Hitachino Nest Beer

Kiuchi Brewery has made sake in Japan since 1823. With a change in brewing laws they were able to launch their first microbrew beer in 1996, the highly lauded JCA, or Japanese Classic Ale. In the last ten years they have developed many new brews, including an incredible Red Rice Ale. The rice is milled and polished, the same as it is for sake, and …

Lenny

On a recent trip to Maine I came a across a full grown moose in his natural habitat. He was not standing in a grove of pine trees where you might expect; instead, he was wading in a pond of white chocolate tinted with blue food coloring at Len Libby Candies Shop. Weighing in at 1,700 pounds, Lenny, as the locals call him, is the …

Potato Crisp Roundup

No trip to England—where more than 10 billion bags of crisps are eaten each year, is complete without trying a few of the exotic flavors from the dozens of brands on the shelves. One of the first things you'll notice is that the flavors are not only more adventuresome than our standard bbq and sour cream and onion, they are also much more subtle than …