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Recent Posts by Rachel Wharton
Now that Whole Foods fills growlers, Daniel Boulud owns a gastropub and the Wall Street Journal has declared beer sommeliers the next big thing, the idea of professional beer training probably seems like a no-brainer.
Unlike most city shops devoted to suds, Top Hops is not another dimly lit gastropub or trumped-up bodega stacked with six-packs.
For Robert Burns Night, hoist the haggis and dress to kilt.
For locavore lushes, a truly New York beer has long been the holy grail, thanks to a lack of local farmers growing barley and hops. But for Mark Van Glad, founder of the year-old Tundra Brewery up in the Catskills, that wasn’t a problem: He could just grow his own.
A revered locavore chef gets fired up.
Chef Patti Jackson traded fresh pasta and rabbit ragu for eight months of brown bread, Irish cheddar and perfectly pulled pints.
The city’s new star seafood seller isn’t a middleman. She’s a middle woman.