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Fire and Oak Grill…Jersey City

At the most inopportune time, I’ve gone out of town for what could be a life changing opportunity (more on that later), and as usual, I set out from my hotel, on foot, to find a Taphaus that should have been, according to Google maps, an 11 minute walk. However, I’m a Florida girl and …

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Announcing the (Stunning) Results of the 10th American Fine Wine Invitational Judging

Honoring America’s wine-making prowess, The American Fine Wine Invitational (AFWI), one of the nation’s most prominent and prestigious wine events, has announced the stunning results! This year 850 wines from 230 wineries were included. THE JUDGING took place over MLK weekend on January 15 & 16 at FIU’s Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management. …

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2017 American Fine Wine Invitational Kicks off

American Fine Wine Invitational The American Fine Wine Invitational celebrates a decade of promoting the finest wines produced in the United States and to be invited to participate in the “mock” Wine Judging event, thrills me to say the least!  Seriously…who wouldn’t want to participate in a wine judging event!?!?! This may be the one …

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Cigar City to Begin Distribution Tennessee!

Cigar City Brewing Company Announces Tennessee Distribution Continued growth is on the horizon for Tampa, Florida’s Cigar City Brewing with 2017 kicking off with the addition of Tennessee to the brewery’s distribution network. This marks the first new state to receive deliveries of Cigar City’s award-winning beer in over four years. CCB will be partnering …

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Innovation & Celebration: Cigar City & Perrin Brewing Collaboration

Cigar City Brewing’s Jai Alai Produced in Comstock in Celebration of Collaborative Partnership Partnership, innovation and celebration are all terms that come to mind when discussing the latest collaboration between Tampa’s Cigar City Brewing and Comstock’s Perrin Brewing Company, a Michigan brewed Jai Alai IPA. Born out of the desire to celebrate this partnership, this …

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Sunday Dinner: Braised Moroccan Beef

My culinary education was far from optimal. I was taught to cook with whatever I could find in the pantry and refrigerator. During college and my twenties, I cooked dinner with whatever I could find in my apartment. Through that disorganization and lack of planning, I learned to be flexible. I learned to improvise. I learned …

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3 Daughters Rod Bender Red Toffee

Beer candy?  Absolutely! At this year’s World Food Championships, I was given the opportunity to host a live cooking demonstration showing guests how to use beer in desserts. While pairing beer with food is common, using a beer to actually create the dessert may seem foreign, and rightfully so.  As a culture, we are taught …

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BBQ Pulled Pork Grilled Cheese

To say “I love making sandwiches” is an understatement. Maybe it’s because of World Food Championships or maybe it’s simply because I live in a house of men and they LOVE hearty food.  Either way, sandwiches in our house have become a staple.  However, they can’t be just any old sandwich.  No, sandwiches in the …

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Cigar City Brewing Releases 2017 Distribution Calendar

Cigar City Brewing has released its 2017 Distribution Portfolio filled with CCB fan favorites and exciting new additions, and we couldn’t be happier! The calendar includes: Cores, a Nitro Series, and Special Releases, beginning in January with the Nitro Series release of El Coco Coconut Flan Ale (YES, PLEASE!!!) and the Special Series release of White Oak …

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Santa’s Evil Bloody Mary

In honor of National Bloody Mary Day and the end of winter break, I’ve decided to share the most evilicious Bloody Mary recipe I’ve ever created.  Using Bloody Mary mix from our friends at Stirrings and my love of spicy ingredients, I’ve made a Bloody Mary that is anything but mild and everything but tame. …

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