Because I only had a very brief amount of time in the Irish capital, I decided to try something new -- ambush total strangers and see if someone might be my local guide.
Festive drinks have been around for centuries. For hundreds of years people in different cultures throughout the world have spent an extra amount of effort and time to create special, seasonal drinks only consumed during the winter months and around the holidays.
What I have for you below is not one scenario, one experience... but a number of occurrences and observations which have all led me to the sneaking suspicion that the majority of the shirt-and-tie commuters I encounter on the tracks of NJ Transit are true drunkards.
From the ultimate Vegas getaway, to the home of the first golf course, to a room with a beer-filled tub, these distinctive dwellings from around the world have something to offer virtually every mo-bro.
A job to get through college. That's all it was supposed to be.
Try out this pie and we promise it will be the hit of your Thanksgiving dessert table.
Why not wipe the cutting board clean and take a whole new look at what's worth pouring?
For my family, Thanksgiving is the Super Bowl and World Series rolled up into one awesome holiday.
With a 15 percent growth spurt from 2012, the craft beer industry is vaster and more extensive than ever.
While youth attendance in church has continued to steadily wane, some congregations have started to embrace new ways to bring lost sheep back to the flock. For many of them, that thing is beer.
After a day on the desert single track eating only trail mix, the occasional granola bar and lukewarm energy drinks, food is top of mind for all cyclists and hikers on our new Arizona tours.
As we all know, everything tastes a bit better at altitude, perhaps after a long day of skiing, snowboarding, biking, rafting or fishing. So, to tempt your taste buds after an epic day, check out these distilleries and their "spirited" offerings for a tasty mountain treat.
So is pub theology just talk? Yes. And no. It is deep relationships. It is barriers coming down. It is stereotypes being proven wrong. It is new friendships occurring. It is lines being crossed. It is deep thinking about the issues we all face as humanity, being discussed from varying perspectives.
Craft beer is a hot topic, people! So hear me roar, this is my rally cry to the foodie universe: It's time to put craft beer on equal footing with wine and spirits in terms of education and emphasis in the culinary world.
The last decade has brought a resurgence of craft breweries across the country. The coolest not only make outstanding beer, but also are designed with a sense of place in mind, offering activities, brewery tours, and personality to match.
Everyone knows that James Bond likes his martini shaken, not stirred. And The Dude would obviously have you order him a White Russian. But before The Dude ordered his signature drink, it's a safe bet that not everyone knew what a White Russian was.
Duvel Moortgat's purchase of Boulevard Brewery means a European company bringing money into the United States. It will create jobs. More importantly, it will create more beer. This is an unquestioningly good development.