Brewery Reviews, Craft Beer Travel, Travel, United States

North Country Brewing in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania

Some breweries are worth making a road trip to visit. North Country Brewing, a brew pub in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania, is worth the trek.  When my parents first told me they were taking us to a surprise restaurant an hour away I was scared.  I have my rotation of must eat restaurants when I visit home.  Unplanned substitutions are just not welcome – especially when they’re an hour away.  Didn’t they know…

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Travel, United States

Thursday Morning Walk-About in Historic Philadelphia

I pulled up to the Sheraton Society Hill in historic Philadelphia around 4:00pm on Wednesday afternoon.  I then went about my normal business trip routine – work for a few hours, hit the gym, and then shower before heading out to dinner.  I was excited to be in Philadelphia and was eager to take in some sites before dinner.  Unfortunately, it was dark outside and I suffer from night blindness. I have…

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Eating, Food, Travel, United States

Road Food – Neato Burrito

I am big on these new fast, casual burrito joints.  They’re quick, tasty (better than fast food), and somewhat healthy.  I’ve tried all the mainstays – Chipotle, Moe’s, Salsarita’s, Qudoba, and Baja Fresh.  Each is a great option when on the road and looking for alternatives to fast food restaurants.  I have even tried a few regional joints where you get a little more local flair like Phat Burrito in Charlotte (simple…

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