Menu Items: Babette’s Feast, the film (1987): “Once good taste is learned, there is...

 Throughout the world sounds one long cry from the heart of the artist: Give me the chance to do my very best. Your faithful correspondent...

Shane’s Excellent New Words: One bluegill, one crappie, one carp

Yesterday's "Edibles & Potables" column at Food & Dining Magazine celebrated the hallowed Czech and Slovak family tradition of yuletide carp. As a postscript,...

Menu Items: You may wish to rethink humble pie for Thanksgiving or Christmas

Originally published at the Food & Dining Magazine web site on 21 November 2021. --- Edibles & Potables is here for you, engine idling at the...

Menu Items: Štruklji, Jota and Pelinkovac — or, what I ate and drank on...

Originally published at Food & Dining Magazine on 21 December 2019. --- Your correspondent and his lovely wife spent time before and after Thanksgiving across the...

Think beer globally, drink beer locally, pair beer with food thoughtfully

Every major industrialized nation has A BEER (you can’t be a Real Country unless you have A BEER and an airline—it helps if you have some kind of a football team, or some nuclear...

Menu Items: All the food was Greek to me, and gratefully so

Originally published at Food & Dining Magazine on 7 November 2021. --- “Edibles & Potables” is Food & Dining Magazine’s Sunday morning slot for a merry...

Menu Items: A kebab at the steakhouse door? But it’s from the Kebab Kid!

Originally published at Food & Dining Magazine on 24 October 2021. --- In case you missed the news, food prices have gone up. Furious diner left stunned...

Pints&union schedule for Harvest Homecoming (with food vending collaborator Leaven Bakery)

When the no parking signs go up for the Harvest Homecoming parade, so does the ambient weirdness in New Albany. It peaks on the...

That’s much better. Cultural appropriation wasn’t ever necessary just to walk for tacos

Earlier today there was a "taco walk" in downtown New Albany. It seemed to go fairly well. I even helped a bit at the...

Sunday Summary for 11 July 2021, or the links to what I’ve been writing...

Henceforth it is my aim to post a Sunday compendium of links here at the web site, these directing you to recent writings of...

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Roger Baylor’s Career in Beer — The Résumé / CV 

ROGER A. BAYLOR 1117 E. Spring St., New Albany, IN mayorbaylor@gmail.com (502) 468-9710 Any licensed establishment can list its beers, but not every establishment organizes its beer offerings...