BEER COUNTRY, CALIFORNIA, CRAFT BEER BLOG, DISCOVER LOCAL, MY DASH, SONOMA COUNTY

Russian River Brewing Company is “All Hopped Up For The Cure”

The Russian River Brew Pub crew and local visitors are no strangers to the mass crowds lining up outside of the pub. Pliny the Elder brings people here to Santa Rosa from all over the world. Pliny the Younger, in February, has people “tailgating” with their chairs, blankets, and food, waiting for hours on end to have a… Read More Russian River Brewing Company is “All Hopped Up For The Cure”

CALIFORNIA, COOKING WITH BEER, CRAFT BEER BLOG, FOOD BLOG, RECIPES, SALADS, SALADS + SIDES, WHOLE 30 + PALEO RECIPES

Roasted Cauliflower Salad + Hoppy Wheat Beer or Pils

Just in time for Fall: Sonoma County Style Comfort Food and Full Bodied Wheat Beer- Perfect Pairing: Modern Times Unfortunate Islands. It’s a delightful combo!!!  Another great pairing is the Double Aught Pilsner from Bear Republic.  The sweetness of the wheat or the Pilsner brings out the sweetness of the coconut nectar and is well… Read More Roasted Cauliflower Salad + Hoppy Wheat Beer or Pils

BEER COUNTRY, CALIFORNIA, CRAFT BEER BLOG, DISCOVER LOCAL, SONOMA COUNTY, SONOMA MAGAZINE

New Craft Beer Writer for the Press Democrats Sonoma Magazine

I am excited to announce that I am the new craft beer writer for the Press Democrats SonomaMag.com. I will be featuring beer buzz in an around Sonoma County, as well as recipes, beer pairings, and tips! Here is a link to my first article. Add your email to my mailing list to stay informed!!… Read More New Craft Beer Writer for the Press Democrats Sonoma Magazine

CALIFORNIA, CHEAP EATS + RAD FINDS, CRAFT BEER BLOG, DISCOVER LOCAL, FOOD BLOG, MY DASH, SONOMA COUNTY, SONOMA COUNTY

SoCo Dog Friendly Breweries & Taprooms

Being a craft beer lover and a new dog mama, I have changed the way I travel and the places I go out to. It can be tough to find dog friendly places, even though now in Sonoma County, dogs are welcome on the patios of most places that serve food {though still, businesses can… Read More SoCo Dog Friendly Breweries & Taprooms

CALIFORNIA, CRAFT BEER BLOG, MOXIE'S BEST OF, MY DASH, SONOMA COUNTY

Russian River Brewery- My Neighborhood Hangout Spot

Over the last several years I have traveled to over 370 breweries across the U.S. and written about the various beers, taprooms, people, and food. I have been asked why I have yet to write about Russian River, the best brewery in the U.S. and my neighborhood hangout….I have been pondering what exactly I should… Read More Russian River Brewery- My Neighborhood Hangout Spot

CALIFORNIA, CHICKEN MEALS, COOKING WITH BEER, CRAFT BEER BLOG, FOOD BLOG, MY DASH, RECIPES, SONOMA COUNTY, SOUPS

Moxie’s Chicken and Vegetable Soup with St. Florian’s 48/96

St. Florian’s Brewery has been a longtime favorite of mine since they opened just a few years ago. They are an awesome family and are striving to help firefighters and those in need. They’re constantly donating to local charities and they just care. I like to recommend local businesses but also those who support the… Read More Moxie’s Chicken and Vegetable Soup with St. Florian’s 48/96

CALIFORNIA, CRAFT BEER BLOG, EVENTS, MY DASH, SONOMA COUNTY

Rate Beer Festival: “the most ridiculously awesome beer event”

Tickets are on sale now for the highly anticipated Rate Beer event taking place here in our own backyard on January 30th and 31st. Brewers are coming into Sonoma County from all around the U.S. to tap their tasty brews are share them with beer lovers, bloggers, geeks, and connoisseurs alike. The Rate Beer VIP… Read More Rate Beer Festival: “the most ridiculously awesome beer event”

CRAFT BEER BLOG, FOOD BLOG, MY DASH, RESTAURANTS + REVIEWS, TRAVEL

Southwest (Airlines) Porch at The Park Tavern: Atlanta, Georgia

Normally I would not be so blatantly opinionated- I would weave in the positives too, but there were none here.   Southwest Porch at Park Tavern    It sounds like southwest is supporting this restaurant and that’s a huge mistake because southwest has high standards. This place should be shut down. It’s a great location… Read More Southwest (Airlines) Porch at The Park Tavern: Atlanta, Georgia