Saturday, April 30, 2011

Three short primers on pairing beer and food as the grilling season begins

Would you like some suggestions on pairing beer and food?

Would you like to see how others have paired beer and food?

And how to pair the right beers with grilling cuisine?

I've been writing about these topics for the Weekly Surge and Blogcritics.

Allow me to point you to three articles available online and free of charge.

1. A Perfect Pair: Matching Brew and Barbecue, Other Grilling Too

2. Brewmaster Dinners Offer Pairing Advice

3. Call That A Bargain

Enjoy your summer -- and your beer!

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Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Saturday: Beer dinner with Highland Brewing at For What It's Worth

Shae Dannemiller, recently of Landmark Resort in Myrtle Beach, has moved to For What It's Worth, where he will be hosting a dinner paired Highland Brewing Co.'s beers. For What It's Worth is located at 7710 North Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach, SC. The cost is $40 per person. Call 843-497-5000 for more information.

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Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Myrtle Beach SkyWheel this morning

I took below photo this morning, from about the 31st Avenue North beach access, looking south. Read more about the SkyWheel here.

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Target Daily Deals - Save Over 30% on Men's C9 Watch Assortment

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Monday, April 25, 2011

Serious deal at Green's in Myrtle Beach

Who cares if spring has sprung? Awesome beer is awesome beer, and Blue Moon Winter Abbey Ale, six-pack bottles, is on sale for only $4.49 (cash price) at Green's Discount Beverage in Myrtle Beach. I have photographic proof: yfrog Photo : Shared by cfburch4

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A car that runs on bourbon

I'm not making this up: A car that runs on bourbon, and "really purrs" on Maker's Mark! See the GQ article here.

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Sunday, April 17, 2011

Lev Shestov homepage - site Leon Chestov

Lev Shestov was a friend of Martin Buber, Edmund Husserl, and Nikolai Berdyaev, yet his own philosophical writings are not nearly as well known as theirs. However, this site includes full texts of some of his books, translated into English: Lev Shestov homepage - site Leon Chestov

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Myrtle Beach International Film Festival

Running this week! Details and schedule here: MBIFF

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Possum Ego: A Prose Poem Anthology

Old post, but it uncovered a good prose poem anthology. Possum Ego: A Prose Poem Anthology

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Britney Spears, Jimmy Kimmel get tattoos

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Thursday, April 14, 2011

n+1: Why Bother?

Wow. Dynamite article for the humanities. n+1: Why Bother?

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Tuesday, April 12, 2011

The Stump Jump Shiraz

An outstanding Australian red with a 90 rating (from one of those big wine mags) at the Myrtle Beach Costco for $7.99. Yummy. Buy it.

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Saturday, April 9, 2011

'Mind Maps'

This "Mind Maps" idea is interesting; looks like it has potential: Linkbee:

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Hey! You!

Why can't you be more like the people in the advertisements?

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Thursday, April 7, 2011

A few links for today's ENGL 201

Kevin Young, "Aunties"

Wislawa Szymborska, "Advertisement"

Rhina Espaillat, "Weighing In"

Campbell McGrath, "Nights on Planet Earth"

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I'm intended for a mature audience . . .

. . . but have yet to attact one.

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Surveillance, San Francisco-Style | Cato @ Liberty

Oh, this is just wonderful. Like London's ubiquitous cameras: Surveillance, San Francisco-Style | Cato @ Liberty

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Wednesday, April 6, 2011

The Dead Grandmother/Exam Syndrome

The end of the semester, explained: The Dead Grandmother/Exam Syndrome

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For Lent, man can live by beer alone

Yes, at least one man is fasting and drinking only beer and water during Lent. Read the CNN article.

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Tuesday, April 5, 2011

So what's your favorite Grand Strand brewpub?

Vote at the box on the top right of this blog!

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Links for today

Three links for today:

Anything But Standard

The Pardon

Losing River View Farm

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Summit Celebrates The Return Of Legal Beer | Brookston Beer Bulletin

Summit Celebrates The Return Of Legal Beer | Brookston Beer Bulletin

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