Lifeway CEO Julie Smolyansky took time out of her crazy schedule to be on the very first Interview Show at The Hideout, in Chicago, five years ago. Loved having her on again back in March and talking probiotics, women in business and how to pronounce "kefir."
It is not, the "United Christians Brigade," as my mother calls it. Close, but not quite. The Upright Citizens Brigade is the ultimate hub of comedic talent, a religion for some, and a cult classic for the young at heart.
I met a sommelier who specializes in pairing fine wines with Pringles, Cool Ranch Doritos, KFC cole slaw, California rolls and pumpkin pie -- stuff you'd normally never associate with le vin. What other beverages match specific foods?
With so many "functional" beverages out there, one wonder if they provide actual health benefits or are just trendy. With fermented beverages like kombucha, the good news is that many live up to the hype.