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Beer as a Post-Workout Recovery Drink? Not as Crazy as It Sounds

Beer as a Post-Workout Recovery Drink? Not as Crazy as It Sounds

| March 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

A company claims to have created a “fit beer” that can help replenish the body after a workout. We turned to science to see if beer and exercise can really go hand-in-hand. The answer? Yes – and no.

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America, Are You Tough Enough to Drink Real Russian Kvas?

America, Are You Tough Enough to Drink Real Russian Kvas?

| August 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Russians have been drinking kvas, a barely alcoholic fermented grain drink, for centuries. But the kvas sold commercially in the U.S.? It’s largely just a wimpy, watered-down, sugary version, say aficionados. Now some new kvas makers are hoping Americans will embrace traditional, hard core versions of the drink and its tangy, sour goodness.

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Cervecería de MateVeza brings Argentina and caffeinated beer to 18th and Church

Cervecería de MateVeza brings Argentina and caffeinated beer to 18th and Church

| May 12, 2012 | 1 Comment

Local beermaker Jim Woods and his partner Matt Coelho are now serving MateVeza on tap at an Argentine-style beer cafe on the corner of 18th and Church.

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Healdsburg gets a dash of the Mediterranean with Bergamot Alley

Healdsburg gets a dash of the Mediterranean with Bergamot Alley

| February 18, 2012 | 2 Comments

Healdsburg’s newest wine bar, Bergamot Alley, focuses on hard-to-find Mediterranean wines and local, handmade snacks to accompany them.

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Yats: New Orleans Po’ Boys

Yats: New Orleans Po’ Boys

| May 20, 2009 | 5 Comments

Yats: this hidden gem tucked inside a bar pays homage to New Orleans style po’ boys and other absurdly delicious comfort food like steak fries and mac-n-cheese.

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