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  • Bachtoberfest II: Bach & Beer
    Event Review: Bachtoberfest II: Bach & Beer
    What a delightful event! If you were there, then you will agree with me that everything about this event was excellent! If you didn’t make it, then you will want to go next year, as this is becoming an annual event.Before the concert there...
  • 2014 Oktoberfest Shootout
    3 big winners in Oktoberfest competitions at Anderson, Cloverdale and Emerald
    Oktoberfest Shootout events took place Oct. 25 at Anderson Links, Cloverdale Links and Emerald Links when qualifiers had a chance at winning $1,000 worth of golf.The men and women, who had qualified during daily closest-to-the pin competitions at...
  • It's got to be Oktoberfest when...
    Oktoberfest: more than oompah, lederhosen and beer
    When you think Oktoberfest, you think of men in leather shorts, women in low-cut blouses and dirndl skirts, the chicken dance and the consumption of beer and more beer, right?But the original celebration has its roots in something quite romantic:...
  • Fight!!: Ballast Point's "Homework Series #3" vs. "Dead Ringer"
    Fight!!: Ballast Point's "Homework Series #3" vs. "Dead Ringer"
    In a new series titled "Fight!!" (inspired by the old Mortal Kombat game), two brews created by a Southern California brewery giant will face-off in a head-to-head competition. For the first iteration, we have San Diego geniuses Ballast...
  • Chicken Paprikash
    Chicken Paprikash
    Chicken Paprikash is a traditional German dish which roughly translates to "paprika chicken." This dish is simple to create and very tasty. www.siggyspice.blogspot.com has created a wonderful recipe for chicken paprikash that is sure to...
  • 2014 Oktoberfest Flyer
    Time for Oktoberfest at the Aviation Museum this Friday
    Another fun packed gala event is sure to keep aviators and polka dancing aviators busy dancing this week as the Alaska Aviation Museum puts on its Oktoberfest celebration Friday Oct. 17th.“This is a yaah-hooo event for the young and old here...
  • Spaetzle
    Spaetzle
    Spaetzle is a traditionalGerman recipe that createsbite sized noodles tossed in butter and herbs.Making it from scratch can often be difficult and time consuming. Until now! www.mrfood.com has created a recipe called "special Spaetzle"...
  • Sauerbraten
    Sauerbraten
    Sauerbraten is a traditional German dish of steak in a tomato andred wine sauce. Because there is vinegar in this dish there is a delicious sweet and sour flavor that will knock your socks off. www.thegalleygourmet.net has created the...
  • Boudin Blanc and Boudin Noir Sausages
    Pairing food with beer à la Belgian Beer Cafe
    The Belgian Beer Cafe in NoMad is celebrating their first Oktoberfest this year by offering a special Bavarian-inspired dish: Boudin Blanc and Boudin Noir steamed in Brunehaut Bio Amber Beer.Boudin blanc is a white pork sausage prepared with a...
  • Chicken Schnitzel
    Chicken Schnitzel
    Weinerschnitzel is a traditional German dish of breaded and fried veal or pork cutlets. But if you are looking for a new spin on a classic dish, why not make this with chicken? www.toriavey.com has created a chicken schnitzel dish that is out of...
  • German Red Cabbage
    German Red Cabbage
    Often when one is fixing cabbage, it brings to mind an image of green mush with a less than appealing smell. No more! www.yummly.com has created a fantastic recipe for German red cabbage called "Grandma Jeanette's Amazing German Red...
  • This week at Club Passim
    Free Harvard Square Oktoberfest, open mic and much more at Club Passim
    A free concert Oktoberfest, a songwriters’ retreat, Swedish folk group, an acoustic sing-a-long, two CD release parties, and an open mic opportunity are just a piece of the talent garnering the Club Passim agenda with most shows costing 20...
  • Oktoberfest at L2 Lounge
    Oktoberfest at the L2 Lounge!
    Couldn't make it to Munich this year? Get into the Oktoberfest spirit right here in DC with Art Soiree at the L2 Lounge. Join the Goethe Institut in seeking out the best German movies, watch Carpathia Folk Dance Ensemble warm up the dance...
  • Weinerschnitzel
    Weinerschnitzel
    Weinerschnitzel was first recorded as being served at a banquet in the year 1134. It is essentially veal (or pork) that is coated in breadcrumbs, egg, spices, and flour and then fried in your choice of clarified butter or oil. It is often served...
  • Best Oktoberfests in America
    Best Oktoberfests in America
    Oktoberfest is that magical time of the year when we get to dress in lederhosen and drink beer while singing German drinking songs. In spite of the fact that this is a uniquely German celebration, the United States has some of the best Oktoberfest...