Sip Magazine: Ask the Pros – What producer should be on our radar right now, and why?

20 03 2020

Also in the new Sip Magazine, I wrote the inaugural piece for a new column called “Ask the Pros.” This was a fun one! I asked Whitney Burnside from 10 Barrel Brewing Company, Brad Ford from Illahe Vineyards, Sommelier, Courtney Smith, Camille Cavan from Quaintrelle, and Mike Huffman from Whidbey Island Distillery – What producer should be on our radar right now, and why? Here’s what they said.





Sip Magazine: Craft Kitchen – When Beer and Quality Eats Unite

18 03 2020

My first feature for Sip Magazine is about the best Brewpub food and beer pairings around the region. From the story: “Wine pairs with food. As sure as the sun rises and sets, this publication and countless others exist, due in part to our acknowledgment and appreciation of this time-honored fact. While the craft brewing industry might not be as broadly recognized for it, the art of pairing food with beer has been coming into its own for years now.”

Click here for the pdf version. Or better yet, they are offering a special price for this issue. If you order using the promo code, FRIENDSOFSIP, they’ll send it to you for $4.99, no charge for shipping!

Korean BBQ Tofu Skewers and a pint of Batch 15 IPA, from Aslan Brewing. Photo courtesy of Aslan Brewing.





Sip Northwest Magazine: Where to Drink Beer in the Walla Walla Valley

27 02 2020

I adore Walla Walla, so this story was a pleasure to research. Plus, there was beer! Oh, so much beer 🙂 Click here to read the story.

 





Edible Seattle: Sustainable Breweries

18 12 2019

My first story for Edible Seattle discusses the various aspects of what it means to be a sustainable brewery. Click here to read a pdf copy of the story.

 

 

 





Sip Northwest Magazine: Producers That Feed

1 08 2019

My first story in the print version of Sip Northwest Magazine is quite the feel-good piece. It details some of my favorite area food and drink producers that provide meals to community members in need. Pick it up at various locations around the region or read the PDF version here.

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Photo courtesy of Erika Polmar, Plate & Pitchfork.





Sip Northwest Magazine: Salem Drinking Guide

7 07 2019

My latest for Sip Northwest Magazine gives a pretty sturdy rundown of my favorite places to drink all the things in Oregon’s Capital City – wine, beer, cider, craft cocktails, distilled spirits, etc. Click here to read it.

Willamette Valley Vineyards

Willamette Valley Vineyards





Northwest Travel & Life Magazine: From Chef to Brewmaster

2 05 2019

The latest issue of Northwest Travel & Life has a story that I’ve been kicking around for a while – Brewmasters that began as Chefs. There are quite a few excellent examples in the Northwest, including the three all-stars in the story. Pick it up on newsstands now, or check out the PDF version here.

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Brewmaster Will Leroux. Photo courtesy of Public Coast Brewing