Empanadas de Cerveza – Beer Dough Empanadas

Grabbing a round aluminum tray, a pair of tongs and carefully selecting from the sugar topped, soft and flaky pastries on display is one of the great joys of visiting a Mexican pastry shop. Picking an empanada, thinking it is filled with pineapple, only to later realize it is pumpkin or apple, is one of…

Road Trip: Budweiser Brewery, St. Louis

Budweiser may not make the world’s greatest beer, but there are a few things they do very well. Nearly waste free production. Consistency in product. Customer loyalty. Tear inducing advertisement. Or maybe that’s just me. The iconic and spoiled Budweiser clydesdale. Every horse should be so lucky. Aging tanks, with those famous beechwood chips, a…