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Tasting the Capital: Carpe DC Food Tours

Q the Cruzan Foodie - December 23, 2016
DC Food Tours

Carpe DC Food Tours was a welcoming experience during a recent visit to our nation’s capital, Washington D.C. As a town known for its political clout, ties to the African American community and widely recognized national monuments, I was intrigued to learn more about the food behind this renowned city. That’s where Carpe DC Food Tours came in. It was inspired by a passion for …

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4 Reasons To Try Hard Root Beer

Q the Cruzan Foodie - August 4, 2015
root beer bottles

Believe it or not, I hate beer. At least I used to. That was before I understood the complexity of craft beer brewing and the chemistry behind it all. Maybe it’s the foodie in me that enjoys mixing together a variety of things to make one kick ass product.   Enter hard root beer. It’s the adult version of an all-time kid’s favorite that finally …

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Funky Turns Two: Craft Beer At Its Finest

Q the Cruzan Foodie - May 30, 2015
Morning Wood Beer

It seems like it was just yesterday someone uttered the term “craft beer” to me. I honestly turned around and asked “what the heck is that?” Unbeknownst to little ol’ me, this recent beverage craze would take the culinary world by storm and I’d see it transform right before my eyes. Enter Funky Buddha Brewery. Founded back in 2010, these beer craftmasters opened a 40,000 …

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Cruzan Foodie 2015 Summer Festival Picks

Q the Cruzan Foodie - May 30, 2015
'15 Summer Food Festivals

Summer time is here again and that means it’s food festival season in every corner and crevice of North America. Seasonal fruits are highlighted and showcased during festivals created in their honor such as strawberries, cherries, even lentils and asparagus (just to name a few)! Craft beers, BBQ & bourbon often come together during this time and makes for one-of-a-kind outings for you & your …

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