| Oct 27, 2010
| 7:46 PM
Meeting and eating a new food can be exciting. The other night at El Hidalgo, a Tex-Mex restaurant in an Elkridge shopping center, I was introduced to tlacoyos.
They were Mexican corn cakes ($7) shaped like torpedoes, stuffed with chicken and topped with...
| May 20, 2010
Hampton Roads is known around the world for its people — as being from here, as a come-here, or for just passing through — as well as places and things.
Its known for its Bacon (as in Nathaniel), its ham (as in Smithfield), its presidents...
| May 20, 2010
America began in the 17th century when John Smith and his globe-trotting troupe of Europeans landed on the shore of the James River in what would become James City County. Still there are the remains of the original English settlement on Jamestown...
| Aug 3, 2010
| 7:20 PM
Curt Cameron, president of a small Bloomfield brewery, rang Hartford Distributors a couple years ago looking for a new wholesaler. He wound up with an evangelist for his beer.
Executives at Hartford Distributors — among Connecticut's biggest beer...
| Aug 14, 2010
| 6:20 PM
COSTA MESA — Times are tough indeed.
One unorthodox financial gauge is the recycling business at Orange Coast College's Recycling Center. It's going gang-busters.
More and more people find themselves unemployed and at the steps of the student-...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 6:50 AM
Beer geeks are already wringing their hands that the sale of Goose Island Beer Co. to Anheuser-Busch -- better known as Budweiser -- will compromise one of craft beer's leading lights.
But Goose founder and Chief Executive Officer John Hall said the...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 7:43 PM
A couple of years ago I was in a craft-beer bar in Helsinki and felt more than a little pride when I spied Bourbon County Brand Stout on the menu.
I didn’t order it — the thick, black Goose Island brew was close to $40 for a 22-ounce bottle....
| Mar 29, 2011
| 10:00 PM
One reason I haven’t been too worried about Anheuser-Busch’s takeover of Goose Island Beer Co. is that even if Goose is ruined – which I don’t necessarily think will happen – there will continue to be no shortage of great...
| Apr 11, 2011
| 3:18 PM
It wasn’t celebrating the $38 million acquisition of his family’s brewery by Anheuser-Busch – it was just a birthday party. But it ended with a bartender saying that Goose Island brewmaster Greg Hall urinated into two beer glasses...
| Jun 19, 2008
I had been hearing for a couple of weeks that the new Giants/Jets stadium was close to naming it second "cornerstone" sponsor, to join MetLife. Well, we have a winner! The Wall Street Journal reported that Anheuser-Busch will join the......
| May 21, 2010
Discovery Cove, the SeaWorld's daylong, animal-encounter attraction, will continue its discount deal for Florida resident through June 27. It's $90 off each reservation, making a day with the dolphin encounter $199. The non-dolphin rate is $99. Guests...