Category: Eating Around

Publick Defender

Ok, so I only had 24 hours in Boston and had already stopped by Lord Hobo on my way to a reunion, but with the party wrapping up around midnight, why not scratch one more bar off the list before…

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…

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…

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…

ABGB Max Armadillo

Austin has perhaps led the charge in craft beer for the Lone Star State, if only in sheer quantity of breweries. The state’s best brewery is subjective, the oldest less so, but regardless, our wayward capital city has certainly fostered a thriving artisanal atmosphere.…

The Function of the One

Imagine, if you will, that Underbelly, the Houston Dairymaids, Blacksmith, Revival Market, Slow Dough Bread Co., a Jester King Brewery taproom, and a host of other creative companies from graphic designers to florists were housed in the same repurposed Houston…

Tommyknocker – Idaho Springs

After spending Christmas week skiing in and around Frisco, we decided to stay an extra night in Denver before undertaking the long drive back to Texas. Luckily, about halfway between the two, and just in time for lunch, sits the…

The Mountain Pass

San Luis Valley Brewing

San Luis Valley Brewing Co. 631 Main St. Alamosa, CO 81101 New Mexico Councilmember #1: “Man, truckloads of Texans are cutting through our Northeast corner to get to Colorado on 87 from Amarillo.” New Mexico Councilmember #2: “You know that thing…

Hunter Gatherer – Columbia

Brewpubs are a special breed, and can often be hard to manage profitably or with any sort of notoriety thanks to restrictive beer laws in many parts of the country. Despite that, the Hunter-Gatherer has become one of Columbia’s most…

Mui Sabroso

Between all the beer sampling, a guy’s gotta eat, and herewith I resume my food truck predations. A contentious customer service call to Comcast ultimately ended with me cancelling my service entirely, free to bask in the freedom a marionette…