I recently had the pleasure of observing and assisting my compadre, Bobby Minelli spread the Pipeworks Brewing love at a Binny’s in Downers Grove. We were inundated with people, some of them had driven nearly 2 hours to be there. Every last drop of the beer we took got consumed and dozens of bottles were […]Read more "Pipeworks Tasting, Downers Grove, IL"
What do you do on Fat Tuesday if you have a bunch of talented friends that like food as much as they like music. Well you do what my friend Christine did and throw a kick ass dinner an jam night. I stepped off a plane from Nashville and went straight to Christine’s apartment from […]Read more "Fat Tuesday Hootenanny"
Prologue This is a story of how I drove from Chicago to the East Coast and back with a case of beer made by my friends, to share with my friends and tales of the ‘stuff what I saw’ along the way. It was clear that I had underestimated the size of the United States. […]Read more "‘Beer’ and Back Again – Prologue"
This weekend my Dad and I headed to the South Coast to catch our team, West Ham United play away against Portsmouth. What an awesome day. My mate Haydn had stayed over the night before (no funny business!) so we dropped him home on the way. Other than that it was a great run down. I […]Read more "A Trip to Pompey with my Dad"
The highlight of my week in Bali was, without a doubt, the cooking class I did. I was inspired my Sister, Claire, who did a similar thing when she was in Bali and raved about it. I happened to walk past a restaurant called Cafe Wayan on Monkey Forest Road in Ubud and by chance a […]Read more "Cooking Class In Bali"
I have been in Bali about 4 days but it only took me about 5 minutes to realise that it is beautiful. I have been staying in Padang Bai, a small, quiet town in the south east of the island. Being as it is the low season there are not that many people around. I […]Read more "Bali – Padang Bai"
One of the best things I discovered on the walking tour of Melbourne I did on Monday was a quirky coffee shop, well coffee cupboard called Switchboard. Located in the Manchester Unity Arcade on Collins Avenue, it is tucked away at the back almost out of the way. They have no website, no phone number, […]Read more "Switchboard – Coffee shop"