FOLC Stories

I found myself in San Antonio on business with a number of visits to make but no particular schedule when a friend mentioned Texas Monthly’s recently released list of the 50 Greatest Burgers in the Lone Star State. Already past the…

North High Brewing

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1288 N High St Columbus, OH On game day in Columbus, the best plan is probably just to start in the bustling Short North neighborhood and proceed directly down High St to the stadium. Do not pass GO, do not collect…

Taco Sanity

The first wave of Houston food trucks has long since come ashore, and some might say the movement has largely jumped the shark already. The earliest ventures have gone brick and mortar, some long enough ago to have already closed…

Eclectic Avenue

Craft beer has followed the trajectory of tech gadgets – once the exclusive domain of early adopters and trendsetters, it has now seeped into the wider community where you can find the bitterest IPA’s at stadiums and even gas stations.…

Braindead Brewing

2625 Main St Dallas, TX 75226 Before setting out on the long road back to Houston, brunch was in order. And brunch on beautiful spring days calls for a patio. And since you’re reading this here, a pint wouldn’t hurt…

Zauber Brewing – Columbus

Man Trip 2015 was upon us, and Columbus, Ohio has an entire neighborhood called the Brewery District, around the corner from the classic Thurman Cafe. This was our kind of town. We used to rent a car on these trips,…

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Herengracht 90 Amsterdam, Netherlands I arrived in Amsterdam much later than originally planned. After checking into my hotel near Schiphol, it was already past 3:00 and the clock was ticking until the Rijksmuseum closed at 5:00. Both it and the Van Gogh…

IPA Day 2K15

Today marks the fifth annual National IPA Day, and every year the craft beer landscape changes. I feel like the segment as a whole has moved further along what I’ve called the Craft Beer Trajectory, where people now appreciate the subtle nuances…

Pig’s Pearls – GDL

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Calle General Coronado #79 Col. Americana Guadalajara, México When evangelizing craft beer to the masses – especially in Mexico, where the inchoate industry faces a vertiginous uphill battle – proffering a deftly executed IPA to a man drinking Tecate is often like…