November 26, 2012

Oscar’s Smokehouse in Warrensburg, NY

I once heard the claim, “You can put anything in a smoker and it will taste good.” While this theory hasn’t been disproven in my presence, […]
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Oscar's Smokehouse
November 24, 2012

Swedish Ham for Christmas

At our house, we end each meal by planning our next, so, naturally, as we picked the last bits of meat off our bird on Thanksgiving […]
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Smoked Swedish Ham
November 19, 2012

Billy’s Buck

We’d like to congratulate Billy Schaller for bagging a six-pointer this past weekend in upstate New York! In Germany, venison is plentiful during the hunting season […]
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Billy's buck
November 16, 2012

Das Bierhaus in Burlington, VT

A quote from Das Bierhaus’ dinner menu: “We dedicate 100% of our draft lines to German biers.” Alright, looks like my work here is done…see ya […]
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Das Bierhaus
November 13, 2012

TurDucKen for Turkey Day

Some people never tire of turkey on Thanksgiving, but for meat connoisseurs like ourselves, there’s a little more at stake on the foodiest day of the […]
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TurDucKen
November 6, 2012

FRESH by Brookshire’s in Tyler, TX

In the past two years, East Texas has welcomed a new grocery store (and several hundred new jobs) into its midst. FRESH by Brookshire’s in the […]
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FRESH by Brookshire's
October 31, 2012

Frische Blutwurst

Here’s a recipe for a hearty autumn salade chèvre with Frische Blutwurst (fried blood sausage), which was passed along to us by Renate Schaller. Adapted from Martha Stewart. Slice […]
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Frische Blutwurst
October 25, 2012

Capital Club 16 in Raleigh, NC

Raleigh, NC, is home to a rich food culture, and Capital Club 16 on Martin St. is one exemplary standby for brunch, lunch, and dinner. After […]
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Capital Club 16
October 22, 2012

Tip Top Meats in Carlsbad, CA

For those on the West Coast there’s Tip Top Meats, a meat shop, European delicatessen, and market in Carlsbad, CA. Owner “Big John” Haedrich has been […]
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“Big John” Haedrich
October 20, 2012

Euro Guild in Walpole, MA

Here’s a great little spot that’s off the beaten path. About 15 miles south of Boston, and 25 or so from Providence, RI, Walpole, MA is […]
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Euro Guild store
October 17, 2012

Loreley Restaurant and Bar

Before the trend of the contemporary biergarten took hold in New York, restaurateur Michael Momm had planted Loreley’s roots on Rivington St. on the Lower East […]
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Loreley Beer Garden
October 12, 2012

The German Deli in the Cyberverse

Not that we advocate sitting in front of a screen all day, but hey, some of us are forced to. And who’s going to blame you […]
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GermanDeli.com
October 10, 2012

Central Market in Texas

They say everything’s bigger in Texas, and Central Market is no exception—each of their 9 locations boasts at least 75,000 square feet. It’s no wonder, either, […]
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Central Market
October 8, 2012

More Oktoberfest at Blaue Gans

Between the clientele (not to name-drop or anything, but, Lou Reed! Lou Reed!), eclectic vintage wall hangings preserved from the space’s previous occupant, Le Zinc, and […]
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Blaue Gans
October 5, 2012

Zingerman’s: The Destination Delicatessen

For me personally, a trip to Ann Arbor, MI, is without exception a trip to Zingerman’s Delicatessen (one of a whole slew of Zingerman’s businesses that […]
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Zingerman's