Archives for September 2009

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Great Alaska Beer Train

Right off the bat with a title like Great Alaskan Beer Train, you’ve got to be thinking we’re going to tell you about a sort of adult-oriented “Homeward Bound;” something with all the heart but none of the restrictions on curse words that the Disney film had. Correct, sir.   The Great Alaskan Beer Train is a one-day train ride that rolls out on Oct 3 in ce …

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Brewdog IPA Made by Poseidon

Brewdog microbrewery does not dick around when it comes to making manly beer. They’ve taken it upon themselves to create the “first commercially available, genuine sea-aged IPA in two centuries.” What that means is that they are going back to the roots of how IPAs were made which has a lot to do with colonial Britain. Let us explain. IPA stands for Indian Pale Ale because they …

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The USA’S Ultimate Sandwiches

7. Ham Smash ‘Em Up The Ham Smash ‘Em Up is the most Democratic of the sandwiches on this list because it’s predicated on the assumption that no sandwich could ever live up to the name Ham Smash ‘Em Up. It’s like a continuously-increasing world record of a sandwich. It’s the (deep-fried, double-decker, heavy-bacon’d) carrot that always remains just out of our reach. One man’s Ham Smash ‘Em …

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Nations Best Best Street Cart Food

You're drunk, it's late -- or lunchtime, if you're like us -- and you'll likely be arrested if you attempt eating in a restaurant. Enter the street cart. There's nothing quite like ordering up a mess of grease and stuffing your face on the sidewalk while breathing car exhaust. So we decided to scour the country and have found the cream of the slop just for you. Don't ever say we never do anything …

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Get Carded For This Flask

There are two things in life you should never leave home without. You’ll never know where and when you’ll need them. But, when the time comes, you’ll know and be glad you’ve got ‘em.These two things are (1) a type of liquor of your choosing and (2) a deck of playing cards. There is no situation you can find yourself in that one or both of these things cannot get you o …

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The Meatini

The Meatini is a Frankenstein foodstuff concocted in the twisted brainscape of the author of rathergood.com. It consists of a full, English, fried breakfast served in a martini glass crafted from bacon. It will kill you, and your death will be a tasty delight. To make the Meatini, you lay bacon around a martini glass (or whatever glassware you’ve got) so that you have a cup, a step, and a base. …