Since the late months of 2012, people have been yapping about a place in south Scottsdale called Pig & Pickle. If you’re already been there, read this post and nod your head in agreement. If you haven’t been there, read…
On-foot, on the El and via commuter train, I found great places to drink craft beer in Chicago. From barrel-aged monsters to session IPAs, I left impressed.
When summer rolls around, I go through electrolyte drinks at an unbelievable rate. They’re my key to being able to exercise and not feel miserable the rest of the day. Here are some of my favorite electrolyte drinks.
I’ve had craft beers all across the United States, and from 44 degrees latitude south to near the Arctic Circle. My favorite spots? Here they are.
Another Finnish bar, and another Finnish bartender looking at me like I’m an escaped mental patient. And it’s all because of my search for the traditional beer called sahti.
A Conde Naste article about over-priced and over-hyped travel gets me all fired up … enough to write a counter-article geared toward everyday travelers instead of the independently wealthy.
Here’s my early tasting report after whipping up a batch of a Brooklyn Brew Shop chocolate-maple porter recipe.
After seven years of homebrewing 5-gallon batches, I checked out a 1-gallon kit from Brooklyn Brew Shop. Here are my thoughts a day after brewing it.
The Twin Cities has a lot to offer craft beer fans. Find out the highlights from my three-day trip.
A failed mission to the Dogfish Head AleHouse results in a great find. Growler’s of Gaithershurg is a local microbrewery that can stand toe-to-toe with the nationally known Dogfish Head.
See how the Rise energy bars fare during a brisk little test – an 8-hour hike on the Besseggen trail in Jotunheimen, an epic Norwegian national park.
My Scandinavia trip is less than a month away. Well, same for Finland, which is really a Nordic country. No matter what you call this trip, it’s time to mentally pack my bags for a trip through Sweden, Finland, Norway and possibly a bit of Estonia.
Can American craft beer fans find satisfaction in Seoul and Tokyo? Yes. And here’s where they need to go.
Reykjavik has some great cafes, but hard-core espresso fiends will recognize Kaffitar as the city’s best.
Snow is great when it first starts falling. But give it a month, and you’ll be ready to get away from it. So where should you go? New Zealand, no contest. Here’s why.
Wandering Justin is a traveler who fears no gross food. He pits gefilte fish against the grossness of the Icelandic rotten shark dish known as hákarl. See who wins the Gross Seafood Crown!
Three Great Coffeehouses in Reykjavik, Iceland Reykjavik, the capitol of Iceland, is absolutely bristling with inviting coffeehouses. Kaffitar, Cafe Rot and Sufistinn Kaffihus are three of its best. Read More
Hákarl is a fierce Icelandic dish made from decaying shark meat. It allegedly made celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay vomit. Watching travelin’ dude Wandering Justin take it on!
You have to be careful when getting ready for commercial air travel. Tedious and conflicting TSA regulations and airline policies make it hard to get straight answers on what you can pack. My question on military Meals, Ready to Eat packages is a perfect example.