Another Year Ahead Edition!
Well 2014 was interesting. Hopefully 2015 is even more awesome. We visited some newer spots and discovered gold! Hapa Ramen is a project that I’ve been following on it’s journey from street cart vendor, to weekly pop-up restaurant to its final brick and mortar existence. It’s been interesting watching them grow up. The food is delicious. They also like to experiment with Ramen, so if you want to try cheeseburger ramen, they’re what’s up. We also take a trip to a small Pacific Northwest micro brewery called Maritime Pacific and Hanabi has the report. Insane Dane is still fighting off the winter blues, but it’s much easier with his sausage and mushroom pasta recipe on the Dish + Drink blog.
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Bartees Cox is a songwriter and producer who spent years playing in bands in Brooklyn before making the move to Washington, DC, where his solo project, Bartees Strange, took focus and grew - from an album of reinterpretations of The National’s music to his stunning full-length, genre-bending… | watch
Joyful Noise Recordings is an Indianapolis-based eclectic indie label begun in 2003 by Karl Hofstetter. In this episode, we'll hear a ton of great music from the label's releases, along with an interview with Karl where we cover the label's beginnings, the importance of physical art objects, and how… | listen