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Five Finds on Friday: Riki Tanabe

On Fridays, we feature five finds selected by local chefs and personalities.  In honor of tomorrow’s once-in-a-lifetime event, Pi Day (3/14/15), today’s picks come from Pastry Chef Riki Tanabe, the man behind the pies, cakes, and other pastries at… 211 more words

Five Finds On Friday

Day 31: Blue Mountain Brewery Spooky Ale


It’s the day we’ve all been waiting for…  Candy, costumes, cocktails, and the last entry for the 31 Pumpkin Challenge!

I’d like to take a minute to be super cheesy and say Happy Six Years of Knowing You to Mr. 311 more words


The end of the Blue Ridge Parkway brought us to Charlottesville. The last of our small towns & last days of the freedom of a car. 174 more words



We were driving to Buggerall, Nowhere, to visit Devil’s Backbone Brewing Company.  Fully half of their beers were IPAs, but their malt offering were well done, including a delightful shwartzbier and a Belgian strong.   314 more words


Pale Ale of the Week

Brewed in 1976, Anchor Brewing’s Liberty Ale, the first American pale ale dry hopped with Cascade hops, laid the foundation for the later IPA craze. 387 more words


Charlottesville Weekend

Recently, I spent the weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia – and it was one of those amazing, fun weekends! Bridgette was running her second half-marathon, so my parents, her in-laws, and I all made our way to Charlottesville to cheer her on. 672 more words