Category: Feature Articles

Grapes vs. Grains, The Ultimate Matchup – Reviewed

Beer and wine glasses

What happens when you take four courses of amazing food by none other than hometown hero Michael Symon and team them up with four beers hand-picked by Sam Calagione, founder of Dogfish Head Brewing, and four wines selected by Marianne Frantz, president of the American Wine School? You get an amazing evening that served as a perfect kick-off event for the 2010 Cleveland Beer Week.

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Cleveland Beer Week Preview

Cleveland Beer Week Logo

It’s time for a cold brew – the second annual Cleveland Beer Week starts today! , I’ve compiled a shorter list of the events I think are the best of the bunch. Hundreds of events are happening all around the area, so check out to see what’s going on in your neighborhood. Consider this the first annual ‘Bobby’s Picks’ for Cleveland Beer Week!

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Samuel Smith Beer and Food Pairing at the Winking Lizard

Samuel Smith Beer and Food Pairing Menu

How does four plus five plus seven equal win? When it’s a *four* course authentic English meal with *five* beers enjoyed with the *seventh* generation Samuel Smith himself! The Winking Lizard was packed for this once-in-a-lifetime tasting of world-class beers from a brewer with a 200 year tradition.

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The Beers of Jamaica

A beautiful Jamaican sunset

After a few days in Montego Bay, I got to know the beers of Jamaica well. To share my experience and get you ready for your trip to paradise, I had an impromptu beer tasting. See which beers hit the mark, and which fell flat.

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