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Guide to the 2nd Annual Queens Beer Week

Posted on May 14, 2015 in Eating Events

Buoyed by the fact that an inordinate number of New York’s local breweries call the borough home, Queens is holding its 2nd annual Beer Week from May 8th-17th, featuring boozy festivities at a number of suds-friendly establishments. So here are some standout celebrations you won’t want to miss this year, from a beer dinner at The Queens Kickshaw in Astoria, to a momo tasting at Little Tibet in Jackson Heights.

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Guide to New York Beer Week 2015

Posted on Feb 13, 2015 in Beer Bars, Best Of, Eating Events

Somehow, the NYC Brewer’s Guild managed to managed to make New York Beer Week — their 10 day long celebration of suds — even more appealing this year, by adding keynote events like the Ruppert’s Cup (a battle for the title of best brewery), and debuting SMASH beers, made with only locally-grown malt and hops. And there’s the regular roster of tastings, pairings, dinners and more, held at over 80 establishments throughout the city…

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Cheesy Cherry Lambic Fondue

Posted on Mar 3, 2014 in Recipes

It’s New York Beer Week, which gives us a fantastic excuse to ingest suds as often as possible over the next seven days. And what better way to incorporate them than in a fantastically gooey and decadent cheese fondue? But we’re not talking about your standard cheddar and ale combo. We’re taking a cue from the traditional Swiss recipe, flavored with white wine and kirsch (cherry brandy), by swapping in cherry lambic, a fruity, Belgian-style beer!

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Where to Celebrate NYC Beer Week 2014

Posted on Feb 26, 2014 in Best Of

We celebrated cider four months ago, and now it’s time to pay homage to that other fermented beverage, which is well on its way to becoming just as universally respected as wine. Beer! New York City Beer Week is back for its sixth year, promoting local breweries and beers. If you’re still drinking Corona and Coors light, this is the week to expand your horizons and drink local…

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Boozy Beef and Beer Stew

Posted on Mar 1, 2013 in Recipes

There are plenty of recipes that call for wine, but especially during winter (and more particularly, Beer Week!) we’re all about experimenting with ale. Honestly, nothing adds depth to a dish quite as effectively as a quality bottle of beer. It’s the secret weapon in our hearty, rib sticking stew… the malt and hops deliciously accentuating its deep beef flavor and heady spice.

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Best Beer Dishes in NYC

Posted on Feb 27, 2013 in Best Of

It’s New York City Beer Week, which means that for the next few days, we’ll all have brew on the brain.  But why limit your consumption to...

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Where to Celebrate NYC Beer Week 2013

Posted on Feb 25, 2013 in Eating Events

It’s hard not to get especially psyched about suds during the 5th Annual New York City Beer Week. Coordinated by the New York City Brewers Guild, over 100 different venues throughout the boroughs will host more than 300 beer-centric events. Think limited edition tastings and cask tappings at Bierkraft in Brooklyn, beer-pairing dinners at Hospoda in Manhattan, and an “aPORKalypse Now” beer and pork festival at Alewife NYC in Queens.

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First Bite: L’Apicio

Posted on Nov 27, 2012 in First Bite, Reviews

It ain’t easy to open a restaurant in this city, nevermind a successful one.  First, there’s the task of finding a space with...

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BeerTender Keg

Posted on Nov 14, 2012 in Gizmo Girl

As football season gets into full swing, we start thinking of new ways to entertain for game watching at home.  At just about any proper...

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Bohemian Hall Beer Garden

Posted on Aug 15, 2012 in Best Of

This spot used to be a Czech and Slovak social club, so it comes as no surprise that their outdoor beer garden regularly hosts traditional...

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