Yard House will introduce five new menu items along with a half-dozen new cocktails and non-alcoholic beverages beginning May 1. Executive Chef Carlito Jocson has been busy behind the kitchen door creating dishes that include a new twist on an old favorite, a meaty pizza, gluten-free pasta and a pair of desserts.
Maple & Ash, the award-winning steakhouse in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood, announced the appointment of Daniel Pilkey as Head Sommelier & Director of Wine Imports. Pilkey is well-known in the Chicago wine world, as he served as Restaurant Director & Sommelier at Sixteen, where he was credited with revamping the beverage program, gaining a second Michelin star, and executing some of Chicago’s most impressive tasting menus.
The National Restaurant Association announced the five finalists of the 2017 regional Star of the Bar competitions, who will fly to Chicago to face off in a live event on May 21 at BAR 17, the premier beverage-alcohol event, for a chance to win the coveted Star of the Bar title and $5,000 grand prize.
Constellation Brands, an international producer of wine, beer and spirits, best known for Corona Extra and Modelo Especial, the nation’s top two imports, announces that Chattanooga-based Carter Distributing Company was awarded the brands Gold Crown—Tier Three Award, taking first place regionally, and first place nationally, for the second consecutive year.
There’s a lot that makes America great, including freedom of choice. From 31 flavors of ice cream to, more to my point, 99 bottles of beer on the wall, consumers want what they want—so, why would any bar manager or restaurateur limit their patrons’ options? And yet, not to throw the good folks at places such as the Yard House under the bus, but the Irvine, California–originated chain with some 60 locations offers between 130 and 250 beers on its tap lists.
Cheap beer, seamy clubs, and of course baseball: A dozen years ago these were the draws to Boston’s Kenmore Square, in the shadow of Fenway Park. So, when restaurateur Garrett Harker—the one-time general manager of No.
To support operators looking to appeal to the growing consumer demand for tea-centric offerings, Oregon Chai showcases how its line of chai tea concentrates can go beyond the latte mug.As the popularity of tea increases, chefs are becoming increasingly more creative with this multifaceted ingredient.
This week, the American Distilling Institute (ADI) awarded MurLarkey Distilled Spirits five medals as part of its 11th Annual Judging of Craft Spirits 2017—the most medals of any Virginia Distillery this year—MurLarkey Divine Clarity Vodka won gold in the grain-to-glass vodka category, and the growing Northern Virginia distillery took home bronze medals for four of its certified craft distilled spirits: Brutality Limited Reserve Whiskey, Cincerity Whiskey, Justice White Whiskey and Imagination Gin.
At the 14th annual American Distilling Institute (ADI) Conference and Expo on Tuesday, Cedar Ridge Distillery was named the 2017 "Distillery of the Year."Bill Owens, president of the ADI, presented the award.
This won’t surprise anybody who has met or spoken to Chainey Kuykendall, but the Johnson & Wales senior didn’t believe she would win this year’s S&D Coffee & Tea Culinary Challenge, held at the school’s Charlotte campus.
If you’ve ever wanted to bathe in a hot tub filled with India Pale Ale, soon you will get your chance.Coinciding with the opening of its first international brewing facility in Columbus, Ohio, Scottish brewery BrewDog plans to open a hotel dedicated to beer called The DogHouse.
Buffalo Trace Distillery was awarded five top awards at Whisky Magazine’s 2017 American World Whiskies Awards, including two Golds, one Silver and two Bronze.Two bourbons received Gold in the category of Kentucky Bourbon:Stagg Jr.
All-Purpose Pizzeria in Shaw and Boundary Stone in Bloomingdale will extend hours and offer special events and tap takeovers during the Craft Brewers Conference April 10—13.All-Purpose Pizzeria will host a Maine Brewing Company tap takeover on Monday, April 10 at 5:30 p.