Author Archives: Johan

Review: The Trooper – Heavy metal and beer, the perfect marriage?

the trooper beer

If you read the front page of this site, it will tell you that I’m a metalhead. While the long hair is gone and I may no longer look the part, it most certainly still holds true: I love heavy metal! And I love beer! So combining the two seems like a pretty good idea, right? […]

Strange brew: Homemade Sriracha style Hot Sauce

sriracha sauce

Homemade Sriracha? It’s a thing? It’s worth it? The answer to both your questions is yes! I know, you can make Sriracha at home? It boggles the mind and fills you with joy, right? One of my absolutely favorite things in this world is Sriracha hot sauce, a popular Asian style hot sauce. I go […]

Tasting Wine: Domaine Maby, Lirac La Fermade 2011

lirac la fermade 2011

When it comes to wine, there are certain wines or wineries I have a bit of a love affair with. One of those wineries are Domaine Maby located in the Rhône region of Southern France. My love affair with Domaine Maby started years ago when their wines were first thrust upon me by my wine […]

Restaurant review: The River Café, NYC, 1 Michelin Star

The River Café

Location is everything in New York City and on the topic of location, few can match The River Café! The café, which is really a restaurant – duh, is located in Brooklyn Bridge Park, a wonderful mix of old warehouses, promenades and little green areas. It’s also located RIGHT on the waterfront and right below […]