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The Food And Beer Geeks Episode 5 | Street Food San Francisco, Mission Chinese, SoMa StrEat Food Park

Brian and Peter visit the famous SoMa StrEat Food Park in San Francisco together with the perfect guide, Mike Winston (http://winstonwanders.com), a San Francisco based foodblogger, followed by a walk through San Francisco’s Mission district with the local food & travel writer Georgia Freedman (@g_freedman). Brian also revisits Mission Chinese Food to speak to founder, […]

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Dominique Schilk: Beer Sommelier, Gypsy Brewer, Bierfrau vom Dienst

By Shane Mulhall & Stephanie Böhm, Communications Kommissars at The Culinary Love Band As the craft beer scene develops in Austia, there are a number of inspiring people who stand out to us at The Culinary Love Band. One of those people is Dominique Schilk of Hawidere, and more recently, Collabs fame. Dominique became the […]

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Earning our Badges part 2… Ottakringer Beer Sommelier Course

by Will Stafford, Assistant Bar Manager, Charlie P’s Luckily it was not long before we were back upstairs watching Martin move the mash into the brewing kettle. This process separates the mash, the malts and oats from the now sugar-rich water in which it was boiling, known as ‘wort’. The mash was then rinsed with water […]

Earning our Badges… Ottakringer Beer Sommelier Course

by Will Stafford, Assistant Bar Manager, Charlie P’s It was with slight anxiety that I headed for Day Two of the Beer Sommeliers Course at the Ottakringer Brauerei. A feeling that was understandable but, as it turns out, unwarranted. The course was carried out completely through German and, despite my German being ‘Verdammt gut für […]