannog Ales

November 12th, 2007 · Comments Off

The great non-food writer Calvin Trillin has written multiple times about a list he keeps comprised of foods he can only get somewhere else.  On this list is Pimientos de padron (which I have in my fridge – thank you Happy Quail Farms) and really good BBQ (which he admits is getting better in NYC).  My list includes ramen from Sapporo, sushi […]

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