There it stood. The cathedral of Notre Dame. A foreboding, massive block of granite with ornately carved details covering every inch. Stone figures and vicious gargoyles festoon the walls, looking down on the ever-changing face of Paris over the centuries. We had just stepped out of the train station and she was our first sight. […]
Monthly Archive for March, 2011
Houston, the Eagle has landed. Where is this? First right answer wins a glass of absinthe.
Years in the making. Countless hours of dreaming and scheming. At long last, the portal is within sight. It’s time for launch. After seeing the idea evolve from kernel to foggy plan, and now from foggy plan to sharpened reality, we are oh so close. In eight days time, Kat and I board a plane […]
Esporão Verdelho ’10, Ebenauer Grüner ’09 and Gumphof Weißburgunder ’09. This makes me happy.
There’s nothing like beer straight out of the barrel. This past Monday, I found myself back at Kelso Brewing Company, shooting some video with Kelly Taylor, Brooklyn’s beer maestro. After we shorted-out our camera by sticking it in a steaming brew tank while I was inside power-washing grain like I was actually helping, we retired […]
The knives are being sharpened. The glasses polished. The joints taped up. And the shit-talking practiced. On Monday, March 14th at 7:00 pm, 28 guests will sit down to a communal table at Hearth restaurant where history will be made. And YOU can be there to determine which beverage reigns supreme in it’s food-pairing prowess. […]
There was a duel this weekend between two artists. They came armed to the teeth with ammunition. It was an epic battle fought in honor of the sacred apple. They, at times, swung for the fences; they danced; they harmonized; and, by the end, they had given all. The carnage of dirty dishes and empty […]