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...

Say hello to Agave & Rye Epic Tacos, an eatery conceived with Floyd County...

"Notes from the Underground" extends a hale and hearty welcome to Agave & Rye Epic Tacos. Here's a preview I wrote at Food &...

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...

F&D column: “Tales and cookbooks about Soviet food”

(As published at Food & Dining Magazine on 28 February 2021) Daniil Kharms (1905-1942) was a Russian writer during Soviet times, and to our eyes...

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...

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...

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...

I got food, but I’m not a foodie

To paraphrase Esquire’s Charles P. Pierce: pertinent musical accompaniment to have and have not, courtesy of The Killers. Today, a consideration of self-identity that originally appeared at...

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...

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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...

REWIND: “This week in solipsistic beer narcissism” (2014)

Lightly edited to remove a couple of obscure topical references. --- Are you fed up with words you don’t understand? Tired of scrolling down to your favorite...