For many people, springtime in the North-western Hemisphere means two things: the sun and beer. As we crawl out of hibernation, many of us are beginning to plan our first cookout of the year, milling through local catering services and trying to choose a date that doesn’t conflict with post-season baseball. With the increasing number of craft beers on the market, here are three reasons you should think about including craft beer at the cookout.
1. It’s Not All About Alcohol…
While not the only good thing about an ice cold beer, the alcohol content plays an important role in flavor and texture. The alcohol content of your average
In our fanciful generation, filled with spectacular event planning and catering like one of Great Gatsby’s parties, you can be sure that your wedding, bar mitzvah, baby shower, sweet sixteen, birthday party, or graduation will need the best ideas when it comes to decor and event catering. Imagine champagne towers, tea sandwiches, live music, hors d’ oeuvres and you’ve got yourself a perfect picture. However, surprisingly, more and more families and brides are searching for simplicity. The interesting part about simplicity is it takes a lot of effort to be simple.
It is thought that being simple has many appealing benefits: there is less of a risk of something going wrong, it should save money, it keeps everyone grounded, there is less event planning and catering involved. At least, this is
Douglas Adams once pointed out in his science fiction novel, “The Restaurant on the Universe,” that civilizations pass through three phases: survival, inquiry, and sophistication or how, why, and where. He says, “The first phase is characterized by the question ‘How can we eat?’ the second by the question ‘Why do we eat?’ and the third by the question ‘Where shall we have lunch?’” For sophisticated life forms, that final question plagues us with some regularity. Choosing a restaurant is a problem that we are confronted with on a fairly frequent basis. Nice dining restaurants are everywhere, yet it always seems tricky to determine exactly which would satisfy our enigmatic cravings. For many, the process of choosing between nice dining restaurants comes down to one major factor, characterized by another