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...

Trust me, salads ARE a vegetable

Last Thanksgiving my wife's employer gifted the department with $25 coupons to be applied against purchases of turkey, ham and vegetables. Trust me when...

New Albany eatery and bar openings, closings and little known third categories

2020 began normally enough, but by mid-March the pandemic had caused the first round of restaurant and bar shutdowns to begin. As it pertains...

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Dr. Fritz Briem 1809 Berliner Weisse, now pouring at Common Haus

Dr. Fritz Briem 1809 Berliner Weisse currently is pouring at Common Haus Hall. In late May of 1989, I flew into West Berlin for three...

The famous mishap in Madrid, November, 1989

This column from "On the Avenues" originally was published at NA Confidential on November 14, 2019. Kindly note that nothing came of my plan...

From 2017: “When it comes to beer, less might yet be more”

This column was written in 2017. Pints&union came along in 2018, and Common Haus Hall in 2022. At both these establishments, owned by Joe...