Tag Archives: Beer and Food

Breaking Bread – Beer Braised Carnitas

Cinco de Mayo is the obvious inspiration behind this recipe. While not exactly authentic, these carnitas are pretty spot on and provide succulent chunks of pork that are sure to please friends and family. Maltopia wee heavy scotch ale was … Continue reading

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2012 Kraftbrew Winterball Festival

  Naglee Park Garage and Giant Creative have combined resources to host the Kraftbrew Winterball Seasonal Beer Tasting & Holiday Ball. This holiday themed beer fest will feature many of your favorite breweries pouring their winter seasonal beers. If Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Breaking Bread – Introducing BetterBeerBlog’s newest contributor – David Peeler

As David will no doubt tell you below, we just happened to meet by chance at an SF Beer Week event at Harry’s Hofbrau. I noticed this guy at the end of the bar taking copious tasting notes on the … Continue reading

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Brewmasters Dinner at California Café featuring Uncommon Brewers Recap

Several weeks ago, I was able to attend the latest Brewmasters Dinner at California Café that featured the craft beers of Uncommon Brewers. This Santa Cruz based craft brewery produces some interesting craft beers that are, as their name implies, uncommon. … Continue reading

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Brewmasters Dinner at California Café featuring Firehouse Brewery & Grill Recap

Finally got around to recapping the Brewmasters Dinner at California Café featuring the beers from former Firehouse brewmaster Steve Donohue. I could easily say that my plate was full, pardon the pun, but that would only be part of the … Continue reading

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California Café Brewmasters Dinner featuring Devil’s Canyon Brewing Company 2012

Sorry for the late notice but I just got word of the final menu for this event earlier today. California Café is coming full circle with their Brewmasters Dinners, this time featuring the ales of Devil’s Canyon Brewing Company, as this … Continue reading

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“Explore Your Craft” with Widmer Brothers and DRAFT Magazine

Widmer Brothers, in conjunction with DRAFT Magazine, are holding an “Explore Your Craft” event. Billed as an “evening of culinary and artistic excellence”, the event will be centered around the portfolio of Widmer Brothers beers. Explore Your Craft Event Details: … Continue reading

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Brewmasters Dinner at California Café featuring Drakes Brewing Recap

About 2 nights ago, Mrs. BetterBeerBlog and I were at Drake’s Barrel House for a private event.  Drake’s Barrel House, for those who aren’t familiar, is the taproom and retail space for Drakes Brewing. They are very new, and very … Continue reading

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2011 SF Beer Week Event: Chocolate & Beer Pairing Contest at Firehouse Recap

The Chocolate and Beer Pairing Contest featuring Pete Slosberg at Firehouse was not my idea. I wish it was because I thought it was great. In actuality, all credit goes to the man who’s name is on the marquee: Pete … Continue reading

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The Session #47: Cooking with Beer

Note: Okay, so I’m off to a pretty bad start regarding Objective #1. I never said change would happen overnight. I’m a work in progress. In the meantime, I hope you enjoy the post. The Session is a recurring, monthly … Continue reading

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