Craft Brews and Eats: Seattle

Due to COVID-19, check websites or contact businesses for reopening information and current hours. After seeing a few of Seattle’s attractions, we headed back downtown where I enjoyed some craft beer and small plates. My first stop was Old Stove Brewing Company. Located within the MarketFront of Pike Place Market, the brewery and taproom features…

Bruciato and Bainbridge Brewing Alehouse

With everything that’s currently going on, and cities and countries ending lockdowns and beginning to ease restrictions, I hope everybody’s staying safe! Many restaurants have been offering delivery and curbside pickup, and are starting to expand outdoor dining options. Contact your local bars and restaurants for their most up-to-date hours. There are a few more…

Fanny Bay Oyster Bar and Saku

After a wonderful Vancouver Delights Tour, it was time to stop by Fanny Bay Oyster Bar & Shellfish Market for lunch. It was located on the same block of our hotel. I just missed their Happy Hour which is offered daily from 3pm to 6pm. You’ll find the freshest shellfish at their flagship location in…

Chicago Breweries and United Center

It was time to enjoy some local brews after some great pan pizza at Pequod’s. My first stop was On Tour Brewing Company. I took a seat at the tasting room bar and ordered a flight of some house beers. I’ll usually try at least two IPAs if possible. After On Tour, I walked to…

Anheuser-Busch Brewery: The Day Fresh Tour

After views from the top of St. Louis’ iconic Gateway Arch and a yummy hot salami sandwich, I went to the Anheuser-Busch Brewery for the Day Fresh Tour, formerly called the Bud Light Tour. The 75 minute tour costs $10 and tickets can be purchased online. I picked up my ticket at the welcome desk…

Southwest Diner, Craft Beer, and Pappy’s Smokehouse

My third day in St. Louis consisted of more tasty eats and some craft beer. I started off the day at Southwest Diner. The casual Southwest-inspired diner is a breakfast hot spot. One of St. Louis’ iconic dishes is the slinger and Southwest Diner makes their own version. The Southwest Slinger has two burger patties,…

Off to St. Louis: The Shaved Duck

I took time off in February for another hockey trip! The previous year, I met a friend in Las Vegas and California. This year I took a solo trip to St. Louis and Chicago. I’ve been to Chicago before, but it would be my first time traveling to Missouri. Off to St. Louis! I arrived…

Cadejo Brewing Company

We enjoyed a lovely beach day earlier, and now it was time to go out one last time for our final night in El Salvador. Our good friend offered to take us to Cadejo Brewing Company in San Salvador. I was excited to try some local craft beer! We all ordered a beer sampler. It…