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,…

I’m Back From Chicago!

For the second half of my Midwest Trip, I returned to one of my favorite cities for a hockey game and more foodie fun! After St. Louis, it was back to Chicago! Staying near the Magnificent Mile, I enjoyed fusion fare at Sunda my first night. The Scallop and Salmon Nigiri, Pork Adobo Fried Rice,…

Portland, Maine Craft Breweries

Portland’s craft beer scene is booming. The US city with the most craft breweries may be Portland, Oregon. But the US city with the most craft breweries per capita goes to Portland, Maine. On average, a new brewery opens every month in the state of Maine. There were a bunch a great breweries that I…

Cleveland Craft Beer and Breweries

It was time to try a few of Cleveland’s craft beer breweries. I ended up going to a couple one day, and another one the following day. Before my hearty sandwich lunch, I went to Platform Beer Company. Opened in 2014, the 100+ seat tasting room and patio offers over 20 house beers and food…

I’m Back From Maine!

Hope you all had a nice Labor Day Weekend! I just returned from Portland, Maine last night and had an awesome time. I enjoyed some great craft beer, delicious eats, and amazing lobster and seafood. Lobster overload! I can see why Bon Appétit named Portland “The Restaurant City of the Year“! I also enjoyed the…

Brewery Hopping: Burlington

After Breakfast, I was ready to check out some breweries. Vermont ranks towards the top of craft beer breweries per capita in the United States and Burlington has a solid selection to satisfy all types of beer lovers. I took an Uber to the Magic Hat Brewing Company in South Burlington. It was different from…