Techers in the food and beverage industry offer up dinner and drinks for the perfect night in.
Diego Benitez (PhD ’05), founder of Progress Brewing in South El Monte, California, knows a good meal is never complete without a complementary beverage. “I try to figure out the intricate and complicated relationship of physiological and psychological factors that determine taste preferences in people,” says Benitez, who has 10 years of professional pairing experience. Here are his thoughts on the perfect pairings for this German meal.
Jennifer Yu (BS ’93), the author of the popular Use Real Butter food blog, shares her recipe for roasted carrot soup. Head to her blog for more recipes, including Thai Firecraker Shrimp and Honey Sriracha Japanese Fried Chicken Karaage, where she also shares photos of her dogs and stories of her life and adventures in the Colorado Rockies.
This dessert needs no introduction.