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Archive for July, 2014

Eggs & Grits at Datz

Datz Brunch

Eggs & Grits at Datz! Egg white omelet with spinach and mushrooms, cheddar grits and 7-grain toast. I have yet to have a bad meal at this place and they’re dog-friendly to boot!

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Artichoke and Parmesean Chicken Sausage, Baby Brussel Sprouts with Feta Cheese and Smoked Sundried Tomatoes and Roasted Red Potatoes

Sausage and Sprouts

Artichoke and Parmesean Chicken Sausage, Roasted Baby Brussel Sprouts with Feta Cheese and Smoked Sundried Tomatoes (see previous post for details!) and some Roasted Red Potatoes. Served with plenty of mustard of course…


New Beer Friday! – Wells Sticky Toffee Pudding Ale

Wells Sticky Toffee Pudding

It’s kind of the 11th hour for sampling a new brew, so for this latest New Beer Friday I decided to go for a dessert beer. I’m already a huge fan of malty, caramel noted beers like marzens but Wells Sticky Toffee Pudding Ale takes it to the next level. It was a completely random selection but I seem to have stumbled on some kind of liquid gold

This offering from Wells pours a dark brown with about a finger or so of head. The scent is a very sweet caramel and you can pick it up from the moment the bottle is opened.

It has a rich and buttery mouth feel and from the first pull to the back-end, the caramel and toffee notes are solid and consistent. It leaves a slightly sweet aftertaste somewhat reminiscent of a Heath Bar.

Perfect when poured into a chilled Scandinavian quaffing mug, this is the epitome of a dessert beer.

Tried Wells Sticky Toffee Pudding Ale? Leave a note in the comments section!

And remember… the food abides…